In science the important thing is to modify and change one’s ideas as science advances.
I have felt great advances in my poetry, the main one being a growing victory over word nuances and a superfluity of adjectives.
Government has a habit of blaming the private sector for its own failings while taking credit for advances we in fact owe to the private sector.
The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it.
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration.
There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated.