All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The reason of the close concurrence between the individual’s progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
There is not a great sense that the Americans know what they are doing, or are making much progress in Iraq. And there is satisfaction in seeing that the Iraqis are successful in resisting the United States.
Spencer’s god was Evolution, sometimes also called Progress.
Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible.
The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.
The left has come to regard common sense – the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community – as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment.