The Best Progress quotes

Are you feeling stuck in your business? Feeling like you’re not making the progress you want to be making? It’s time to read some motivation. Check out this compilation of progress quotes to get yourself moving. You’ll find advice from famous entrepreneurs, innovators and more.

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The best progress quotes

1. If you do please everyone, you are not making enough progress. โ€” Sheryl Sandberg

2. According to the history of human progress, it is disobedience to nature that has constituted that progress. โ€” Swami Vivekananda

3. There’s a richness to the old works if you look before the 1950s. The chord progressions and the language was more complicated, especially in the jazz and classical world. โ€” Tori Amos

4. To restrict oneself and somewhat settle under a particular sexual essence is to limit our expression and individual progress. โ€” Nityananda Das, Divine Union

5. Dreamers are mocked as impractical. The truth is they are the most practical, as their innovations lead to progress and a better way of life for all of us. โ€” Robin S. Sharma

6. People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress. โ€” Norman Vincent Peale

7. Retirement is a work in progress. I try to figure out my day, and what I know about myself is that I need structure. โ€” Pete Sampras

8. Be perceptive.Be progressive.Be proactive.Be productive. โ€” Matshona Dhliwayo

9. We have made remarkable progress in the last hundred years, but if we want to continue, our future is in space. โ€” Stephen Hawking

10. The State is, and always has been, the great single enemy of the human race, its liberty, happiness, and progress. โ€” Murray Rothbard

11. Liberals want to burn the flag, but progressives just want to microwave it? โ€” Stephen Colbert

12. It’s not about success, it’s about progress. โ€” Tony Robbins

13. Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable . . . โ€” Martin Luther King

14. Woman will ignore precedent and startle civilization with their progress. โ€” Nikola Tesla

15. Progress in science depends on new techniques, new discoveries and new ideas, probably in that order. โ€” Sidney Brenner

16. If it is not a mess, it is not progress. โ€” Robin Sharma

17. There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics. โ€” Paul Wellstone

18. The story is uneven in its progression. โ€” ichtys, Superior Cross

19. We have the power to shape our lives, by the way we think. Only that to have a progressive life, we must train ourselves into thinking in a certain way. โ€” Ndiritu Wahome

20. The responsibility of science, and the limits of technological progress. โ€” Rachel Carson

21. It is hard to look back and talk about a set of disjointed experiences as though they were part of one smooth progression. โ€” Steve Guttenberg

22. All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress. โ€” Tennessee Williams

23. He who makes no mistakes makes no progress. โ€” Theodore Roosevelt

24. Not every movement is progress โ€” Some movements are just a way of burning fats!

25. The bigger the mess, the greater the progress. โ€” Richie Norton

26. Karate is many things, but mainly it’s about synergy, ebb and flow, trial and error, action and reaction, rhythm of life, progress . . . โ€” Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

27. With our progress we have destroyed our only weapon against tedium: that rare weakness we call imagination. โ€” Oriana Fallaci

28. The progress of the world will call for the best that all of us have to give. โ€” Mary Mcleod Bethune

29. Some problems were generational โ€” you just had to wait for the relevant elders to die off and be replaced with more progressive types.

30. ‘but if we are talking in terms of making progress in life, we must understand that ”good enough” is very different from ”best.’ โ€” Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

31. ‘if you notice yourself viewing a potential partner as a ”work in progress”, that’s a sign to find someone else.’ โ€” Miya Yamanouchi

32. The State must follow, and not lead, the character and progress of the citizen. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

33. All growth, progress, wellโ€“being, or degradation is but relative. โ€” Swami Vivekananda

34. Soaring is in stages, it progresses as you engage in the very art. โ€” TemitOpe Ibrahim

35. The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness not to stop your progress. โ€” Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

36. The Hindus progressed in the subjective sciences. โ€” Swami Vivekananda

37. Librarians have always been among the most thoughtful and helpful people. They are teachers without a classroom. No libraries, no progress. โ€” Willard Scott

38. I think we can make some real progress, particularly with paul ryan, who is a good guy, on working toward an accommodation on the budget and on keeping the government open. โ€” joe biden

39. The progress of religion is steadily to its identity with morals. Strength enters just as much as the moral element prevails. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

40. Progressive, radical, or even revolutionary change has always come from below. โ€” Tom Morello

41. How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress. โ€” Niels Bohr

42. Progress is a natural result of staying focused on the process of doing anything. โ€” Thomas M. Sterner, The Practicing Mind: Bringing Discipline and Focus into Your Life

43. Felicity is a continual progress of the desire, from one object to another; the attaining of the former being still but the way to the latter. โ€” Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan

44. Progress is the increasing control of the environment by life. โ€” Will Durant

45. We do more talking progress than we do progressing. โ€” Will Rogers

46. American Progressives have declared war on the sanctity and autonomy of the individual. โ€” A.E. Samaan

47. We expect compliance, i’m still getting daily reports from our committee chairs about the progress on the compliance. โ€” Paul Ryan

48. Honorable errors do not count as failures in science, but as seeds for progress in the quintessential activity of correction. โ€” Stephen Jay Gould

49. The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground. โ€” Thomas Jefferson

50. …she was probably having a few murderous thoughts of her own about any woman that touched him. Good, they were making progress. โ€” R.L. Mathewson, Tall, Dark & Heartless


Progress is something that happens one step at a time. Every small accomplishment can help you reach your goals. By never giving up and pushing yourself to do better, you can make progress in any area of your life. Remember, progress is a journey, not a destination. Don’t be afraid to take risks and challenge yourself. You never know how far you can go until you try.

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