Archive for the 'Progress Quotes' Category

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I hope your dreams…” Anonymous

“I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.” Anonymous

“The fireworks begin today…” Edward Koch

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” Edward Koch

“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“Nobody gets to live life…” Ann Landers

“Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.” Ann Landers

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“As long as you are…” Donald Trump

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump

“He who asks is a…” Chinese Proverb

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” Chinese Proverb

“Education is what survives when…” B. F. Skinner

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” B. F. Skinner

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting…” Carl Sagan

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Carl Sagan

“All human situations have their…” Benjamin Franklin

“All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.” Benjamin Franklin

“You must learn from the…” Sam Levenson

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” Sam Levenson

“The best ideas come as…” David M. Ogilvy

“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” David M. Ogilvy

“Men who never get carried…” Malcolm Forbes

“Men who never get carried away should be.” Malcolm Forbes

“If you don’t have a dream…” Oscar Hammerstein

“If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?” Oscar Hammerstein

“We are at the very…” Richard Feynman

“We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.” Richard Feynman

“You are never given…” Richard Bach

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.” Richard Bach

“There are no passengers on…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We’re all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“The whole world steps aside…” Anonymous

“The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.” Anonymous

“A man who does not…” Confucius

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.” Confucius

“Man can climb…” George Bernard Shaw

“Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.”   George Bernard Shaw

“If a man will begin…” Francis Bacon

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.” Francis Bacon

“Irrigation of the land…” Michael McClary

“Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It’s called ‘rain’.” Michael McClary

“Failure is the only…” Henry Ford

“Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again.” Henry Ford

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“How do you get world peace…” Wayne Dyer

“How do you get world peace. You get world peace through inner peace. If you’ve got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world.” Wayne Dyer

“Those who cannot change…” George Bernard Shaw

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” George Bernard Shaw

“Open your arms to change…” Dalai Lama

“Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” Dalai Lama

“I’m an idealist…” Carl Sandburg

“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” Carl Sandburg

“Everything you can imagine…” Pablo Picasso

“Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso

“Never doubt that a small…” Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“Whenever you find that you…” Mark Twain

“Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.” Mark Twain

“The best way to predict…” Alan Kay

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” Alan Kay

“We can escape the prison…” Gary Craig

“We can escape the prison of our own beliefs and enter the Palace of Possibilities when we allow ourselves to be astonished by everything.” Gary Craig

“Those who dream by day…” Edgar Allan Poe

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” Edgar Allan Poe, in “Eleonora”

“I not only use…” Woodrow Wilson

“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” Woodrow Wilson

“All progress is based upon…” Samuel Butler

“All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.” Samuel Butler

“Even if you’re on the…” Will Rogers

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers

“Try to learn something…” Thomas H. Huxley

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” Thomas H. Huxley

“Love builds bridges…” R. H. Delaney

“Love builds bridges where there are none.” R. H. Delaney

“Imagination is more important…” Albert Einstein

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” Albert Einstein

“There is a boundary…” Edmund Burke

“There is a boundary to people’s passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.” Edmund Burke

“Even if you are…” Will Rogers

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers

“There are no passengers…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“The future belongs to…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“All those who have…” Orison Swett Marden

“All those who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.” Orison Swett Marden

“Don’t let life discourage…” Lao-Tzu

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Lao-Tzu

“You can’t move forward…” Anonymous

“You can’t move forward until you let go of where you are.” Anonymous

“If ‘progress’ keeps up…” Frank Lloyd Wright

“If ‘progress’ keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs except for the push-button finger.” Frank Lloyd Wright