Improvement Quotes

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Though all society is founded on intolerance, all improvement is founded on tolerance

George Bernard Shaw

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.

Alexander Graham Bell

A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.

Kurt Huber

Humankind is made up of two sexes, women and men. Is it possible for humankind to grow by the improvement of only one part while the other part is ignored? Is it possible that if half of a mass is tied to earth with chains that the other half can soar into skies?

Mustafa Kemal Atatrk

It is natural human impulse to think of evolution as a long chain of improvements, of a never-ending advance towards largeness and complexity in a word, towards us. We flatter ourselves. Most of the real diversity in evolution has been small-scale. We large things are just flukes an interesting side branch.

William Cullen Bryant

In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

Benjamin Franklin

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the co-operation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.

Alexander Graham Bell

Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production.

David Ricardo

Though all society is founded on intolerance, all improvement is founded on tolerance.

George Bernard Shaw

In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

Benjamin Franklin

The ecologization of politics requires us to acknowledge the priority of human values and makes ecology part of education at an early age, molding a new, modern approach to nature and, at the same time, giving back to man a sense of being part of nature. No moral improvement of society is possible without that

Mikhail Gorbachev

Arguably the greatest technological triumph of the century has been the public-health system, which is sophisticated preventive and investigative medicine organized around mostly low- and medium-tech equipment; ... fully half of us are alive today because of the improvements.

Richard Rhodes

Never forget that the purpose for which a man lives is the improvement of the man himself, so that he may go out of this world having, in his great sphere or his small one, done some little good for his fellow creatures and labored a little to diminish the sin and sorrow that are in the world.

William E Gladstone

Employees are given the chance to help shape their company by participating in a company-wide communications program making suggestions on waste reduction, environmental improvement, customer satisfaction, quality improvement, and safety issues.

Stephen Covey

Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.

Albert Pike

Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow

Calvin Coolidge

I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other.

Henry David Thoreau

The improvement of the mind improves the heart and corrects the understanding.

Agathon

Real improvement is of slow growth only.

Seneca

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Nothing in this world is so good as usefulness. It binds your fellow-creatures to you, and you to them; it tends to the improvement of your own character; and it gives you a real importance in society, much beyond what any artificial station can bestow

Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie

A wise and frugal government ... shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government

Thomas Jefferson
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