Improvement Quotes

Improvement is nature.

Leigh Hunt

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

Benjamin Franklin

Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit.

Felix Adler

If this was adulthood the only improvement she could detect in her situation was that she could now eat dessert without eating her vegetables

Lisa Alther

The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.

George F. Will

Culture, far from giving us freedom, only develops, as it advances, new necessities; the fetters of the physical close more tightly around us, so that the fear of loss quenches even the ardent impulse toward improvement, and the maxims of passive obedience are held to be the highest wisdom of life.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

All intellectual improvement arises from leisure

Samuel Johnson

We're supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.

Ed Vargo

Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress.

Ted Levitt

We never reach our ideals, whether of mental or moral improvement, but the thought of them shows us our deficiencies, and spurs us on to higher and better things

Tryon Edwards

Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.

William Pollard

The biggest room in the world, is the room for improvement.


All aspects of my game need improvement. There's not one part of my game that's perfect. That's the challenge of being a professional athlete. Michael Jordan was close to perfect and he could still have a bad game. You can never be perfect and it just makes you work that much harder.

Andrew Bogut

The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.

John Locke

No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.

Florida Scott-Maxwell
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