Improvement Quotes

Real improvement is of slow growth only.

Seneca

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

Agathon

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Winston Churchill

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves

Walter Anderson

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

Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.

Thomas Fuller

Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of genius.

William Blake

Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves.

James Allen

Retire into yourself as much as possible. Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Welcome those whom you are capable of improving. The process is a mutual one. People learn as they teach.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Where there is movement, there is improvement.

Rick Helders

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.

Aldous Huxley

Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Improvement is nature.

Leigh Hunt

It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.

Mignon McLaughlin

All change is not growth as all movement is not forward.

Ellen Glasgow

The first step to improvement, whether mental, moral, or religious, is to know ourselves - our weakness,errors, deficiencies, and sins, that, by divine grace, we may overcome and turn from them all

Tryon Edwards

The world is actually in many key ways improving at the moment. There are still enormous challenges.

Tim Flannery

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

Unknown

My friend, saying that you don't have time to improve your thoughts and your life is like saying you don't have time to stop for gas because you are too busy driving. Eventually it will catch up with you.

Unknown

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

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

Thus, in this universal catastrophe, the sufferings of Christians have tended to their moral improvement, because they viewed them with eyes of faith.

St. Augustine of Hippo

...It is sad and discouraging that the reports of dear Leopold show no improvement, & I am sure it must be a worry to you. All one can say, is that one has tried all for the best, & one must bear in mind that possibly it may be some time still before he can use his legs properly after such repeated attacks & that paralysis...

Princess Beatrice

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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