And striving to be Man, the worm Mounts through all the spires of form.ralph waldo emerson
Science discovers, genius invents, industry applies, and man adapts himself to, or is molded by, new things
Humanity , in the aggregate, is progressing, and philanthropy looks forward hopefully.hosea ballou
What is art But life upon the larger scale, the higher, When, graduating up in a spiral line Of still expanding and ascending gyres, It pushed toward the intense significance Of all things, hungry for the Infinite? Art's life and where we live, we suffer and toil.Elizabeth Browning
Progress is only possible by passing from a state of undifferentiated wholeness to differentiation of parts.
Progress is man's indifference to the lessons of history.len deighton
I must do something to keep my thoughts fresh and growing. I dread nothing so much as falling into a rut and feeling myself becoming a fossil.james a. garfield
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand!edward everett hale
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.aldous huxley
Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first Acts already past, A fifth shall close the Drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last.
All things journey: sun and moon, Morning, noon, and afternoon, Night and all her stars; Twixt the east and western bars Round they journey, Come and go! We go with them!george eliot
He who moves not forward goes backward! A capital saying!Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To look up and not down, To look forward and not back, To look out and not in and To lend a hand.edward everett hale
I have seen that Man moves over with each new generation into a bigger body, more awful, more reverent and more free than he has had before.gerald stanley lee
From lower to the higher next, Not to the top, is Nature's text; And embryo good, to reach full stature, Absorbs the evil in its nature.james russell lowell
New occasions teach new duties, time makes ancient good uncouth; They must upward still and onward, who would keep abreast of truth.james russell lowell
The stone that is rolling, can gather no moss.thomas tusser
Press on! "for in the grave there is no work And no device" Press on! while yet ye may!nathaniel parker willis
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.Henry Ford
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