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All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Related topics: Wisdom

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
- Larry David

Existence is no more than the precarious attainment
of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past,
present, and future.
- Susan Sontag

My father followed, during most of his life,
the precarious occupation of a country school teacher.
- Simon Newcomb

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And how can poetry stand up against its new conditions?
Its position is perfectly precarious.
- John C. Ransom

The situation in Iraq is dangerous but the regional
situation is also very complicated and precarious.
- Joschka Fischer

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and
uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
- Jane Addams


 

Commerce flourishes by circumstances,
precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds
and waves that bring it to our shores.
- Charles Caleb Colton

But, on the other hand, the occasional and precarious
dripping of coppers has by no means a genial effect.
- James Payn

Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until
the invention of agriculture,
must have been precarious because of his inability
to ensure his food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

At this point the theater America is in such a precarious place.
- Estelle Parsons

What I do is put my characters into situations that
are so precarious there is no way to get out.
And then I figure how to get them out.
- Sidney Sheldon

A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life.
We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

There was the situation in Nicaragua where the Sandinistas
had taken over a couple of years earlier.
There was a civil war going on in El Salvador and there
was a similar situation in Guatemala.
So Honduras was in a rather precarious geographic position indeed.
- John Negroponte

I think in certain areas the demand is greater than it has ever been,
and my business is better than it's been in 30 years.
The music business is so precarious,
as you know-you've got to make it while you can make it,
and that's exactly what we're doing.
- George Shearing

The simplicity and uniformity of rural occupations,
and their incessant practice, preclude any anxieties
and agitations of hope and fear,
to which employments of a more precarious and casual nature are subject.
- William Falconer

Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we
must take risks in new situation,
in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true,
in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure
in which we must take risks in new situations,
in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true,
in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
- Harold Wilson

Coming together is a beginning;
keeping together is progress;
working together is success.
- Henry Ford

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey

The test of our progress is not whether we add more
to the abundance of those who have much it is whether
we provide enough for those who have little.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Technological progress has merely provided us with
more efficient means for going backwards.
- Aldous Huxley

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
- Harold Wilson

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained,
progress stops.
- Thomas J. Watson

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse
that progress requires them are not really progress at all,
but just terrible things.
- Russell Baker

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
- Charles Kettering

My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves,
chearful meadows, and high distant forests,
which in grand order presented themselves to view.
- William Bartram

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
- Frederick Douglass

The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few
years in either victory or defeat.
The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors,
its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error,
change - this is the rhythm of living.
Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear,
clearer vision, fresh hope.
And out of hope, progress.
- Bruce Barton

I believe in intuition and inspiration.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For knowledge is limited,
whereas imagination embraces the entire world,
stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.
It is, strictly speaking, a real factor in scientific research.
- Albert Einstein

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace,
then progress in virtue is progress in each of these
for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us,
progress is always an approach toward it.
- Epictetus

If you love your life, you have to fight.
If you believe in life and progress and possibilities,
you have no choice.
- Michael Zaslow

Making me into a role model is placing too much importance
on what I see as a work in progress.
- P. J. Harvey

Van Halen is a work in progress.
- Alex Van Halen

The only principle that does not inhibit progress is:
anything goes.
- Paul Feyerabend

There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences
than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

One of the remarkable things about my career is that
it has been marked by steady,
incremental progress.
No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls,
either.
- Phil Hartman

Judge men less by the labels they wear than by their
persistent labour for sure if slow progress.
- John Burns

A static hero is a public liability.
Progress grows out of motion.
- Richard E. Byrd

War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen
circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end;
it has but one thing certain,
and that is to increase taxes.
- Thomas Paine

Neither an ox nor a donkey is able to stop the progress of socialism.
- Erich Honecker

Some programming languages manage to absorb change,
but withstand progress.
- Alan Perlis

I think it's the end of progress if you stand still
and think of what you've done in the past.
I keep on.
- Leslie Caron

The history of the Erie Railroad ever since 1901 has
been a record of progress.
- John Moody

Knowledge is power.
Information is liberating.
Education is the premise of progress,
in every society, in every family.
- Kofi Annan

The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
- Voltaire

Despite our high rate of unemployment,
300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the
unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result
of technological progress.
- Kim Campbell

I have suggested that scientific progress requires a favorable environment.
- Ernest Lawrence

All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger.
It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization.
- Gerald Durrell

The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world.
And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity;
for if man's power is increased,
the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.
- Madame de Stael

We may never be strong enough to be entirely
nonviolent in thought, word and deed.
But we must keep nonviolence as our goal
and make strong progress towards it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I suspect that even today, with all the progress we
have made in liberal thought,
the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy.
- Frank Knox

I wouldn't call it radical; I would call it enthusiasm for progress.
- John Templeton

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress,
but that they love inertia.
- Elbert Hubbard

Progress is the injustice each generation commits with
regard to its predecessors.
- Emile M. Cioran

The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation
and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
- Joseph McCabe

The keystone of successful business is cooperation.
Friction retards progress.
- James Cash Penney

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
- Don Marquis


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