Posts Tagged ‘progress’

“Progress itself is a result of accumulated knowledge…. Life gives you the answers. But it must be allowed to speak the truth.” -Bill Bonner

“Free learners accomplish both the ordinary and the extraordinary. By unleashing the innate human drive to explore and discover, to build and synthesize—to learn—we ensure a future of both individual fulfillment and collective progress.” -Kerry McDonald

“Persistence beats Resistance….  Strive for progress, not perfection.” -James Altucher

Turtle Neck?

Posted: June 4, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.” -James B. Conant

“Gold is the currency of kings, silver is the money of gentlemen, barter is the money of peasants, but debt is the money of slaves.”

—Norm Franz, Money and Wealth in the New Millennium

“Indeed, many would say that, without debt, the world couldn’t function. Debt has always existed and always will. However, in eras past, debt often played a much smaller role, and those eras were marked by greater progress and productivity.” -Jeff Thomas

"Real economic progress is made by willing participants with skin in the game 
doing win-win trades with real money." -Bill Bonner

“But we live in a time, in a culture, in the West, now, which is very future oriented and really believe in progress.  And we believe somehow that progress means that what we add to knowledge means that we actually supersede previous knowledge….  So, I would say there is something humbling about confronting the past on its own terms.” -Abby Smith Rumsey

“Progress comes from the intelligent use of experience.” -Elbert Hubbard

Wavering Progress

Posted: November 22, 2013 in Thought for the Day
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“No man is able to make progress when he is wavering between opposite things.” -Epictetus

“The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress.” -Joseph Joubert