Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.
— James Lee Burke

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
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Very few people are ambitious in the sense of having a specific image of what they want to achieve. Most people's sights are only toward the next run, the next increment of money.
— Judith M. Bardwick

Social values in general are incrementally variable: neither safety, diversity, rational articulation, nor morality is categorically a good thing to have more of, without limits. All are subject to diminishing returns, and ultimately negative returns.
— Thomas Sowell

My biggest fight has been between those who wanted to do something incremental and those who wanted to do something comprehensive. We won that fight, and once we kick through this door, there'll be more legislation to follow.
— increment quotation by Nancy Pelosi