Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.— Plato
Devotion Slow Progress quotations
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
Be content to progress in slow steps until you have legs to run and wings with which to fly.
As long as algebra and geometry have been separated, their progress have been slow and their uses limited; but when these two sciences have been united, they have lent each mutual forces, and have marched together towards perfection.
Remember, slow and steady wins the race.
The evolution of man is slow. The injustice of men is great.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
.. even if that someone is yourself!
While we see the Course of the final abolition of human Slavery is onward, & we give it the aid of our prayers & all justifiable means in our power, we must leave the progress as well as the result in his hands who sees the end; who Chooses to work by slow influences; & with whom two thousand years are but as a Single day.
I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.
Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow.
Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step.
Men do not often dare to avow, even to themselves, the slow progress reason has made in their minds; but they are ready to follow it if it is presented to them in a lively and striking manner, and forces them to recognize it.
The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact.
Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age.
But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on.
No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way.
It is a mistake to hire huge numbers of people to get a complicated job done.
Numbers will never compensate for talent in getting the right answer (two people who don't know something are no better than one), will tend to slow down progress, and will make the task incredibly expensive.
In these days the invention of printing, and the diffusion of knowledge, render historical calumnies a little less dangerous: truth will always prevail in the long run, but how slow its progress!
If we contrast the rapid progress of this mischievous discovery [gunpowder] with the slow and laborious advances of reason, science, and the arts of peace, a philosopher, according to his temper, will laugh or weep at the folly of mankind.
Believing as I do that man in the distant future will be a far more perfect creature than he now is, it is an intolerable thought that he and all other sentient beings are doomed to complete annihilation after such long-continued slow progress.
Here's a secret: fictive text doesn't necessarily flow easily.
Most of the time it's more like cutting a highway through a mountain. You just have to keep working with your pick, chipping away at the rock, making slow progress.
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science.
I am so grateful for my physical therapist, Teresa England, who taught me to respect the process of recovery. Healing is sometimes slow, and any pace but fast was alien to me. To me, the idea of patience and gradual progress was a very foreign idea. I truly learned patience from this woman, and how to appreciate the smallest signs of improvement.
Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow
We slow the progress of science today for all sorts of ethical reasons.
Biomedicine could advance much faster if we abolished our rules on human experimentation in clinical trials, as Nazi researchers did.
Leg locomotion was, for decades, thought to be an incredibly difficult problem.
There has been very, very painstakingly slow progress there, and robots that essentially lumbered along at one step every 15 seconds and occasionally fell over.
As long as outmoded ways of thinking prevent women from making a meaningful contribution to society, progress will be slow. As long as the nation refuses to acknowledge the equal role of more than half of itself, it is doomed to failure.
It's only recently women got to be action heroes on TV.
Progress is slow, and often non-existent. There's plenty of cool comics with female characters... But all it takes is one Catwoman to set the cause back a decade.
All the stuff that makes life worth living is produced privately, and all that the government does is slow down the progress of civilization and bring destruction and disaster wherever it goes.
Human progress is not an uninterrupted march forward.
It is a slow and devious movement with haltings and twistings. The pathway of man ascends and descends, wanders off into mazes. At times the trail seems to lose itself in the wilderness of human passion and folly. But inch by inch it goes forward with halting steps.
But America is a great, unwieldy Body.
Its Progress must be slow. It is like a large Fleet sailing under Convoy. The fleetest Sailors must wait for the dullest and slowest. Like a Coach and sixthe swiftest Horses must be slackened and the slowest quickened, that all may keep an even Pace.
Judge men less by the labels they wear than by their persistent labour for sure if slow progress.
Sadly, in this country - maybe this is in the history of the world, really - it's the urban experience versus the bucolic experience. And it is different, but therein lies the slow progression of democracy. We are a melting pot.
Progress is slow, it is uneven, it is fragile and in some parts of the world it is being erased.
it is perfectly possible to converse with any cat, from prize-winning Siamese to alley tabby. Humans who are slow learners may start with a highly articulate Siamese and progress in time to the more sensitive and difficult business of talking to scared strays. Other people, naturally gifted, can talk to any cat right away.
In running, it doesn't matter how fast or slow you are relative to anyone else.
You set your own pace and you measure your own progress. You can't lose this race because you're not running against anyone else. You're only running against yourself, and as long as you are running, you are winning.
The legislator is an indispensable guardian of our freedom.
It is true that great executives have played a powerful role in the development of civilization, but such leaders appear sporadically, by chance. They do not always appear when they are most needed. The great executives have given inspiration and push to the advancement of human society, but it is the legislator who has given stability and continuity to that slow and painful progress.