I believe that education is the fundamental method of social progress and reform.— John Dewey
Astounding Social Progress quotations
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Businesses must reconnect company success with social progress.
Shared value is not social responsibility, philanthropy, or even sustainability, but a new way to achieve economic success. It is not on the margin of what companies do but at the center. We believe that it can give rise to the next major transformation of business thinking.
Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
A well informed public opinion is essential to the growth of political and social awareness. Only he who is informed can comment intelligently on his nation's development and only by such comments can errors be corrected and progress stimulated
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
The wisest among my race understand that agitations of social equality is the extremist folly, and that progress in the enjoyment of all privileges that will come to us must be the result of severe and constant struggle rather than of artificial forcing.
The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
National security is vital for economic and social progress.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
Class war is not the cause of social progress;
it is a disease developed in the course of social progress. The cause of the disease is the inability to subsist, and the result of the disease is war.
But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work, economic work and the building up of a national army, it can make progress, hopefully within a short time.
[S]tatism is but socialized dishonesty;
it is feathering the nests of some with feathers coercively plucked from others - on the grand scale. There is no moral difference between the act of a pickpocket and the progressive income tax or any other social program.
Analyze your mistakes. You've already paid the tuition, you might as well get the lesson.
In all social systems there must be a class to do the menial duties, to perform the drudgery of life. That is, a class requiring but a low order of intellect and but little skill. Its requisites are vigor, docility, fidelity. Such a class you must have, or you would not have that other class which leads progress, civilization, and refinement.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.
The impulse of humanity toward social progress is like the movement in the currents of a great water system, from myriad sources and under myriad circumstances and conditions, beating onward, ever onward toward its eternity, the Ocean.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Europe is often held up as a cautionary tale, a demonstration that if you try to make the economy less brutal, to take better care of your fellow citizens when they're down on their luck, you end up killing economic progress. But what European experience actually demonstrates is the opposite: social justice and progress can go hand in hand.
Progress in general seems to hold little interest for people who call themselves 'progressives.' What arouses them are denunciations of social failures and accusations of wrong-doing.
The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress. Out of its bold struggles, economic and social reform gave birth to unemployment insurance, old age pensions, government relief for the destitute, and, above all, new wage levels that meant not mere survival but a tolerable life.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.
Social reform is not to be secured by noise and shouting;
by complaints and denunciation; by the formation of parties, or the making of revolutions; but by the awakening of thought and the progress of ideas. Until there be correct thought, there cannot be right action; and when there is correct thought, right action will follow.
A diversity of approaches is necessary if there is to be a good chance of hitting on one that works. Progress is a social undertaking & achievement, because people see things differently
Every piece of progressive social legislation passed by Congress in the 20th century bears a union label.
Avoiding failure is to avoid progress.
Till women are more rationally educated, the progress in human virtue and improvement in knowledge must receive continual checks.
In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress.
Neither an ox nor a donkey is able to stop the progress of socialism.
A little progress each day adds up.
Bernie Sanders has done a great job of, social media black kids know about him.
Young black people progressives know about him. Through barbershops and barbershop tour that we have been on, we hit three barbershops a day. People know about him.
The UN is committed to the goal of ensuring that all nations share in economic, social, & scientific progress. It delivers humanitarian assistance to the victims of wars and natural disasters.
The desire to understand the world and the desire to reform it are the two great engines of progress, without which human society would stand still or retrogress.
Taking a step back can often be the quickest way forward.
Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
Every step toward the elimination of profit is progress on the way toward social disintegration.
The social progress, order, security and peace of each country are necessarily connected with the social progress, order, security and peace of all other countries.
If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.
Literature is at once the cause and the effect of social progress.
But integration and equality are myths;
they disguise a new segregation and a new equality...Every social order institutes its own program of separation or segregation. A particular faith and morality is given privileged status and all else is separated for progressive elimination.
I'm a very optimistic person. I have the chance to listen to so much phenomenal music. Connecting with social networking to create music is a progression of what electronic music does anyway - it connects people.
I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive.
I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.
...all man's desired geometric progressions, if a high rate of growth is chosen, at last come to grief on a finite earth. And the social system for man on earth is fair enough, eventually, that almost all massive cheating ends in disgrace.