Posts Tagged ‘progress’

Quote of the day, Nov. 6

November 6, 2016

Henry Ford, on togetherness

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”
 
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Quote of the day, Dec. 11

December 11, 2015

Eleanor Roosevelt, on human rights

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home—so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person; the neighborhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm, or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world.”

Quote of the day, Feb. 19

February 19, 2015

Richard E. Byrd, on exploration

“A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion.”