Quotation Explorer - 'Advances'

Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields. - Peter Borden
A woman begins by resisting a man's advances, and ends by blocking his retreat. - Oscar Wilde
I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.. - Henry David Thoreau
Once a day....call yourselves to an account what new ideas, what new proposition or truth you have gained, what further confirmation of known truths, and what advances you have made in any part of knowledge. - Isaac Watts
Explore, Dream & Discover are 3 secrets which the time traveler is unaware. They demystify as the journey advances! - Vishwanath S J
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair. - Samuel Johnson
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. - Henry David Thoreau
GRAMMAR, n. A system of pitfalls thoughtfully prepared for the feet for the self-made man, along the path by which he advances to distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
Success advances the man's cause, adversity cleans the man's soul. - Malik
Poverty advances discrimination and corruption because society classifies the rich and poor. Poverty augments anger, selfishness, hatred and envy among the people.Poverty entwined with desperation ends up in violence." - , an excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
The tide of history only advances when people make themselves fully visible. - Anderson Cooper
War created the conditions for great advances in technology...without war men would not traverse oceans in hours, travel in space, or microwave popcorn. - Adrian R. Lewis
. . .how he had loved Christine more than he had understood, that sometimes one forgot what it meant, really, to love, the way the tide of a marriage advances and retreats, . . - Kalotay
DRAGOON, n. A soldier who combines dash and steadiness in so equal measure that he makes his advances on foot and his retreats on horseback. - Ambrose Bierce
Being an idealist is not being a simpleton; without idealists there would be no optimism and without optimism there would be no courage to achieve advances that so-called realists would have you believe could never come to fruition. - Alisa Steinberg
The fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual. - Earl Warren
We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us all from the stupid belief in an Earth-centered or man-centered (let alone God-centered) system. He quite literally taught us our place and allowed us to go on to make extraordinary advances in knowledge. - Christopher Hitchens
There is no great discoveries and advances, as long as there is an unhappy child on earth. / Ne možemo govoriti o napretku čovječanstva, dok na svijetu ima nesretne djece. - Albert Einstein
Beautiful girls should know how to defend themselves against the advances of gentlemen. - Cassandra Clare
Physics advances by accepting absurdities. Its history is one of unbelievable ideas proving to be true. - Rivka Galchen
As technology advances in complexity and scope, fear becomes more primitive. - Don DeLillo
We can only learn and advance with contradictions. The faithful inside should meet the doubtful. The doubtful should meet the faithful. Human slowly advances and becomes mature when he accepts his contradictions. - Shams-i Tabrizi
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience. - Jean de La Bruyère
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. - Albert Einstein
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them. - Alfred North Whitehead
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them. - Alfred North Whitehead
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