Quotation Explorer - 'Improving'

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that is your own self. So you have to begin there, not outside, not on other people. That comes afterwards, when you have worked on your own corner. - Aldous Huxley
Life isn’t about being perfect; it’s about improving. It’s not about achieving more, acquiring more, or even about actually being more. It’s about becoming better…better than you were. - Toni Sorenson
I’m a witness to personal development being the best investment you could ever make by improving yourselfproactively, working on your awareness, improving your skillsand knowledge about how you can get to the edge of yourpotential - Derric Yuh Ndim
With medical science improving at roughly the same rate as our environmental situation worsens, the most likely scenario is that the world will become uninhabitable at the precise moment the human race becomes immortal. - Steve Toltz
We cannot improve ourselves or our country without improving our educational system and educating ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
Improving the world can be a nasty and ugly and difficult and dangerous business...because when you improve the world, you threaten the entrenched interests of evil people. - Stefan Molyneux
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on? - Peter McWilliams
Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day. - Joel Spolsky
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. - Steve Jobs
Education has in America's whole history been the major hope for improving the individual and society.
My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair. - Thomas Jefferson
If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men. - Russell P. Askue
Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
Life keeps throwing me curve balls and I don't even own a bat. At least my dodging skills are improving. - Jayleigh Cape
Don't let yourself stagnate or reach a plateau. Keep learning, keep improving. Be open to change. Your ability to constantly raise the bar higher and set standards will help you evolve and take you to the next level. - Roopleen
You become better not by competing with someone else but by improving your awareness. - Debasish Mridha
I'm writing. The pages are starting to stack up. My morale is improving the more I feel like a writer. - Neil Gaiman
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine. - Michael Jay Tucker
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley
Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.
No matter how successful you are, you have to keep improving yourself. Otherwise, you will get stuck in what was once considered modern. Today, you can't solve iPad problems with typewriter knowledge and in the years to come, we shall look at the iPad and say how come we were so excited about that. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
There is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system... - Milton Friedman
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley
The thing itself, the first thing, will never do us alone, we must be elaborating, improving, poeticising. - Sebastian Barry
To be a futurist, in pursuit of improving reality, is not to have your face continually turned upstream, waiting for the future to come. To improve reality is to clearly see where you are, and then wonder how to make that better. - Warren Ellis
Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better. - Sidney Sheldon
In your journey of life, stick to relevance, don’t stay stuck! Keep improving yourself until your opportunity comes. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of mans humanity to a man. - Maya Angelou
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for. - Socrates
I was not merely cleaning an oven; I was improving the world. - Agnostic Zetetic
We are, in fact, a nation of evangelists; every third American devotes himself to improving and lifting up his fellow-citizens, usually by force; the messianic delusion is our national disease. - H.L. Mencken
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. - Marie Curie
We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as inevitable, when cities are constantly growing, both absolutely and relatively. We must set ourselves vigorously about the task of improving them; and this task is now well begun. - Theodore Roosevelt
Improving intelligence is possible, but it is more likely to occur if children are given the right experiences at the right ages. - Dennis Garlick
When we better ourselves we are improving our world! - Isa Zapata
Accepting necessary conflicts for the sake of improving the lives of children is the only fundamental moral crusade that matters. - Stefan Molyneux
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