Quotes of progressive

  1. The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life. – H. P. Blavatsky
  2. A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist. – Danny Glover
  4. But, when Scripture makes a clear distinction between the act of creation and the process of preservation, we cannot accept the idea of a progressive creation process. – Walter Lang
  5. There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive – Johann Kaspar Lavater
  6. Every piece has its own identity which we develop by the rule 'We know no limits.' We follow the inspiration of the moment and don't worry if what we're playing is alternative, progressive or fusion rock. – Page McConnell
  7. My name had gone stale, and no matter how progressive I got, it was my time to die. – Joni Mitchell
  8. Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. – Earl Nightingale
  9. I think that people have to have to have a sense of what ideas are one the progressive side, the Democratic side in order ultimately to be effective in the political world. – John Podesta
  10. I've played with all of the heavyweights in the modern jazz, progressive jazz movement. I've been fortunate enough to play with them, a who's who. All of those guys, I've been fortunate enough to have performed with. – Sonny Rollins
  11. Journalism is what maintains democracy. It's the force for progressive social change. – Andrew Vachss
  12. I think that this liberal progressive agenda is not the thing that the American people want and it's antithesis to who we are as a constitutional republic. – Allen West
  13. This liberal progressive agenda... is the antithesis of who we are as a constitutional republic. – Allen West
  14. The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter... and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record. – Johnny Winter

Usage examples for progressive

  1. Aunt Jane was serious- minded and progressive and, worst of all, she was conscientious. – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  2. He made a specialty of the fox farm, and with the assistance of the young owner, managed to snap off the timid occupants of the enclosures in the act of feeding, as well as under various other equally instructive conditions; all of which would give a pretty good idea of how progressive fur farmers manage their outfit. – At Whispering Pine Lodge by Lawrence J. Leslie
  3. The change was progressive – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  4. I have in mind a clergyman who, in his own home, is progressive to a fault. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  5. He obtained this name of " a progressive man" because he spoke most of the time English, especially if he thought some of them were present who could not understand it, and also because he could always hold his body so much like a judge on public occasions. – South-African Folk-Tales by James A. Honey
  6. All the men in L- are crazy after her society,- so refined, so progressive so intelligent. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  7. He believed that education could be a very important factor in their upbuilding, and at once put into effect a progressive program. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  8. But this is not at all the way of animal instinct, which begins and ends as instinct and is non- progressive – Ways of Nature by John Burroughs
  9. The delay in this respect is further accounted for by the fact that the preparation of food, on account of the manner of its conduct as an industry, had been the least progressive of all the arts of life. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  10. 5. Imperial Purpose The building of international industrial empires by the progressive business men of the United States lays the foundation for whatever political imperialism is necessary to protect markets, trade and investment. – The American Empire by Scott Nearing
  11. Everywhere the interest is sustained and at the same time progressive – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  12. " The recent entrance of the powerful and progressive nation of the United States of America upon imperialism," wrote Prof. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  13. She was then the most powerful, the most enlightened, the most progressive and the best governed empire, not only in Asia, but on the face of the globe. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  14. There may be a dozen wells already dug, and every year the infant oasis shows more signs of life, and a little, little more progressive existence. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  15. It is said to be progressive and there is much organized research- I wouldn't want to be a kept engineer, sir, said Hoddan apologetically. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  16. " Sim," he asked, with quiet sarcasm, " don't you realize that progressive methods are necessary in movin' a house?" – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  17. That, you see, was a progressive motion. – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  18. This progressive scale in his trading, we observe. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  19. This Billy George was crippled by the bullets of some of the reservation Indians who did not like his progressive ways. – Trail Tales by James David Gillilan
  20. One day after a prolonged silence from Vargrave, whose letters all breathed comfort and assurance in Evelyn's progressive recovery of spirit and hope, his messenger returned from the post- town with a letter in the hand of De Montaigne. – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book X by Edward Bulwer Lytton