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Quotations on Improvement

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As long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.

~ George Bernard Shaw

If a better system is thine, impart it; if not, make use of mine.

~ Horace

He who stops being better stops being good.

~ Oliver Cromwell

Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.

~ William Channing

Acorns were good until bread was found.

~ Sir Francis Bacon

People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.

~ Oliver Goldsmith

Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.

~ Charles Simmons

Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve.

~ Charles Caleb Colton

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