Improvement

Famous quotes containing the word improvement:

    The progress of society is mainly ... the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
    Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)

    ... till women are more rationally educated, the progress of human virtue and improvement in knowledge must receive continual checks.
    Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)