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  Spain used to be very individualistic in its sporting activities. Now we are showing we are pretty good in teams - that is an improvement.  
 -  Vicente del Bosque
  

  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
  

  Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.  
 -  Anne Frank
  

  Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent  
 -  Maxwell Maltz
  

  There's always room for improvement, you know-it's the biggest room in the house.  
 -  Louise Heath Leber
  

  Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.  
 -  William Pollard
  

  The first step to improvement, whether mental, moral, or religious, is to know ourselves - our weakness,errors, deficiencies, and sins, that, by divine grace, we may overcome and turn from them all  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it's for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.  
 -  John Sherman Cooper
  

  For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement.  
 -  Pierre de Coubertin
  

  What's really frustrating with movies is the lack of improvement.  
 -  William Hurt
  

  New situations requiring closer contact with the rabbit had been gradually introduced and the degree to which these situations were avoided, tolerated, or welcomed, at each experimental session, gave the measure of improvement.  
 -  Marion Jones
  

  From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.  
 -  Marion Jones
  

  A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.  
 -  Kurt Huber
  

  The political restructuring we pursue in China is aimed at advancing the self-improvement and development of the socialist political system. We will continue to expand people's democracy and build a socialist country under the rule of law in keeping with China's national conditions.  
 -  Hu Jintao
  

  At the present moment the people of England are only three-quarters fed, and the result of this improvement in the export of our manufactures would be, that they would be entirely fed.  
 -  Joseph Hume
  

  Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.  
 -  Bainbridge Colby
  

  Human improvement is from within outward.  
 -  James A. Froude
  

  The radio was an improvement on the telegraph but it didn't have the same exponential, transformative effect.  
 -  Alison Gopnik
  

  Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.  
 -  Alison Gopnik
  

  Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives.  
 -  Eric Hoffer
  

  We need fundamental change. In the past, national development led to people's happiness but now the link between national growth and improvement in people's lives has been severed.  
 -  Park Geun-hye
  

  I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.  
 -  Al Gore
  

  Umpires, like players, are expected to show constant improvement each season and at each level. Inconsistent plate work and the inability to handle situations are probably the two biggest problems that minor league umpires face.  
 -  Jim Evans
  

  Electric cars are not going to take the market by storm, but it's going to be a gradual improvement.  
 -  Carlos Ghosn
  

  In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation's lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries.  
 -  Jerry Costello
  

  This Nation has realized significant environmental improvements over the last three decades.  
 -  Jerry Costello
  

  Through art and science in their broadest senses it is possible to make a permanent contribution towards the improvement and enrichment of human life and it is these pursuits that we students are engaged in.  
 -  Frederick Sanger
  

  There are significant human rights abuses in China. In some areas, the situation is worse today than in the past. In other areas, there have been improvements. We will recognize the latter, and be critical of the former.  
 -  Max Baucus
  

  Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature... is less liable than anyone else to miss and waste life.  
 -  Henri Frederic Amiel
  

  Disasters are usually a good time to re-examine what we've done so far, what mistakes we've made, and what improvements should come next.  
 -  Dan Ariely
  

  Political chaos is connected with the decay of language... one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end.  
 -  George Orwell
  

  Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.  
 -  Kim Collins
  

  We're the largest home improvement company today, and we did $30 billion last year, or less than 10 percent of the total amount of building materials sold in the U.S. So when people ask, how much runway left does Home Depot have, it's an awful lot.  
 -  Arthur Blank
  

  And, of course, method is very important as is a high-quality specialist (trainer) working with you to keep you going in the right direction for your improvement and to help create results.  
 -  Martin Buber
  

  The accumulation of personal wealth and the extension of commercial transactions have developed a great and lamentable increase in certain classes of crimes, while the improvements in transport have largely facilitated the escape of fugitive criminals.  
 -  Edward Blake
  

  I want us to be judged by the impact we have on the health of the people of Africa and the health of women. Improvements in the health of the people of Africa and the health of women are key indicators of the performance of WHO. This is a health organization for the whole world... But we must focus our attention on the people in greatest need.  
 -  Jackie Chan
  

  Again, Be careful to make a good improvement of precious time.  
 -  John Braine
  

  No matter how old a mother is she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.  
 -  Trevor St. John
  

  Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.  
 -  Hugh Blair
  

  The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.  
 -  John Locke
  

  The library is seen as a force for self improvement and the pursuit of knowledge. I fear that in many cases this is no longer true, if it ever was.  
 -  John Redwood
  

  I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I've done that sort of thing in my life, but I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed.  
 -  Steve Jobs
  

  Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.  
 -  Bo Bennett
  

  The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  Improvement begins with I.  
 -  William E. Gladstone
  

  So, I think the output of our innovation is great. We have a culture of self-improvement. I know we can continue to improve. There is no issue. But at the same time, our absolute level of output is fantastic.  
 -  Steve Ballmer
  

  In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

  I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me.  
 -  Joel Edgerton
  

  A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson