Pain’s Gain

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

#twisdom #struggle

Political Progress

The belief in political fixity, the sanctity of a form hallowed by tradition, is an invitation to revolt and revolution. 

John Dewey

#twisdom #progress

Science in Steps

We do not call engineering a failure if a bridge collapses.
Roscoe Pound

#twisdom #law #progress #science

Ideal Realism

We must make our what ought-to-be from our achievements rather than from our failures.
Roscoe Pound

#twisdom #law #progress

Law & Science

Laws and institutions must go hand-in-hand with the progress of the human mind.
Thomas Jefferson

#twisdom #progress #democracy

Culture Forward

That culture so far has failed us is no reason to further its failure…
Adorno

#twisdom #culture #progress

Think Anew

The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present.
Abraham Lincoln

#twisdom #change

May Day: Focus on the Fix

Don’t find fault, find a remedy.
Henry Ford

#twisdom #ingenuity #optimism

Two Tales of Tradition

The past’s wisdom includes its mistakes.
A.R.T.

#twisdom #twoetry #tradition
#Burke #jurisprudence

Progress Not Certain

It’s possible we were more open-minded 100 years ago.
A.R.T.

#history #progress