Progress [Noun.]


The movement through a series of events, or points in time; specifically, the advancement to a higher or more developed state through development or growth.

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”
– Frank Zappa

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Simile‏


From the Latin similis meaning ‘similar’. In English, a simile is a figure of speech that uses resembling words like is, than, like or as to describe someone or something by comparing it with someone or something else that is similar.

A simile differs from a metaphor in that the latter compares two unlike things by saying that the one thing is the other thing. Here are some famous examples of simile:

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
– Cicero

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
– Albert Einstein

“A house without books is like a room without windows.”
– Horace Mann

“Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”
– Frank Zappa