onward and upward


Also found in: Wikipedia.

onward and upward

1. Becoming increasingly successful; continuing to advance or make progress. After the immense success of his first book, it was all onward and upward for John's writing career.
2. Improving to a brighter, happier future, especially after some misfortune or unpleasant incident. I know you're really disappointed with your result on the midterm, but hey, it's onward and upward from here!
See also: and, onward, upward
References in periodicals archive ?
In 2013, Brown was inspired to create another program, Onward and Upward, after going through the Upward Bound program, which is funded by a grant from the U.
So Eileen has to fulfill her ambitions by encouraging (and failing) to push Ed ever onward and upward.
Her one book, Onward and Upward in the Garden (New York Review Books Classics, $17.
I've got good relationships with everybody involved at Langtree Park from the chairman down and like me, everybody is totally committed to driving standards onward and upward.
Onward and Upward @Josh_Magennis Teams Kilmarnock - Samson Samson 6 Barbour Barbour Barbour 7 Pascali Pascali 6 O'Hara O'Hara 2 Cairney Cairney 2 Motherwell - Motherwell - Twardzik Twardzik 7 Reid Reid Reid 64 46 666 67 7 Lasley Lasley Lasley 6 Vigurs Vigurs Vigurs 6 Ojamaa Ojamaa Ojamaa 6 Sutton Sutton 6 Subs Subs Ainsworth Ainsworth 2
Subs pushed us a little deep but effort and commitment first class Jeff Patterson@JeffersMFC Great performance, deserved the points no bad points good atmosphere onward and upward - bring on Reading Craig Fowler@craggsy Great team performance.
Our advice: Stay in school, gain additional skills, and work your way onward and upward.
Our performance at Newton was a huge tonic, with numerous players chipping in something special right through the game, so now we need to build on that and push onward and upward.
WelshOzi [bar] Now his injuries have been properly treated, and head is "on" I hope it's onward and upward for him and Wales.
The very last daily strip will reveal a major development in SAM's life so stay tuned, see what happens and onward and upward for SAM
If the trail seems faint at times in the meadow foliage, just keep going onward and upward.
Fred Pritchard, chairman and chief executive of Pritchard Group plc - whose company motto is Onward and Upward - believes the solution to rising unemployment is to promote entrepreneurialism and help the ambitious start up on their own.
Eventually, the grass mountain became a muddy forested precipice through which the little man in front axed a route, while Sasha continued to beat me ever onward and upward with Sasha (2) pulling me by the arm.
Then, continue onward and upward with a network of mass-transit monorails across L.
Once they start working, low-income people would work their way onward and upward and the problem of poverty would be reduced or even disappear altogether.