They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
1561-1626 British Philosopher Essayist Statesman
Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
Book, William Frederick
I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt.
American Hockey Coach
One learns to itch where one can scratch.
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
1874-1965 British Statesman Prime Minister
Singularity shows something wrong in the mind.
Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.
1859-1952 American Philosopher Educator
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
1869-1948 Indian Political Spiritual Leader
We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
1757-1804 American Statesman
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind.
1797-1856 German Poet Journalist
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
Maslow, Abraham H.
1908-1970 American Psychologist
As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.
Montgomery, Lucy Maud
1874-1942 Canadian Novelist
Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be.
Sayings of German Origin
If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
Sayings of Indian Origin
They are as much for Mars, as for Mercury; as well qualified for war, as for business.
It is a wise person that adapts themselves to all contingencies; it’s the fool who always struggles like a swimmer against the current.