Adaptability Quotes

They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Bacon, Francis
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.
Bowman, Scotty
American Hockey Coach

One learns to itch where one can scratch.
Bramah, Ernest
American Writer

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.
Churchill, Winston
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.
Dewey, John
1859-1952 American Philosopher Educator

Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
Gandhi, Mahatma
1869-1948 Indian Political Spiritual Leader

We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
Hamilton, Alexander
1757-1804 American Statesman

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
Heard, Jane

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.
Heine, Heinrich
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.
Proverb, German
Sayings of German Origin

If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
Proverb, Indian
Sayings of Indian Origin

They are as much for Mars, as for Mercury; as well qualified for war, as for business.
Unknown, Source

It is a wise person that adapts themselves to all contingencies; it’s the fool who always struggles like a swimmer against the current.
Unknown, Source

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