Quotes on “Adaptability”

//Quotes on “Adaptability”

Quotes on “Adaptability”

Adaptability … begins by learning for whom I should be willing to make changes, and then acts to fit myself, my priorities, and my deeds with those of that person or persons.

“I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt.”
  Scotty Bowman
American Hockey Coach
“They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.”
  Francis Bacon
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.”
  William Frederick Book
“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.”
  Winston Churchill
1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister
“We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.”
  Alexander Hamilton
1757-1804, American Statesman
“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 adapting to every wind.”
  Heinrich Heine
1797-1856, German Poet, Journalist
“Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be.”
  German Proverb
Sayings of German Origin
“If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.”
  Indian Proverb
Sayings of Indian Origin
“It is a wise person that adapts themselves to all contingencies; it’s the fool who always struggles like a swimmer against the current.”
  Source Unknown
“As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.”
  Lucy Maud Montgomery
1874-1942, Canadian Novelist
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.”
Mahatma Gandhi
1869-1948, Indian Political, Spiritual Leader 1874-1942, Canadian Novelist
“Singularity shows something wrong in the mind.”
  Clarissa
“One learns to itch where one can scratch.”
  Ernest Bramah
American Writer

 

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