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Quotes about Adapt

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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
- Stephen Hawking

Related topics: Wisdom

Like a Chameleon, I Adapt to Changing Circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose to adapt to the circumstances in which I find myself.
I choose to be flexible in my dealings with those around me.
I understand that my way is not the only way -
that inner peace comes from respecting the ways of others,
and that, if I am open, I may gain great insights and happiness
from the ideas and traditions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
- H. G. Wells

 

Each generation's job is to question what parents accept on faith,
to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation's
system of values for a new age.
- Frank Pittman

We're the only creature God ever created that doesn't want to adapt.
We want to make it stand still.
And one thing that's constant is nature is constantly changing.
- Don Young

I'm too old to adapt to somebody else's ways.
- Claudia Christian


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Animals can adapt to problems and make inventions,
but often no faster than natural selection can do its work -
the world acts as its own simulator in the case of natural selection.
- Vernor Vinge

Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has
been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with
whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
- Marcus Aurelius

I have always believed governments must adapt to the needs of the people,
not the other way around.
- Kim Campbell

As human beings we do change, grow, adapt,
perhaps even learn and become wiser.
- Wendy Carlos

Negation is the mind's first freedom,
yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we
exert ourselves to overcome it,
adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
- Emile M. Cioran

I have never come across a technology that doesn't change.
This is inevitable.
You have to adapt your systems as technology develops.
- Gijs de Vries

They tried to get me to use a pick when I first joined the band.
They had certain things they thought were appropriate.
I tried to adapt as much as I could.
- Lindsey Buckingham

And I also am very nervous about implants.
You know, I'm just nervous about all that.
So I could still do it.
I could think about it.
But I needed to adapt to myself.
- Lynn Redgrave

We recognize the need to adapt to a changing competitive environment.
- Sumner Redstone

You get elected, often, if you're a woman,
on the strength of the women's vote;
then you get into office,
and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.
- Eleanor Clift

Organisms by their design are not made to adapt too far.
- Kevin Kelly

Finally, I have to say that the most surprising aspect
has been the speed at which the folks in India adapt to Western practices.
They learn fast, really, really fast.
- Sanjay Kumar

When I was rising eighteen I persuaded my parents to
let me return to Australia and at least see whether
I could adapt myself to life on the land before going up to Cambridge.
- Patrick White

We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand;
but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves,
first, to her ways.
- Clarence Day

In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal.
- Gertrude Stein

Life does more than adapt to the Earth.
It changes the Earth to its own purposes.
- James Lovelock

We may come to Jesus and ask Him; He will know all about it;
if He comes to a little child,
he will adapt himself to the language and capacity of a little child.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

I think it was more personal, but I certainly tried
to adapt certain concepts of Surrealism.
- Trevor Dunn

Reasonable men adapt to the world around them;
unreasonable men make the world adapt to them.
The world is changed by unreasonable men.
- Edwin Louis Cole

The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition,
or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
- Stephen Bayley

The free trade movement in the middle of the last century
represents the first conscious recognition of these
new circumstances and of the necessity to adapt to them.
- Christian Lous Lange

But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself,
can adapt to the needs of its citizens,
can take their views into account.
That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency.
- John Hutton

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt.
Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity
to get the most from your talent.
- Nolan Ryan

My career should adapt to me.
Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.
- Frank Knight

I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work.
I like to adapt books.
- Joseph Wambaugh

You must constantly change and adapt to a new environment.
- Jong-yong Yun

Changes have taken place since year one.
When Caruso left, that was a big change.
We've been able to adapt nicely.
It's given us new opportunities for different characters and story lines.
- Dennis Franz

Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage
and to adapt to the mores of the new country,
one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills
and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.
- Rudolf Arnheim

The presentations and conceptions of the average man
of the world are formed and dominated,
not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself,
but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life.
- Ernst Mach

I'm not a really good classical guitarist by any means,
but what I learned from this is a way of working very
slowly on solo pieces and I enjoyed working on these pieces of John's.
They were not written for solo guitar but a lot of them were easy to adapt.
- Marc Ribot

I mean, there are many other directors who are probably
both more skilled and excited to adapt novels or work
within certain genre conventions.
I'd like to do that kind of work someday,
but for better or worse I'm too drawn by my own material.
- Todd Solondz

There is no more reason to think that they expected
the world to remain static than there is to think that
any of us holds a crystal ball.
The only way to create a foundational document that
could stand the test of time was to build in enough
flexibility that later generations would be able to
adapt it to their own needs and uses.
- Diane Wood

There are rumors that we want to move back to the U.K.,
but we're so happy in America I actually can't see us ever leaving...
People ask me how long it took to adapt.
Twenty minutes.
- Victoria Beckham

We are a party of innovation.
We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing
to adapt to changing circumstances,
when change we must.
We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in
order to achieve a better future.
- Barbara Jordan

Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in -
for instance,
the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great -
throughout the day,
we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available.
- Thomas Keller

My mother came from St.
Thomas.
I heard that melody and all I did was actually adapt it.
I made my adaptation of sort of an island traditional melody.
It did become sort of my trademark tune.
- Sonny Rollins

The only way to create a foundational document that
could stand the test of time was to build in enough
flexibility that later generations would be able to
adapt it to their own needs and uses.
- Diane Wood

We need to do a lot more thinking about how the regime is going to evolve,
how the bad guys are going to adapt their tactics,
and what measures we're going to need in order to go forward.
- Mitchell Reiss

The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers,
and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with
the demands of the times does not.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions
of its customers as it counterfeits them.
- Theodor Adorno

Custom adapts itself to expediency.
- Tacitus

If the Starbucks secret is a smile when you get your latte...
ours is that the Web site adapts to the individual's taste.
- Reed Hastings

Hamlet is a remarkably easy role.
Physically it's hard because it tends to be about three
hours long and you're talking the whole time.
But it's a simple role and it adapts itself very well,
because the thing about Hamlet is, we all are Hamlet.
- Liev Schreiber

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a
ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
- Woodrow Wilson

There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.
- Henry Miller

In fact, words are well adapted for description and the arousing of emotion,
but for many kinds of precise thought other symbols are much better.
- John B. S. Haldane

I have never known a novel that was good enough to
be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.
- Edith Wharton

We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that
the fictions which children first hear should be adapted
in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
- Plato

I also feel I adapted.
I was willing to try to fit into any role.
The way I figured, it was always up to me to prove my worth,
that I deserved to be here.
- Steve Yzerman

The high food value of field beans and the shortage
of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916
render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted.
- David F. Houston

There has been only a civil rights movement,
whose tone of voice was adapted to an audience of liberal whites.
- Stokely Carmichael

A "modern" man has nothing to add to modernism,
if only because he has nothing to oppose it with.
The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.
- Elias Canetti

Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be;
and a University training is the one best adapted to
prevent their becoming so.
- Samuel Butler

Overtime, hatchery fish tend to show signs of domestication
and these traits adapted to the hatchery environment
can make it more difficult to survive in the wild.
- Norm Dicks

Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul.
If that upheaval is not present then it must come from
the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.
- Robert Benchley

My conviction of the necessity of further legislative
provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of
the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures
best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects
have been already submitted to you.
- Martin Van Buren

Mail armor continued in general use till about the year 1300,
when it was gradually supplanted by plate armor,
or suits consisting of pieces or plates of solid iron,
adapted to the different parts of the body.
- Thomas Bulfinch

Legislation passed in the aftermath of September 11,
2001 enhanced our intelligence capabilities and strengthened our national defense,
but until now our nation's immigration policies have
not adapted to the needs of a post-September 11th world.
- Chris Chocola

The institution of a public library,
containing books on education,
would be well adapted for the information of teachers,
many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects.
- Joseph Lancaster

Sometimes when you play a character,
you can feel it in your body.
And I felt like I had characteristics of my dog:
the way Webster moves,
the way he holds his head.
I kind of adapted it into this part unconsciously.
- Calista Flockhart

But I would like to think that it's the actor that
makes the difference in these cases.
Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book,
not the guy that adapted it for the screen,
but the actor.
- Ray Walston

I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to
something that was efficient.
I didn't know anyone else in the world would be able
to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event.
- Dick Fosbury

To be quite honest, I've been very blessed when I've worked with Hollywood.
The studios that have purchased my work to be adapted
to film have really liked the work and wanted to stay
as close as they could to what the book was.
- Nicholas Sparks


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