Adaptation Proverbs

By | May 24, 2017

Sayings about Adaptation

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. ~ Chinese Proverb

You can’t blow against the wind. ~ Lithuanian Proverbs

Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be. ~ German Proverbs

He who does not regularly put on clean socks will never get used to circus life. ~ Chinese Proverb

Suit yourself to the times. ~ German Proverb

You can’t direct the wind, but you can adjust your sails. ~ German Proverb

One measure of how creative you are is how you respond to changes in your circumstances and environment. ~ German Proverb

Nothing is difficult when you get used to it. ~ Indonesian Proverbs

If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile. ~ Indian Proverbs

You can get used to anything — even hell. ~ Russian Proverbs

An old dog can’t get used to chains. ~ Russian Proverb

No one is so tall that he never needs to stretch, and no one is so short that he never needs to stoop. ~ Danish Proverbs

Quotations about Adaptation

Adapt saying

Adaptation : The process of changing to suit different conditions. ~ Definition source

Life is not fair; get used to it.~ Bill Gates

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

Sometimes, occasions occur in life which demands you to be a little foolish in order to skillfully extricate yourself. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

To exist is to adapt, and if one could not adapt, one died and made room for those who could. ~ Louis L’Amour

There are no conditions to which a man cannot become accustomed. ~ Count Leo Tolstoy

It’s hard for me to get used to these changing times. I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty. ~ George Burns

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

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

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

To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail. ~ Abraham H. Maslow

Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people.~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Make the most of the best and the least of the worst. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils. ~ Francis Bacon

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

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is Nature’s inexorable imperative. ~ H.G. Wells

Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out. ~ John Wooden

Marriage is like a hot bath. Once you get used to it, it’s not so hot. ~ Author Unknown

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

Greatness of soul consists not so much in soaring high and in pressing forward, as in knowing how to adapt and limit oneself. ~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.~ Edgar Watson Howe

We must cut our coat according to our cloth, and adapt ourselves to changing circumstances. ~ William Ralph Inge

One learns to adapt to the land in which one lives.~ Louis L’Amour

We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided. ~ Alexander Hamilton

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. ~ Heinrich Heine

Singularity shows something wrong in the mind. ~ Author Unknown

Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment. ~ John Dewey

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. ~ George Bernard Shaw

In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid. ~ Simone de Beauvoir

Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. ~ Charles Galton Darwin

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

For organizations and employees alike, the only real security is the ability to grow, change and adapt.~ Author Unknown

One learns to itch where one can scratch. ~ Ernest Bramah

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

I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt. ~ Scotty Bowman

The individual who is best prepared for any occupation is the one able to adapt himself to any situation.~ Mortimer Smith

Man adapts himself to everything, to the best and the worst. ~ Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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