An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown




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


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


Scotty Bowman (1933-, Canadian-born American hockey coach)


One learns to itch where one can scratch.


Ernest Bramah (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.


Winston Churchill (1874-1965, British statesman, Prime Minister)


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


John Dewey (1859-1952, American philosopher, educator)


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


Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948, Indian political, spiritual leader)


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


Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804,  American  statesman)


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


Jane Heard


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 (1797-1856, German poet, journalist)


Sometimes, occasions occur in life which demand you to be a little foolish in order to skillfully extricate yourself


Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)


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


Abraham H. Maslow (1908-1970, American psychologist)


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


Indian Proverb (Sayings of Indian origin)


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


Danish Proverb (Sayings of Danish origin)


Suit yourself to the times.


German Proverb (Sayings of German origin)


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


German Proverb (Sayings of German origin)


You can't direct the wind, but you can adjust your sails.


German Proverb (Sayings of German origin)


You can't blow against the wind.


Lithuanian Proverb


You can get used to anything -- even hell.


Russian Proverb (Sayings of Russian 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.


Author Unknown


Singularity shows something wrong in the mind.


Author Unknown


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


Author Unknown


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