Quotes about Adaptability

I am interested in what happens to people when they must adapt to a new world. Jean Renoir

Not being able to control events, I control myself; and I adapt myself to them, if they do not adapt themselves to me. Michel de Montaigne

Man is an animal who more than any other can adapt himself to all climates and circumstances. Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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.

The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings. Kakuzo Okakaura

During periods of discontinuous, abrupt change, the essence of adaptation involves a keen sensitivity to what should be abandoned – not what should be changed or introduced. A willingness to depart from the familiar has distinct survival value. Peter Drucker