Adaptation Quotes

Dorothy Parker

In youth, it was a way I had,
To do my best to please.
And change, with every passing lad
To suit his theories.

But now I know the things I know
And do the things I do,
And if you do not like me so,
To hell, my love, with you.

Emma Thompson

Hugh Laurie (playing Mr. Palmer) felt the line 'Don't palm all your abuses [of language upon me]' was possibly too rude. 'It's in the book,' I said. He didn't hit me.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The only person worthy of your love is not one who overstayed in the relationship without a single change, but one, who appeared like an angel, and used a single day to make a million change.

Bruce Lee

You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes
You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.

Jean M. Auel

Life is neither static nor unchanging. With no individuality, there can be no change, no adaptation and, in an inherently changing world, any species unable to adapt is also doomed.

Steven Pinker

A...reason we are so-so scientists is that our brains were shaped for fitness, not for truth. Sometimes truth is adaptive, but sometimes it is not.

Albert Einstein

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

Kat Lahr

We are always people that are in the making, constantly adapting to accommodate the roads we walk. As we learn, it changes us. As we go about our course, we grow, and prune everything around us; friends, beliefs, desires. Our past experiences plant the seeds needed for our future roads, with all its turns, speed, and treachery.

Michael Crimmins

When you talk with people, one of the arguments they'll throw back at you is that the climate has always changed, and that is absolutely right. It's the rate of change that is the problem right now. It's changing so quickly that it exceeds the adaptive capacity of some species.

James Hervey Johnson

Man is a product of nature, a part of the Universe. The Universe is operated under exact natural laws. Man is a product of millions of years of evolution. He adapts himself to the laws of nature or he perishes.

James P. Lewis

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got.

H.G. Wells

We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.

George Bernard Shaw

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

John Dryden

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.

Rémy De Gourmont

To have a solid foundation of skepticism, -that is to say, the faculty of changing at any moment, of turning back, of facing successively the metamorphoses of life.

Geoffrey Norman

They did what soldiers always do. They improvised.

Colin Woodard

Culture is always on the move.

Raheel Farooq

Evolution is more about adaptivity than adaptability.

Rossana Condoleo

Q: Have you been released or are you still a Beta version?
A: No official release of myself will ever follow!
Q: Then, you are not!
A: I

Wayne Gerard Trotman

Change. Adapt. Bend so as not to be broken. Let opportunity guide your actions.

Lionel Suggs

People lie to adapt...

Steven Pinker

The mind is not designed to grasp the laws of probability, even though the laws rule the universe.

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