Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win- Max McKeown, English writer, consultant and researcher on innovation, leadership and culture strategies
If something is not to your liking, change your liking- Patricia Ryan Madson, American author and lecturer on self improvement
Adaptability to change is itself a hallmark of successful education- Peter Hilton, British mathematician and contributer to the homotopy theory
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation- Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Indian independence movement
Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be- German Proverb
Adaptability is key- Marc Andreessen, American entrepreneur, investor, software engineer and coauthor of Mosaic
When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails- H. Jackson Brown Jr., American author
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change- Charles Darwin, English naturalist, geologist and founder of the evolutionary theory
“It’s a fact—everyone is ignorant in some way or another. Ignorance is our deepest secret. And it is one of the scariest things out there, because those of us who are most ignorant are also the ones who often don’t know it or don’t want to admit it. Here is a quick test: If you have never changed your mind about some fundamental tenet of your belief, if you have never questioned the basics, and if you have no wish to do so, then you are likely ignorant. Before it is too late, go out there and find someone who, in your opinion, believes, assumes, or considers certain things very strongly and very differently from you, and just have a basic honest conversation. It will do both of you good.”- Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration
“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.”- Leon C. Megginson
All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving; it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt. Without it, no species would survive.- Yann Martel, Life of Pi