50 Adaptation Quotes

A collection of adaptation quotes focuses on our ability to adapt to any situation which is a step towards individual success. The indicator of one's capacity and ability is to choose to implement change.

The measure of those who cannot opt to change or become someone moving to positive attitudes are the definition of those stuck in a downward spiral in life. For those who are unable to change or refuse to adapt are those known as people who cannot change anything.


  1. The opportunity to alter life's circumstances only comes to those who can see beyond the shadows cast from the past.
    Byron R. Pulsifer


  2. If I had a dollar for every opportunity that I ignored to positively respond to the flexibility of changing, I'd be living in a great castle instead of the ruins of my mind.
    Robert Rivers


  3. Not every perception is real nor does it prevent anyone from moving to see a new horizon.
    Kate Summers


  4. The more we cling to the achievements of yesterday, the more we limit our future goals.
    Theodore W. Higgingsworth


  5. When we allow ourselves to adapt to different situations, life is easier.
    Catherine Pulsifer


  6. Be flexible and adapt easily to new things. Sunday Adelaja


  7. 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


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

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

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  10. Do you want to change? It's the only evidence of life.
    Evelyn Waugh


  11. Forgive, adapt and evolve, because holding on stagnates your opportunity of being better.
    Sachin Kumar Puli


  12. If you don’t see the images on a screen because people block your view, it is easier to adjust your sitting position than to call for an adjustment of the screen! You need to change yourself!
    Israelmore Ayivor


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


  14. Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
    Stephen Hawking


  15. Potholes on the road of life sharpen our maneuverability skills.
    Kamil Ali

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  16. Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
    George Bernard Shaw


  17. To adapt, is to move ahead.
    Byron R. Pulsifer


  18. 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


  19. “Innovators " view failure not as a fatal character flaw but as a learning experience.
    Jason Jennings


  20. The wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water moulds itself to the pitcher.
    Chinese Proverbs


  21. Change. Adapt. Bend so as not to be broken. Let opportunity guide your actions.
    Wayne Gerard Trotman

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  22. Only those who are able to adapt to changing scenarios will continue to survive and prosper. Success is directly proportional to the degree of positive adaptation to change.
    Vishwas Chavan, Vishwasutras: Universal Principles for Living: Inspired by Real-Life Experiences


  23. The more adaptability exists for a given kind of decision, the less risky it is to make plans for the future, and therefore the more likely it is that more people will make more plans in such areas.
    Thomas Sowell


  24. A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
    Author Unknown


  25. Fall. Stand. Learn. Adapt.
    Mike Norton, Fighting For Redemption


  26. 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.
    Jean M. Auel


  27. We are always people that are in the making, constantly adapting to accommodate the roads we walk. As we learn, it changes us.
    Kat Lahr, Nature Of Occurrences


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

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  29. If they lacked flexibility they wouldn't be able to adapt to different situations and come out winning. When you're flexible, you're willing to consider the best approach for each particular situation.
    Wendy Hearn


  30. Those who know God can smoothly adapt to changes.
    Sunday Adelaja


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

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  32. I love country life, the peacefulness, the changing of the seasons, all things I never noticed in the city. And, as far as the conveniences, you adapt….rather than eating out often, home cooking provides wholesome meals.
    Catherine Pulsifer


  33. Change is inevitable . . . adapting to change is unavoidable, it's how you do it that sets you together or apart.
    William Ngwako Maphoto


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


  35. Be flexible like trees; when the wind blows bend, but do not break.
    Matshona Dhliwayo


  36. There are always changes in life. No matter who you are, it is inevitable. Changes are as constant as the wind; they are never ending and varied. The most important aspect, however, is how we adapt to those changes even if we don't want them.
    Byron R. Pulsifer


  37. 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


  38. Change. Adapt. Bend so as not to be broken. Let opportunity guide your actions.
    Wayne Gerard Trotman, Veterans of the Psychic Wars


  39. 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 F. Drucker


  40. Your future has no room for your past.
    Joyce Meyer


  41. You can always alter and adapt your plan, provided you have one.
    Manoj Arora, Rat Race to Financial Freedom


  42. Adaptability has been an essential ingredient for surviving and thriving for every species of life, from life's beginning on earth.
    Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky, Leadership on the Line

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  43. Be wise like water and adapt, adjust, and appreciate whomever you are with and wherever you are.
    Debasish Mridha


  44. Adaptation is a profound process. Means you figure out how to thrive in the world.
    John Laroche


  45. The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
    Albert Einstein


  46. If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.
    Jeff Bezos


  47. Adaptability to change is itself a hallmark of successful education.
    Peter Hilton


  48. The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
    Kakuzo Okakura


  49. And the most successful people are those who accept, and adapt to constant change. This adaptability requires a degree of flexibility and humility most people can’t manage.
    Paul Lutus


  50. Be not mired in the mud of days gone by but, instead, in the sunrises of the future.
    Rosy Lee Anderson




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