Best Adapt Quotes On Success In Life

These adapt quotes will inspire you. Adapt make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging adapt quotes, adapt sayings, and adapt proverbs.

Famous Adapt Quotes

  1. “In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment.” ~ Charles Darwin
  2. “I believe in teaching just a few students, as teaching requires a constant alert observation on each individual in order to establish a direct relationship. A good teacher cannot be fixed in a routine, and many are just that. During teaching, each moment requires a sensitive mind that is constantly changing and constantly adapting.” ~ Bruce Lee
  3. “If you’re not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can’t think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left.” ~ Robert Sternberg
  4. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” ~ Stephen Hawking

  5. “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
  6. “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  7. “All progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  8. “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” ~ Abbie Hoffman

  9. “Learning is any change in a system that produces a more or less permanent change in its capacity for adapting to its environment.” ~ Herbert Simon
  10. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” ~ Reinhold Niebuhr , Adapt quotes to change
  11. “Adaptation is a profound process. Means you figure out how to thrive in the world.” ~ John Laroche
  12. “Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  13. “Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  14. “God help you if you use voice-over in your work, my friends. God help you. That’s flaccid, sloppy writing. Any idiot can write a voice-over narration to explain the thoughts of a character.” ~ Robert McKee
  15. “Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of our lives.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  16. “If you always do what you did, you’ll always get what you got.” ~ Marian Diamond

  17. “A good teacher can never be fixed in a routine… each moment requires a sensitive mind that is constantly changing and constantly adapting. A teacher must never impose this student to fit his favorite pattern; a good teacher functions as a pointer, exposing his student’s vulnerability and causing him to explore both internally and finally integrating himself with his being. Martial art should not be passed out indiscriminately.” ~ Bruce Lee
  18. “The more you adapt, the more interesting you are.” ~ Martha Stewart
  19. “There is nothing permanent except change.” ~ Heraclitus
  20. “HOMILETICS, n. The science of adapting sermons to the spiritual needs, capacities and conditions of the congregation.” ~ Ambrose Bierce

  21. “Eventually, humans invented agriculture, which could be understood as a way of turning the natural world into a tool for our use. There’s evidence that we have been domesticating crops and animals for at least 15,000 years, adapting ecosystems to our preferred way of life.” ~ Annalee Newitz
  22. “the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” ~ Steve Jobs
  23. “Too often, nonprofits are viewed as rigid and bureaucratic – less nimble and capable of adapting in this fluid environment than our corporate counterparts. I don’t agree.” ~ Anna Maria Chavez
  24. “Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.” ~ Richard Branson

  25. “One of the most difficult things for people who have been successful in sports is adapting to the daily world where you can’t get an answer from someone until 5 o’clock tomorrow. There is always an excuse. Living 40 or 50 years like that doesn’t get too exciting after a while” ~ Mark Spitz
  26. “The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery.” ~ Ernie Pyle
  27. “God has neither form nor shape under which we can know Him; when he speaks of Himself in metaphors and similes, He is adapting Himself to our foolishness, our limited capacity.” ~ Christina, Queen of Sweden
  28. “I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody’s work. I like to adapt books.” ~ Joseph Wambaugh

  29. “Cinema is a director’s medium, so you’re saying, “What do you want?” Being an actor is about adapting – physically and emotionally. If that means you have to look great for it and they can make you look great, then thank you. And if you have to have everything washed away, then I’m willing to do that too.” ~ Nicole Kidman
  30. “It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.” ~ W. Edwards Deming , Adapt quotes to survive
  31. “Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life.” ~ Alvin Toffler
  32. “The first day of the rest of my life.” ~ Lee Child

  33. “I never know who’s influencing me at any time. I mean, I can take a play by Brecht and adapt it, I’m consciously adapting that play, or, as I’ve done with the Greek classics, Euripides and Oedipus, and I’m consciously adapting that play. Whether it influences me or not, I think it’s the critics, the analysts who have to decide that. Me, I don’t feel that I’m under the influence of any such sources.” ~ Wole Soyinka
  34. “The talk you hear about adapting to change is not only stupid, it’s dangerous. The only way you can manage change is to create it.” ~ Peter Drucker
  35. “The business plan should address: “How will I get customers? How will I market the product or service? Who will I target?” The principles of a business plan are pretty much the same. But after page one to two, everything is unpredictable, because costs or competition will change and you don’t know how things will be received by the market. You have to be able to continually adapt. Companies that fail to adapt will die. Others are brilliant at adapting.” ~ Cameron Johnson , Adapt quotes business
  36. “You are what you love. Not what loves you.” ~ Charlie Kaufman

  37. “Jamestown was a very small town and I was thrilled to be there. It was interesting at first be adapting to the pro ball life style of being on the road alot and having a game almost every day but once I got use to it everything felt right.” ~ Graham Taylor
  38. “I was always pretty good at adapting to my situations. My act was never that inside, where it was like, “Okay, they’re either going to get this or they’re not.”” ~ Nick Swardson
  39. “There are definitely recurring themes in humanity’s relationship with our environment. The biggest is probably adaptation, because humans are incredibly good at adapting to new environments in relatively short periods of time. The ancestors of Homo sapiens started leaving Africa over one million years ago, moving from warm, tropical climates into the freezing wilderness of Europe and the desert ecosystems of the Middle East.” ~ Annalee Newitz
  40. “Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt.” ~ Nolan Ryan

  41. “Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that were created after World War II.” ~ Warren Christopher
  42. “If you accept failure as learning, it’s not discouraging to keep adapting until you find success.” ~ Martin Zwilling
  43. “I welcome the fact that Trump has clearly stated that NATO is not obsolete.And I think, also, that reflects that NATO is adapting. NATO is the most successful alliance in history because we have been able to change, to adapt when the world is changing. And now NATO is stepping up its effort in the global fight against terrorism, and we are responding to a more assertive Russia with an increase of our collective defense, with more presence in the eastern part of the alliance.” ~ Jens Stoltenberg
  44. “So with ‘There Will Be Blood,’ I didn’t even really feel like I was adapting a book. I was just desperate to find stuff to write.” ~ Paul Thomas Anderson

  45. “I believe I am yet to dance my favorite role, but I am pretty open to adapting to different characters. I would love to be Odette in Swan Lake one day. I think that would be the ultimate role.” ~ Misty Copeland
  46. “People want what’s best for them, and they can switch on a dime, because there’s always a new disruptor disrupting the last disruptor. So companies should just strive to keep changing and adapting to their customers’ needs.” ~ Ben Chestnut
  47. “I think one of the problems in determining the ending for a television series is that you don’t know how long the show is gonna last. Particularly because we were in the unique position of adapting Tom’s Perrotta novel The Leftovers, it always felt like the first season was gonna end with the end of Tom’s novel, and then we would figure things out from there and look back.” ~ Damon Lindelof
  48. “Adapting old programs to fit new machines usually means adapting new machines to behave like old ones.” ~ Alan Perlis

  49. “My advice to anyone adapting a novel is that once they’ve read it and learnt to understand it, then they must throw it away and never look at it again!” ~ Ben Elton
  50. “Personally I don’t think there’s any real intrinsic difference between comic books, movies, theatre, novels. I know there’s sure to be some differences of some sorts. I’ve worked on novels, films, and video games, and in an adaptation, I guess one of the issues is that I have to be in love with the thing I’m adapting before I do it. So that can cause a problem. You can be too scared of it. You could be too reverential. But at the same time you want to try to capture this thing that you’re obsessed by. You’re fixated for a reason. What’s the reason? You try to get ahold of it.” ~ Alex Garland
  51. “I optioned a book called “Rare Objects” by Kathleen Tessaro and I’m adapting it . It takes place in the 1930s and it’s about two women and that’s what I’m working on to direct.” ~ Katie Holmes
  52. “I believe in books. I believe more in cross-media – how characters are adapting across mediums.” ~ Bing Gordon

  53. “Because [writers] Dan Weiss and David Benioff have done such a great job in adapting them, that’s what we work with. It serves no purpose to anybody for actors to come onto a set with a well-thumbed copy of the source material and start querying why this or that line has been left out of the script. It’s probably been left out for a good reason.” ~ Charles Dance
  54. “I’m concerned that young people, far too often, abdicate their responsibilities of learning and adapting and give that over to people who may not always have their best interests at heart.” ~ Len Elmore
  55. “We must only learn that independence cannot be gained by a rebellion against the constitution of the universe, or by inverting the laws of life and evolution, but by comprehending them and adapting ourselves to the world in which we live.” ~ Paul Carus
  56. “Human creatures have a mervellous power of adapting themselves to necessity.” ~ George Gissing

  57. “Comic books, if you’re adapting a comic book – like X-Men, for example – you’ve got 40 years of amazing stories to dig into, things that incredible artists have been thinking about for decades.” ~ David Hayter
  58. “Without a conscious life-purpose a man is totally lost, drifting, adapting to events rather than creating events. Without knowing his life-purpose a man lives a weakend, impotent existence, perhaps even becoming even sexually impotent or prone to mechanical and disinterested sex.” ~ David Deida
  59. “To tell you the truth, I’m not unhappy about it. I’m not even sure that I like the idea of adapting novels into films. It’s very difficult to do, and it usually doesn’t work. There are exceptions, but generally speaking, one feels disappointed with the result.” ~ Paul Auster
  60. “Those who can’t change their minds can’t change anything.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  61. “I felt that there were so many things that could go wrong, in adapting The Hunger Games , and I had this fierce desire to protect this book that she had written. At that time, I read the second book, in manuscript form, and so I saw where she was going with the series. I was able to convince Suzanne [Collins] to trust me with the books.” ~ Nina Jacobson
  62. “If you’re writing a screenplay from scratch, it involves a lot of creation. In this play, I had a strong main character and it involved some creation around him. That’s what I like about adapting that particular play because I added some maneuvering space as a scriptwriter to invent my own things.” ~ Philippe Falardeau
  63. “When I was a child, my parents taught a literal creation. By the time I was in my 20s they were accommodating evolution. In other words, less creed, more roll with changing ways of seeing. Maybe adapting is a better way to see this.” ~ Frank Schaeffer

  64. “The more complex our economy, the more we should rely on the miraculous, self-adapting processes of men acting freely. No mind of man nor any combination of minds can even envision, let alone intelligently control, the countless human energy exchanges in a simple society, to say nothing of a complex one.” ~ Leonard Read
  65. “We human beings cause monstrous conditions, but precisely because we cause them we soon learn to adapt ourselves to them. Only if we become such that we can no longer adapt ourselves, only if, deep inside, we rebel against every kind of evil, will we be able to put a stop to it. … while everything within us does not yet scream out in protest, so long will we find ways of adapting ourselves, and the horrors will continue.” ~ Etty Hillesum

Adapt to change behavior so that it is easier to function in a particular place or situation.

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