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Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
American country music singer, actor, and businessman 1928-2010
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Swedish Social Democratic politician 1957-2003
This is not bad, but the pace of globalisation has surpassed the capacity of the system to adjust to new realities of a more interdependent and integrated world.
American feministisch writer 1921-
A girl should not expect special privileges because of her sex but neither should she 'adjust' to prejudice and discrimination.Source: The Feminine Mystique Ch. 1 The Problem That Has No Name
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.
American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
I had to adjust to living in a Third World country, which means that things people in the U.S. take for granted-like hot running water whenever you turn on the tap-are not always available.
American statesman 1809-1865
Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty.Source: First Inaugural Address (1861)
William Frederick Book
American psychologist and professor of psychology
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 J. Durant
American historian and writer 1885-1981
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
Arthur C. Clarke
British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
Benjamin E. Mays
American Baptist minister and civil rights leader 1894-1984
The creation of the spiritual was no accident. It was a creation born of necessity, so that the slave might more adequately adjust himself to the conditions of the New World.
American developmental biologist 1944-
The implication is that this basic idea we have that we are controlled by our genes is false. It's an idea that turns us into victims. I'm saying we are the creators of our situation. The genes are merely the blueprints. We are the contractors, and we can adjust those blueprints. And we can even rewrite them.
There are things I can't force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint.
We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers.
H. Jackson Brown Jr
American author 1940-
When you can't change the direction of the wind - adjust your sails.
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