In this post, you will find great Adapt Quotes from famous people, such as Martin O’Malley, J. J. Redick, Frances Arnold, Rebecca MacKinnon, Thomas Friedman. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
We live in a very different world than the one that we inherited from our parents and from our grandparents. Times are changing, and states must adapt to win.
Whatever you may be thinking when you apply for a job today, you can be sure the employer is asking this: Can this person add value every hour, every day – more than a worker in India, a robot or a computer? Can he or she help my company adapt by not only doing the job today but also reinventing the job for tomorrow?
I find that my Israeli background actually helps me to break some boundaries because we don’t have such long traditions. We took traditions from Europe, from the Middle East, and we were encouraged to explore and adapt things.
What is certain about the future is that even the best efforts to predict the conditions of future war will prove erroneous. What is important, however, is to not be so far off the mark that visions of the future run counter to the very nature of war and render American forces unable to adapt to unforeseen challenges.
The world around me has changed, and I have learned to adapt but not change. But I’m changing into the woman I am meant to be.
I am a bit difficult to be around sometimes. I can be stubborn on a lot of things, and I’m set, but I can also adapt in a conflict situation and don’t hold on to an ego. I end up seeing the larger good and adapt to it, provided it benefits me. I may come across as a cold person, but I am extremely sentimental.
Elon Musk is worried about AI apocalypse, but I am worried about people losing their jobs. The society will have to adapt to a situation where people learn throughout their lives depending on the skills needed in the marketplace.
I know that if I have come to Britain, I must adapt, and I will try to.
Don’t be afraid to adapt new ingredients into your own techniques, and traditional ingredients into new recipes.
The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man’s ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
That’s a sign of a good football team, where we can adjust and adapt to our surroundings.
I know what I like, and I’m not trying to adapt to new things.
I’ve learned to adapt to the pace of the English game and a different style of football in the Premier League.
We have to adapt and overcome, that’s all we can do.
I wanted to do new things with dance, adapt it to the motion picture medium.
As an actor, there are a lot of personas and personalities that you carry. Whatever you wear, you adapt to it, and people feel that’s your style. But that’s not necessarily an actor’s style. There are some things that are very ‘you,’ and some are only to suit your persona.
Perhaps if you are in support functions waiting on the warfighters to spell out the specifics of what you are to do, you can avoid the consequences of not reading. Those who must adapt to overcoming an independent enemy‘s will are not allowed that luxury.
You adapt to who you’re photographing.
It took me a long time to adapt to the West Coast. I lived eight years in New York before California and might have gone back. Then I discovered surfing. It’s the California equivalent of ice hockey, I guess. It gave me a real sense of place.
The difference in the Premier League is that it’s very competitive physically, so I’ll try to improve in that aspect as well and adapt as soon as possible to the style of play.
There are things I need to improve on and things I need to adapt to.
I encourage all humans to do something out of your comfort zone that forces you to adapt. You’ll be pleasantly surprised of your capabilities.
When I was younger and in primary school, I’d do maybe a film a year, and I had to adapt to being away from everyone for a couple of months.
It’s not easy to adapt to losing a lot.
The more you adapt, the more interesting you are.
If I want to be remembered, I want to be known as a good actor. As times change, we, as actors, need to adapt with it.
The thing about living with any disability is that you adapt; you do what works for you.
You gotta be able to adapt.
When you come to a new club, it takes time to adapt.
My characteristics are to control the game, stay in the middle and organise the team, but I can adapt as well.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.
My game takes time to adapt to grass; grass is a little bit different.
It is impossible to talk about slowing climate change without talking about reducing CO2 emissions. Equally, it is impossible to talk about adapting to climate change without considering how we will feed ourselves. And it is out of the question that we can adapt agriculture without conserving crop diversity.
If a prince marries a foreign princess, one to the manner born, he is being snobbish and old-fashioned. If he chooses a Diana or a Fergie, glamorous outsiders, they may never adapt to the restrictions of being Royal, with calamitous results.
I’ll adapt to any situation. I’ve been adapting to different situations my whole life.
Most of the games are decided by a small margin. That shows the intensity and the competitiveness of the English league. Everyone knows here the competition is ferocious. It’s a bit different than the Portuguese league. But I’m going to try to adapt to this league as quick as possible.
If you create open technology that people can use, adapt and play with, it builds capability and they teach themselves.
We are actors. We can adapt to any different look for the sake of the story and the character.
Federalists, Whigs, Democratic-Republicans; parties are born, parties die, and parties realign themselves to adapt to shifting demographics and attitudes.
The transition from football to futsal is very difficult, as this is a shorter and faster version. We have no time to think, but I’m trying to adapt the best I can.
It would have been tough for anyone to adapt ‘Push’ – an amazing but wrenching novel by Sapphire – for the screen, and I think director Lee Daniels made interesting choices, particularly with Precious‘ fantasies. In my view, some of them work and some do not, but they are definitely provocative directorial choices.
Pentagon not only has the untrainable ‘It’ factor but also the rare ability to adapt and succeed wherever he competes. He has a unique charisma about him that fans connect with, and regardless of where he competes or what style is prominent, he seamlessly blends in – yet stands apart from everyone else on the card.
I have to know the characteristics of the players. I have to adapt myself to the characteristics of the championship and the players. Now I study my players.
The strength of the British constitution is supposedly its ability, because it is unwritten in key respects like the incapacity of the prime minister, to adapt to crises with flexibility and urgency.
Entrepreneurs – both women and men – need equal and fair access to finance – to create new businesses, to reach to new markets, and to adapt to climate change.
I can work with both the old, revered filmmakers and new directors. It is amazing how they see me in their world, and then I adapt accordingly.
When you make a documentary, you have to adapt to what reality imposes upon you.
Captains have their own personalities and the best ones make players adapt to their thinking and methods.
If you want to try new challenges you have to adapt.
There are always new challenges in football. You just need to adapt; otherwise, you won’t fit in. And if you don’t fit in, then you will have to go somewhere else.
I feel like I can adapt to any defense.
I go from being not known to being so known in the tennis world, in Canada in general. It’s going to be a little bit of a change to me. I’m going to have to adapt. But that doesn’t change things. I still have to work really hard every day.
Just because I’ve got two prosthetic legs, yeah, I had to adapt in ways, but I’ve also become a lot stronger. It doesn’t mean I’m at any disadvantage, really.
I had proposals from England, but I believe they would have had to adapt to my style.
I think when you move to a country like the U.S., you need to understand the culture, to understand how people see the game, and adapt yourself.
As an international player, the players have to adapt to the condition no matter what the situation is.
The free trade movement in the middle of the last century represents the first conscious recognition of these new circumstances and of the necessity to adapt to them.
We know growing technological developments in artificial intelligence, automation and big data mean that democratic socialism in the 21st century must adapt to such a rapidly changing world.
Now with our Software Developer Kit (SDK), any developer can embed Emotion AI into the apps, games, devices, and digital experiences they are building, so that these can sense human emotion and adapt. This approach is rapidly driving more ubiquitous use of Emotion AI across a number of different industries.
Of course, Minneapolis, we think, ‘Oh well, it’s cold there, lethally cold.’ But the reality is you adapt to weather… Humans are consummately adaptable creatures.
The 2008 Democratic presidential candidates would be wise to note that unwarranted negativism is dangerous and badly underestimates the strengths of the American people to adapt to and prosper with change.
I will carry with me always the deep sense of what it feels like to be an outsider and how tough it was, how hard it was to adapt to this country.
I think it has been a tremendous feat on the part of East Germans since 1990 to adapt to everything changing.
We’re always thinking of different things to be on the cutting edge of what’s entertaining or what’s hot on Twitter or social media or even society in general. I’ve had little goals here and there. But that’s the main goal. Always changing, always be prepared to adapt.
If you’re in big-time situations all the time – like for me, high school was big-time situations, college, big time situations – you adapt.
By empowering players – not just players, but grown men – to think for themselves outside of the game, you hope that they will be more likely to adapt to a situation and seize the moment in a sporting contest.
I have my philosophy in my mind: you need to adapt for each moment and each team.
I think part of being a professional cricket player is being able to adapt to conditions.
There are teams in England who play the football I like, keeping the ball on the ground, playing a quick game with one-twos, pressing their opponents high up the pitch. If one of these clubs were interested in me, I’d adapt to them well, and they could adapt to my way of playing, which isn’t so common.
As a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security‘s Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security, it is my responsibility to help our country adapt to and overcome the threats that COVID-19 presents to air travel.
Ancelotti immediately understood me and put me in the right situation to adapt quickly. I was 18 and, at that age, it is difficult. He helped me a lot off the field, too. He advised me on how to behave. You can say he was a father to me in the footballing world.
Fitness is important, but the most important thing is how you adapt and the way you feel physically. To adapt to a new position. To try to change your game.
When I was coach at Ajax, in the first half of the season, the players needed time to adapt to me, to know who I am as a person and as a coach.
Web series is a new format, where everything, from the writing to storytelling is different. As an actor you have to approach it differently because you have a character which can go on for a long time. It is my duty to be on my toes, understand the new technology and adapt.
We know from research that the reading circuit is not given to human beings through a genetic blueprint like vision or language; it needs an environment to develop. Further, it will adapt to that environment’s requirements – from different writing systems to the characteristics of whatever medium is used.
There’s no real excuse for being successful enough as an actor to do what you want and then selling out. You do it pure. You don’t try to adapt it, make it commercial.
I feel like I can really adapt to any type of fashion sense that I want to.
The way you adapt and play against different teams and different styles is going to be important.
It’s difficult to adapt to Barcelona.
It’s a very difficult thing to adapt a piece of existing material into film.
Reasonable men adapt to the world around them; unreasonable men make the world adapt to them. The world is changed by unreasonable men.
I played with Michy for Belgium. He is still young; he can finish and is very good. He just needs to adapt to English football, and he will. He is intelligent and a good player.
I’m listening to Tame Impala, Mac DeMarco, Frank Ocean, Childish Gambino. I’m just trying to just get as many different inspirations as I can. I love artists that can adapt and have different styles.
You just have to adapt, and you have to realize where people are going to actually play their games. It used to just be Nintendo and PlayStation, and now it’s all kind of devices. So you’ve got to learn to adapt what you know from the technology into those areas… I’ve been wanting to do a mobile game for a long time.
I think the F2 tyres are probably one of the hardest things to adapt to, harder than the Formula One Pirellis were to get used to.
Since he was 17 years old in Atlanta, I think people always knew that there was something different about Key. He’s obviously been able to adapt to so many sounds and time periods in his own way, which is clear from the long list of collaborators; but he has always retained an effortlessly weird perspective.
I do think one of my strengths is the ability to adapt to whatever the situation is.
You change your business plan to anticipate and adapt to changes in the marketplace.
The Green Revolution focused on the big three – maize, rice and wheat – and the Green Revolution did not adapt the big three to African conditions, other than South Africa, as much as they should have.
People no longer have one job for life, so it is right that younger generations adapt.
I have always believed governments must adapt to the needs of the people, not the other way around.
In our personal and professional lives, we are constantly hit with one adversity after the other, most of which we have no control over. But the four things we have total control over is how we react, how we adapt, how we breathe, and how we take action.
If players cannot see what’s going on in a game and adapt then they are no good and they will not win anything.
I adapt and I adjust to whatever environment I’m in.
I think when you work on fossils, and you realize that a species is there, and it’s abundant for quite a long period of time, and then at some point it’s no longer there – and so, when you look at that bigger picture, yes, you realize that either you change and adapt, or, as a species, you go extinct.
There will be ups and downs. Other teams will adapt to us, but everything will be OK in the end. We know we have to learn everything perfectly for this to work.
The mere fact of my novel being filmed means very little to me. For a long while after ‘The Crimson Petal’s publication in 2002, it looked as though Hollywood was going to adapt it.
It’s always a challenge to adapt a novel for screen, a visual medium.
I had noticed that many of these successful people, historical and contemporary, shared certain common traits. They had a way of thinking that was exceptionally fluid; they could adapt to almost any circumstance; when confronted with problems, they could look at them from novel perspectives and solve them.
The rich agricultural nations are the ones that can adapt to the new biotechnologies.
Theoretically, an open-plan office is a great format for a changeable work environment, a place where employees have a say over how they work and a place that can adapt to their needs and to the needs of the business.
It’s not easy when you have a new manager because you have to try and adapt yourself to him, the team, training sessions, and the game.
A longstanding dream of mine is to adapt ‘Dune,’ but it’s a long process to get the rights, and I don’t think I will succeed.
Good players always adapt well.
I am definitely quick to adapt. I am not scared to come into a new environment.
The brain adapts very quickly. It is incredible how quickly we can adapt and what progress we can make in a very short time.
I’ve learned to adapt to a situation, to make the best of it.
The Earth we evolved to inhabit is turning into something more turbulent and unreliable at a pace too fast for most living things to adapt to.
I just have tried to adapt to the constant changes that happen all the time in my schedule and try and find any sort of mini-predictability and balance within my very unpredictable life.
That’s one of the cool things I love about television, is it’s able to evolve and able to adapt and the actors and the performers are actually a more integral part of the process. So they’re informing not just the characters, but the story.
If I’m really under pressure to get work done, I can adapt to most situations, but I prefer to be at home, in a comfortable chair, with as few distractions as possible.
There’s no substitute for taking a clear-eyed look at the threats we’ll face and asking how our force will adapt to meet those threats.
But you really – I always think that a director has got to adapt to whatever the needs of the actor are. You know, so if you take someone like Eddie Murphy, who is not a big fan of rehearsal. You know he comes out of stand-up. He comes – it’s all about capturing the moment – in the moment, you know.
Basketball players can adapt to any situation.
Guys don’t adapt as well as women do to getting their heart broken for the first time. It’s tragic.
It’s a remarkable pace of which things change and adapt, and it’s hard for us to keep up with as a species.
I’d love to adapt more contemporary novels. But there isn’t really enough story and character to make a really satisfying serial, so they tend to be single dramas.
I think it is a good challenge when you have different balls in different countries. Naturally, it is a bit of skill to adapt quicker than the opposition in different conditions. It is an interesting debate, one that is thankfully not in my hands.
When you’re in a situation that is foreign to you, you just have to pull yourself together and adapt.
I use the transition of the airport, the flying from one place to another to really let go of the -isms, and the ideas that I have as an individual and kind of adapt and begin to morph.
You can’t underestimate rest. Sometimes in tennis we don’t realize that to rest your body is as important as it is to practice. We are traveling so much, all year, in different conditions, different courts, different surfaces, different balls – so we always have to adapt.
My strength is my flexibility. As a batsman, I have to adapt to different roles and numbers and frankly, I have been around for a long time now to understand different situations.
Ask most people, and they will say their name or profession, but you have to know who you are both physically and mentally. It’s really important in football because then you know your trigger points, how to adapt and improve.
It takes time to adapt to become an Arsenal player.
‘Adapt and overcome’ is my new motto.
They tried to get me to use a pick when I first joined the band. They had certain things they thought were appropriate. I tried to adapt as much as I could.
I’ve really just had to learn and adapt more than ever before, because there’s so much to do in F1. There’s so much to be on top of as a driver. It really requires perfection just to walk out of a weekend with a decent result.
Sometimes styles don’t translate. Rey Mysterio was a master of doing that. No matter where he went, Rey could make his style adapt. But not everyone is Rey Mysterio.
I realise I have to adapt my game a bit at international level; that the combativeness in the Premier League is a little bit different at international level.
I was brought up with a scientific outlook on life. It’s the way my father deciphers the world – whether it’s football, politics or hairstyles. So I don’t get anxious about the future, because I was raised to believe and accept that nothing stays the same, and the best way to survive is to adapt.
Living in a jungle is not something easy; it’s not something that you just adapt yourself to. And I think that in my case, I didn’t want to adapt.
We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand; but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves, first, to her ways.
There’s more to life than being an actor in a Hollywood movie. I’m not going to adapt my life after that existence, where a lot of people do. And they get the publicist, and they get all that stuff, and it becomes them. I think it’s a stupid way to live your life. A really dumb way to live your life.
You have to have something in your head to understand the Barcelona play. You have to adapt as quickly as possible.
I wouldn’t want to try to adapt something of my own. It would be like going back to school and doing all my exams again.
I grew up everywhere because my dad was in the Navy. I had to adapt to each environment.
Some things are difficult to adapt to.
Those who are truly contemporary are those who neither perfectly coincide with their time nor adapt to its demands… Contemporariness, then, is that relationship with time that adheres to it through a disconnection.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
The best mother is the mother who adapts, and the best children are the children who adapt as well.
I think that’s each and every week, you’re always gonna start with the basics, the fundamentals. One, stop the run. I think beyond that once you start there you’re always looking out what their personnel is, in which ways can they beat you and then you have to adapt and adjust during the course of the game.
To achieve success in this game you need specific talents and attributes. But we also have to adapt to the fact that we work in the public eye, with all its pros and cons.
My first, what, five, six years I was never given a microphone. Now we have this New Day thing where we talk pretty much every single week. It allows me to open up a whole different side, so I just think it’s really important to be able to adapt.
I like to talk about food, ingredients, and how to adapt recipes. It’s a dialogue.
It’s a challenge for any writer to write beyond what he knows. You get material, adapt it, and do the best you can with it.
There is a sort of theory that you should adapt bad books because they always make more successful films.
The truth is, bad things don’t affect us as profoundly as we expect them to. That’s true of good things, too. We adapt very quickly to either.
I’m a player coming into Manchester United, I’ve got to adapt like every other, no matter how old I am.
You have to adapt yourself to the changing times. There is no other way. You must keep up with what’s happening around you. You afford to be complacent on that front at all. Otherwise you won’t be relevant.
I think the consistency in my performances, my ability to adapt to different coaches, systems or competitions work in my favour.
This league does teach you that it’s inevitable that there’s constant change, and you always have to continue to embrace change, adapt with change.
To adapt a play into a movie, you have to change it.
My parents, Gary and Patricia, let me be in my world. They never told me what I couldn’t do. It helped me adapt in a positive way.
If a translation doesn’t have obvious writing problems, it may seem quite all right at first glance. We readers, after all, quickly adapt to the style of a translator, stop noticing it, and get caught up in the story.
You’ve got to adapt – or get out.
Players at the highest level have got high football intelligence, so they can adapt, but at the same time you need a structure and an idea of how you’ve got to play that system.
The digitally native vertical brand (DNVB) is born on the Internet. It is aimed squarely at millennials and digital natives. It doesn’t have to adapt to the future; it is the future. It doesn’t need to get younger customers. It starts with younger customers.
Historically, science-fiction and fantasy literature is no stranger to controversy, but it has learned how to adapt and endure.
Unfortunately, injuries are part of the game and you have to adapt, keep faith, trust and never give up.
Being a professional cricketer, you have to adapt to the conditions quickly. It takes time to get rhythm when you are constantly traveling from one country to another.
You need to adapt your game for what the team needs.
Our farmers and ranchers constantly evolve and adapt to the conditions surrounding them, and if provided better and faster connectivity, the development of new technologies on the farm will rival any other sector.
If you see a gaggle of teenagers walking towards you, you tend not to make eye contact, because you know they’re going to recognise you. You learn to adapt: 99.999 per cent of people aren’t looking to be harmful or unpleasant; they just want something, a photograph or an autograph.
Learning disabilities do not go away, but you learn how to adapt. You may have to work a little bit harder; it may take a long time. You just may do it differently – but you can do it.
You never know for sure whether a player will adapt to a new country until he gets there.
Values are the foundation of a company. Culture is the manifestation of values – the day to day actions and behavior. Adapt tactical cultural behavior that helps you execute on your values.
Access to information, to music or any kind of culture, is getting faster and faster and more streamlined. At each juncture, people are thrown into tumult and have to adapt or die.
If I can adapt to different tactics I think I will be a better player.
I am always trying to learn and adapt.
Starting a company, your success is going to be very dependent on how you adapt. You’re going to make decisions, you’re going to make bets; most of them are going to turn out to be wrong.
Good decisions are not necessarily playing it short every time you get the ball. The best teams can play longer or have a threat behind or play through or around. They adapt.
One of the first places where I started to respond to song lyrics was in reggae music. A lot of what I was responding to were references to the Old Testament. It was not that I had to adapt the lyrics to the sound. Reggae and the Old Testament are bound up together. There wasn’t anything that I had to do.
What makes me unique is my ability to adapt to different situations and switch onto smaller guards and stay out there. Another component to being out there on the floor – and this is something that I learned as my college career went on – was staying on the floor, literally, comes down to not picking up fouls.
It is a challenging task to adapt a book to screen presentation and you will not be able to satisfy those who read the classic novel.
The human mind and body remains the most complex, powerful machine on the planet, and we will adapt and thrive in a world of accelerating technological change.
You must adapt to the situation. This is where the pictures come from.