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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.- Stephen Hawking
As human beings, we have the blessing and the curse that we're able to adapt to almost anything. No matter how extreme the circumstances you're in, they become normal.- Kevin Powers
The more you adapt, the more interesting you are.-Martha Stewart
A true champion can adapt to anything.
- Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

One father is more than a hundred Schoolemasters.
- George Herbert

My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'
- Michael Jordan

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away.
- Linus Pauling
He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. 
- Clarence Budington Kelland
Freedom is one of hte priceless gifts given to man but we must fight everyday to claim it.
- Terry Mark
Motherhood: All love begin and ends there.
- Robert Browning
My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.
- Marlo Thomas

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
- H.G. Wells

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

- Aristotle


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Failure is the foundation of truth. It teaches us what isn't true, and that is a great beginning. To fear failure is to fear the possibility of truth.
- Joan Chittister
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "Press On" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
- Calvin Coolidge
What you really have to do, if you want to be creative, is to unlearn all the teasing and censoring that you've experienced throughout your life. If you are truly a creative person, you know that feeling insecure and lonely is par for the course. You can't have it both ways: You can't be creative and conform, too. You have to recognize that what makes you different also makes you creative.
- Arno Penzias
He that can have patience can have what he will. 
- Benjamin Franklin
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light somewhere nearby.
- Ruth E. Renkee
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
- Benjamin Franklin
Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn’t original sin. He’s born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it’s a tragedy. A lot of people don’t have the courage to do it. 
 - Helen Hayes
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more. 
- Mark Twain
You will only be remembered for two things: the problems you solve or the ones you create.
- Mike Murdock
My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that ‘achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others, and that’s nice, too, but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.’ - Helen Hayes
The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. - Robert Cromier
The sun is but a morning star.- Henry David Thoreau
If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.
- Betty Reese
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid enough money not to quit.
- George Carlin
Some critics will write "Maya Angelou is a natural writer"--which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.
- Maya Angelou
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned.
- Benjamin Franklin
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
– Sally Berger
Never ruin a good apology with an excuse.
- Benjamin Franklin

We relish news of our heroes, Forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
- Helen Hayes
Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom at all, because the mind is never new, fresh, innocent. 
- J. Krishnamurti
Never give up, and luck will find you.
- Falkor (from NeverEnding Story)
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.- Abraham Lincoln
If people are kicking you in the behind, at least you're in front of them.
- Billy Graham
Your life is not going to be easy, and it should not be easy. It ought to be hard. It ought to be radical; it ought to be restless; it ought to lead you to places you'd rather not go.
- Henri Nouwen
Some days you're the pigeon; some days you're the statue.- Roger Anderson
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear. 
- Douglas Adams
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Berthold Auerbach