Quotes About Flexibility

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

Jacqueline Carey
“That which yields is not always weak.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Dart

Jodi Picoult
“The human capacity for burden is like bamboo- far more flexible than you'd ever believe at first glance.”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
“There are times when I am so unlike myself that I might be taken for someone else of an entirely opposite character.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Confessions

Daniel J. Levitin
“Music may be the activity that prepared our pre-human ancestors for speech communication and for the very cognitive, representational flexibility necessary to become humans.”
Daniel J. Levitin, This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

“I want to caution you against the idea that balance has to be a routine that looks the same week in and week out.”
Kevin Thoman

Ashok  Kallarakkal
“Marriage is the union of two 'I's to form a 'V'. Both 'I's have to tilt equally to make a good 'V'. 'I's standing tall can never make a 'V'.”
Ashok Kallarakkal

“When the Chief Justice read me the oath,' he [FDR] later told an adviser, 'and came to the words "support the Constitution of the United States" I felt like saying: "Yes, but it's the Constitution as I understand it, flexible enough to meet any new problem of democracy--not the kind of Constitution your Court has raised up as a barrier to progress and democracy.”
Susan Quinn, The Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times

Criss Jami
“Truth is not fully explosive, but purely electric. You don't blow the world up with the truth; you shock it into motion.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Debasish Mridha
“The measure of a person’s strength is not his muscular power or strength, but it is his flexibility and adaptability.”
Debasish Mridha

Frank Herbert
“Life produces a different taste each time you take it.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

Steven Redhead
“Flexibility is the greatest strength.”
Steven Redhead, Life Is Simply A Game

Pawan Mishra
“One of the things people did best at the office was to use flexibility to its last atom.”
Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

“Develop flexibility and you will be firm; cultivate yielding and you will be strong.”
Liezi, The Book of Master Lie

Frank Herbert
“He straightened, assuming an odd attitude of dignity – as though it were another mask.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

George F. Will
“There may be arrogance – and the laziness of someone who is indefatigable when doing what he enjoys, but only when doing that.”
George F. Will, The Woven Figure: Conservatism and America's Fabric

George F. Will
“When a workman is unceasingly and exclusively engaged in the fabrication of one thing, he ultimately does his work with singular dexterity; but, at the same time, he loses the general faculty of applying his mind to the direction of the work. His every day becomes more of adroit and less industrious; so that it may be said of him, that, in proportion as the workman improves, the man is degraded. Alexis de Tocqueville”
George F. Will, The Woven Figure: Conservatism and America's Fabric

“The writer as boxer says he develops by, "learning from everyone who'll spar with me.”
Davis Miller, Approaching Ali: A Reclamation in Three Acts

Debasish Mridha
“Yoga is not just a workout, it is a natural way of enhancing flexibility, calmness, clarity, and youthfulness.”
Debasish Mridha

Mehmet Murat ildan
“For a flexible person, it is impossible not to reach his destination, because by using his ability to be flexible, he can easily define a nearer new destination!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Alexis de Tocqueville
“A central administration enervates the nations in which it exists by incessantly diminishing their public spirit. If such an administration succeeds in convincing all the disposable resources of a people, it impairs at least the renewal of those resources.”
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Albert Ellis
“أنا أسّر بإقناع الآخرين بوجهة نظري، لكنني قادر على تقبل أن يعارضني الآخرون في الرأي من دون أن يجعل ذلك منهم أشخاص سيئين.”
Albert Ellis

Andrew Zolli
“Resilient systems fail gracefully. A perfect system is often most fragile.”
Andrew Zolli, Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

Andrew Zolli
“The author says one of the sources of resilience is the ability to measure and perceive early warning signs so as to adapt.”
Andrew Zolli, Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

Andrew Zolli
“The author says resilience is the ability to move rob a preferred state to an expanded list of alternatives.”
Andrew Zolli, Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

“What would you do if you couldn't do what you want?'-"Something else.”
Marty Rubin

Deyth Banger
“If there is possbility of the ability, I will choose flexibility.”
Deyth Banger

Angelica Hopes
“Be gifted with wise flexibility.”
― Angelica Hopes”
Angelica Hopes, Landscapes of a Heart, Whispers of a Soul

Richard Sennett
“...değişime açık olmayı ve koşullara ayak uydurabilmeyi özgür eylem için gerekli karakter özellikleri olarak görüyoruz; insan değişme yeteneği olduğu için özgürdür diye düşünüyoruz. Ancak günümüzde yeni ekonomi politik, özgürlüğe duyulan kişisel arzuya ihanet ediyor. Bürokratik rutine karşı isyan ve esneklik arayışı, bizi özgürleştirecek koşulları yaratmak yerine yeni iktidar ve kontrol yapıları üretti.”
Richard Sennett, The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

“The rule that surpasses all rules is that you must be connected, willing to see what's in front of you, and willing to move if what you're doing isn't working.”
Terrence Real, How Can I Get Through to You?: Closing the Intimacy Gap Between Men and Women

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