Great Quotes On Flexibility

Great Quotes On Flexibility

“The hallmark of creative people is their mental flexibility… Sometimes they are open and probing, at others they’re playful and off-the-wall. At still other times, they’re critical and faultfinding. And finally, they’re doggedly persistent in striving to reach their goals.’ – Roger von Oech


The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” – Albert Einstein


“The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a molehill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton


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


“We learn flexibility and adaptability.” – John Roper


“Freedom always deals with ‘the possible’; this gives freedom its great flexibility, its fascination, and its dangers.” – Rollo May


“Peak performers see the ability to manage change as a necessity in fulfilling their missions.” – Charles A. Garfield


“Be flexible, but stick to your principles.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”
― Albert Einstein
“That which yields is not always weak.”
― Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel’s Dart

“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


“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


“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

“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


“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


“Don’t ever rule out the option of U-turn in your life, because one day you will need it! The moment you realize that you are going to the wrong direction, turn to the right direction instantly, with a beautiful U-turn!”
― Mehmet Murat ildan“A flexible mind has a better chance to think differently and take a unique path in the life journey.”
― Pearl Zhu, 


“Willow trees up high
bend amid ancient knowledge
shared softly by antique winds.
Through attained wisdom
they mature, strong and certain,
enchanting the bygone winds”
― Phen Weston,


“To say that one must live in uncertainty doesn’t begin to get at a tenuous, precarious nature of faith. The minute you begin to speak with certitude about God, he is gone. We praise people for having strong faith, but strength is only one part of that physical metaphor: one also needs FLEXIBILITY.”
― Christian Wiman


“When we arrived at my home north of the city, my five-year-old son Magnus, brimming with the confidence he’d gained in two full weeks of kindergarten, opened the front door and asked John, “Is it true you live in a tent?”
“Yes, it is,” John said.
“Why don’t you have a house like everybody else?”
John leaned in to meet Magnus’ dubious stare. “Because I endeavor to remain flexible.”
― Mark Adams


“And she knew that this was the thing that would harm Dionne in the end, not her foolishness but the foolhardy way in which she clung to her own terrible ideas. She knew that this was Avril’s undoing, not that she’d made the wrong choices, but that she’d been so unwilling to let anyone in to see the lie of her marriage, this masking was worse than the original mistake. Sixty-three years on this earth has taught Hyacinth that it wasn’t so much the mistakes that people made but how flexible they were in the aftermath that made all the difference in how their lives turned out. It was the women who held too tightly to the dream of their husband’s fidelity who unraveled, the parents who clasped their children too close who lost them, the me who grieved too deeply the lives they’d wanted and would never have who saw their sadness consume them. Hyacinth worried about Dionne because of her hard way of being in the world, the way she could only see the world through the lens of her own flawed feelings.”
― Naomi Jackson


“Freedom is the inherent strength of a compassionate involved in acts of kindness and evolved in a constant training of flexibility. There’s no free spirit in a rigid body as only a mind with open willingness to change cannot get caught in a trap.”
― Ana Claudia Antunes


“Often times success doesn’t come from strength, but from flexibility and adaptability”
― Debasish Mridha MD


“If you want to be more flexible and adaptable, practice challenging your comfort zones.”
― Akiroq Brost


“If you want to be more flexible and adaptable, practice challenging your comfort zones.”
― Akiroq Brost


“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


“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 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


“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

“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


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