Adapted Quotes & Sayings

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Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring. - Henry V. Miller
Envy: Emulation adapted to the meanest capacity. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce
A 'modern' man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice. - Elias Canetti
There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them. - C. S. Lewis
Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet more apt for contemplation. - Saint Thomas Aquinas
Beware of meat twice boiled, and an old foe reconciled. - Benjamin Franklin
We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again. There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it. - Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose. - Woodrow Wilson