Return to the The Garden Party Forum | Post a Follow-Up

quotes 2 - 25 - 14

Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 25, 14 at 0:13

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Stephen Hawking

Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
Marcus Aurelius

Brains are tricky and adaptable organs. For all the 'neuroplasticity' allowing our brains to reconfigure themselves to the biases of our computers, we are just as neuroplastic in our ability to eventually recover and adapt.
Douglas Rushkoff

Humans are an infant species, a mere 150,000 years old. But, armed with a massive brain, we've not only survived, we've used our wits to adapt to and flourish in habitats as varied as deserts, Arctic tundra, tropical rainforests, wetlands and high mountain ranges.
David Suzuki

Living with anyone for many years takes skill. To keep peace in the household, couples learn to adapt to one another, hopefully in positive ways.
Diane Ackerman

Life clearly does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes. Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia.
James Lovelock

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

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: quotes 2 - 25 - 14

I love very much today's quotes, all of them. Thanks Don.

RE: quotes 2 - 25 - 14

Great ones Don, especially #2. Take care.

RE: quotes 2 - 25 - 14

A veritable banquet of quotes today, each one a tasty morsel, taken together they are a delight. Thank you, Don

RE: quotes 2 - 25 - 14

Very interesting quotes about adaptation.Especially now when I'm getting older, there are "new" normals all the time.
Lilo, nice use of words in your reply.

RE: quotes 2 - 25 - 14

  • Posted by mwheel East. WV-Z.6 (My Page) on
    Tue, Feb 25, 14 at 19:30

I'm late getting to the party, today, but , Don, your quotes are great any time of the day or night. Continuing on Lilo's theme, you've given us lots of "food for thought".

RE: quotes 2 - 25 - 14

Very good, Don.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the The Garden Party Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here