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Frank Knight Quotes and Sayings

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We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.
- Frank Knight

Goods move in response to price differences from points
of low to points of higher price,
the movement tending to obliterate the price difference and come to rest.
- Frank Knight

In the long run all producers are forced to use the
most efficient methods or give place to others who do.
- Frank Knight

All science is static in the sense that it describes
the unchanging aspects of things.
- Frank Knight

 

There is no sense in making statements that will not
continue to be true after they are made.
- Frank Knight

It is true practically if not altogether without exception
that the changes studied by any science tend to equilibrate
or neutralize the forces which bring them about,
and finally to come to rest.
- Frank Knight

The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests
on the assumption that it preserves its identity,
or continues to be the same thing in the respect described,
that it will behave in future situations as it has in past.
- Frank Knight

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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
- Stephen Hawking

Like a Chameleon, I Adapt to Changing Circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose to adapt to the circumstances in which I find myself.
I choose to be flexible in my dealings with those around me.
I understand that my way is not the only way -
that inner peace comes from respecting the ways of others,
and that, if I am open, I may gain great insights and happiness
from the ideas and traditions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand;
but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves,
first, to her ways.
- Clarence Day

Negation is the mind's first freedom,
yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we
exert ourselves to overcome it,
adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
- Emile M. Cioran

They tried to get me to use a pick when I first joined the band.
They had certain things they thought were appropriate.
I tried to adapt as much as I could.
- Lindsey Buckingham

Finally, I have to say that the most surprising aspect
has been the speed at which the folks in India adapt to Western practices.
They learn fast, really, really fast.
- Sanjay Kumar

Animals can adapt to problems and make inventions,
but often no faster than natural selection can do its work -
the world acts as its own simulator in the case of natural selection.
- Vernor Vinge

We recognize the need to adapt to a changing competitive environment.
- Sumner Redstone

We're the only creature God ever created that doesn't want to adapt.
We want to make it stand still.
And one thing that's constant is nature is constantly changing.
- Don Young

The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition,
or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
- Stephen Bayley

I have never come across a technology that doesn't change.
This is inevitable.
You have to adapt your systems as technology develops.
- Gijs de Vries

I think it was more personal, but I certainly tried
to adapt certain concepts of Surrealism.
- Trevor Dunn

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt.
Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity
to get the most from your talent.
- Nolan Ryan

But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself,
can adapt to the needs of its citizens,
can take their views into account.
That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency.
- John Hutton

And I also am very nervous about implants.
You know, I'm just nervous about all that.
So I could still do it.
I could think about it.
But I needed to adapt to myself.
- Lynn Redgrave

You must constantly change and adapt to a new environment.
- Jong-yong Yun

Life does more than adapt to the Earth.
It changes the Earth to its own purposes.
- James Lovelock

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

I have always believed governments must adapt to the needs of the people,
not the other way around.
- Kim Campbell

As human beings we do change, grow, adapt,
perhaps even learn and become wiser.
- Wendy Carlos

I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work.
I like to adapt books.
- Joseph Wambaugh

When I was rising eighteen I persuaded my parents to
let me return to Australia and at least see whether
I could adapt myself to life on the land before going up to Cambridge.
- Patrick White

My career should adapt to me.
Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

You get elected, often, if you're a woman,
on the strength of the women's vote;
then you get into office,
and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.
- Eleanor Clift

Organisms by their design are not made to adapt too far.
- Kevin Kelly

Each generation's job is to question what parents accept on faith,
to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation's
system of values for a new age.
- Frank Pittman

We may come to Jesus and ask Him; He will know all about it;
if He comes to a little child,
he will adapt himself to the language and capacity of a little child.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

The free trade movement in the middle of the last century
represents the first conscious recognition of these
new circumstances and of the necessity to adapt to them.
- Christian Lous Lange

Reasonable men adapt to the world around them;
unreasonable men make the world adapt to them.
The world is changed by unreasonable men.
- Edwin Louis Cole

In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal.
- Gertrude Stein

I'm too old to adapt to somebody else's ways.
- Claudia Christian

There is no more reason to think that they expected
the world to remain static than there is to think that
any of us holds a crystal ball.
The only way to create a foundational document that
could stand the test of time was to build in enough
flexibility that later generations would be able to
adapt it to their own needs and uses.
- Diane Wood

Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage
and to adapt to the mores of the new country,
one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills
and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.
- Rudolf Arnheim

My mother came from St.
Thomas.
I heard that melody and all I did was actually adapt it.
I made my adaptation of sort of an island traditional melody.
It did become sort of my trademark tune.
- Sonny Rollins

The presentations and conceptions of the average man
of the world are formed and dominated,
not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself,
but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life.
- Ernst Mach

Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in -
for instance,
the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great -
throughout the day,
we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available.
- Thomas Keller

We are a party of innovation.
We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing
to adapt to changing circumstances,
when change we must.
We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in
order to achieve a better future.
- Barbara Jordan

Changes have taken place since year one.
When Caruso left, that was a big change.
We've been able to adapt nicely.
It's given us new opportunities for different characters and story lines.
- Dennis Franz

There are rumors that we want to move back to the U.K.,
but we're so happy in America I actually can't see us ever leaving...
People ask me how long it took to adapt.
Twenty minutes.
- Victoria Beckham

We need to do a lot more thinking about how the regime is going to evolve,
how the bad guys are going to adapt their tactics,
and what measures we're going to need in order to go forward.
- Mitchell Reiss

I'm not a really good classical guitarist by any means,
but what I learned from this is a way of working very
slowly on solo pieces and I enjoyed working on these pieces of John's.
They were not written for solo guitar but a lot of them were easy to adapt.
- Marc Ribot

I mean, there are many other directors who are probably
both more skilled and excited to adapt novels or work
within certain genre conventions.
I'd like to do that kind of work someday,
but for better or worse I'm too drawn by my own material.
- Todd Solondz

The only way to create a foundational document that
could stand the test of time was to build in enough
flexibility that later generations would be able to
adapt it to their own needs and uses.
- Diane Wood

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority
is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
- Leonardo da Vinci

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence -
is the key to unlocking our potential.
- Winston Churchill

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

I do not believe in the God of the theologians;
but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
- Thomas Edison

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is One Infinite Mind,
which of necessity includes all that is,
whether it be the intelligence in man,
the life in the animal,
or the invisible Presence which is God.
- Ernest Holmes

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Man becomes man only by his intelligence,
but he is man only by his heart.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

There are no great limits to growth because there are
no limits of human intelligence,
imagination, and wonder.
- Ronald Reagan

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less
intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
- Salvador Dali

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant
intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
- Sigmund Freud

Intelligence is not a science.
- Frank Carlucci

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald


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