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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
- Bertha Calloway (attributed)

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We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached,
don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
- Confucius

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return.
It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
- Arthur C. Clarke

 

You have to adjust to where you are but the French are all together -
the guys and the women.
It's good.
- Amelie Mauresmo

The best performers in Europe are those who use their
welfare states to help people adjust to change.
- John Monks

There are things I can't force.
I must adjust.
There are times when the greatest change needed is
a change of my viewpoint.
- Denis Diderot

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I think artists who are attracted to working on the
Net will adjust their work to the capabilities of a very small screen.
- Laurie Anderson

Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure,
but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions
so that they are most favorable to you.
- William Frederick Book

I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
- Jimmy Dean

When I left HEEP I didn't know what I wanted!
It took me a long time to adjust to life away from
the band and the only thing I knew was that I didn't
want to repeat my mistakes!
- Ken Hensley

It took me time to adjust and to realise it was not
going to happen like it did in the juniors.
- Amelie Mauresmo

This crisis is not simply a more severe version of
the usual business cycle recession,
the typical downturn in which economies ultimately adjust and stabilize.
- Timothy Geithner

I was desperately unhappy trying to adjust to the world.
- Al Purdy

Our world has evolved and grown more technologically savvy.
Lawmakers need to adjust to these changes.
- Dennis Hastert

We are shaped by each other.
We adjust not to the reality of a world,
but to the reality of other thinkers.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

No matter whether you are new or an old team member,
you need time to adjust to one another.
- Yao Ming

You don't adjust.
You just dominate.
- Al Davis

What was really horrifying about jail is that it really isn't horrifying.
You adjust very easily.
- Roberta Victor

Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast.
- Tom Peters

Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
- Will Durant

Adjust your makeup to the light in which your wear it.
- Helena Rubinstein

This is not bad, but the pace of globalisation has
surpassed the capacity of the system to adjust to new
realities of a more interdependent and integrated world.
- Anna Lindh

We must have a fair tax in the United States.
We have to re-adjust it, we must be fiscally responsible.
- Peter Camejo

I think if you're writing from the heart,
very often, the subject matter will adjust as you age...
but you try to write the best song you can possibly write.
For us, we have the same basic elements that make up the America sound.
- Gerry Beckley

I explained that we would like to adjust our position
on the Syrian question to theirs,
as, in our view, they are the decisive factor in our
relations with our neighbors,
and Syria is unimportant.
- Moshe Sharett

But the system of prices ruling the market not only
transmits information in the light of which economic
agents can mutually adjust their actions,
it also provides them with an incentive to exercise
economy in terms of money.
- Michael Polanyi

We talked to the referees before the game;
there's always new situations to adjust,
for the refs and for us as well.
Even on the ice, it's good for players to talk and
interact with the referee.
- Peter Bondra

As I have tried to show, science, in producing the
airplane and the wireless,
has created a new international political environment
to which governments must adjust their foreign policies.
- John Boyd Orr

Sometimes that mantle is hard to adjust to wearing
but we are at a stage that we are comfortable with
it and we recognize how we are perceived and how the
real core individual that each one of us has apart
from the facade that the public believes that we are.
- James Young

Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas,
for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and
they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of
reality as they find it in villages and hills of China
or in ghettos and suburbs of America.
- Theodore White

It has now been over 7 years since Congress last raised
the minimum wage to its current level of $5.15 per hour.
Since that last increase, Congress's failure to adjust
the wage for inflation has reduced the purchasing power
of the minimum wage to record low levels.
- Jon Corzine

In this outward and physical ceremony,
we attest once again to the inner
and spiritual strength of our Nation.
As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say:
"We must adjust to changing times,
and still hold to unchanging principles."
- Jimmy Carter

And so if your competitors aren't growing,
if there isn't a competitive reason to grow,
and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores,
you adjust your strategy.
- Jim Cantalupo

Oh yeah, I mean, it wasn't a very good guitar,
most good guitars have got thrust rods in the necks
that you can adjust or that'll keep them in shape,
you know keep them straight.
This one just, well it turned into a bow and arrow
after a couple of months.
- Eric Clapton

I think the biggest thing for me is being able to adjust
to the way the game has changed.
It's basically a 180-degree turn from the style I like to play.
That's what I think I'm most proud of,
being able to fit into this style of game and still be fairly successful.
- Brett Hull

One thing that took a while to really adjust to was,
you do it for the the art, for the money,
for being together and having a good time,
but you do it for all those people out there who really care about the show.
We are now talking about a show we did over 20 years ago.
- Steve Kanaly

The single currency should allow the European Union,
and therefore France, to balance its monetary strength with the United States.
It should help us adjust to the development of China.
- Laurent Fabius

This has been a great experience for me.
The first couple of days you don't always feel too well.
You adjust to the fluid shifting, how to fly through
space without hitting things or anybody else.
But then you get in a groove.
- Laurel Clark

All biologic phenomena act to adjust:
there are no biologic actions other than adjustments.
Adjustment is another name for Equilibrium.
Equilibrium is the Universal, or that which has nothing external to derange it.
- Charles Fort

Given that, and assuming that we begin to adjust to
issues like climate change and the greenhouse effect,
Denver's location in the center of the country becomes a tremendous advantage.
- John Hickenlooper

To me, baseball has always been a reflection of life.
Like life, it adjusts.
It survives everything.
- Willie Stargell

Life at any time can become difficult:
life at any time can become easy.
It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.
- Morarji Desai

The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward

It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts
to reality essentially without the use of language
and that language is merely an incidental means of
solving specific problems of communication or reflection.
- Edward Sapir

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake
twice without getting nervous.
- Alexander Hamilton

Like any working mother I find it hard to have a social life.
But my kids are so well adjusted.
There isn't a brat bone in their body so I haven't done anything that bad.
- Ruby Wax

I feel like I'm the most well-adjusted character on the show,
even though I'm sure the other actors would tell you
the same thing about their characters.
- Thomas Lennon

I think that is a universal adolescent feeling,
trying to find your place.
The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment,
I've yet to meet.
- Roger Bannister

Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997.
The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation.
- Russ Carnahan

I consider myself much better adjusted than Gabriel.
- Armistead Maupin

I wasn't raised with money, so I had to get used to having it.
I think I've adjusted to it pretty well.
- Christine McVie

It was a perfectly average well- adjusted childhood,
not a bit unlike that of millions of other individuals.
- DeForest Kelley

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing
to be adjusted by abolition of forms.
It requires change of heart.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A study of the history of wages back through the years
indicates clearly that when the cost-of-living rises
appreciably wages have shortly been adjusted upward also.
- Charles E. Wilson

Median wages of production workers, who comprise 80
percent of the workforce,
haven't risen in 30 years, adjusted for inflation.
- Robert Reich

I can't go back and label myself as an outcast because
I was a pretty well-adjusted kid,
but I can certainly relate to the feeling of being an outsider.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I am the most well-adjusted human being I know.
I started out this investigation as a very happy man with a great career.
I've got the life people dream about:
I am rich,
I am famous, I've got a fabulous marriage to an absolutely,
spell-bindingly brilliant woman.
- James Ellroy

Italy have plenty of high-quality players.
Newcomers need time to get adjusted to the set-up and the system of play.
I'm very young, and although I think I have shown good
quality in my international games,
I realise that there are plenty of others competing for places.
- Alessandro Del Piero

And then as I frequently do, some times I'll peek out
from underneath the focusing cloth and just look around
the edges of the frame that I'm not seeing,
see if there's something that should be adjusted in
terms of changing the camera position.
- John Sexton

Our two biggest rivals had adjusted their whole season
to this one aim of beating us.
Of course, it is a big compliment that they were so
motivated to stop us but it was very tough to face
two matches like that so close together.
Suddenly three trophies are down to one.
- Dennis Bergkamp

For every five well-adjusted and smoothly functioning Americans,
there are two who never had the chance to discover themselves.
It may well be because they have never been alone with themselves.
- Marya Mannes

These Americans are among the working poor with full-time
jobs earning $5.15 an hour.
Millions fall into this boat, even more when you consider
that the poverty line has not been adequately adjusted
to reflect the true level of poverty in this country.
- Marcy Kaptur

At 6:30, which was when the national news began,
my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas.
Usually I occupied myself with a book,
but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

The two records are very different.
I guess, on the second record, that's more where I was at.
Its not that I'm more well-adjusted or anything,
it's just that what I wanted to sing about maybe was
more the way I wanted to feel.
- Jon Crosby

And I spent that time working as an insurance adjuster
and going to law school in the evening,
and then when I left law school, I joined the Department
of Justice in Washington.
- George J. Mitchell

The system of nature, of which man is a part,
tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting,
self-cleansing.
Not so with technology.
- E. F. Schumacher

Man's unique reward, however, is that while animals
survive by adjusting themselves to their background,
man survives by adjusting his background to himself.
- Ayn Rand

It is still true that it is easier to compose a poem
in the form of a manual for adjusting a VCR than it
is to write a piece using just tuning as a symphony.
- Brian Ferneyhough


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