Ahmed Ali - I have been working up until recently with Neil Simon, who has been adapting the character to me.
[ Adapting Been Character Neil Recently Simon Until Up Working]
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Rod Blagojevich - The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
[ Adapts Culture Customers Industry Much Reactions Them]
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Bill Brandt - Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of, so I'm very happy for people to focus on them.
[ Adaptations Been Both Film Focus Fortunately Happy Involved Pieces Proud Television Them Very Work]
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Mary Hansen - 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.
[ Abandon Adapt American Asked Country Customs Enrich Expected Foreign Heritage Living Mores New Own Possess Rather Resources Skills Than Treasure Would]
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Dennis Hastert - We have the hardest working people in the world, the most adaptable and the most congenial to employ.
[ Adaptable Congenial Employ Hardest Most Working World]
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Louis Jordan - 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.
[ Adapt Among Been Cast Creatures Destiny Fellow Live Lot Love Ordained Shall Sincerely Things Which Whom Your Yourself]
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Kim Stanley Robinson - 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.
[ Ability Adapt Assumption Changing Circumstances Deny Man Must Only See Those Tradition Value Versions]
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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - 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.
[ Actually Adapt America Ask Back Ever Happy How Leaving Long Minutes Move Rumors See Took Twenty Us Want]
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Layne Staley - Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.
[ Adapted Any Author Come Easily Great Handy Happens Literature Must Other Present Soul Spring Then Upheaval Which Works]
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- Remember that in every single case in history the process of adaptation has been one of exceeding slowness. Do not look for the impossible, but do not let your path deviate from the quiet and steadfast insistence on full opportunities for your powers.
[ Adaptation Been Case Deviate Every Exceeding Full History Impossible Insistence Look Opportunities Path Powers Process Quiet Remember Single Slowness Steadfast Your]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Appropriate Band Certain Could First Get Had Joined Much Pick Things Thought Tried Use Were]
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- Mail armor continued in general use till about the year 1300, when it was gradually supplanted by plate armor, or suits consisting of pieces or plates of solid iron, adapted to the different parts of the body.
[ Adapted Armor Body Consisting Continued Different General Gradually Iron Mail Parts Pieces Plate Plates Solid Suits Supplanted Till Use Year]
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- My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you.
[ Accomplishment Adapted Already Been Best Conviction Further Legislative Measures Moneys Necessity Objects Opinion Provisions Public Regard Submitted Those]
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- I am only doing now what I have ever done; and ever will continue to do - that is adapting past experience to present reform in the light of high ideals and future objects.
[ Adapting Am Continue Doing Done Ever Experience Future High Ideals Light Now Objects Only Past Present Reform Will]
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- The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world.
[ Adapted Attain Capacity Considered Greatest Happiness Him Himself His Leads Man Nature Only Plainly Present Respect Single Sum Whole World]
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- Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be; and a University training is the one best adapted to prevent their becoming so.
[ Adapted Becoming Best Intended Men Prevent Priests Should Their Training University World]
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- Young people have a marvelous faculty of either dying or adapting themselves to circumstances.
[ Adapting Circumstances Dying Either Faculty Marvelous Themselves Young]
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- I have always believed governments must adapt to the needs of the people, not the other way around.
[ Adapt Always Around Believed Governments Must Needs Other Way]
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- As human beings we do change, grow, adapt, perhaps even learn and become wiser.
[ Adapt Become Beings Change Even Grow Human Learn Perhaps Wiser]
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- There has been only a civil rights movement, whose tone of voice was adapted to an audience of liberal whites.
[ Adapted Audience Been Civil Liberal Movement Only Rights Tone Voice Whites Whose]
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- Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.
[ Adapting Cinema Cost Culture Harm Losing Originality Reflects Technology Your]
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- Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
[ Adaptation Branches Climate Dress Exercise Health Hours Necessary Perseverance Regularity Retiring Rising Simple Temperance Things Variations]
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- Legislation passed in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 enhanced our intelligence capabilities and strengthened our national defense, but until now our nation's immigration policies have not adapted to the needs of a post-September 11th world.
[ Adapted Aftermath Capabilities Defense Enhanced Immigration Intelligence Legislation Nation National Needs Now Our Passed Policies Post-September September Strengthened Until World]
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- I'm too old to adapt to somebody else's ways.
[ Adapt Else Old Somebody Too Ways]
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- I think before 1997 is over, NATO will have taken giant strides in what's called adaptation, the discussions about bringing the French fully into the NATO forces.
[ Adaptation Before Bringing Called Discussions Forces French Fully Giant Into Nato Over Strides Taken Think Will]
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- Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that were created after World War II.
[ Adapting After Assist Created Ii Institutions Most President Probably Renewing Secretary State Thing Transnational Useful War Were World]
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- 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.
[ Acquired Adapt Exert First Freedom Fruitful Habit Imprison Long Mind Needs Negation Negative Once Only Our Ourselves Overcome Us Yet]
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- When you talk to crews that went to Mir or have gone up to International Space Station, they say that you go through different phases of adaptation or getting used to the space environment.
[ Adaptation Crews Different Environment Getting Go Gone International Mir Phases Say Space Station Talk Through Up Used Went]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Elected Environment Get Into Male Office Often Overwhelmingly Strength Then Vote Woman Women]
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- Reasonable men adapt to the world around them; unreasonable men make the world adapt to them. The world is changed by unreasonable men.
[ Adapt Around Changed Make Men Reasonable Them Unreasonable World]
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- They are the most fascinating, intelligent, resourceful, adaptable animals I have ever seen. Grizzlies are a real symbol of true wildness.
[ Adaptable Animals Ever Fascinating Intelligent Most Real Resourceful Seen Symbol True Wildness]
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- If you look at body fat, it seems to increase with age, even though your weight does not. That's a physiological fact of aging, they say. Heck it is. It is an adaptive effect of aging.
[ Adaptive Age Aging Body Does Effect Even Fact Fat Heck Increase Look Physiological Say Seems Though Weight Your]
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- Some of us have great original ideas and some of us depend on adaptations.
[ Adaptations Depend Great Ideas Original Some Us]
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- It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
[ Adaptable Change Intelligent Most Nor Species Strongest Survives]
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- We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand; but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves, first, to her ways.
[ Adapt Fact First Grand Her Mastery Nature Our Ourselves Respectfully Sounds Talk Very Ways Which]
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- I'm an adaptable nomad. I love Paris, I've been living in Los Angeles and New York since 1990. I love London, too. My roots are inside of me.
[ Adaptable Angeles Been Inside Living London Los Love New Nomad Paris Roots Since Too York]
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- My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go.
[ Adapt Career Fame Go Pass Should Vip Want Wherever]
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- Overtime, hatchery fish tend to show signs of domestication and these traits adapted to the hatchery environment can make it more difficult to survive in the wild.
[ Adapted Difficult Environment Fish Make More Overtime Show Signs Survive Tend These Traits Wild]
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- It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing?
[ Adaptations Attempts Book Came Comic Crappy Different Done Film Just Kept Out Re-Release Something Superman These Thing Thinking Why]
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- I think it was more personal, but I certainly tried to adapt certain concepts of Surrealism.
[ Adapt Certain Certainly Concepts More Personal Surrealism Think Tried]
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- My advice to anyone adapting a novel is that once they've read it and learnt to understand it, then they must throw it away and never look at it again!
[ Adapting Advice Again Anyone Away Learnt Look Must Never Novel Once Read Then Throw Understand]
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- Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
[ Adaptations Book Comic Films Go Most Out Rooted Saying Strip Want]
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- Sometimes when you play a character, you can feel it in your body. And I felt like I had characteristics of my dog: the way Webster moves, the way he holds his head. I kind of adapted it into this part unconsciously.
[ Adapted Body Character Characteristics Dog Feel Felt Had Head His Holds Into Kind Moves Part Play Sometimes Unconsciously Way Webster Your]
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- I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to something that was efficient. I didn't know anyone else in the world would be able to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event.
[ Able Adapted Antiquated Anyone Efficient Else Event Imagined Know Never Revolutionize Something Style Use World Would]
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- 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.
[ Able Adapt Been Big Change Changes Characters Different Given Left Lines New Nicely Opportunities Place Since Story Taken Us Year]
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- At Adaptive Path, we've been doing our own work with Ajax over the last several months, and we're realizing we've only scratched the surface of the rich interaction and responsiveness that Ajax applications can provide.
[ Adaptive Ajax Applications Been Doing Interaction Last Months Only Our Over Own Path Provide Realizing Responsiveness Rich Scratched Several Surface Work]
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- You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless.
[ Adaptive Else Fast Feet Strategy Useless Your]
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- I see only adaptations - not revolutions.
[ Adaptations Only Revolutions See]
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- The proof of evolution lies in those adaptations that arise from improbable foundations.
[ Adaptations Arise Evolution Foundations Improbable Lies Proof Those]
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- Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation.
[ Action Adaptation Arises Both Branches Causal Closest Connection Evolutionary Heredity Laws Opinion Reciprocal Science These]
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- In fact, words are well adapted for description and the arousing of emotion, but for many kinds of precise thought other symbols are much better.
[ Adapted Arousing Better Description Emotion Fact Kinds Many Much Other Precise Symbols Thought Well Words]
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- Many of the comedies I had made in Sweden were slightly based on semi-autobiographical experiences, so adapting novels was a very different experience.
[ Adapting Based Comedies Different Experience Experiences Had Made Many Novels Slightly Sweden Very Were]
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- If the Starbucks secret is a smile when you get your latte... ours is that the Web site adapts to the individual's taste.
[ Adapts Get Individual Ours Secret Site Smile Starbucks Taste Web Your]
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- Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
[ Ability Adapt Change Intelligence]
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- The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted.
[ Adapted Beans Due Field Food Great High Importance Light Regions Render Shortage Supply Them Value Which Yields]
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- Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience.
[ Act Adaptive Experience Function Human Other Own Play Some Special Subordinate Uniquely]
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- Curiously enough man's body and his mind appear to differ in their climatic adaptations.
[ Adaptations Appear Body Climatic Curiously Differ Enough His Man Mind Their]
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- For the source of any characteristic so widespread and uniform as this adaptation to environment we must go back to the very beginning of the human race.
[ Adaptation Any Back Beginning Characteristic Environment Go Human Must Race Source Uniform Very Widespread]
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- 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.
[ Account Adapt Ambition Citizens Eu Into Itself Modernise Need Needs Our Presidency Show Take Their Uk Views Will]
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- But my question is, am I compromising by adapting my words for the audience and where is the line beyond which I am not adapting words, but changing my position?
[ Adapting Am Audience Beyond Changing Compromising Line Position Question Where Which Words]
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- I'm going to do an adaptation of the Italian film, Bread and Tulips. I really like that film.
[ Adaptation Bread Film Going Italian Really]
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- 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.
[ Achieve Adapt Better Change Changing Circumstances Discomfort Future Innovation Must Order Our Party Reject Suffer Traditions Willing]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Also Available Bass Black Calls Coming Day Depending Fax Fish Great How Instance Judgment Make Man Product Progresses Say Then Throughout Us Will]
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- Organisms by their design are not made to adapt too far.
[ Adapt Design Far Made Organisms Their Too]
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- Cinema is a director's medium, so you're saying, "What do you want?" Being an actor is about adapting - physically and emotionally. If that means you have to look great for it and they can make you look great, then thank you. And if you have to have everything washed away, then I'm willing to do that too.
[ Actor Adapting Away Being Cinema Director Emotionally Everything Great Look Make Means Medium Physically Saying Thank Then Too Want Washed Willing]
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- If they had Mozart today, they couldn't work with him, although he was a very adaptable man.
[ Adaptable Although Had Him Man Mozart Today Very Work]
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- We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.
[ Adapt Overcome]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Aspect Been Fast Finally Folks India Learn Most Practices Really Say Speed Surprising Western Which]
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- The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects.
[ Able Adapted Books Containing Education Expensive Information Institution Library Many Public Publications Purchase Subjects Teachers Those Well Whom Would]
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- Thus, races arose from an original coding which God pulled out as needed for adaptation to the environment.
[ Adaptation Arose Coding Environment God Needed Original Out Pulled Races Thus Which]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Century Circumstances Conscious First Free Last Middle Movement Necessity New Recognition Represents Them These Trade]
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- Most of the vices and mortal sins condemned today correspond to inclinations that were purely adaptive or at least harmless in primitive man.
[ Adaptive Condemned Correspond Harmless Inclinations Least Man Mortal Most Primitive Purely Sins Today Vices Were]
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- Life does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes.
[ Adapt Changes Does Earth Life More Own Purposes Than]
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- Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature.
[ Adaptation Advance Agricultural Basis Causation Darwin Elaboration Evolution Explained Great His Knowledge Living Material Natural Nature Organic Practice See Served Structure Theory Which World]
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- Science always has its origin in the adaptation of thought to some definite field of experience.
[ Adaptation Always Definite Experience Field Origin Science Some Thought]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Average Conceptions Conditions Desire Dominated End Favourably Formed Full Himself Itself Knowledge Life Man Pure Struggle World]
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- The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers, and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with the demands of the times does not.
[ Adapts Clashes Demands Does His Likewise Policy Prospers Times Whose]
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- What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars.
[ Adaptive Blocks Book Building Chain Complex Elementary Entities Everywhere Fundamental Jaguars Matter Particles Particular Relationships Running Such System Trace Try Universe Way]
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- As a consequence, geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations, totally ignoring the fact that evolution consists of the two simultaneous but quite separate phenomena of adaptation and diversification.
[ Adaptation Change Consequence Consists Described Diversification Evolution Fact Frequencies Gene Ignoring Phenomena Populations Quite Separate Simply Simultaneous Totally Two]
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- Living in an entirely different physical as well as biotic environment, such a population would have unique opportunities to enter new niches and to select novel adaptive pathways.
[ Adaptive Different Enter Entirely Environment Living New Niches Novel Opportunities Pathways Physical Population Select Such Unique Well Would]
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- There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.
[ Adapted Becoming Crazy Salvation Which World]
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- Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.
[ Adaptation Comes Daring Life Progress Through Whatever]
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- The mark of a living thing is to be involved in opposites (impossibilities): the living cell that has to be continually adapting itself to stay alive, with its identity.
[ Adapting Alive Cell Continually Identity Impossibilities Involved Itself Living Mark Opposites Stay Thing]
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- Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind.
[ Adaptive Belief Blind Braille Core Effective Equality Important Independent Knowledge Mobility Opportunity Possible Security Technology Truly Use]
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- They give me the money, I give them the book. Having input into the adaptation would be kind of like selling a house and coming back three years later and saying, 'Paint it this color!'
[ Adaptation Back Book Color Coming Give Having House Input Into Kind Later Money Paint Saying Selling Them Three Would Years]
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- God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
[ Adapted Earthquake God Hearing Imperfect Language Man Nor Ocean Sight Son Speaks Stars Through Thunder]
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- 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.
[ Accept Adapt Age Each Explore Faith Generation Job Last New Parents Possibilities Question System Values]
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- We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
[ Adapted Children Esteem Fictions First Greatest Hear Importance Manner Most Ought Perfect Promotion Should Virtue Which]
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- The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery.
[ Adapting American Bare Battery Been Brown Days Deep Dug Earth Feet Here Himself Light Living Mode Networks New Only Outfits Quick Rigged Soldier Storage Three Up Vast Which]
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- It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things.
[ Adaptation Free Harmony Inner Life Miracle Necessity Outward Things]
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- I've made seventeen or eighteen films now, only two of which have been original screenplays, all the others have been based on short stories or novels, and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation.
[ Adaptation Based Been Eighteen Films Find Ideal Long Made Novels Now Only Original Others Screenplays Seventeen Short Stories Story Two Which]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Also Am Could Implants Just Know Myself Needed Nervous Still Think Very]
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- We recognize the need to adapt to a changing competitive environment.
[ Adapt Changing Competitive Environment Need Recognize]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Bad Evolve Forward Go Going Guys How Lot Measures More Need Order Regime Tactics Their Thinking]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Any Classical Easy Enjoyed Good Guitar Guitarist John Learned Lot Means Pieces Really Slowly Solo Them These Very Way Were Working Written]
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- 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.
[ Actually Adapt Adaptation Become Came Did Heard Island Made Melody Mother Sort St Thomas Trademark Traditional Tune]
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- 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.
[ Ability Adapt Being Change Enjoying Get Most Only Open Opportunity Requires Success Talent True Will Your]
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- The films that I've done before were original stories most of the time, I did two adaptations before this, but they were mostly original stories where I had complete freedom to evolve in the direction I wanted.
[ Adaptations Before Complete Did Direction Done Evolve Films Freedom Had Most Mostly Original Stories Time Two Wanted Were Where]
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- The style of the Bible in general is singularly adapted to men of every class and grade of culture, affording the child the simple nourishment for its religious wants, and the profoundest thinker inexhaustible matter of study.
[ Adapted Affording Bible Child Class Culture Every General Grade Inexhaustible Matter Men Nourishment Profoundest Religious Simple Singularly Study Style Thinker Wants]
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- A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration.
[ Adaptations Because Become Characters Concerned Decoration Exercises Fail Fate Fictions Great Imposes Inconvenient Interior Lives Mere Monumental Movie Narratives Novel Often Primarily Respond Them These]
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- Hamlet is a remarkably easy role. Physically it's hard because it tends to be about three hours long and you're talking the whole time. But it's a simple role and it adapts itself very well, because the thing about Hamlet is, we all are Hamlet.
[ Adapts Because Easy Hamlet Hard Hours Itself Long Physically Remarkably Role Simple Talking Tends Thing Three Time Very Well Whole]
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- Individuals, too, who cultivate a variety of skills seem brighter, more energetic and more adaptable than those who know how to do one thing only.
[ Adaptable Brighter Cultivate Energetic How Individuals Know More Only Seem Skills Than Thing Those Too Variety]
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- Learning is any change in a system that produces a more or less permanent change in its capacity for adapting to its environment.
[ Adapting Any Capacity Change Environment Learning Less More Permanent Produces System]
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- Like springs, adaptations can only go downhill.
[ Adaptations Downhill Go Only Springs]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Ask Capacity Child Come Comes Him Himself Jesus Know Language Little May Will]
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- We have the most flexible and adaptive economy. Making sure we sustain the ability of the American economy to perform well is really the priority of economic policy.
[ Ability Adaptive American Economic Economy Flexible Making Most Perform Policy Priority Really Sure Sustain Well]
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- 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.
[ Adapt Better Both Certain Conventions Directors Drawn Excited Genre Kind Many Material Mean More Novels Other Own Probably Skilled Someday Too Within Work Worse]
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- The movie adaptations of stage musicals that I've seen, without exception, in my opinion don't work. A lot of people would disagree with me.
[ Adaptations Disagree Exception Lot Movie Musicals Opinion Seen Stage Without Work Would]
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- There is much modern music that is better adapted to a wind combination than to a string, although for obvious reasons originally scored for an orchestra. If in such cases the interpretation is equal to the composition the balance of a wind combination is more satisfying.
[ Adapted Although Balance Better Cases Combination Composition Equal Interpretation Modern More Much Music Obvious Orchestra Originally Reasons Satisfying Scored String Such Than Wind]
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- After Strangelove I also started work on an adaptation of The Collector.
[ Adaptation After Also Collector Started Work]
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- To be quite honest, I've been very blessed when I've worked with Hollywood. The studios that have purchased my work to be adapted to film have really liked the work and wanted to stay as close as they could to what the book was.
[ Adapted Been Blessed Book Close Could Film Hollywood Honest Liked Purchased Quite Really Stay Studios Very Wanted Work Worked]
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- One of the most difficult things for people who have been successful in sports is adapting to the daily world where you can't get an answer from someone until 5 o'clock tomorrow. There is always an excuse. Living 40 or 50 years like that doesn't get too exciting after a while.
[ Adapting After Always Answer Been Clock Daily Difficult Exciting Excuse Get Living Most Someone Sports Successful Things Tomorrow Too Until Where While World Years]
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- In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal.
[ Adapt Fragrance France Must Oneself]
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- If you're not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can't think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left.
[ Adapting Because Big Changing Creatively Environment Few Jobs Left Lose Rapidly Society Think Very]
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- Custom adapts itself to expediency.
[ Adapts Custom Expediency Itself]
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- I think, then, that man, after having satisfied his first longing for facts, wanted something fuller - some grouping, some adaptation to his capacity and experience, of the links of this vast chain of events which his sight could not take in.
[ Adaptation After Capacity Chain Could Events Experience Facts First Fuller Grouping Having His Links Longing Man Satisfied Sight Some Something Take Then Think Vast Wanted Which]
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- 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.
[ Acts Adapt Animals Case Faster Inventions Make Natural Often Own Problems Selection Simulator Than Work World]
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- I have never come across a technology that doesn't change. This is inevitable. You have to adapt your systems as technology develops.
[ Across Adapt Change Come Develops Inevitable Never Systems Technology Your]
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- Television theatre, as is implied in its name, should rely on adaptations of scripts written for the theatre.
[ Adaptations Implied Name Rely Scripts Should Television Theatre Written]
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- In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found.
[ Adaptation Animals Constantly Details Find Food Found Habits History Localities Marvellous Natural Their Which Works]
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- It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.
[ Accordance Adapted Animals Been Consider Custom Fixed Generally Habits History Instincts Natural Organization Point Specially Structure Take Their Them Writers]
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- The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power.
[ Adapted Always Appeal Circumstances Colored Desire Different Environment Everywhere Fascist Fears Gain Groups Identified Immediate Order Play Power Prejudice Symptoms Their Thinking Upon Vanities]
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- But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor.
[ Actor Adapted Book Cases Difference Director Guy Makes Screen These Think Would Wrote]
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- I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work. I like to adapt books.
[ Adapt Adapting Anybody Books Enjoy Own Work]
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- Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
[ Adapt Ever Imperative Inexorable Nature Now Perish]
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- I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.
[ Adapted Author Being Enough Good Known Never Novel Political Spite Views]
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- 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.
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- I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species.
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- Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- You must constantly change and adapt to a new environment.
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- I also feel I adapted. I was willing to try to fit into any role. The way I figured, it was always up to me to prove my worth, that I deserved to be here.
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