One learns to itch where one can scratch.
I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt.
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.
It is a wise person that adapts themselves to all contingencies; it's the fool who always struggles like a swimmer against the current.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
They are as much for Mars, as for Mercury; as well qualified for war, as for business.
It\'s impossible to ravish me, I am so willing.
If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
You can be true to the character all you want but you\'ve got to go home with yourself.
Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be.
As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.