90 Top Adjustment Quotes to Adjust the Actions to Reach the Goals

Adjustment quotes: Goals are essential to set, yet they can be difficult to achieve. Often, we put ourselves in situations where we don’t have the power to change the outcome, and we give up rather than adjust our actions. But, if you know how to adjust your goals, you can achieve anything.

The following quotes will help you understand how to adjust your actions in order to achieve your goals.

It is not an easy task to adjust our actions towards the goals we have set for ourselves. There are moments where we are indecisive and do not know what course of action to take. In these times, it is important to have a few quotes that can help us adjust our actions accordingly. Below are a few quotes that can be used when adjusting our goals:

Adjustment Quotes

Adaptability is key. – Marc Andreessen

“I believe that in the end the truth will conquer.” – John Wycliffe

“It’s not about getting there; it’s about being there.” – Steve Jobs

Adjustment Quotes

Adaptability to change is itself a hallmark of successful education. – Peter Hilton

Adaptability is not imitation. It means the power of resistance and assimilation. – Mahatma Gandhi

Things change. The only thing constant is change. It’s up to you to be adaptable. – Anonymous

Action and adaptability create opportunity. – Garrison Wynn

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

“Disappointment is just the action of your brain readjusting itself to reality after discovering things are not the way you thought they were.” – Brad Warner

“I think 99 percent of women’s lib comes from technology, making different kinds of lives possible, and then the social adjustment follows the technology – it doesn’t precede it.” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold

“Falsehood is difficult to maintain. When the materials of a building are solid blocks of stone, very rude architecture will suffice; but a structure of rotten materials needs the most careful adjustment to make it stand at all.” – Richard Whately

“The criterion of mental health is not one of individual adjustment to a given social order, but a universal one, valid for all men, of giving a satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.” – Erich Fromm

“The popular books are novels, dealing with life under all possible conditions, and they are widely read not only because they are entertaining, but also because they in a measure satisfy an unformulated belief that to see farther, to know all sorts of men, in an indefinite way, is a preparation for better social adjustment–for the remedying of social ills.” – Jane Addams

Life Adjustment Quotes

“If your plan isn’t working, adjust your plan. Never give up.” – Matt Martin

The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings. – Kakuzo Okakura

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

Life Adjustment Quotes

“Focus on long term success, but be willing to make short term adjustments to get there” – Simon Sinek

To live is to exist within the boundaries of what is permissible and what is not. Adaptation to this is called life. – Elmar Hussein

“The smallest change in perspective can transform a life. What tiny attitude adjustment might turn your world around?” – Oprah Winfrey

“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

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

“Success comes from repeated efforts day in and day out. You learn from your mistakes, make adjustments and continue pressing forward until you achieve the results you desire.” – Zig Ziglar

“When truth presents itself, the wise person sees the light, takes it in, and makes adjustments. The fool tries to adjust to the truth, so he does not have to adjust to it.” – Henry Cloud

“To become a person does not necessarily mean to be well adjusted, well adapted, and approved by others. It means to become who you are. We are meant to become more eccentric, more peculiar, more odd. We are not meant just to fit in. We are here to be different. We are here to be the individual.” – James Hollis

“To succeed in baseball, as in life, you must make adjustments.” – Ken Griffey, Jr.

“In life, when you start to fall, you don’t have to go crazy, scolding yourself and further throwing yourself off balance. Instead, simply make adjustments.” – Brenda Strong

Sometimes you lose more than you win. It’s about handling losses and trying to turn them into positives. You get out into the big leagues and there’s a period of adjustment to be made. You’ve got to handle it. – Lindsay Davenport

“Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate farmers, liquidate real estate. It will purge the rottenness out of the system. High costs of living and high living will come down. People will work harder, live a more moral life. Values will be adjusted, and enterprising people will pick up from less competent people.” ~ Andrew Mellon

Attitude Adjustment Quotes

Adapt yourself to the needs of the people. – Sunday Adelaja

Be flexible and adapt easily to new things. – Sunday Adelaja

Take in every detail of your environment and adapt. – Carlos Wallace

Attitude Adjustment Quotes

You’ve got to make adjustments as you get older. – Derek Jeter

All things have their birth in Love by adaptation. – Wald Wassermann

Pure morality is only an instinctive adjustment which the soul makes. – D. H. Lawrence

People seem to get used to anything, and it is a short step from adaptation to attachment. – Lionel Shriver

Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win. – Max McKeown

The whole process of mental adjustment and atunement can be summed up in one word: Gratitude. – Wallace D. Wattles

It is invariably saddening to look through new eyes at things upon which you have expended your own powers of adjustment. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Beauty is the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole. – Leon Battista Alberti

Success comes from repeated efforts day in and day out. You learn from your mistakes, make adjustments and continue pressing forward until you achieve the results you desire. – Zig Ziglar

A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings. – James Allen

But with that constant adjustment and adaptation to your new environment, all the variables are the same. There’s always a promoter, there’s always a rider, there’s always a shower, and there’s always a stage. – Feist

Quotes on Adjustment and Compromise

“I don’t know what’s on the other side.” – Patrick Swayze

“You’ve got to make adjustments as you get older.” – Derek Jeter

“Not following her is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.” – John Green

“We do not know what is on the other side of the storm.” – Brian Francis

“Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done.” – Barry Gibb

“Something really is wrong with me. And I don’t know what it is.” – Stephen Chbosky

“Pure morality is only an instinctive adjustment which the soul makes.” – D. H. Lawrence

“It’s no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Writing novels is the hardest thing I’ve ever done, including digging irrigation ditches.” – Thomas Harris

“She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” – Elizabeth Edwards

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

“Happiness comes, I know, from some spring within a man — from some curious adjustment to life.” – Hugh Walpole

“We take almost all the decisive steps in our lives as a result of slight inner adjustments of which we are barely conscious.” – W. G. Sebald

When truth presents itself, the wise person sees the light, takes it in, and makes adjustments. The fool tries to adjust the truth so he does not have to adjust to it. – Henry Cloud

The learned tradition is not concerned with truth, but with the learned adjustment of learned statements of antecedent learned people. – Alfred North Whitehead

“Beauty is the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.” – Leon Battista Alberti

“I know when I’m off alignment. I know when my body is out of adjustment. If your body is there, then mentally, you’ll be there. If your body feels good, then your mind feels good, and you are going to feel better about your game.” – Barry Bonds

“Sometimes you lose more than you win. It’s about handling losses and trying to turn them into positives. You get out into the big leagues and there’s a period of adjustment to be made. You’ve got to handle it.” – Lindsay Davenport

Relationship Adjustment Quotes

“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“If you play it straight it’s funny – the best comedy is always played straight down the middle. The adjustment is an understanding from the screenplay that a moment is hilarious.” – Tom Hiddleston

“But that constant adjustment and adaptation to your new environment, all the variables are the same. There’s always a promoter, there’s always a rider, there’s always a shower, and there’s always a stage.” – Feist

“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” – Charles Dickens

“To harmonize the One with the Many, this is indeed a difficult adjustment, perhaps the most difficult of all, and so important, withal, that nations have perished from their failure to achieve it.” – Irving Babbitt

“As you head toward your goals, be prepared to make some slight adjustments to your course. You don’t change your decision to go – you do change your direction to get there.” – Zig Ziglar

“Now architecture consists of order, which in Greek is called taxis … Order is the balanced adjustment of the details of the work separately, and, as to the whole, the arrangement of the proportion with a view to a symmetrical result.” – Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

“In the entrepreneurial world, when you launch a company, you have a particular idea, a particular product, a particular service, almost always you pivot, you shift. The market reacts to your initial idea. You can make some adjustments. It’s only after making a few adjustments that you see the success.” – Steve Case

“You got a handful of great guys – Ne-Yo, R. Kelly, Usher. You have a handful of great female artists. But for the most part the music world’s changing and changing is good. You have to make adjustments if you want to survive in that world.” – Nas

“Of course, running a coalition government in a country like India is a difficult task. More so when Congress led the coalition, since most of the political parties were anti-Congress. To have a coalition, to run a coalition government, you require a lot of adjustments, a lot of flexibility.” – Pranab Mukherjee

“What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Adjustment, that synonym for conformity that comes more easily to the modern tongue, is the theme of our swan song, the piper’s tune to which we dance on the brink of the abyss, the siren’s melody that destroys our senses and paralyzes our wills.” – Robert M. Lindner

“It is often hard to secure unanimity about the borders of legislative power, but that is much easier than to decide how far a particular adjustment diverges from what the judges deem tolerable. On such issues experience has over and over again shown the difficulty of securing unanimity. This is disastrous because disunity cancels the impact of monolithic solidarity on which the authority of a bench of judges so largely depends.” – Learned Hand

“Get to know yourself. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see. Know also when you actually have thought through the nature of the thing with which you are dealing and when you are not thinking at all… Knowing yourself and knowing the facts, you can judge whether you can change the situation so it is more to your liking. If you cannot–or if you do not know how to improve on things–then discipline yourself to the adjustments that will be necessary.” – Bernard Baruch

“Throughout my work, my subjects are being told that they must change their diet in order to make the adjustment into the new world. Our bodies must become lighter, and this means the elimination of heavy foods. During the sessions, my clients are repeatedly warned to stop eating meat (beef and pork especially), mainly because of the additives and chemicals that are being fed into the animals.” – Dolores Cannon

“We are all on a collision course with ourselves. Inevitably, our existing habits will be counter-productive to achieving our bigger picture goals. To avoid the crash, we need to regularly review how we are doing things and make adjustments as needed.” – John Fairclough

“Trimming consists of clipping off little bits here and there from those observations which differ most in excess from the mean, and in sticking them onto those which are too small; a species of ‘equitable adjustment,’ as a radical would term it, which cannot be admitted in science.” – Charles Babbage

“We must drop the idea that change comes slowly. It does ordinarily – in part because we think it does. Today changes must come fast; and we must adjust our mental habits so that we can accept comfortably the idea of stopping one thing and beginning another overnight. We must discard the idea that past routine, past ways of doing things, are probably the best ways. On the contrary, we must assume that there is probably a better way to do almost everything. We must stop assuming that a thing which has never been done before probably cannot be done at all.” – Donald M. Nelson

“When the shoe fits, the foot is forgotten; when the belt fits, the belly is forgotten; when the heart is right, “for” and “against” are forgotten. There is no change in what is inside, no following what is outside, when the adjustment to events is comfortable. One begins with what is comfortable and never experiences what is uncomfortable, when one knows the comfort of forgetting what is comfortable.” – Zhuangzi

“When something bad happens, it is when you really learn. It causes self-examination, it causes you to take a look at yourself. You naturally start analyzing. It’s not that you’re wrong; it’s that sometimes you just need to make adjustments. Change your way of thinking, change your way of doing, change your way of choosing.” – Jennifer Lopez

Understanding Adjustment Quotes

“All men desire their own perfect adjustment, but they desire it, being finite men, on their own terms.” – Walter Lippmann

“Our conceptions of morality, like all our other ideas, pass through a course of development; the difficulty comes in adjusting our conduct, which has become hardened into customs and habits, to these changing moral conceptions. When this adjustment is not made, we suffer from the strain and indecision of believing one hypothesis and acting upon another.” – Jane Addams

“So long as mathematicians can impose up-and-down semantics upon students while trafficking personally in the non-up-and-down advantages of their concise statements, they can impose upon the ignorance of man a monopoly of access to accurate processing of information and can fool even themselves by thought habits governing the becoming behavior of professional specialists, by disclaiming the necessity of, or responsibility for, comprehensive adjustment of the a priori thought to total reality of universal principles.” – R. Buckminster Fuller

“The need of an insecure psychiatrist to draw security from a virtuous adjustment to the conventionalities of his time and from a quest for approval from “the good and the great” may turn out to be another agent interfering with his ability to listen in a therapeutically valid fashion. This type of dependence gives rise to the danger that the psychiatrist may consider the changeable man-made standards of the society in which he lives to be eternal values to which he and his patients must conform.” – Frieda Fromm-Reichmann

Quotes on Life Aim

“The truth is that no horizon is especially interesting by itself, by virtue of its peculiar content, and that any horizon, wide or narrow, brilliant or dull, varied or monotonous, may possess an interest of its own which merely requires a vital adjustment to be discovered.” – Jose Ortega y Gasset

“What we have seen in the way of adaptation and adjustment seems to indicate that families are adjusting parenting to the world of work, rather than the labor markets and industries responding to the parenting and family needs of their employees.” – Sheila Kamerman

“There is no permanent status quo in nature; all is the process of adjustment and readjustment, or else eventual failure. But man is the first being yet evolved on earth which has the power to note this changefulness, and, if he will, to turn it to his own advantage, to work out genetic methods, eugenic ideas, yes, to invent new characteristics, organs, and biological systems that will work out to further the interests, the happiness, the glory of the God-like being whose meager foreshadowings we the present ailing creatures are.” – Hermann Joseph Muller

“To one completely committed to this realm of becoming, as are the empiricists, the claim to apprehend verities is a sign of psychopathology. Probably we have here but a highly sophisticated expression of the doctrine that ideals are hallucination and that the only normal, sane person is the healthy extrovert, making instant, instinctive adjustments to the stimuli of the material world.” – Richard M. Weaver

Adjustments happen to everyone at some point in their lives. Whether it’s a family member moving away, getting a new job, or a major life change, there will always be some changes to be made. But, with the right mindset, these can be positive changes that lead to a better future.

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