Adapted

Famous quotes containing the word adapted:

    I have found all things thus far, persons and inanimate matter, elements and seasons, strangely adapted to my resources.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    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.
    —J.B.S. (John Burdon Sanderson)

    One ought not to hoard culture. It should be adapted and infused into society as a leaven. Liberality of culture does not mean illiberality of its benefits.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)