Flexibility Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old flexibility quotes, flexibility sayings, and flexibility proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Don't flail against the world, use it. Flexibility is the operative principle in the art of war.     

Sun Tzu

Even though we require flexibility to negotiate our changing circumstances, we are rather built to anxiously turn away from alternatives.     

Eric Maisel

Flexibility - In all aspects of life, the person with the most varied responses 'wins'.     

Kelly Perdew

Flexibility comes from having multiple choices; wisdom comes from having multiple perspectives.     

Robert Dilts

Flexibility has become a modern day value that everyone wants. But flexibility comes with a cost.     

Maynard Webb

Flexibility is an essential part of Jazz. It's what gives Jazz music the ability to combine with all other types of music and not lose its identity.      

Wynton Marsalis

Flexibility is the key to stability.     

John Wooden

Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul.     

Carlos Barrios

Intelligence is the handmaiden of flexibility and change.     

Vernor Vinge

The brain's strong point is its flexibility. It is unsurpassed at making shrewd guesses and at grasping the total meaning of information presented to it.     

Jeremy Campbell

The definition of flexibility is being constantly open to the fact that you might be on the wrong track.     

Brian Tracy

The flexibility we gain in asana is the living symbol of the suppleness we gain in relation to life’s problems and challenges.     

B.K.S. Iyengar

The mental flexibility of the wise man permits him to keep an open mind and enables him to readjust himself whenever it becomes necessary for a change.     

Malcolm X

The person with the most flexibility has the best chance of achieving the outcome he or she desires     

Tony Jeary

The quickness and flexibility of a well mind, a belief or hope that things will eventually sort themselves out-these are the resources lost to a person when the brain is ill.     

Kay Redfield Jamison

The very flexibility and ease which make men's friendships so agreeable while they endure, make them the easier to destroy and forget.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Training for strength and flexibility is a must. You must use it to support your techniques. Techniques alone are no good if you don't support them with strength and flexibility.     

Bruce Lee

Yes, flexibility of body and physical perfection for Yogasana is important. However more important is the state of your mind, Meditative mind. Your flexibility might be excellent but if your mind is not attentive, you are merely doing some physical exercise, not Yoga     

B.K.S. Iyengar

Yielding flexibility is a virtue of an ever-expanding heart.     

Molly Friedenfeld

You must always be able to predict what's next and then have the flexibility to evolve.     

Marc Benioff

Creativity has always depended on openness and flexibility, so let us hope for more of both in the future.     

Siri Hustvedt

English has more flexibility. It's a very plastic, very shapeable, very expressive language. In that sense it feels quite natural.     

Ha Jin

Flexibility in a time of great change is a vital quality of leadership.     

Brian Tracy

Flexibility is a requirement for survival.     

Roger Von Oech

Flexibility is one of the main roads leading to happiness.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

If you're willing to restrict the flexibility of your approach, you can almost always do something better     

John Carmack

Players have a great deal of flexibility when conducting diplomatic relations with their allies.     

Michael K. Simpson

Scheduling flexibility is the single greatest non-financial tool -- and the number-one dream-job factor -- at your disposal for winning battles in the talent wars. Use it.     

Bruce Tulgan

The key to conversation at work is flexibility and understanding how what you say might be perceived by others.     

Deborah Tannen

There needs to be a similar degree of flexibility and generosity in the recognition of the humaneness and worth of people who we generally consider as adversaries.     

Jimmy Carter