Since the days of Robert Peel and Benjamin Disraeli, British Conservatives have known when to bend with the wind
. They know that sometimes counter-intuitive measures are needed to maintain the fabric of society.
Like bamboo, McClelland will bend with the wind
, but will not break.
With the right sequence of yoga poses, a gardener's body can bend with the wind
and stretch to the sky to alleviate the aches that come from all that digging, pulling, and carrying.
You go through a lot of human suffering every year, but I think it's that resilience that enables you to bend with the wind
and come back.
Many are savvy enough to know that their authority, even when it is vast, must bend with the wind
. Only those who insist on bulldozing over the masses face the wrath of their nations.
Sixty-five percent who could and would bend with the wind
in the name of a cause.
Speaking at the campus' TechKriti event, Strabala explained how skyscrapers are built to bend with the wind
, preventing them from collapsing during desert gales and making them earthquake resistant.
I followed my grandfather's advice: "Stay fluid like water, bend like the tree in the wind." I knew, as did he, that only pain and suffering would result if I allowed myself to become frozen and brittle like ice and that I would snap and break if I did not bend with the wind
Privately, Dundee United's chairman Steven Thompson is seen by the SPL to bend with the wind
and have a different point of view at every meeting held.
On the other hand, groups like the National Association of Manufacturers seemed to bend with the wind
: giving in to pressure from the left in the late 1960s, rallying behind the challenges to affirmative action during the 1970s, then opposing the efforts of the Reagan administration to gut affirmative action in the 1980s because its members had learned to 'cohabit' with strategies of inclusion and diversity.
Other trees put their faith in flexibility and bend with the wind
. They may also have foliage that is shaped and structured so that high winds force leaves to curl up or lay along the branch and thereby reduce tree-toppling drag.
Baillie Scott can easily be written off as a Voysey follower and a person who was ready to bend with the wind