Definitions: (1) competent to act in any situation; flexible; pliable; (2) turning with ease from one thing to another; deft; multifaceted; (3) self-adjusting in the face of complexity; resourceful; (4) having or capable of many uses or applications

• In the long run, fancier [in nature] lasts longer since versatility is a virtue. — William H. Calvin (1913 -) The River That Runs Uphill {1986}
• Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways. — Samuel McChord Crothers (1857–1927) American Unitarian minister
      Note: Nonetheless, the quest for perfection will always open a new path.