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Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances -- it was somebody's name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Circumstances don't make a person; they reveal him or her. (Quote by - Richard Carlson)

You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change. (Quote by - Les Brown)

Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable. (Quote by - Daniel Webster)

Circumstances can be very important. Find the right people to work with. (Quote by - Steve Lacy)

I am a realist as well as an idealist, and I think that it is incumbent upon those of us in opposition to try to work within what are always arduous circumstances to stretch the limits of the possible. (Quote by - Todd Gitlin)

I do not pretend to write much of a letter. You know under what circumstances I am writing. (Quote by - Joshua Chamberlain)

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

I came from poverty and was part of those circumstances. (Quote by - Pam Grier)

Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances. (Quote by - Virgil)

The free trade movement in the middle of the last century represents the first conscious recognition of these new circumstances and of the necessity to adapt to them. (Quote by - Christian Lous Lange)

Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think. (Quote by - Lawrence Durrell)

No emotional crisis is wholly the product of outward circumstances. These may precipitate it. But what turns an objective situation into a subjectively critical one is the interpretation the individual puts upon it (Quote by - Bonaro Overstreet)

I met Jesse Owens once. He was a remarkable individual, and I have tremendous respect for what he did in the Olympics under the circumstances. (Quote by - Lee Trevino)

It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation. (Quote by - Frederick W. Robertson)

If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances, it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future. (Quote by - Barbara Jordan)

As impossible as it is for us to take a breath in the morning large enough to last us until noon, so impossible is it to pray in the morning in such a way as to last us until noon. Let your prayers ascend to Him constantly, audibly or silently, as circumstances throughout the day permit. (Quote by - O. Hallesby)

Every man should have laws of his own, I should think; commandments of his own, for every man has a different set of circumstances wherein to work - or worry. (Quote by - Gilbert Parker)

Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks. (Quote by - The Desert Fathers)

Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do. (Quote by - Harriet Beecher Stowe)

Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)


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