Circumstance Quotes


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"It is a fact that you project what you are."
Author: Peale Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"What has once happened, will invariably happen again, when the same circumstances which combined to produce it, shall again combine in the same way"
"Man is more powerful than matter."
"Men's activities are occupied into ways -- in grappling with external circumstances and in striving to set things at one in their own topsy-turvy mind."
Author: James Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
". . . for the stress of circumstances, Fred felt, was sharpening his acuteness and endowing him with all the constructive power of suspicion."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together."
Author: Hill Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"Circumstance - which moves by laws of its own, regardless of parties and policies, and whose decrees are final and must be obeyed by all - and will be"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"Circumstances - what are circumstances? I make circumstances."
"Circumstances beyond my individual control."
"Circumstances make man, not man circumstances."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances."
"For most men, and most circumstances, pleasure /tangible material prosperity in this world /is the safest test of virtue. Progress has ever been through the pleasures rather than through the extreme sharp virtues, and the most virtuous have leaned to excess rather than to asceticism."
"In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"In these continuing circumstances, she should not be promoted to secretary of state."
"Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter."
"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect."
"Prudence is the virtue by which we discern what is proper to do under various circumstances in time and place."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes Prudence Quotes
"The fortunate circumstances of our lives are generally found, at last, to be of our own producing"
"The happiness which brings enduring worth to life is not the superficial happiness that is dependent on circumstances. It is the happiness and contentment that fills the soul even in the midst of the most distressing circumstances and the most bitter environment. It is the kind of happiness that grins when things go wrong and smiles through the tears. The happiness for which our souls ache is one undisturbed by success or failure, one which will root deeply inside us and give inward relaxation, peace, and contentment, no matter what the surface problems may be. That kind of happiness stands in need of no outward stimulus."


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