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Circumstance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Circumstance

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Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.
~By Ruth Gordon ~


Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid without any aggravating circumstances being considered. The effect has been to transfer the disparity from the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal of leeway on indictments.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


In dealing with the China problem, the British and American side, which had particularly strong interests in China, should have based its judgments about the origins of the problem on direct observation of the actual circumstances at the time.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career developed only by lucky circumstances.
~By Peter Snell ~


Dwell upon the brightest parts in every prospect... and strive to be pleased with the present circumstances.
~By Abraham Tucker ~


Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
~By Horace ~


Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Meanwhile, our young men and women whose economic circumstances make military service a viable career choice are dying bravely in a war with no end in sight.
~By Charles Rangel ~


Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
~By Jean Paul ~


It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves.
~By Karl Marx ~


Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
~By James Allen ~


The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke; it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.
~By Blaine Lee ~


Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.
~By Daniel Boone ~


We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer's time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth.
~By George Saintsbury ~


What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.
~By Theodore Roethke ~


We have learnt through experience that when an electrical ray strikes the surface of an atom, an electron, and in some circumstances a second and even a third electron, can be detached.
~By Johannes Stark ~


To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
~By Bruce Lee ~


A politics that is not sensitive to the concerns and circumstances of people's lives, a politics that does not speak to and include people, is an intellectually arrogant politics that deserves to fail.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


Until fighting ends and there are conditions, which allow the free expression of will by the people, there can be no elections and elections are not held in these circumstances anywhere in the world.
~By Aslan Maskhadov ~


Since it is impossible to know what's really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary.
~By Mario Vargas Llosa ~


Whether you're winning or losing, it is important to always be yourself. You can't change because of the circumstances around you.
~By Cotton Fitzsimmons ~


Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


This is really high on the priority list of tribal concerns. This is a cash cow in many circumstances, and tribes are concerned about protection of tribal assets.
~By Jack Abramoff ~


I can not think of any circumstances in which advertising would not be an evil.
~By Arnold J. Toynbee ~


History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
~By Donald Creighton ~


There is something universal in the theme of a man trying to save his family in the midst of the most terrible circumstances. It is not limited to Sierra Leone. This story could apply to any number of places where ordinary people have been caught up in political events beyond their control.
~By Edward Zwick ~


Our Lord did not try to alter circumstances. He submitted to them. They shaped his life and eventually brought him to Calvary. I believe we miss opportunities and lovely secrets our Lord is waiting to teach us by not taking what comes.
~By Mother Maribel ~


Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.
~By Samuel Lover ~


McCain I'd vote against under any circumstance.
~By Pat Robertson ~


The rich are not born sceptical or cynical. They are made that way by events, circumstances.
~By Paul Getty ~


The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
~By Mark Twain ~


I feel very confident that Americans flying in the air are safe and that only under the most dire of circumstances would our pilots ever even request permission to do that.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Every American deserves to live in freedom, to have his or her privacy respected and a chance to go as far as their ability and effort will take them - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances.
~By Christopher Dodd ~


We are all victims because of the circumstances, but I'm not sure what to say to any one who has lost a loved one. I know the feeling myself, and words just don't do much to ease the pain.
~By Lonnie Earl Johnson ~


Circumstances do not determine a man, they reveal him.
~By James Lane Allen ~


He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
~By David Hume ~


To lose a son under those circumstances - a violent death like my son went through, it just puts a burden on your heart.
~By Brian Jones ~


Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means of encouraging probity in elective office. I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond that of saving congressional souls.
~By James L. Buckley ~


The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain; this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances.
~By Dougray Scott ~


We have to mainstream everybody. No matter what their circumstances when they were growing up. Part of that is knowing that after they're finished with school, everybody in this country gets up and goes to work.
~By Donna Shalala ~


Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
~By Mario Andretti ~


So often we try to alter circumstances to suit ourselves, instead of letting them alter us, which is what they are meant to do.
~By Mother Maribel ~


You are an extremely valuable, worthwhile, significant person even though your present circumstances may have you feeling otherwise.
~By James Newman ~


This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


You mustn't forget the circumstances I have been brought up in, the little education I have had.
~By Isaac Rosenberg ~


Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
~By Isaac Watts ~


Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy.
~By Charles Krauthammer ~


Despite Japan's desires and efforts, unfortunate differences in the ways that Japan, England, the United States, and China understood circumstances, together with misunderstandings of attitudes, made it impossible for the parties to agree.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


We were doing it under the most extraordinary circumstances, but the first out of the tent in the morning would be David Lean. He said to me on the very first day of shooting, Pete, this is the beginning of a great adventure.
~By Peter O'Toole ~


If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
~By John Heywood ~


I hope that doing truthful portrayals of people in a variety of circumstances gives people a kind of subterranean link to those characters.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


While goals are chosen, a purpose is discovered. Our purpose is something we have been doing all along, and will continue to do, regardless of circumstances, until the day we die.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


As a civilian during the Second War, I was exposed to danger in circumstances which removed any distinction between the man in and the man out of uniform.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers.
~By Feisal Abdul Rauf ~


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.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
~By Joseph Addison ~


There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
~By William Halsey ~


Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
~By Kate Millett ~


Men seek for vocabularies that are reflections of reality. To this end, they must develop vocabularies that are selections of reality. And any selection of reality must, in certain circumstances, function as a deflection of reality.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


Our live set's become increasingly complex recently; we've been doing stuff that's been vastly too much information for most people to deal with and I think it's quite interesting watching how people behave in those situations, under those circumstances.
~By Sean Booth ~


The circumstance is the incredible part, but I always knew in my heart that something was going to be out there, just for the world to notice me. It sounds so cocky, but it's happening.
~By Kato Kaelin ~


We are constantly being put to the test by trying circumstances and difficult people and problems not necessarily of our own making.
~By Terry Brooks ~


I was born in very sorry circumstances.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


Whatever life we have experienced, if we can tell our story to someone who listens, we find it easier to deal with our circumstances.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn't planned by anyone.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing.
~By William Falconer ~


It has pleased and interested me to see how I could get along under difficult circumstances and with so much discomfort but as I say I was not sent out here to improve my temper or my health or to make me more content with my good things in the East.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
~By Sam Rayburn ~


It would be a mistake to link anything that Israel does to a certain circumstance. And it is a mistake to feel comfortable in any circumstance just because Israel did not act on it.
~By Bashar al-Assad ~


Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


In the same circumstances, I know that I would do the same thing again.
~By Melita Norwood ~


A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world.
~By Alice Duer Miller ~


Evidence can vary depending on the circumstances, the weather, and how long it has been hanging around.
~By Pat Brown ~


When the circumstances are right, everything becomes a dance.
~By Lynette Fromme ~


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.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


I was born in very sorry circumstances. Both of my parents were very sorry.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


There are some circumstances in which the First Amendment interest comes up against another interest that is really important and in which we have to make a decision in a particular case as to which is more important.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men.
~By Lord Byron ~


These irresponsible acts, which cannot have any justification whatsoever, are to be fully condemned. In these appalling circumstances, I want to offer you the most sincere condolences, both in my name and in that of the French people.
~By Jacques Chirac ~


Under no circumstances would it be right for me to go with MGM. Irene shares my opinion.
~By David O. Selznick ~


The circumstances, including my body and my parents, whom I may curse, are my soul's own choice and I do not understand this because I have forgotten.
~By James Hillman ~


Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances - but to everyone all the time.
~By Thomas J. Watson ~


The next day I was put on paid leave from my new job at Louisiana State University. This is very painful to me, though once again I understand the circumstances in which my employers find themselves in light of these actions taken against me.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


However much I dislike the idea of abortion, you should not criminalize a woman who, in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
~By Tony Blair ~


For fossils to thrive, certain favorable circumstances are required. First of all, of course, remnants of life have to be there. These then need to be washed over with water as soon as possible, so that the bones are covered with a layer of sediment.
~By Richard Leakey ~


A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
~By Hesketh Pearson ~


People think that because a novel's invented, it isn't true. Exactly the reverse is the case. Biography and memoirs can never be wholly true, since they cannot include every conceivable circumstance of what happened. The novel can do that.
~By Anthony Powell ~


They're not put on earth to be martyrs; they have to want to come out. It depends on your culture, where you work, where you live. Each person's circumstances are unique.
~By Billie Jean King ~


We, too, must change as circumstances evolve.
~By Baldwin Spencer ~


So I think in those circumstances, there's some potential that you could see a big pendulum swing like 1994, which people you thought weren't vulnerable all of the sudden get in trouble.
~By John Podesta ~


We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence in themselves, but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self-love.
~By William Hazlitt ~

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