Circumstance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Circumstance

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And I am also here to say that if something were to happen, we are prepared to respond swiftly, to respond effectively, and to respond strongly. That is our tradition as a country. And that is a tradition that we will uphold, regardless of any circumstance because this nation is one that is very, very strong and, indeed, extraordinarily resilient.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


I work with the options I have in front of me and my reasons for choosing a job can vary enormously depending on the circumstances. Sometimes I take a job because it's a group of people I'm dying to work with, and sometimes it can be a desire to shake things up a bit and not to take myself too seriously.
~By Colin Firth ~


There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.
~By Leon Trotsky ~


We travellers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


If thou art master to thyself, circumstances shall harm thee little.
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


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 ~


I'm always watching people over a short time frame, putting them in an extreme position. Sometimes you don't see the humanity in a person because the time frame is so short and the circumstance so extreme.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


In my opinion, the form of Government may be different in different countries, according to their circumstances, their wishes, their wants. England loves her Queen, and has full motive to do so.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


We had a single find of BSE in this country. And we believe that what we're doing is appropriate action taken in an abundance of caution under the circumstances. And I believe it's the right thing to do.
~By Ann Veneman ~


You may not seem able to change some outer circumstances but you can start by changing your inner experience of life and yourself.
~By Joy Page ~


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 ~


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


Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition.
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


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 ~


Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


There is little correlation between the circumstances of people's lives and how happy they are.
~By Dennis Prager ~


An atmosphere of beliefs and conceptions has been formed by the labours and struggles of our forefathers, which enables us to breathe amid the various and complex circumstances of our life.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.
~By Augustine of Hippo ~


When I'm forced by circumstances to be in a crowd of prisoners, it's all I can do to refrain from attack.
~By Jack Henry Abbott ~


Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


I'm interested in why people compromise when they shouldn't. It comes back to what V's about in a sense. We've all got ideals, but given the right circumstances, we'll forget about them and put them behind us. I'm very interested in why people do that.
~By David Lloyd ~


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 ~


Planets are too dim to be detected with existing equipment, far away, except in these very special circumstances where they're seen by their gravitational effect.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


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


Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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 ~


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.
~By Lee Trevino ~


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


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


I came from poverty and was part of those circumstances.
~By Pam Grier ~


The happy combination of fortuitous circumstances.
~By C. P. Scott ~


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


In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.
~By Charles Babbage ~


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 ~


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 ~


If we were in a similar circumstance in the future I would want to make sure that our reporting was at least as diverse as it was during this most recent war.
~By Jim Walton ~


Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


People care and are willing to help me out my desperate circumstances.
~By Sam Worthington ~


Indiscriminate attacks on civilians ought, under all circumstances, to be illegal in war as in peacetime.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed.
~By William Ernest Henley ~


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 ~


Privacy under what circumstance? Privacy at home under what circumstances? You have more privacy if everyone's illiterate, but you wouldn't really call that privacy. That's ignorance.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


If all the circumstances of acting are made to easy, then there's no grain of sand to make the pearl.
~By Peter Sarsgaard ~


In plain words: now that Britain has told the world that she has the H-Bomb she should announce as early as possible that she has done with it, that she proposes to reject in all circumstances nuclear warfare.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much. Circumstances affect it so much.
~By Derek Bailey ~


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 ~


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 ~


I have the happy circumstance of either being accused of political grandstanding on the one hand or cover-ups on the other.
~By Ben Chandler ~


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 ~


In order to figure out how to make atoms compute, you have to learn how to speak their language and to understand how they process information under normal circumstances.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


It was hard enough to drive those heavy old cars back then under normal circumstances, but with a crazed monkey clawing you at the same time, it becomes nearly impossible!
~By Tim Flock ~


No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


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 ~


The constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men, at all times, and under all circumstances.
~By David Davis ~


Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
~By Robertson Davies ~


It is not impossible to think that the minds of philosophers sometimes act like those of other mortals, and that, having once been determined by diverse circumstances to adopt certain views, they then look for and naturally find reasons to justify these views.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances, I consider my life to be immeasurably rich.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


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


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


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 ~


It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


As Plotinus tells us, we elected the body, the parents, the place, and the circumstances that suited the soul and that, as the myth says, belongs to its necessity.
~By James Hillman ~


Libertarians typically argue that particular obligations, at least under normal circumstances, must be created by consent; they cannot be unilaterally imposed by others.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Gentlemen can now only behave as such, or be tolerated as such, in circumstances that are manifestly contrived or unreal.
~By Simon Raven ~


I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


I would finally renounce my delusional hypotheses and revert to thinking of myself as a human of more conventional circumstances and return to mathematical research.
~By John Forbes Nash, Jr. ~


I love to sing and I do think that my strength as a singer is... I think I have a voice that is certainly sufficient under most any circumstances... but I think my strength is that I really am an actor and I really do have to own what I am saying.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


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 ~


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 ~


You have a right to your opinion about the work that you're doing. An artist is as equally important as the director. If you believe that, you can work in any circumstances.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


Libertarians argue that no normal adult has the right to impose choices on other normal adults, except in abnormal circumstances, such as when one person finds another unconscious and administers medical assistance or calls an ambulance.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Man is the creature of circumstances.
~By Robert Owen ~


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 ~


In the course of the reform, some new circumstances that we had not anticipated have appeared.
~By Zhu Rongji ~


I never blamed Pinochet, or my torturers, or external circumstances.
~By Fernando Flores ~


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


Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself.
~By Cordell Hull ~


A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
~By B. F. Skinner ~


When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one's own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists. Under no other circumstances is a state of love present, regardless of the popular usage of the term.
~By Harry Stack Sullivan ~


Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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 ~


Manuel Rosales is being unjustly persecuted. He won't return to Venezuela under these circumstances, because Peru will never expel him.
~By Javier Valle-Riestra ~


Technology has saved us money in some circumstances, but it has really afforded us the ability to cover stories from locations we might not have been able to in the past.
~By Jim Walton ~


To know all about anything is to know how to deal with it under all circumstances.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Unavoidable circumstances prevent me from giving you ample written instructions. Such however as may be deemed necessary will be prepared and sent to you at the City of Washington in a very few days.
~By Anson Jones ~


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 ~


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


A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances.
~By Robert Baden-Powell ~


It will be quite satisfactory if you open them gradually, as the circumstances may require; but the President assures you that this will not be the case if you make a treaty with England first.
~By Townsend Harris ~


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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September 25 ,2022
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