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Circumstances Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Circumstances

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


At that time we were very definitely told that under no circumstances should there be any secret chapters or any other secrecy in the life of the Party, but that everything should be done publicly.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


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 ~


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


A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment.
~By Marshall Field ~


Any time you put a cast like this in compromising circumstances or shake it up a little bit, I think we're all pretty close so we draw on real emotion.
~By George Eads ~


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


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


Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.
~By George Boole ~


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


If all Europe lies flat while the Russian mob tramps over it, we will then be faced with a war under difficult circumstances, and with a very good chance of losing it.
~By James Forrestal ~


I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible.
~By Milton Friedman ~


Almost all people have this potential for evil, which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
~By Iris Chang ~


War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end; it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes.
~By Thomas Paine ~


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 ~


Circumstances define us; they force us onto one road or another, and then they punish us for it.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


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


Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
~By Henry James ~


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 ~


Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
~By Cesare Pavese ~


Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.
~By Daniel Webster ~


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 ~


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 ~


Circumstances can be very important. Find the right people to work with.
~By Steve Lacy ~


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 ~


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


There are moments when you feel free, moments when you have energy, moments when you have hope, but you can't rely on any of these things to see you through. Circumstances do that.
~By Anita Brookner ~


To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man - and also a nation.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


Had we really succeeded therefore in altering the period of vibration, which Maxwell, as I have just noted, held to be impossible? Or was there some disturbing circumstances from one or more factors which distorted the result?
~By Pieter Zeeman ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


I do not pretend to write much of a letter. You know under what circumstances I am writing.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When it was my turn, I just skated out and heard this huge cheer. It was very touching considering the bad circumstances under which I had left the team and that I had been away for four years.
~By Ted Lindsay ~


Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.
~By Fritz Kreisler ~


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 ~


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


Darwin based his theory on generalizations that were strictly empirical. You can go out and see that organisms do vary, that variations are inherited, and that every organism is capable of increasing its numbers in sufficiently favorable circumstances.
~By George C. Williams ~


Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


Obviously dunking on Horace Grant and Michael, in those circumstances, is just an incredible thing to happen. I'm happy I was able to make that play, and I'm fortunate I was in that position where I could make that happen for my team.
~By John Starks ~


Circumstances don't make a person; they reveal him or her.
~By Richard Carlson ~


The function of intellect is to provide a means of modifying our reactions to the circumstances of life, so that we may secure pleasure, the symptom of welfare.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


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 ~


It's never easy with characters in these dark and grave circumstances but that's my job.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


We had such a wonderful set of circumstances in Wilmington. Yes, the four of us became famous literally overnight, but we were in a small town and we always knew when people were coming down. We always knew when to behave.
~By Katie Holmes ~


Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
~By Nido Qubein ~


However, they did not treat the reasons that led to this condition. I believe that the conditions in the Palestinian territories are alway capable of explosion because the same circumstances are there.
~By Hassan Nasrallah ~


The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
~By Aristotle ~


We are doing everything we can to protect the food supply. And I can tell you that we're making decisions based upon sound science and good public policy, given the circumstances that we are now in.
~By Ann Veneman ~


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


The nature of the task needs to be renewed so people just don't feel that all the hard work is in the same groove all the time, under the same circumstances and in the same environment.
~By Timothy White ~


Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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


I always felt myself to be an unlucky person like Donald, who is a victim of so many circumstances. But there isn't a person in the United States who couldn't identify with him. He is everything, he is everybody; he makes the same mistakes that we all make.
~By Carl Barks ~


In so far as such a theory is empirically correct it will also tell us what empirical facts it should be possible to observe in a given set of circumstances.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
~By Martha Washington ~


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. ~


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


Don't get yourself in certain circumstances or instances, because it's not a good feeling to be sitting in that chair where you've got 12 people that are in control of your life. You have an opportunity to be in control of your life for yourself by the decisions that you make.
~By Puff Daddy ~


Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


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


At Home in the World is the story of a young woman, raised in some difficult circumstances, and how she survives. It tells a story of redemption, not victimhood.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


But one day, when I was still young, I was parted from my family and left my native country. I hunted and searched for music, and destiny turned me into the object of my hunt. The circumstances of life became my 'antlers' and prevented me from returning home.
~By Georg Solti ~


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 ~


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 ~


Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may depend upon treaty stipulations, or upon the rules of international law, or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the circumstances of a particular case, or upon disputed facts.
~By Elihu Root ~


You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
~By Jim Rohn ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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