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In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions.
~By Catherine II ~


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


I don't know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances.
~By Virgil ~


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. ~


Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


They tend to be pretty abstract ones then, like doing what will have the best consequences; obviously you wouldn't specify what consequences are best, they may be different in some circumstances, so at a lower, more specific level, you may well get differences.
~By Peter Singer ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


It has from the beginning been carried on with as much vigor and as great care of our trade as was consistent with our safety at home and with the circumstances we were in at the beginning of the war.
~By Robert Walpole ~


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 ~


Ultimately, your state of mind determines your circumstances. To realize the outcomes you want, it is critical to recognize and experience the transition from our present thoughts, habits, and actions to new thoughts, habits, and actions.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


However much we may sympathize with a small nation confronted by a big and powerful neighbours, we cannot in all circumstances undertake to involve the whole British Empire in a war simply on her account.
~By Neville Chamberlain ~


We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
~By Herodotus ~


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 ~


Circumstances made me the theatrical personality I am, which many people believe is also a part of my personal life.
~By Bela Lugosi ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be, if circumstances do not admit of it.
~By Jean Racine ~


I'm like a decathlete who does all of the events he's used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn't that interested in, and also weren't his strongest events.
~By Michael Nyman ~


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 ~


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 ~


It may be an extreme example brought about by abnormal circumstances - but the criteria of human rights kick in, surely, precisely when the conditions are extreme and the situation is abnormal.
~By Breyten Breytenbach ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In specific circumstances the period of aging decline can set in earlier in a particular organ than in the organism as a whole which, in a certain general or theoretical sense, is left a cripple or invalid.
~By Wilhelm Ostwald ~


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 ~


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


Probably what my comment meant was that I don't care about the circumstances if I can tell the truth.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
~By Confucius ~


An understanding is perhaps better than an alliance, which may stereotype arrangements which cannot be regarded as permanent in view of the changing circumstances from day to day.
~By Edward Grey ~


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 ~


Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


The message here is you cannot, under any circumstances, throw an object at an official. You just cannot do it.
~By Stu Jackson ~


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


Commerce flourishes by circumstances, precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds and waves that bring it to our shores.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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 ~


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 ~


Young people have a marvelous faculty of either dying or adapting themselves to circumstances.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I think that every so-called history book and film biography should be prefaced by the statement that what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


We should be inspired by people... who show that human beings can be kind, brave, generous, beautiful, strong-even in the most difficult circumstances.
~By Rachel Corrie ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
~By Jackie Chan ~


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 ~


You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.
~By Les Brown ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


How well Shakespeare knew how to improve and exalt little circumstances, when he borrowed them from circumstantial or vulgar historians.
~By Horace Walpole ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
~By Hugh Downs ~


Let everyone regulate his conduct... by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him.
~By William Wilberforce ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


There has been a huge advance in technology, which has improved the safety of the cars incredibly, but there are still some heavy crash impacts and in certain circumstances there is still the chance of fire today.
~By Jackie Stewart ~


Historical methodology, as I see it, is a product of common sense applied to circumstances.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


So interviews are a valuable tool, but under certain circumstances they'd be more valuable than others.
~By Hans Blix ~


Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


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 ~

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