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In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England, Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow. Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war.
~By Pierre Laval ~


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 ~


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


In a way, the American side descended to Saddam's level, which happens often in these types of circumstances. That is why the people in Iraq do not accept the current state of affairs.
~By Dario Fo ~


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 ~


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 ~


The first thing I do when I read a part is see if I can identify emotionally with a character. If I make that connection, everything else is just working on knowing their life circumstances and manifesting those through practice and research.
~By Joshua Leonard ~


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 ~


In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated.
~By Margaret Halsey ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles don't matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, you'll find a way to get it done.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


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


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 ~


I'm a victim of maybe circumstances, but look at how it worked out.
~By Jessica Hahn ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.
~By Ginny B. Waite ~


I think there's great potential for autonomy, but we have to remember that we live in a world where people may have free will but have not invented their circumstances.
~By Thomas Frank ~


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 ~


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 ~


I engaged upon those activities because I believed that, in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa, it was my duty to do so.
~By Bram Fischer ~


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


Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate.
~By Olympia Brown ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
~By Marquis De Custine ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The secret of happiness is the determination to be happy always, rather than wait for outer circumstances to make one happy.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances.
~By Martha Washington ~


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 ~


I have to keep reminding myself: If you give your life to God, he doesn't promise you happiness and that everything will go well. But he does promise you peace. You can have peace and joy, even in bad circumstances.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Well, right now, I'm very fascinated with 1920s Berlin. I mean, probably the more interesting thing would be to go to the beginning of civilization or precivilization - like polytheistic times. It would be interesting to see what came before modern religion and culture - what circumstances created the environment or the need for it.
~By Natalie Portman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Optimism is not inherently a superior way of viewing the world. Certainly doctors will say it might be better for one's physical health to be an optimist. But, morally speaking it may not be appropriate in certain circumstances.
~By Todd Solondz ~


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. ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine.
~By Christian Bale ~


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 ~


Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.
~By Dave Barry ~


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 ~


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 ~

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