Quotation Explorer - 'Circumstance'

To exraordinary circumstance we must apply extraordinary remedies. - Napoleon Bonaparte
The speaker indicts our unbelieving responses to Jesus' COMMAND not to worry. We take it less seriously than His commands about overt actions and justify ourselves that we would not worry if He kept us from any circumstance we might worry about. - Jim Savastio
Character trumps circumstance every time. - R.A.Delmonico
A circumstance is not easy to come by and when it does, there are causes behind it. Therefore I do those things which bring an end to all the causes. - Dada Bhagwan
We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance. - Benjamin Disraeli
Failure is a mindset, not a circumstance. I let my experiences strengthen me. You think I fell on my face, but I’m down here doing pushups. - Steve Maraboli
God said to accept whatever circumstances that come along. Circumstance is a natural thing. In it, ‘Do this and don’t do that’- should not be there. Circumstances are a ‘scientific circumstantial evidence’ [‘Vyavasthit’]. You should ‘settle them with equanimity’. - Dada Bhagwan
Spirituality is the ability to say - It is OK, in every circumstance. - Rajesh Nanoo
That men would die was a matter of necessity; which men would die, though, was a matter of circumstance, and Yossarian was willing to be the victim of anything but circumstance. - Joseph Heller
Wisdom along with maturity is self understanding and defining one's character through reasoning in a circumstance. - Unarine Ramaru
Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you’re still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You're still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose. - Steve Maraboli
Every circumstance is a channel of miracles. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance - Bruce Barton
DIGESTION, n. The conversion of victuals into virtues. When the process is imperfect, vices are evolved instead -- a circumstance from which that wicked writer, Dr. Jeremiah Blenn, infers that the ladies are the greater sufferers from dyspepsia. - Ambrose Bierce
Pray for change in your heart and not your circumstance, and you will see what will happen. - Unarine Ramaru
Surely, the Creator was with me in every circumstance. He has granted me a successful completion of my doctorate degree. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Character is a choice whatever the circumstance; In the NRM you can choose to be a Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda, an Ofwono Opondo or a Tamale Mirundi. And in the Opposition you can choose to be a Gen. Mugisha Muntu, a Munyagwa or a Kato Lubwama. - Allan Amanyire
I mean what does a democracy depend on? A democracy depends on the individual voter making an intelligent and rational choice for what he regards as his enlightened self-interest, in any given circumstance. - Aldous Huxley
Every circumstance is an opportunity to re-define your confident level. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In every circumstance, you can find concord. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It does not matter the circumstance of your birth nor the family your born to.What matters is you are in this world.You can change your destiny. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There is always a solution to any problem.Find opportunities in any circumstance. Never become a victim. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is the nature of the circumstances to disperse. If there is attachment with the circumstance, there will be abhorrence when they get dispersed. - Dada Bhagwan
To make an action honorable, it ought to be agreeable to the age, and other circumstances of the person; since it is circumstance and proper measure that give an action its character, and make it either good or bad. - Plutarch
Your faith requires your action to back it up. Choose to see what part you must participate in to see your circumstance improve and personally grow and appreciate the victory because of it. - Dionna L. Hayden
...we will stand amazed to see the topside of the tapestry and how God beautifully embroidered each circumstance into a pattern for our good and His glory. - Joni Eareckson Tada
If you do not control your circumstance, you will be controlled by your circumstance. The choice is yours. - Tami B Harriott
One of the greatest of human follies is that we think we know ourselves so well, that we know how we would act under any conditions, that we would under any circumstance 'do the right thing.' Well, as many have discovered, you don't really know what you'll do in the dark till the lights go out. - James Carlos Blake
One remembers horrors, I think, for the rest of one's life, but memories do not always remain so sharp, and with time, and new circumstance, do not affect us so powerfully. - Elizabeth Aston
Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you're still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You're still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose. - Steve Maraboli
Faith gives us the courage to endure every circumstance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It's not Circumstance. It's not Chance. It's the Choice we make that determines the Destiny of Life. - - RVM
Every person, experience and circumstance are opportunities for spiritual growth and development. They are not coincidences… they are synchronicities. - Renee Cefalu
We need to be careful not to fall into the victim mindset. This usually happens because we have a dis-empowering perspective of the circumstance. We forget about who we are in Christ and that God is in control. - Michael Barbarulo
Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness depends on your mindset and attitude. Happiness is in your mind, not in the circumstance. - Roy Bennett
A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. - Hunter S. Thompson
You don't know what it means to live the life that you could have lived, if an event over which you have no control, an unforeseeable circumstance, had not distracted and diverted you, and at times crushed you, as has happened to me. - Luigi Pirandello
If history can do anything it is to remind us that all our judgments are merely relative to time and circumstance. - Herbert Butterfield
Do not compromise yourself and put your goodness in the same impermanent category as whatever circumstance happening. Be the best you in every circumstance. - Steve Maraboli
Our character develops with endurance of every circumstance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Left alone, no matter at what age or under what circumstance, you have to remake your life. - Katharine Graham
No matter the life-shattering circumstance that delivers the devastating blow to our spirit, God is bigger. He is faithful and unchanging, merciful and consistent with His offer to us, that through it all, we will be comforted, we will be loved, we will be HELD. - Henri J. M. Nouwen
How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all. - Clarissa Pinkola Estés
The peculiar striations that define someone's personality are too numerous to know, no matter how close the observer. A person we think we know can suddenly become someone else when previously hidden strands of his character are called to the fore by circumstance. - Elliot Perlman
Poverty is not a circumstance, it's an attitude. - Rita Gonzalez
Be strong in spirit, you can conquer every circumstance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Do not limit your Sacred Space to the literal, such as a small room or office. Allow this energy to flow from deep within, so that every where you go, no matter what the circumstance, you will always be immersed in the divine - Gary Hopkins
...all the horrors of war are soon forgotten in the pomp and circumstance of show and parade. - James Henry Gooding
"We regularly attribute our own failures to circumstance and the failures of others to bad character."
Honor doesn’t revise according to company just as integrity doesn’t diminish due to circumstance. - Donna Lynn Hope
If you think about it for a moment, destiny is not a synonym of circumstance. - Unarine Ramaru
It doesn't matter how you grew up, or what you've struggled with in life - your mind is unscathed by any circumstance you've yet to live and it's phenomenally powerful. - Bob Proctor
While it is easy to get caught up in the beliefs and attitudes of others, it is easier still to make one’s self a victim of circumstance. Victims of circumstance believe they have no power over their lives, since they are merely the play-things of fate. Since they believe this, it is therefore so. - Stephen Richards
The wrong thing to do about any given circumstance or situation is to do nothing. - L. Ron Hubbard
Sometimes the slightest things change the directions of our lives, the merest breath of a circumstance, a random moment that connects like a meteorite striking the earth. Lives have swiveled and changed direction on the strength of a chance remark. - Bryce Courtenay
You must love and respect yourself enough to never be a victim under any circumstance. - Gary Hopkins
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. - Henry David Thoreau
I want to remember to notice the wonders of each day, in each moment, no matter where I am under any circumstance. - Charlotte Eriksson
The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us. - Allyson Felix
All Things In Life Are Dependent On Circumstance. - Dan Blaze
The praise and glorification of God doesn't exclusively spring from deep and untroubled understanding; it is in spite of and even because of deep and troubled circumstance. - Joyce Rachelle
Joy is so deeply rooted in our souls that it is not tossed about by the waves of circumstance. - R.A.Delmonico
Call on Jesus Christ in any circumstance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Violence is violence and can in no way be misconstrued as discipline under any circumstance cultural or otherwise. - Aysha Taryam
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