Quotation Explorer - 'Circumstances'

There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet. - William F. Halsey
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
The Bible changes your perspective on the people, events, and circumstances of your day. - Elizabeth George
Your purpose in relationships is simply to be your best self, regardless of the circumstances.
There are so many things in this world. If we put it in short (succinctly), then what will remain? The ‘pure Soul’ and ‘circumstances’. Moreover, to disperse is the nature of circumstances. Therefore, the Pure Soul will not have to tell them to go away. - Dada Bhagwan
Commitment is Circumstances - Leju Thomas
Stop blaming other people and circumstances for killing your dreams. The truth is; we tend to talk ourselves out of acting upon our dreams. Most dreams die of suicide, not murder. - Steve Maraboli
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Sacred blessings and divine opportunities appear in your life disguised as unforeseen changes and challenging circumstances. - Miya Yamanouchi
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances. - Benjamin Franklin
The abundance Jesus offers is a spiritual abundance that transcends circumstances, like income, health, living conditions, and even death. The abundant life is eternal. - Charles R. Swindoll
Reasoning with senselessness will never build faith. Faith is strengthened when you stop collecting fragmented signs and questionable hunches, in order to build an acceptable reason for your wrong decisions and less than desirable circumstances. - Shannon L. Alder
In certain circumstances, basically shit ones, it’s fight or flight. With Tommy it’s always fright and flight. - Terry Weible Murphy
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. - Horace
Personal growth is the only thing which is going to remain with you forever. Therefore, your basic goal in life should be continuously grow physically, mentally and spiritually irrespective of whatever circumstances might be. - www.kavikishor.com
My circumstances of unrelieved responsibility and permanent distraction necessitated the short story form. - Raymond Carver
The circumstances of the world are so variable that an irrevocable purpose or opinion is almost synonymous with a foolish one. - William Seward
Don’t stoop, don’t stop & don’t be tired in front of any circumstances; with continuous efforts & self introspection aim so high that shall take you to the top of the world - Vitthal Mane
Charge’ means coming together of all the circumstances and ‘discharge’ means the circumstances get over. - Dada Bhagwan
A philosopher once said 'It is necessary for the very existence of science that the same conditions always produce the same results'. Well, they do not. You set up the circumstances, with the same conditions every time, and you cannot predict behind which hole you will see the electron. - Richard Feynman
Your level of self-confidence is not something you are born with, though it is influenced by the circumstances into which you were born and grew up. - Stephen Richards
Human existence is partnered with spiritual laws; it’s the foundation of the human experienceWe all ultimately want a pain free existence, unfortunately circumstances of unrest bring to light the spiritual laws designed to play themselves out in the everyday experiences of the human race. - Brian Edward Arsenault
Don’t let circumstances hold you down; You were born to be free. Sometimes it’s not the hard work that pays but what you’ve learned from it. Be happy! Be yourself, be free. - Ane Krstevska
The difference between darkness and brightness is how you thrive on those moments and how you use such circumstances with goodwill in your spirit. - Angelica Hopes
The real architect of a life is the hard and almost impossible circumstances one faces. - John Paul Warren
When you are overwhelmed by your circumstances and it seems things are getting tougher, remember that God is still faithful and His faithfulness endures forever. - Benjamin Suulola
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
He sighed. "I don't think an apology will do, Mercy. Because an apology implies that you wouldn't do it again. And, under the circumstances, you wouldn't do anything differently, would you?"No. - Patricia Briggs
And since, in our passage through this world, painful circumstances occur more frequently than pleasing ones, and since our sense of evil is, I fear, more acute than our sense of good, we become the victims of our feelings, unless we can in some degree command them. - Ann Radcliffe
The good news is that every morning we have the choice; not to be controlled by circumstances nor our past but by purposely designing our day, hence our lives better. Not to react to life but to respond with love. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it. - Robertson Davies
Your dreams don’t stop being dreams because of circumstances. - Jason E. Hodges
We may not be able to control life’s circumstances, but we always have a choice about how we use our minds to respond to them. - Elaine Moran
With honest and straightforward business principles, close and careful attention to details, and the ability to take advantage of favourable opportunities and circumstances, there is a scope for success. - Jamsetji Tata
Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You have to go looking for them, they're not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves. - Ken Robinson
The only opportunity you will ever have to live by faith is in the circumstances you are provided this very day: this house you live in, this family you find yourself in, this job you have been given, the weather conditions that prevail at the ...moment. - Eugene H. Peterson
Lightning can best be seen in the dark...Bright persons do best in bad circumstances - Erik Tanghe
We have little control over the circumstances of life. We can't control the weather or the economy, and we can't control what other people say about or do to us. There is only one area where we have control--we can rule the kingdom inside. The heart of every problem is the problem in the heart. - Warren W. Wiersbe
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances.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. - Kirk Mango
The ones who take human circumstances too personally will eventually be left outside mercy - Prabhukrishna M
Reality is harsh. It can be cruel and ugly. Yet no matter how much we grieve over our environment and circumstances nothing will change. What is important is not to be defeated, to forge ahead bravely. If we do this, a path will open before us. - Daisaku Ikeda
The 'Mind' in it's nature is conditioned to 'label'. From people, to situations, and circumstances to everything in between. When we allow the mind to shut down we let things be as they are. - Matthew Donnelly
If your love is real, it will one day reunite you with your estranged lover despite any circumstances. - Anamika Mishra
But let no person say what they would or would not do, since we are not judges for ourselves until circumstances call us to act. - Abigail Adams
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. - John Heywood
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer."[, a Biography] - Mark Twain
And what of failure?"He shrugged."The consequence of not succeesing.Remember what Homer said.Circumstances rule men,not men circumstances. - Steve Berry
The idea that the president has the power to craft a new strategy both overstates his power and understates the power of reality crafted by those who came before him. We are all trapped in circumstances into which we were born and choices that were made for us. - George Friedman
It takes great character and understanding of human emotions to help someone you shouldn't be helping under normal circumstances. - Daya Kudari
One day of happiness is worth more than a lifetime of sorrow .... Under ordinary circumstances, jealousy is a suspicion to the person who excites it and degrading to the person who indulges it. - Victor Hugo
Choiceless awareness - at every moment and in all the circumstances of life - is the only effective meditation. - Aldous Huxley
Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We feel as though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will happen, we will never lose our value in God’s eyes. - Joyce Meyer
We cannot choose our circumstances, but we can choose how we handle them. - Markus Pappa
Life is beautiful,though the circumstances and situations around us may not say so,but life is certainly beautiful - Wogu Donald
Maupassant is a man of mitigating circumstances, the lawyer who can bring the jurors around by demonstrating that they too could have committed such a crime. We are all murderers. - Philippe Lejeune
And I think more of a concern has been not within the campaign, the mistakes that were made, not being able to react to the circumstances that those mistakes created in a real positive and professional and helpful way for John McCain. - Sarah Palin
Character is never built in a classroom; it is developed through the circumstances of life. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
If there's one thing I've learned, it is to never give up--no matter what your circumstances are. Giving up doesn't solve anything. - Millicent Ashby
Each of us have been born with the potential for greatness. We are equals. That doesn't mean we are born into equal circumstances, or have equal skills. What we do have in common, though, is the ability to apply ourselves to achieving that which we desire. - Justin Young
When life is good do not take it for granted as it will pass. Be mindful, be compassionate and nurture the circumstances that find you in this good time so it will last longer. When life falls apart always remember that this too will pass. Life will have its unexpected turns. - Ajahn Brahm
In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer. - Mark Twain
We cannot control all the circumstances of our lives, but we can control our attitudes and our actions. If we don’t, someone else will. - Toni Sorenson
Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate. - G.K. Chesterton
Under certain circumstances the fateful decisions in life, sometimes even in matters of life and death, are made with an almost indifferent ease. While the little things-for instance, the way people hang on to what is over-seem so important. - Peter Høeg
The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life. - Jimmy Carter
We momentarily discover our wings under life-threatening circumstances - Asoka Nimal Jinadasa
Her characters tend to err when they reject the grubby and complex circumstances of everyday life for abstract and radical notions. They thrive when they work within the rooted spot, the concrete habit, the particular reality of their town and family. - David Brooks
Change helps you to adapt to circumstances in life. - Sunday Adelaja
Situations and Circumstances do not make us unless we let them. Our thoughts and feelings are the music of our soul. - Matthew Donnelly
Sometimes the world around you makes you do things you would never do out of the circumstances. - Haidji
The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives. - Russel M. Nelson
When two creatures meet, the one that is able to intimidate its opponent is recognized as socially superior, so that a social decision does not always depend on a fight; an encounter in some circumstances may be enough. - Hediger
I had lived my life before in accordance with the poverty and itinerancy of my childhood, sliding in and out of other people’s leases, never expecting to stay very long and tolerating circumstances that strike me now as completely absurd. - Kathleen Alcott
Entitlement is an expression of conditional love. Nobody is ever entitled to your love. You always have a right to protect your mental, emotional, and physical well-being by removing yourself from toxic people and circumstances. - Janice Anderson
Ultimately, contentment is more a shift in attitude than a change in circumstances.
Your circumstances do NOT define you. Expect a GRAND finale. - John Paul Warren
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. - Jim Rohn
When you are the central character in a seemingly boiling pit of busy-ness the time will come when the pace of decline cannot be countered. You build yourself the circumstances of ultimate failure by failing to grow, by failing to act on your learnings. - Tony Curl
A brief note on the legend of Pandora's Box: Ever wondered why bundled in with all the torrents, and suffering of man kind the Gods put hope down there at the bottom, answer because in certain circumstances hope can be the worst torment of them all. - Tom Holt
Joy is a deeply felt contentment that transcends difficult circumstances and derives maximum enjoyment from every good experience. - Charles R. Swindoll
Truth is a relationship. As such, each one of us receives the truth and expresses it from within, that is to say, according to one's own circumstances, culture, and situation in life. - Pope Francis
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. - Mark Twain
I'm not praying for an easy life,but for God to give me strength to overcome life's circumstances - Amanda Penland
There's an invisible thread with this universe that connects some people regardless of circumstances. Life should not be the compromises that fail to realise this thread...Life should be a journey to explore and realise this invisible thread - Dipin Damodharan
We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. You always have the choice. - Dalai Lama XIV
The history of my life is the history of the struggle between an overwhelming urge to write and a combination of circumstances bent on keeping me from it. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Mindfulness is attainable when one can embrace life, not its circumstances. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
Circumstances makes a thing poison or nectar. There is nothing absolute good or bad. - Amit Ray
You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and actupon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking andsubsequent actions. - Adlin Sinclair
Heroes are not made. They are born out of circumstances and rise to the occasion when their spirit can no longer coexist with the hypocrisy of injustice to others. - Shannon L. Alder
When you realize that emotions aren't truth and they are simply reactions to life circumstances, they can no longer hold you captive. - Diamante Lavendar
So much in life depends on our attitude. The way we choose to see things and respond to others makes all the difference. To do the best we can and then to choose to be happy about our circumstances, whatever they may be, can bring peace and contentment. - Thomas S. Monson
Man is mortal. This is his fate. Man pretends not to be mortal. That is his sin. Man is a creature of time and place, whose perspectives and insights are invariably conditioned by his immediate circumstances. - Sylvan Barnet
Your current circumstances are part of your redemption story He is writing. - Evinda Lepins
Though American scenery is destitute of many of those circumstances that give value to the European, still it has features, and glorious ones, unknown to Europe...the most distinctive, and perhaps the most impressive, characteristic of American scenery is its wildness - Thomas Cole
I figured I wasn't supposed to be capable of that kind of thinking, and I felt like an alien. I feel that a lot, actually, in a lot of circumstances. Like I ought to be feeling something I don't. - Marina Keegan
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them. - George Bernard Shaw
The positive emotions that arise in...unpromising circumstances demonstrate that social ties and meaningful work are deeply desired, readily improvised, and intensely rewarding. The very structure of our economy and society prevent these goals from being achieved. - Rebecca Solnit
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.
Circumstances don't determine who you are, or what you will be. Only you do that. You either decide, or you don't. Even the decision not to decide was still yours. - Julie-Anne
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good; try to use ordinary situations. - Jean Paul Richter
I am slowly coming to the conclusion that it’s more important to learn to work with what you’ve got, under the circumstances you’ve been given, than wishing for different ones. - Charlotte Eriksson
Abhorrence towards bitter circumstances and attachment towards sweet ones is the nature of agnan (ignorance of the self). Bitter and sweet will not exist if agnan (ignorance of the self) leaves. - Dada Bhagwan
Joy is not a denial of painful circumstances, but a certainty that He is at work while we are in them. EL - Evinda Lepins
Always do the right and be the right,Whatever the circumstances. - Newpostcard
The truth is not simply what you think it is; it is also the circumstances in which it is said, and to whom, why and how it is said. - Vaclav Havel
No one can control his own opinion or his own belief. My belief was forced upon me by my surroundings. I am the product of all circumstances that have in any way touched me. - Robert G. Ingersoll
One's life is not as fixed as one believes. Surprises may lie in store for you, the unexpected often tends to happen, sometimes bringing in its train the most delightful change in one's life or circumstances. - Elizabeth Aston
We cannot keep on blaming the past leaders about the present circumstances. We need to be mindful that if we do nothing to improve the present circumstances, our children will also blame us in the future. - Gugu Mona
There are thoughts that don’t let you sleep in the darkness of nights. Thoughts of life, love, circumstances and dreams. Interestingly, these thoughts don’t disappear when you have your eyes opened in the day ahead. Whether you live greatly or not is determined by these thoughts. - Taranpreet Singh
No one knows, and few conceive, the agony of mind that I have suffered from the time that I was made by circumstances, and not by my volition, a candidate for the Presidency till I was dismissed from that station by the failure of my election. - John Quincy Adams
Don’t be afraid when you have to pray fervently because of your circumstances. God is wanting to do something great through you! - Stormie Omartian
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. - Edmund Burke
The Christian religion asks us to put our trust not in ideas, and certainly not in ideologies, but in a God Who was vulnerable enough to become human and die, and Who desires to be present to us in our ordinary circumstances. - Kathleen Norris
No matter what kind of circumstances come together, if one’s stillness is not shaken and his goal does not change; he is known to have attained religion. - Dada Bhagwan
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. - Aristotle
Man without religion is the creature of circumstances. - Augustus Hare
Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment. - Anne Besant
PEACE OF MIND! Mr. Smith gave me peace of mind with a Living Trust. He took the time to tailor the trust for my unique needs and circumstances. Mr. Smith is an outstanding attorney and I greatly value his advice.Sandra R. Vicksta - mkrahman
Don't let circumstances determine your fate. Choose your fate and mold circumstances to fit your fate of choice. - D.B. Harrop
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. - George Bernard Shaw
Perspective is a powerful attitude, providing the ability to see circumstances, no matter how challenging, as an opportunity. - Chris Vonada
In most circumstances and mostly, what hinders people from leaving distinctive footprints of life is less of physical barriers and much of mental barriers. What dominates your thought each day? Mind your mind. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Keep in mind, Eragon, that no one thinks himself a villain, and few make decisions they think are wrong. A person may dislike his choice, but he will stand by it because, even in the worst circumstances, he believes that it was the best option available to him at the time. - Christopher Paolini
Although the many virtues that courtesans possessed were employed to defy circumstances, the role they played depended on the same circumstances over which they triumphed- conditions which to, fortunately for modern women, no longer exist. - Susan Griffin
Happiness, as is evident, depends partly upon external circumstances and partly upon oneself. - Bertrand Russell
It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings. - Dale Carnegie
Moksha (Liberation) is to become free from gathering & dispersing of circumstances. - Dada Bhagwan
Whatever circumstances may occur, just stay calm and be HAPPY for our rest of life.... - Ish Vanity Wanderer Ish
Successful people in this world are those who get up and look for circumstances they want. If they can't find them, they make them. - George Bernard Shaw
Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances. - Albert Schweitzer
Safe in the sovereignty of the Godhead, we can count on the fact that WE, rather than just our friends, enemies, or circumstances, will be transformed. - Brian Eshleman
The master mind is the mind that thinks what it wants to think, regardless of what circumstances, environment or associations may suggest. - Christian D. Larson
Our faith in freedom does not rest on the foreseeable results in particular circumstances but on the belief that it will, on balance, release more forces for the good than for the bad. - Friedrich Hayek
To hope under the most extreme circumstances is an act of defiance that permits a person to live his life on his own terms. It is part of the human spirit to endure and give a miracle a chance to happen. - Jerome Groopman
There's no such thing as an evil race, just evil circumstances that make people do evil things. - Stuart Hill
If circumstances are always the rulers, the shallow existence of instant gratification will keep us as mere spectators of our lives. Get up! Clarify! Get in the game and live! - Claudia Simon
I may not know what is in store for me. However, I always know how I prefer to respond to my circumstances whatever they may be. - Raphael Zernoff
Could circumstances possibly change who I forever am in You? - MercyMe
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
Circumstances rule men and not men rule circumstances. - Euripides
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances. - Martha Washington
Joy comes from knowing that God is at work in your life in spite of your circumstances. - Jim George
if the conditions and or circumstances are right anybody will turn against anyone... - Methen
Egoism has arisen due to circumstances and circumstances have survived due to egoism. The one whose egoism is gone, for him circumstances are gone. Everything has come into existence because of wrong belief. - Dada Bhagwan
... each of us describes our existence by means of objects which are indifferent to us, which survive us, and which are then thrown back into the common stock from which they are soon gathered again and ascribed other roles in other circumstances. - Andrew Motion
It is necessary to understand that the next person is just as important as you are on this earth. So no one should undermine others based on their current circumstances. - Gugu Mona
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give. - Bertrand Russell
Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
It behoves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others; or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own. - Thomas Jefferson
I think instead [of happiness] we should be working for contentment... an inner sense of fulfillment that's relatively independent of external circumstances. - Andrew Weil
We are born under circumstances that would be favorable if we did not abandon them. It was nature's intention that there should be no need of great equipment for a good life: every individual can make himself happy. - Seneca
Whenever a person or agency has substantially more power than others, their behaviour are not democratic. and if in any circumstances their acts are not supervised then Power is always misused by certain people.Humanity is most important state and that is missing throughout world. - Vikram Singh Slathia
Happiness is a quality of the soul...not a function of one's material circumstances. - Aristotle
Courage emerges as you climb over the circumstances that threaten to bury you! But you must be willing to climb to find courage. - Jeff Dixon-Terror in the Kingdom
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances. - Thomas Jefferson
When life's adversities overwhelm you, look beyond your circumstances with an absolute trust that God is in control. - Mamur Mustapha
You can always choose how you prefer to respond to any external circumstances. Do not define your happiness by what is happening around you. Be happy only because this is what you enjoy doing. - Raphael Zernoff
Don’t let less-than-perfect circumstances keep you from trusting God. - Jim George
The human mind naturally adapts itself to the position it occupies. The most gigantic intellect may be dwarfed by being cabin'd, cribbed and confined. It requires a great country and great circumstances to develop great men.
We can't control on how each day will fall, but we can control how we fall into each day. Learn to make adjustments to match the circumstances. - Anthony Liccione
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
Tough times should serve only one purpose in your life; to teach you how to be tougher on the inside than your circumstances are on the outside. - DeWayne Owens
We are not judges for ourselves until circumstances call us to act. - Abigail Adams
It is the duty of every generation of writers and artists to find fresh ways of expressing the habitual circumstances of the human condition. To serve up the lukewarm remains of yesterdays dinner is easy, profitable and popular, (for a while). It is also wrong. - Jeanette Winterson
We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
When an idea for solving a problem suddenly presents itself, ask yourself if all circumstances related to the problem were properly analyzed. - Eraldo Banovac
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. a - Martha Washington
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
No party has renounced the right to armed resistance, in certain circumstances without lying - Friedrich Engels
Never allow your current circumstances dictate your level of happiness! Remember that this too shall pass! Rejoice always! - Mignon' Talise Padilla
No matter where we live on the planet or how difficult our situation seems to be, we have the ability to overcome and transcend our circumstances. - Louise L. Hay
From this day onward whatever circumstances may jam my way I'll break through it unscathed for in the end who will but suffer but me, so much so that I will reach for the unreachable, I'll break that which is unbreakable and attain that is impossible! - Liliosa Hilao
Joy cannot be pursued. It comes from within. It is a state of being. It does not depend on circumstances, but triumphs over circumstances. It produces a gentleness of spirit and a magnetic personality. - Billy Graham
The second direction of prayer lies in us addressing our own circumstances and changing them ourselves - Sunday Adelaja
Most times and in most circumstances, what hinders real progress is never anything big, but the small things we least regard that impede real thinking and action for progress! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You can enjoy a deep sense of satisfaction and happiness in life despite challenging circumstances. It's all in how you think about it. - Kristi Bowman
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
It must feel good to have someone trying so hard to keep you in any circumstances. I wish I have one too, at least I know how does it feels to have someone wanting you more than anything, other than making you cry alone in despair. - Lee NR
Faith looks to God, hopes in God, and believes in His promises, regardless of our actual circumstances. - Wendy Blight
The way I define happiness is being the creator of your experience, choosing to take pleasure in what you have, right now, regardless of the circumstances, while being the best you that you can be. - Leo Babauta
Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do. - Nelson Mandela
You don't invent circumstances, but when they happen they reveal human nature. - Louis Khan
Your problem is how you are going to spend this one and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are. - Anne Lamott
Truth in art is truth n circumstances. - Konstantin Stanislavsky
The ability to feel and express genuine gratitude for the help given when it is needed most, for the gift or boon that is given at just the right time and under the right circumstances, is a way of surrendering one’s self to benevolent external forces. - Stephen Richards
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the Bible, one often confronts real antinomies (equal but opposing truths). But in life one never does and always has options in difficult situations ...however uncomfortable may be their consequences. Satisfice in the circumstances and get on with your life! ~ © gfp '42™ - Gary Patton
Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
To win, depend on your thoughts and actions but not on circumstances. - Debasish Mridha
I've been quite happy. Look, here are my proofs. Remember that I am indifferent to discomforts which would harass other folk. What do the circumstances of life matter if your dreams make you lord paramount of time and space? - W. Somerset Maugham
There is no such thing as a perfect person in this world. We all must become the main characters or the stars of our lives. We are all different and start differently. But from whatever is our circumstances, it is very important that we find the opportunities to try out what we want to do. - Goo Hye Sun
After all, life is really simple; we ourselves create the circumstances that complicate it.
As much purity one has within, his external circumstances will be that much more favorable. As much impurity there is within, there will be a corresponding amount of unfavorable external circumstances. - Dada Bhagwan
The ruling power is always faced with the question, ‘In such and such circumstances, what would you do?’, whereas the opposition is not obliged to take responsibility or make any real decisions. - George Orwell
If we will just believe and act accordingly, all circumstances and situations, no matter how hopeless they appear, would change. - Sunday Adelaja
Pure Soul and circumstances; there are only these two; but the disturbance of egoism does not allow it to be at peace. - Dada Bhagwan
To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness. - Confucius
Don't believe in imagining things different from what they really are. When the Lord puts us in certain circumstances He doesn't mean for us to imagine them away. - L. M. Montgomery
It ought to be an offense to be excruciating and unfunny in circumstances where your audience is almost morally obliged to enthuse. - Christopher Hitchens
Perseverance is one of the keys to overcome the adverse circumstances of life. - Prophetess Dina Rolle
Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go they merely determine where you start. - Nido Qubein
It shall greatly help ye to understand the Scriptures if thou mark not only what is spoken or written, but of whom and to whom, with what words, at what time, where, to what intent, with what circumstances, considering what goeth before and what followeth after. - Miles Coverdale
Love is what we call the situation which occurs when two people who are sexually comptatible discover that they can also tolerate one another in various other circumstances.
in exceptional circumstances exceptional in that all circumstances in life are exceptional, especially those which are nothing in themselves and come to be everything in their results. - Álvaro de Campos
If you notice that devil hinder your work or demons disturb your family etc., then address them and cast them out of your circumstances - Sunday Adelaja
If a man remembers what is right at the sign of profit, is ready to lay down his life in the face of danger, and does not forget sentiments he has repeated all his life when he has been in straitened circumstances for a long time, he may be said to be a complete man. - Confucius
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. - Hugh Downs
Life favours those who constantly change. Because change helps you to adapt to circumstances in life. - Sunday Adelaja
If my mind was in your body going through the same circumstances. I would act differently, and likewise. Judging in nature is separation. - Matthew Donnelly
you actually do not hate you, you just hate the circumstances at the time - Lugas Anegah
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. 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. - George Bernard Shaw
No matter the circumstances, I encourage you to go forward with faith and prayer, calling on the Lord. You may not receive any direct revelation. But you will discover, as the years pass, that there has been a subtle guiding of your footsteps in paths of progress and great purpose. - Gordon B. Hinckley
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. - W.C. Fields
You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. - Eckhart Tolle
When we make appreciation the central theme of our value system, then all the painful elements of our past become meaningful lessons we could not have done without. Acceptance becomes natural when we become adept at finding the silver lining, even in the most challenging circumstances. - Pooja Ruprell
Life is not about changing the external circumstances, to please your internal world, rather life is to change your internal circumstances so that you can accept, whatever takes place in the external world. - Roshan Sharma
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter. - Benjamin Disraeli
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]