Quotes: circumstances

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  • Stephen Covey
    Stephen Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    Charles De Montesquieu
    French philosopher 1689-1755
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    Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
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    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.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    The American Constitution, one of the few modern political documents drawn up by men who were forced by the sternest circumstances to think out what they really had to face, instead of chopping logic in a university classroom.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    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.
  • Harvey S. Firestone
    Harvey S. Firestone
    American businessman 1868-1938
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    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.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
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    A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances. It's harder when everybody is against you.
  • 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.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
  • Klemens Von Metternich
    Klemens Von Metternich
    Austrian diplomat and statesman 1773-1859
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    Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when the circumstances are set in extremes.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Any use of chemical weapons, by anyone, under any circumstances, is a grave violation of the 1925 Protocol and other relevant rules of customary international law.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
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