Quotes: circumstances

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  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
  • Gerald Ford
    Gerald Ford
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    But I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances never before experienced by Americans. This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts.

    Source: Inauguratie 09-08-1974

  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    Character, not circumstances, makes the man.

    Source: Speech Democracy and Education (1896)

  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
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