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.
  • 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.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
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