Quotes by circumstances
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American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
American Pastor, writer
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.
British philosophical writer 1864-1912
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Charles De Montesquieu
French philosopher 1689-1755
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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
American businessman 1868-1938
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.
American businesswoman and political 1954-
A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances. It's harder when everybody is against you.
American politician 1936-
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
American writer and poet 1809-1894
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.
Klemens Von Metternich
Austrian diplomat and statesman 1773-1859
Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when the circumstances are set in extremes.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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.
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