Quotes by situation
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English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
American historian and journalist 1899-1978
Abraham Lincoln was not all brooding and melancholy and patient understanding. There was a hard core in him, and plenty of toughness. He could recognize a revolutionary situation when he saw one, and he could act fast and ruthlessly to meet it.
Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.
American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
Edward R. Murrow
American broadcast journalist and war correspondent 1908-1965
Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation.
C. C. H. Pounder
Guyanese–American actress 1952-
'Bagdad Cafe' was a film that changed many, many people's lives... how they saw themselves and how they looked at their life situation. I thought I made a little movie. All the mail that I get is about how it changed lives, and that's wonderful.
A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.
English writer 1812-1870
A man in public life expects to be sneered at - it is the fault of his elevated situation, and not of himself.
American businessman and founder of the National Speakers Association 1907-1997
A superficial knowledge is not enough. It must be a knowledge capable of analyzing a situation quickly and making an immediate decision.
American businessman 1954-
Abundance is not a situation- it is an attitude.
All law is situational law. The sovereign produces and guarantees the situation in its totality. He has the monopoly over this last decision.Source: Political Theology (1922)
Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
An actor entering through the door, you've got nothing. But if he enters through the window, you've got a situation.Source: The Bright Side of Billy Wilder (1970)
In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
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