Quotes with circumstances

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  • Stephen R. Covey I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman (1932 - 2012)
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  • Benjamin Disraeli Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer (1804 - 1881)
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  • Horace Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
    Horace
    Roman poet
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  • Charles Swindoll 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.
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
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  • James Allen Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer (1864 - 1912)
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  • Igor Stravinsky In the course of your work, you will from time to time encounter the situation where the facts and the theory do not coincide. In such circumstances, young gentlemen, it is my earnest advice to respect the facts.
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer (1882 - 1971)
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  • Charles De Montesquieu Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
    Charles De Montesquieu
    French philosopher (1689 - 1755)
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  • Stephen R. Covey If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman (1932 - 2012)
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  • Thomas Jefferson Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman (1743 - 1826)
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  • George Bernard Shaw 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.
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic (1856 - 1950)
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  • Aristotle The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher (384 - 322)
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  • B. F. Skinner 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.
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author (1904 - 1990)
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  • Harvey S. Firestone 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.
    Harvey S. Firestone
    American businessman
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  • Carly Fiorina A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances. It's harder when everybody is against you.
    Carly Fiorina
    American businesswoman and political (1954 - )
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  • Barbara Mikulski 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.
    Barbara Mikulski
    American politician (1936 - )
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  • Oliver Wendell Holmes 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.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet (1809 - 1894)
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  • Klemens Von Metternich Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when the circumstances are set in extremes.
    Klemens Von Metternich
    Austrian diplomat and statesman (1773 - 1859)
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  • Ban Ki-moon 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.
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat (1944 - )
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  • Kate Millet Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
    Kate Millet
    American writer (1934 - 2017)
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  • Napoleon Hill Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author (1883 - 1970)
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