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Circumstance Quotes

We are exactly where we have chosen to be.

Author: Vernon Howard (-1992)

Profession: American Author, Speaker

He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.

Author: David Hume (1711-1776)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Historian

Men's activities are occupied into ways -- in grappling with external circumstances and in striving to set things at one in their own topsy-turvy mind.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

To see your drama clearly is to be liberated from it.

Author: Ken Keyes Jr. (1921-1995)

Profession: American Author

The circumstances of your life have uniquely qualified you to make a contribution. And if you don't make that contribution, nobody else can make it.

Author: Rabbi Harold S. Kushner


Circumstances hell! I make circumstances!

Author: Bruce Lee (1940-1973)

Profession: Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist

Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.

Author: Titus Livy

Profession: Roman Historian

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.

Author: Jack London (1876-1916)

Profession: American Novelist

Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.

Author: Samuel Lover (1797-1868)

Profession: American Author

I am bigger than anything that can happen to me.

Author: Charles F. Lummis


Upright whether in prosperous or in critical circumstances.

Author: Motto


You are an extremely valuable, worthwhile, significant person even though your present circumstances may have you felling otherwise.

Author: James Newman


We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.

Author: Earl Nightingale (1921-1989)

Profession: American Radio Announcer, Author, Motivator, Speaker

It is a fact that you project what you are.

Author: Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)

Profession: American Christian Reformed Pastor, Speaker, Author

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant