Quotes About Circumstances

Quotes tagged as "circumstances" (showing 1-30 of 179)
Martha Washington
“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”
Martha Washington

Steve Maraboli
“Today is a new day. Don't let your history interfere with your destiny! Let today be the day you stop being a victim of your circumstances and start taking action towards the life you want. You have the power and the time to shape your life. Break free from the poisonous victim mentality and embrace the truth of your greatness. You were not meant for a mundane or mediocre life!”
Steve Maraboli

Muhammad Ali Jinnah
“Expect the best, prepare for the worst.”
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

G.K. Chesterton
“Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.”
G.K. Chesterton

Steve Maraboli
“Do not dilute the truth of your potential. We often convince ourselves that we cannot change, that we cannot overcome the circumstances of our lives. That is simply not true. You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life. But you can't just wish it, you can't just hope it, you can't just want it... you have to LIVE it, BE it, DO it.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Martha Washington
“I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances.”
Martha Washington

Steve Maraboli
“Stop blaming outside circumstances for your inside chaos.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Margaret Atwood
“She knows herself to be at the mercy of events, and she knows by now that events have no mercy.”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

Steve Maraboli
“Happiness has to do with your mindset, not with outside circumstance.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Worry is most often a prideful way of thinking that you have more control over life and its circumstances than you actually do.”
June Hunt

Krissi Dallas
“There is no easy way out of our circumstances...Sometimes you stick it out even when you want to give up because you know that on the other side is either a better situation or a better you." -Watercrossing (Phantom Island Book 3)”
Krissi Dallas

Nadia Sahari
“IT IS BY CHOICE AND NOT BY CHANCES THAT WE CHANGE OUR CIRCUMSTANCES.”
Nadia Sahari, Breakaway: How I Survived Abuse

Benedict Cumberbatch
“We all want to escape our circumstances, don't we? Especially if you are an actor.”
Benedict Cumberbatch

Elizabeth Kostova
“It was strange, I reflected.. that even in the weirdest circumstances, the most troubling episodes of one's life, the greatest divides from home and familiarity, there were these moments of undeniable joy.”
Elizabeth Kostova, The Historian

Frank Beddor
“And even, if circumstances required, a contingency plan for his contingency plan's contingency plan.”
Frank Beddor, Seeing Redd

Evinda Lepins
“Your current circumstances are part of your redemption story He is writing.”
Evinda Lepins

George Packer
“Ideology knows the answer before the question has been asked.

Principles are something different: a set of values that have to be adapted to circumstances but not compromised away.”
George Packer

Andrew Weil
“I think instead [of happiness] we should be working for contentment... an inner sense of fulfillment that's relatively independent of external circumstances.”
Andrew Weil

Rachel Corrie
“We should be inspired by people... who show that human beings can be kind, brave, generous, beautiful, strong-even in the most difficult circumstances.”
Rachel Corrie

Kristen Heitzmann
“[Christ] has accomplished your salvation. But He has not yet perfected your circumstances. Do not be confused in the two.”
Kristen Heitzmann, Sweet Boundless

Criss Jami
“Faithfulness imparts God's reason for all circumstances. No matter what the world says, losing is no longer an option.”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

Anthony Kiedis
“The fact that my circumstances had changed drastically but my behavior hadn't was beginning to wear on me.”
Anthony Kiedis, Scar Tissue

Israelmore Ayivor
“Refuse to become a victim of your circumstances and give a lift to your potentials each and every day against the wish of any obstacle you encounter!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Shannon L. Alder
“Gratitude was never meant to be an excuse for giving up on the obstacles God has put before you. Some of the most magical things he can bring us require faith and a lot of planning.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Pray for change in your heart and not your circumstance, and you will see what will happen.”
Unarine Ramaru

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The circumstances surrounding your birth is not as important as the opportunity to live life.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Susan Cain
“Purification and redemption are such recurrent themes in ritual because there is a clear and ubiquitous need for them: we all do regrettable things as a result of our own circumstances, and new rituals are frequently invented in response to new circumstances.”
Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

James C. Dobson
“A guy never has a right to force a woman to have sex with him under any circumstances. She should be able to say no at any point, and he must honor that denial. It is criminal that so many girls and women are raped today. Fully 60 percent of all females who lose their virginity before age fifteen say that their first sexual experience was forced! That is a tragedy with far-reaching consequences.”
James C. Dobson, Life on the Edge: The Next Generation's Guide to a Meaningful Future

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