Circumstances Quotes

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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

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

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

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

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
“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

James Baldwin
“I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am, also, much more than that. So are we all.”
James Baldwin, Notes of a Native Son

Frederick Douglass
“A man is worked upon by what he works on. He may carve out his circumstances, but his circumstances will carve him out as well.”
Frederick Douglass, The Portable Frederick Douglass

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

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

A.J. Darkholme
“Trust is not a gasoline-soaked blanket that succumbs to the matches of betrayal, never able to be used for its warmth again; it’s a tapestry that wears thin in places, but can be patched over if you have the right materials, circumstances, and patience to repair it. If you don’t, you’re always the one who feels the coldest when winter comes.”
A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

“Commitment is Circumstances”
Leju Thomas

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

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

Will Advise
“#Cats are marvelous creatures - they either adapt to circumstances, or decide to make circumstances adapt to them. Either way - they win.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

Criss Jami
“You can perhaps, in a number of circumstances, tell yourself that you can't have more than you have until you do better than you're doing, but by all means steer clear of its reverse, the creed of defeat, in saying that you can't do better than you're doing until you can have more than you have.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Lailah Gifty Akita
“No human being should be maltreated under any circumstances. We are all wonderful creation of God. May we affectionately love one another.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Haidji
“Sometimes the world around you makes you do things you would never do out of the circumstances”
Haidji, SG - Suicide Game

Lisa Kleypas
“West’s face softened. “Listen to me, Cassandra: If you spend enough time around Severin, you’ll come to love him. It’s your nature. Even knowing it’s a bad idea under the circumstances, you’ll end up doing it, the way I used to sing in the bath.”
Phoebe slid her husband a surprised glance. “When was that?”
“When I lived alone. But I was obliged to stop after I moved to Eversby Priory, when Kathleen told me it was scaring the servants.”
“It sounded nonhuman,” Kathleen said. “We all thought someone was performing an exorcism.”
Entertained by the revelation, Phoebe grinned and slipped her arm through West’s.”
Lisa Kleypas, Chasing Cassandra

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