Circumstances Quotes

circumstances quotes

Enjoy these quotes about circumstances:

Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him to himself. -James Allen

Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs. -Mario Andretti

Whether you’re winning or losing, it is important to always be yourself. You can’t change because of the circumstances around you. -Cotton Fitzsimmons

By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, I have a HUGE list of inspirational quotes by topic here.

You are an extremely valuable, worthwhile, significant person even though your present circumstances may have you feeling otherwise. -James Newman

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

It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation. -Frederick W. Robertson

If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give. -Bertrand Russell

Tear man out of his outward circumstances; and what he then is; that only is he. -Johann G. Seume

Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances — it was somebody’s name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Circumstances alter cases. -Thomas Haliburton

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

Circumstances–what are circumstances? I make circumstances. -Napoleon Bonaparte

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor the best opportunities; they will never come. -Janet Erskine Stuart

Dwell upon the brightest parts in every prospect…and strive to be pleased with the present circumstances. -Abraham Tucker

Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances. -Livy

Events, circumstances, etc. have their origin in ourselves. They spring from seeds which we have sown. -John B. Sheerin

He shall fare well who confronts circumstances aright. -Plutarch

Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate. -G. K. Chesterton

I am I plus my circumstances. -Josi Ortega y Gasset

I find that it is not the circumstances in which we are placed, but the spirit in which we face them, that constitutes our comfort. -Elizabeth T. King

No man can be satisfied with his attainment, although he may be satisfied with his circumstances. -Frank Swinnerton

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Comments

    • sally
    • December 18, 2010
    Reply

    Hi Shawn,

    I like all these circumstances quotes, but i like this one most
    “Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs. -Mario Andretti”

    Thanks! Keep it up!

      • shawn
      • December 19, 2010
      Reply

      Thanks, Sally. Hey, did you ever get the book I sent you? I sent it a long while ago, but I never did email you back to confirm that I sent it. I hope you got it ok.

    • Amar Agarwala
    • December 18, 2010
    Reply

    Incredible quotes, makes me pause to think of my present circumstances. Perhaps it makes me feel a shade better that there is hope despite the troubles I face. And it is so true for everybody…as each tries in their personal capacity to improve their circumstances.

    Amar

    • Amulya Kumar Mishra
    • December 18, 2010
    Reply

    Wise is the man who adapts to circumstances.

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