Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible.
I hope that doing truthful portrayals of people in a variety of circumstances gives people a kind of subterranean link to those characters.
The circumstances of others seem good to us, while ours seem good to others.
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
The people and circumstances around me do not make me what I am, they reveal who I am
Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn't planned by anyone.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less strong against us.
I was the only Black person on the set. It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.
Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
On a given day, a given circumstance, you think you have a limit.
Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore be directed to this noble purpose, and then all the objections urged against it by jealous tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish.
The historical circumstance of interest is that the tropical rain forests have persisted over broad parts of the continents since their origins as stronghold of the flowering plants 150 million years ago.
I have the happy circumstance of either being accused of political grandstanding on the one hand or cover-ups on the other.
Don't wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good; try to use ordinary situations.
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.
The circumstance is the incredible part, but I always knew in my heart that something was going to be out there, just for the world to notice me. It sounds so cocky, but it's happening.
I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.
If it is an imperfect word, no external circumstance can heighten its value as poetry.
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