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.
In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated.
If all Europe lies flat while the Russian mob tramps over it, we will then be faced with a war under difficult circumstances, and with a very good chance of losing it.
I engaged upon those activities because I believed that, in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa, it was my duty to do so.
He's a novice, but he's had these - he's experienced in leadership in tight circumstances. He started - he dropped the first bomb, led the first air strike into North Vietnam.
So interviews are a valuable tool, but under certain circumstances they'd be more valuable than others.
Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much. Circumstances affect it so much.
You have a right to your opinion about the work that you're doing. An artist is as equally important as the director. If you believe that, you can work in any circumstances.
You don't underestimate either players or audience in any circumstances.
You may not seem able to change some outer circumstances but you can start by changing your inner experience of life and yourself.
The function of intellect is to provide a means of modifying our reactions to the circumstances of life, so that we may secure pleasure, the symptom of welfare.
Historical methodology, as I see it, is a product of common sense applied to circumstances.
Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
It is a question of fact, whether the influence of motives be fixed by laws of nature, so that they shall always have the same effect in the same circumstances.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
Happiness is always a choice. You can't wait for circumstances to get better. You have to create your own good fortune. So look for ways to be happy every day.
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.
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