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.
We are responsible for actions performed in response to circumstances for which we are not responsible.
We cannot choose our external circumstances, but we can always choose how we respond to them.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.
The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.
Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world.
Any time you put a cast like this in compromising circumstances or shake it up a little bit, I think we're all pretty close so we draw on real emotion.
Men's activities are occupied into ways -- in grappling with external circumstances and in striving to set things at one in their own topsy-turvy mind.
I am clearly vulnerable on the question of socializing under circumstances not appropriate for a married man.
The circumstances of your life have uniquely qualified you to make a contribution. And if you don't make that contribution, nobody else can make it.
The happy combination of fortuitous circumstances.
In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England, Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow. Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war.
In the course of the reform, some new circumstances that we had not anticipated have appeared.
Events, circumstances, etc., have their origin in ourselves. They spring from seeds which we have sown.
Circumstances made me the theatrical personality I am, which many people believe is also a part of my personal life.
Do you know the times when one seems to stick fast in circumstances like the fly in the jam-pot? It can't be helped, and I suppose the best thing to do is to lay in a good store of jam!
I believe that in every circumstance I have been able to see rather clearly the most advantageous course I could follow, which is very rarely the one I did follow.
I'm a victim of maybe circumstances, but look at how it worked out?
I came from poverty and was part of those circumstances.
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