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Funny Circumstances Quotes
Funny Quotes about Circumstances

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We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

I was born in very sorry circumstances.
Both of my parents were very sorry.
- Norman Wisdom

The rich are not born skeptical or cynical.
They are made that way by events, circumstances.
- Paul Getty

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl


 

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski


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There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey

Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go;
they merely determine where you start.
- Nido Qubein

The answer to circumstances is choosing a positive response,
and the most positive choice is to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I choose to create joy in my life.
Whatever my external circumstances,
I choose to see all of life through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Each one has to find his peace from within.
And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is not our circumstances that create
our discontent or contentment.
It is us.
- Vivian Greene

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

Accept Circumstances - Choose Responses.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you can always choose your own inner peace -
regardless of circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
- Henry David Thoreau

Circumstances don't defeat you -
you defeat yourself when you give up.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What are the proper grounds for joy?
Is it circumstance which will
determine the stature of my spirit?
Ah, no. It is choice. It is always a choice -
in the face of any event - for joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Philanthropy is commendable,
but it must not cause the philanthropist
to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice
which make philanthropy necessary.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself,
to resist invasions of it in the case of others:
or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
- Thomas Jefferson

Happiness is a choice - independent of circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have unbounded compassion for myself
at all times and under all circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances,
determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.
- Blaine Lee

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Take responsibility for your whole life -
regardless of circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Circumstances are beyond human control,
but our conduct is in our own power.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Circumstances make man, not man circumstances.
- Mark Twain

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

I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse,
for any reason, whenever it's possible.
- Milton Friedman

Like a Chameleon, I Adapt to Changing Circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

I choose to adapt to the circumstances in which I find myself.
I choose to be flexible in my dealings with those around me.
I understand that my way is not the only way -
that inner peace comes from respecting the ways of others,
and that, if I am open, I may gain great insights and happiness
from the ideas and traditions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I forgive myself completely
for having created stories of suffering.
I forgive myself for all
my angers, resentments, jealousies,
and all the other emotions of suffering.
I have unbounded compassion for myself
at all times and under all circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate and markets
and roadways and others, I do control myself
and my response to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you have been divorced, you know it hurts -
especially if your marriage had lasted many years.
Whatever the circumstances of your relationship,
and whatever the nature of its ending,
there is always grief and regret -
perhaps regret over the ending,
or perhaps regret over not ending the relationship sooner -
or perhaps both.
Nonetheless, move past the grief and regret.
No matter how painful, divorce, like all endings,
opens the door to new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in the world are the people who
get up and look for the circumstances they want,
and if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw

While you can and should keep your composure and happiness
regardless of circumstances - regardless of your friends,
family and co-workers - regardless of gossip, sarcasm, and negativity.
Nonetheless, life is much easier and more pleasant
when you spend as much time as possible
in the company of enthusiastic positive people -
not necessarily those who agree with you,
but those who respect your right to your point of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever life we have experienced, if we can tell our
story to someone who listens,
we find it easier to deal with our circumstances.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper;
but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
- David Hume

In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is
a refusal to be educated.
- Margaret Halsey

We are responsible for actions performed in response
to circumstances for which we are not responsible.
- Allan Massie

Almost all people have this potential for evil,
which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
- Iris Chang

We are constantly being put to the test by trying circumstances
and difficult people and problems not necessarily of our own making.
- Terry Brooks

In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly
pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act.
- Jacques Ellul

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.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal

When the circumstances are right, everything becomes a dance.
- Lynette Fromme

Historical methodology, as I see it,
is a product of common sense applied to circumstances.
- Samuel E. Morison

I would suggest that barbarism be considered as a permanent
and universal human characteristic which becomes more
or less pronounced according to the play of circumstances.
- Simone Weil

I would finally renounce my delusional hypotheses and
revert to thinking of myself as a human of more conventional
circumstances and return to mathematical research.
- John Forbes Nash, Jr.

To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
- Bruce Lee

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.
- Thomas Reid

The circumstances of human society are too complicated
to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
- Marquis De Custine

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.
- Bram Fischer

They're not put on earth to be martyrs;
they have to want to come out.
It depends on your culture, where you work,
where you live.
Each person's circumstances are unique.
- Billie Jean King

However much I dislike the idea of abortion,
you should not criminalize a woman who,
in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
- Tony Blair

In order to figure out how to make atoms compute,
you have to learn how to speak their language and to
understand how they process information under normal circumstances.
- Seth Lloyd

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple
determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
- J. Donald Walters

Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men.
- Lord Byron

Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances.
For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert,
under the indifferent heaven.
- T. E. Lawrence

Where one person shapes their life by precept and example,
there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
- James Russell Lowell

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.
- Stephen Bayley

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man...
It is more powerful than external circumstances.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca


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