Thursday, January 24, 2013
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
"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." Washington, Martha
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this 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
"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."
"Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter."
Disraeli, Benjamin on circumstance
"You are an extremely valuable, worthwhile, significant person even though your present circumstances may have you feeling otherwise."
"How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us."