circumstances

A Quote by Viktor E. Frankl on attitude, perception, circumstances, freedom, and choice

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Viktor Frankl (1905 - 1997)

Source: Man's Search For Meaning, Pages: 104-105

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on circumstances

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

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on belief, circumstances, philosophy, and power

Philosophy's power to blunt all the blows of circumstance is beyond belief.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on circumstances

Circumstances-what are circumstances? I make circumstances.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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A Quote by James Allen on anxiety, circumstances, improvement, and men

Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

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A Quote by James Allen on circumstances, idealism, and perception

Your circumstances may be uncongenial, but they shall not long remain so if you but perceive an Ideal and strive to reach it.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

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A Quote by James Allen on circumstances, desires, fear, love, and soul

The soul attracts that which it secretly harbors; that which it loves, and also that which it fears. It reaches the height of its cherished aspirations. It falls to the level of its unchastened desires - and circumstances are the means by which the soul receives its own.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As a Man Thinketh, Pages: <URL>

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A Quote by Epictetus on circumstances

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

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

Source: The Enchiridion

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on circumstances, people, and perspective

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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A Quote by Les Brown on achievement, change, circumstances, goals, and present

You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.

Les Brown

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