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Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.

Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
You are an extremely valuable, worthwhile, significant person even though your present circumstances may have you feeling otherwise.
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
To see your drama clearly is to be liberated from it.
I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
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.
You are where you are today because you've chosen to be there.
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.
It is our relation to circumstances that determine their influence over us. The same wind that blows one ship into port may blow another off shore.
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.
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.
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.
Whether you're winning or losing, it is important to always be yourself. You can't change because of the circumstances around you.
We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
The one who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it
No person is either as happy or as unhappy as they imagine. Things are never as good or as bad as they seem.
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.
In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you.
Tear man out of his outward circumstances; and what he then is; that only is he.
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.
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
It is a fact that you project what you are.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
I am bigger than anything that can happen to me.
Upright whether in prosperous or in critical circumstances.
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.
Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.
Circumstances hell! I make circumstances!
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.
He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
We are exactly where we have chosen to be.
Man is more powerful than matter.
Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men.
And as for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive. [Genesis 50:20]

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