Circumstances Proverbs

By | December 3, 2017

Sayings about Circumstances

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. ~ Chinese Proverb

A brave man will face a situation no matter how dreadful. ~ Filipino Proverb

When you begin to understand the situation, you know you must have been ill-informed. ~ Indonesian Proverb

It is a sad situation for a son-in-law when his mother-in-law praises him. ~ Chinese Proverb

The situation is hopeless, but not serious. ~ Austrian Proverb

Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation. ~ Sayings

Quotations about Circumstances & Situations

Strange is our situation here on earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. ~ Albert Einstein

The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better. ~ Barbara Pletcher

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

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

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

It’s not the situation. It’s your reaction to the situation. ~ Robert Conklin

I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation. ~ Mike Todd

If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for. ~ Florence Scovel Shinn

There is a good side to every situation. ~ David J. Schwartz

Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind. ~ Mike Todd

I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change. ~ Nicholas Sparks

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation. ~ Florence Scovel Shinn

Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment; it is possible to “make” your luck by being always prepared. ~ Michael Korda

There is nothing to be gained by waiting for a better situation. You see where you are and you do what you can with that. ~ Jacob K. Javits

A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances. ~ Robert Baden-Powell

No matter the circumstances that you may be going through, just push through it. ~ Ray Lewis

If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul. ~ Rabbi Harold S. Kushner

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. ~ Aristotle

A failure is not always a mistake; it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying. ~ B. F. Skinner

When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate. ~ Carl Jung

That is always our problem, not how to get control of people, but how all together we can get control of a situation. ~ Mary Parker Follett

Don’t pray to escape trouble. Don’t pray to be comfortable in your emotions. Pray to do the will of God in every situation. Nothing else is worth praying for. ~ Samuel M. Shoemaker

True contentment is the power of getting of any situation all that there is in it. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

There’s always going to be the circumstances you can’t plan for. There’s always the unexpected relevance and the serendipity. ~ Jason Silva

Your current situation is no indication of your ultimate potential! ~ Anthony Robbins

Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain. ~ Robert A. Cook

Genius is independent of situation. ~ Charles Churchill

It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation. ~ Frederick W. Robertson

Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

The resistance to the unpleasant situation is the root of suffering. ~ Ram Dass

Every situation, every moment — is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity. ~ Goethe

My faith helps me understand that circumstances don’t dictate my happiness, my inner peace. ~ Denzel Washington

The last of human freedoms – the ability to chose one’s attitude in a given set of circumstances. ~ Viktor E. Frankl

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times. ~ Dean Smith

The key to abundance is meeting limited circumstances with unlimited thoughts. ~ Marianne Williamson

Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it — you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory. ~ Franco Harris

I try to extract something positive from every situation, even if it’s just learning not to make the same mistake twice. ~ Claudia Schiffer

If one is willing to do a thing he is afraid to do, he does not have to … face a situation fearlessly, and if there is no situation to face; it falls away of its own weight. ~ Florence Scovel Shinn

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

Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation. ~ Jack Nicklaus

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