Circumstance Related Quotes

Compassion is aptly summed up in the Golden Rule, which asks us to look into our own hearts, discover what gives us pain, and then refuse, under any circumstance whatsoever, to inflict that pain on anybody else. Compassion can be defined, therefore, as an attitude of principled, consistent altruism.

Karen Armstrong

#Asks #Circumstance #Golden Rule #Inflict

If the subject is in a suffering circumstance, it is all the more preferable to apply craft to the utmost. Call it art or not, we photographers should always try to pass on our observations with the utmost clarity.

Dennis Stock

#Circumstance #Craft #Observations #Photographers #Utmost

The planes of light give you the power to rise above circumstance, the power to rise above your desires and your aversions.

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell

#Circumstance #Desires #Rise #Rise Above

The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing.

William Falconer

#Circumstance #Observe #Signals

Love couldn't be moved by circumstance, poor choices, or even blatant lies-skewed and damaged, yes, but the heart couldn't deny what it wanted most once the desire was planted. Whether in bliss or affliction, love owned you all the same.

Rachel Wade

#Bliss #Circumstance #Planted

“Today is a new day. Don't let your history interfere with your destiny! Let today be the day you stop being a victim of your circumstances and start taking action towards the life you want. You have the power and the time to shape your life. Break free from the poisonous victim mentality and embrace the truth of your greatness. You were not meant for a mundane of mediocre life!”

Steve Maraboli

#Action #Circumstance #Destiny #Goals #Greatness #History #Inspirational #Life #Mediocre #Motivational #Mundane #New Day #Today #Victim

We may observe that, in displaying the praises of any humane, beneficent man, there is one circumstance which never fails to be amply insisted on, namely, the happiness and satisfaction, derived to society from his intercourse and good offices.

David Hume

#Circumstance #Derived #Fails #Observe #Praises

In every circumstance, all my life, my mind shows me the possible bad outcome: someone walks down steps, and before I can do anything to head the image off, I see a fall, a catastrophe.

Richard Bausch


Conservatism stands on man's confessed limitations; reform on his indisputable infinitude; conservatism on circumstance; liberalism on power; one goes to make an adroit member of the social frame; the other to postpone all things to the man himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

#Circumstance #Conservatism #Frame

Humans are producers of their life circumstance not just products of them.

Albert Bandura