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Fate determines many things, no matter how we struggle.
People aren't just people, they are people surrounded by circumstances.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge.
Fate then is that necessity by which a certain result will surely be brought to pass according to the natural course of events however we may vary the particular circumstances which precede the event.
I've been a victor of circumstance.
There are two roads to destruction: one is to receive everything you ever asked for, and the other is to receive nothing that you have asked for.' I became, by circumstance, the rare creature who in one fractured lifetime lived out both of these tragic scenarios, and it changed me.
Fate occasionally touches us all in ways we don't always understand ...
Some situations you cause yourself.
Every work [of literature] has both a situation and a story. The situation is the context or circumstance, sometimes the plot; the story is the emotional experience that preoccupies the writer: the insight, the wisdom, the thing one has come to say
I am a bundle of other people's histories, a creature of circumstance.
Accident is veiled necessity.
Tragedy, in its full and life-altering form, happened to other people.
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
Do you think in many ways, sir, you're the victim of circumstance now?
Under certain circumstances the fateful decisions in life, sometimes even in matters of life and death, are made with an almost indifferent ease. While the little things-for instance, the way people hang on to what is over-seem so important.
Things happen to people by accident.
Our circumstances answer to our expectations and the demand of our natures.
You think me the child of my circumstances: I make my circumstance.
There are occasions and causes, why and wherefore in all things.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Circumstances do not make you what you are, they reveal what you are.
Very few people are able to discount the effect of circumstances upon their own characters.
When Fate wills that something should come to pass, she sends forth a million of little circumstances to clear and prepare the way.
How fate is stubborn and holds to habit.
It is only by chance that we are reminded of the permanent circumstances of our life.
Our pasts often set our circumstances.
Do not hold on to circumstances
Circumstances don't create character. They reveal character.
We are all prisoners of circumstance at one point or another.
circumstances - not necessarily in holiness and radiant light, but often in confusion among people with deep problems.
Content is a matter of temperament rather than circumstance ...
Necessity and chance Approach not me, and what I will is fate.
Fate leads the willing and drags along the reluctant.
Experience: Mistakes you have survived.
It's not conditions but decisions that determine our lives.
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.
Fate. As a child, that word was often my only companion. It whispered to me from dark corners during lonely nights. It was the song of the birds in spring and the call of the wind through bare branches on a cold winter afternoon. Fate. Both my anguish and my solace. My escort and my cage.
Sometimes fate makes choices for us.
Life at times, gives the most unexpected and shocking outcome for the most ordinary person, leading to extraordinary tales.
Fate. You could never anticipate it.
Fate keeps happening.
We are very much at the mercy of circumstance, but it is how you choose to respond to circumstance that determines the quality of your life.
Though from unavoidable circumstances, considerable of it
Fate, no doubt, had a hand in it.
Circumstances don't always align themselves with human intention.
Fate, up against your will.
In your life there are a few places, or maybe only the one place, where something happened, and then there are all the other places.
The half-concealed disasters that constitute a life.
We accept that sometimes in difficult circumstances, difficult things happen.
If you believe you are an effect of the world around you - that your happiness is dependent on this thing or that person - then you are always going to be a victim of circumstance to one degree or another.
Fate has a funny way of intervening in people's lives.
Life includes unforeseen incidents that prove critical to promote personal growth. Life rarely gives us what we want. We are lucky if life gives us what we need in order to fulfill the path that was in place at our birthing.
What we can't control, we call fate.
It is our relation to circumstances that determines their influence upon us.
So much in life came down to timing.
Necessity, that great refuge and excuse for human frailty, breaks through all law; and he is not to be accounted in fault whose crime is not the effect of choice, but force.
Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
Sometimes events conspire to force one to do what should be done.
Fate is shaped half by expectation, half by inattention.
Man is an accident who yearns for necessity
Situations reveal who we are, they don't create who we are.
Once in a while you find yourself in an odd situation. You get into it by degrees and in the most natural way but, when you are right in the midst of it, you are suddenly astonished and ask yourself how in the world it all came about.
Life is an unending stream of extenuating circumstances.
Every story has its demands.
In many ways, we all have extraordinary circumstances thrust upon us in life, and it's up to us to do the best with them.
A well-trained mind directs circumstance.
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
The choices we make within the boundaries of the twists of fate determines who we are
Fate is unpenetrated causes.
Life is an impossible twist of choice and circumstance. One rarely exists without the other.
Necessity moderates more troubles than reason.
Fate was sometimes inscrutable.
For the most part we allow only outlying and transient circumstances to make our occasions. They are, in fact, the cause of our distraction.
The circumstances of life-the events of life-the people around me in life-do not make me the way I am. They reveal the way I am.
All things happen by virtue of necessity.
Life is about timing.
In case, I would prefer to say, that some circumstances should strike me in a different light to the one in which it struck you. Human reactions vary and so does human experience.
When forces of nature are involved, fate gets all the blame.
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.
Situations are like that. They take up all the time you used to use for working and eating and sleeping. They soak up your whole life like a black hole in space soaks up the sunlight. And then, where you used to have a life, all you have left is a situation.
Circumstances in life often take us places that we never intended to go. We visit some places of beauty, others of pain and desolation.
Circumstances don't make the man, they only reveal him to himself.
Fate has to do with events in history that are the summary and unintended results of innumerable decisions of innumerable men.
The histories of the lives and fortunes of men are full of instances of this nature,
where favorable times and lucky accidents have done for them, what wisdom or skill could not.
Difficult things provoke all your irritations and bring your habitual patterns to the surface. And that becomes the moment of truth. You have the choice to launch into your lousy habitual patterns, or to stay with the rawness and discomfort of the situation and let it transform you.
Circumstances and other people are not in control of an individual's character or of the life that lies endlessly before
As a media artist and filmmaker, I'm constantly considering the role of situational context when creating my work.
Context shapes who you are.
Situations and Circumstances do not make us unless we let them. Our thoughts and feelings are the music of our soul.
The misery of the moment.
We are shaped by every endured situation.
A human being may not choose her circumstances, but she does choose her actions
Your circumstance is not your outcome.
Fate stalks us with depressing monotony from womb to tomb, and, when we are least expecting it, deals us a series of crushing blows from behind.
our version of the same event is also likely to be a reflection upon our own situation and suffering rather than a dispassionate and wholly factual account. We
Sometimes words are not enough. There are some circumstances so utterly wretched that I cannot describe them in sentences or paragraphs or even a whole series of books.
Diminish the influence of fate
Everywhere man blames nature and fate, yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passions, his mistakes and weaknesses.
( ... ) an instance when Fate had conspired with Nature to give them a sign that theirs was no ordinary journey.