"Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances."
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"Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well."
"Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise."
"I am bigger than anything that can happen to me."
"Upright whether in prosperous or in critical circumstances."
"We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within."
"It is a fact that you project what you are."
"It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean."
"It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation."
"How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking."
"Tear man out of his outward circumstances; and what he then is; that only is he."
"In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you."
"Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes."
"The one who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it"
"Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great."
"The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi."
"A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one."
"I found Rome brick, I left it marble."
"We do not look in our great cities for our best morality."
"One has not great hopes from Birmingham. I always say there is something direful in the sound."
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