145 Situation Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Situation Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men. — Lord Byron

Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists. — Edward De Bono

I think the worst thing you can do about a situation is nothing. — Ice Cube

It is not so much the kind of person a man is as the kind of situation in which he finds himself that determines how he will act. — Stanley Milgram

Whatever situation you're in: Send love, place it in God's hands, open your heart to everyone involved - and it will turn out miraculously. — Marianne Williamson

Problems are invitations. They allow us to have encounters and experiences that enable us to discover who God is for us. — Graham Cooke

Open your heart and invite God into every circumstance because when God enters the scene, miracles happen. — Victoria Osteen

Everything we think and feel about a situation ultimately comes back to how valuable we perceive it to be. — Mark Manson

It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation. — Frederick William Robertson

You can always improve your situation. But you do so by facing it, not by running away. — Brad Warner

Short Situation Quotes

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  • When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves. — Viktor E. Frankl
  • When I asked God for strength, He gave me difficult situations to face. — Swami Vivekananda
  • The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. — Eckhart Tolle
  • You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it. — Allen Klein
  • God specializes in impossible situations. — Gary Smalley
  • No matter what the situation, remind yourself "I have a choice." — Deepak Chopra
  • Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation. — Jack Nicklaus
  • Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come. — Zig Ziglar
  • Faith is reacting positively to a negative situation. — Robert H. Schuller
  • There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people. — Heinz Guderian

Situation Image Quotes

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Situation quote by Jack Nicklaus

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

Situation quote by Robert H. Schuller

Faith is reacting positively to a negative situation. — Robert H. Schuller

Situation quote by Heinz Guderian

There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people. — Heinz Guderian

Situation quote by Miley Cyrus

When Life Puts You in Tough Situations, Don't Say 'Why Me', Say 'Try Me' — Miley Cyrus

Situation quote by Mo Willems

If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave. — Mo Willems

Situation quote by T. B. Joshua

Your situation does not embarrass God because He has solution. — T. B. Joshua

Situation quote by Viktor E. Frankl

An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior. — Viktor E. Frankl

Situation quote by Suzanne Farrell

The body can do amazing things in a situation when it is really called for. — Suzanne Farrell

Situation quote by Bob Dylan

People talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations. — Bob Dylan

Situation quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

Life Situation Quotes

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Our greatest human freedom is that, despite whatever our physical situation is in life, WE ARE ALWAYS FREE TO CHOOSE OUR THOUGHTS! — Viktor E. Frankl

Learn to commit every situation to God, and trust Him for the outcome. God's love for you never changes, no matter what problems you face or how unsettled life becomes. — Billy Graham

I've discovered most Christians don't know what to do with difficult situations because they have bought into the lie that God owes us (for our good behaviour). The reality of life is that if you live long enough you are going to bleed, cry and hurt. AND God is still God IN that. — Matt Chandler

Situation quote The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.

What I treasure most in life is being able to dream. During my most difficult moments and complex situations I have been able to dream of a more beautiful future. — Rigoberta Menchu

Wherever you go, God is with you - watching over you, protecting you, and providing the truth you need for every situation. The question is, will you open your heart to His Word, apply it to your life, and allow God to change you so that He can use you in ways far greater than you can imagine? — Charles Stanley

I never blame failure - there are too many complicated situations in life - but I am absolutely merciless toward lack of effort. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Situation quote Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.

In life, when presented with any situation, breathe, take your time, focus and then decide what to do. — Rickson Gracie

As we come to know the seriousness of the situation, the war, the racism, the poverty in our world, we come to realize that things will not be changed simply by words or demonstrations. Rather, it's a question of living one's life in a drastically different way. — Dorothy Day

Fill your hearts with love and gratitude. Life gives us what we need and not necessarily what we want. It follows its own wisdom, which is often incomprehensible to our gross minds. We should learn to accept situations in life. This attitude of acceptance is the secret to happiness. — Mata Amritanandamayi

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time. — Pablo Picasso

Bad Situation Quotes

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My mission is to lead the country out of a bad situation of corruption, depression and slavery. After I rid the country of these vices, I will then organize and supervise a general election of a genuinely democratic civilian government. — Idi Amin

You know the bad thing about being a survivor... You keep having to get into difficult situations in order to show off your gift. — Carrie Fisher

Every bad situation is a blues song waiting to happen. — Amy Winehouse

Situation quote If things go wrong, don’t go with them.
If things go wrong, don’t go with them.

To me, wrestling is therapy. No matter how bad my personal situation is, when I step into the ring, all my troubles disappear. My baggage stays in the back where it belongs. — Eddie Guerrero

In bad situations is where you know who your friends are. — Spanish Proverbs

Looking back, I've learned the most from the bad coaches, really, how not to act, how not to coach, how not to treat people. So I always say no matter what situations you're faced with, how bad it is, you can always walk away and learn. You can always rise above it. — Jennie Finch

Situation quote Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.
Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.

Now, Bad Ass, you run your mouth about Summerslam. Well, here's the situation. The Rock says this, if the Rock hits you he'll kill you. If he misses, the wind behind the punch will give you pneumonia and you'll die anyway, so the choice is yours, jabroni. — Dwayne Johnson

Take a bad or desperate situation and turn it into a successful one. — Japanese Proverbs

At this point the question of Ukraine is the most important. The situation in Ukraine is very bad. If we don't take steps now to improve the situation, we may lose Ukraine. The objective should be to transform Ukraine , in the shortest period of time, into a real fortress of the U.S.S.R. — Joseph Stalin

To me if there's an achievement to lighting and photography in a film it's because nothing stands out, it all works as a piece. And you feel that these actors are in this situation and the audience is not thrown by a pretty picture or by bad lighting. — Roger Deakins

Present Situation Quotes

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For a few moments, be aware of your potential for change. Whatever your present situation is, evolution and transformation are always possible. At the least, you can change your way of seeing things and then, gradually, your way of being as well. — Matthieu Ricard

So if North Korea continues present isolation, then with such economic difficulties the North Korean government must meet a very serious situation in the future. — Kim Dae-jung

When dissonance is present, in addition to trying to reduce it, the person will actively avoid situations and information which would likely increase the dissonance. — Leon Festinger

People can see themselves in a story much easier than they can see themselves in a hypothetical situation that a brand might present to them. — Lewis Howes

There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire. — Gamal Abdel Nasser

I want my games to teach a message about life, by presenting situations where the answer isn't a clear yes or no. — Hideo Kojima

The past went that-a-way. When faced with a totally new situation, we tend always to attach ourselves to the objects, to the flavor of the most recent past. We look at the present through a rear view mirror. We march backwards into the future. — Marshall McLuhan

No matter how difficult your situation is, you can get through it if you don't look too far into the future, and focus on the present moment. You can get through anything one day at a time. — Bob Parsons

I see nothing in the present situation that is either menacing or warrants pessimism. — Andrew Mellon

[On women's role in the home:] Every wife, mother and housekeeper feels at present that there is some screw loose in the household situation. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Win Win Situation Quotes

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Servant-leader ship is all about making the goals clear and then rolling your sleeves up and doing whatever it takes to help people win. In that situation, they don't work for you, you work for them. — Ken Blanchard

The mindset of a champion is that I put myself in a certain situation to win, I don't play to lose, I dont prepare to lose, I hate second place and I definitely don't like silver. — Phil Heath

Playing chess has many aspects that can be useful in everyday situations like planning, concentration and combinations. You learn to win but also to lose and to be creative. — Judit Polgar

Every interpersonal situation has a solution in which everyone wins. — Del Close

Think about all of the times, situations, and circumstances where you have gotten caught up in making your self right rather than happy... The harder you fight to win, the bigger you lose. — Phil McGraw

It's a no win situation. It's a mug's game. The religions have contrived to make it impossible to disagree with them critically without being rude. They play the hurt feelings card at every opportunity. — Daniel Dennett

If you found yourself in a situation where you could either save a drowning man, or you could take a Pulitzer prize winning photograph of him drowning, what shutter speed and setting would you use? — Paul Harvey

What makes networking work is that it sets up win-win situations in which all parties involved get to take something home. Networking is a sharing process. Until you understand that, you won't have much of a network. — Earl G. Graves, Sr.

The moment you believe that love is not about losing or winning. It is just a few moments in time, followed by an eternity of situations to grow from. — Shannon Alder

In any situation that calls for you to persuade, convince or manage someone or a group of people to do something, the ability to tell a purposeful story will be your secret sauce. — Peter Guber

Current Situation Quotes

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Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. — Brian Tracy

To become successful you will have to get mad about your current situation. After you get mad, get motivated to do something about it. — Jon Jones

The current situation really took us by surprise, but we don’t have control over events like these. You can waste a lot of energy trying to control events, but that’s not a useful activity. What we can do is constantly improve our ability to respond to surprising events. — Dan Sullivan

I believe that with the help of foreign countries - and under that condition only, because they have no other source of financing - the new government may temporarily extricate Georgia from the current situation. — Eduard Shevardnadze

Historical analogy is the last refuge of people who can't grasp the current situation. — Kim Stanley

As someone who has enjoyed visiting Russia in the past and can also claim a degree of Russian ancestry, it would make me happy to say yes. However, as a gay man, I must decline. — Wentworth Miller

We have absolutely done as much work as we can on finding out things like that and we'll try to get all the information that we can as that would apply to any current situation, which I can't talk about. — Bill Belichick

In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the past. — Dalai Lama

The fastest way to get to a new-and-improved situation is to make peace with your current situation. — Esther Hicks

Your current situation does not determine your future. Your future is determined by your decision to succeed. — Tony Robbins

Hard Situation Quotes

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God knows our situation; He will not judge us as if we had no difficulties to overcome. What matters is the sincerity and perseverance of our will to overcome them. — C. S. Lewis

Through my life, [there have been] a lot of devils and a lot of situations, so I'm just goin' hard, maintaining, regardless of what people got to say about Ace Hood. — Ace Hood

It is the curse of humanity that it learns to tolerate even the most horrible situations by habituation, that it forgets the most shameful happenings in the daily shame of events, and that it can hardly understand when individuals aim to destroy this infamy. — Rudolf Virchow

Abortion is the easy way out. It’s hardly surprising that people should choose the most convenient exit from awkward situations. — Tony Abbott

Taking action is hard, but know what? Enduring a bad situation can be its own hell. — Whoopi Goldberg

We do not want to create a situation like that which exists in South Africa, where the whites are the owners and rulers, and the blacks are the workers. If we do not do all kinds of work, easy and hard, skilled and unskilled, if we become merely landlords, then this will not be our homeland — David Ben-Gurion

I am very lustful. I am in this fortunate or unfortunate position being bisexual in that I have twice as many people to lust over. So i can get hard on tour. I dont think lust is a sin - People should have sex as much and in as many situations as possible. Then theyd be less uptight. — Brian Molko

Mama was a stickler on keeping your word. That's helped me to make the right decisions in so many situations. Because of that, I also think really hard before I make a decision because I know I'm going to have to see it through. — Reba McEntire

It's less about the physical training, in the end, than it is about the mental preparation: boxing is a chess game. You have to be skilled enough and have trained hard enough to know how many different ways you can counterattack in any situation, at any moment. — Jimmy Smits

Acting is a really simple job - it's just hard to do. You just have to be that person with their background in that situation. That's all it is. My kids do it all the time when they're dressing up and playing games. — Jason Isaacs

Worst Situation Quotes

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Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. — Bill Cosby

Seriously,” Shane said, “this kind of is the worst situation we’ve ever been in, right?” “Speak for yourself,” Michael said. “I got myself killed last year. Twice.” “Oh yeah. You’re right—last year really sucked for you. — Rachel Caine

Ask yourself whether you have earned the right to have an opinion. Opinions are easy to produce, so bad ones abound. Knowing that you don't know something is nearly as valuable as knowing it. The worst situation is thinking you know something when you don't. — Ray Dalio

By choosing to hang on to your corner of freedom in even the worst situations, you can process your world with the energy of appreciation and beauty, and create an opportunity to transcend your circumstances. — Wayne Dyer

Even in the worst of situations-even when it seems no one in the world appreciates you-as long as you have hope, everthing can get better — Chris Colfer

You must never conclude, even though everything goes wrong, that you cannot succeed. Even at the worst there is a way out, a hidden secret that can turn failure into success and despair into happiness. No situation is so dark that there is not a ray of light — Norman Vincent Peale

Nobody's life is a bed of roses. We all have crosses to bear, and we all just do our best. I would never claim to have the worst situation. There are many widows, and many people dying of AIDS, many people killed in Lebanon, people starving all over the planet. So we have to count our lucky stars. — Yoko Ono

The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions. — Paulo Coelho

There's nothing that makes me laugh more than being in the situation where you're not supposed to laugh. Funerals. People crying. Breaking down. Telling you their life. I'm the worst. I'm the worst at that. — Tom Waits

Opportunity presents itself sometimes in unusual situations. What you think is the worst thing turns out to be a good thing. Different circumstances challenge people to do things they didn't know they could do, and in those times when the outlook appears the worst, we find new reasons for optimism. — S. Truett Cathy

Scenario Quotes

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Always plan for the fact that no plan ever goes according to plan. — Simon Sinek

Our brains replay every painful memory from the past and every possible scary scenario from the future over and over, just like a complex computer simulation, in an attempt to scare us away from threats before they can happen and regardless of the probability of their happening at all. — Mo Gawdat

Any attempt to divide the Party from the Chinese people or to set the people against the Party is bound to fail. The more than 95 million Party members and the more than 1.4 billion Chinese people will never allow such a scenario to come to pass. — Xi Jinping

If the javelin had hit me 10cm to the left, it would have punctured my lung, 20cm higher the throat, which would have been the worst-case scenario. Just 1cm higher and it would have hit bone, muscle and tendon and that would have been the end of my sporting career. — Roman Sebrle

If you train worst case scenarios consistently, they will no longer be worst case scenarios — Rener Gracie

One thing that makes it possible to be an optimist is if you have a contingency plan for when all hell breaks loose. — Randy Pausch

If you fixate on the worst-case scenario and it actually happens, you’ve lived it twice. — Michael J. Fox

Fiction is a branch of neurology: the scenarios of nerve and blood vessels are the written mythologies of memory and desire. — J. G. Ballard

The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios... The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market. — George Soros

Put your leaders in stressful scenarios. Make them figure out solutions under pressure. See if you can make them frustrated, angry, and flustered, and then demand decisive leadership from them. They will be challenged at first, but they will get better over time. — Jocko Willink

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More Situation Quotes

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People aren't born strong. people grow stronger little by little, encountering difficult situations learning not to run from them. — Christina Grimmie

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. — Charles R. Swindoll

Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation. — Viktor E. Frankl

It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic. — Cecilia Bartoli

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. — Desmond Tutu

Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society. — Michel Foucault

God is in control, and therefore in EVERYTHING I can give thanks - not because of the situation but because of the One who directs and rules over it. — Kay Arthur

We are not determined by our experiences, but are self-determined by the meaning we give to them; and when we take particular experiences as the basis for our future life, we are almost certain to be misguided to some degree. Meanings are not determined by situations. We determine ourselves by the meanings we ascribe to situations. — Alfred Adler

There is a higher power, a higher influence, a God who rules and reigns and controls circumstances and situations that are beyond your area and realm of authority. — T. D. Jakes

A man of purpose focuses on his destination, not his situation. Don't let your situation mislead you! — T. B. Joshua

Sometimes God lets you be in a situation that only He can fix so that you can see that He is the One who fixes it. Rest. He's got it. — Tony Evans

Joy is love exalted; peace is love in response; long-suffering is love enduring; gentleness is love in society; goodness is love in action; faith is love on the battlefield; meekness is love in tough situations; and temperance is love in training. — Dwight L. Moody

The kids from the streets don't want preaching or messages. They want what they can identify with. They want to hear about the reality of their situation, not fairy tales. They don't care if it's ugly; they just want reality. — Eazy-E

I do not allow myself to be overcome by hopelessness, no matter how tough the situation. I believe that if you just do your little bit without thinking of the bigness of what you stand against, if you turn to the enlargement of your own capacities, just that itself creates new potential. — Vandana Shiva

Just being a Negro doesn't qualify you to understand the race situation any more than being sick makes you an expert on medicine. — Dick Gregory

Man treats woman as his own property and not as being capable of feelings, like himself. The way man treats women is much worse than the way landlords treat servants and the high-caste treat the low-caste. These treat them so demeaningly only in situations mutually affecting them; but men treat cruelly and as slaves, from their birth till death. — Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

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. — Pema Chodron

I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather....In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis is escalated or de-escalated, and a person is humanized or is dehumanized. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I'm not upset when a person wants to move around, because I want everybody to be happy and I don't want nobody to feel like I'm holding them in a situation they shouldn't be in. — Pimp C

But God doesn't call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn't come through. — Francis Chan

Understand this well: there is something holy, something divine hidden in the most ordinary situations, and it is up to each one of you to discover it. — Josemaria Escriva

Don't worry about the situation of the world. You must be very happy, very very happy! Only through happiness and waves of bliss you will be able to help your country and the entire world in an automatic manner. You will remain ever invincible when you don't allow anything to obscure your happiness. — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

In spite of all similarities, every living situation has, like a newborn child, a new face, that has never been before and will never come again. It demands of you a reaction that cannot be prepared beforehand. It demands nothing of what is past. It demands presence, responsibility; it demands you. — Martin Buber

Situations emerge in the process of creative destruction in which many firms may have to perish that nevertheless would be able to live on vigorously and usefully if they could weather a particular storm. — Joseph A. Schumpeter

I didn't want to be a loser, but I didn't want to fit in at the same time because I don't like just being ordinary. So it's one of those situations where I always kept my head up. — ASAP Rocky

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