It’s not all in your power

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It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life.

Jean-Luc Picard

It’s your choice

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A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.

Hunter S. Thompson

Make your own luck

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People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

Are you upset?

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If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

Marcus Aurelius

Rising above circumstances

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Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.

Washington Irving

It’s up to you

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

Stephen Covey

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A product of decisions

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

Stephen Covey

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Make the best out of it

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.

John Wooden

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Happiness

Happiness is inward and not outward; and so it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.

Henry Van Dyke

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Adjustment

You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

Jon Kabat-Zinn

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