Chapter Fifteen

Don’t Blame Circumstances

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

People often blame circumstances for their failures. Everyone thinks that they alone have more challenges to complain about. However, the truth is that everyone faces challenges, and those challenges are mostly the result of external distractions and disturbances. We all have two forces that either make or break our lives. The first force is internal, and is very much within our control to manage. The second one is external, and is almost ...

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