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Proverbs containing the word Circumstances

Times change

What was true or valid at a time in the past is not necessarily so today because circumstances change. The proverb encourages us to keep up to... Read more →

It is ill striving against the stream

It is easier to adapt ourselves to circumstances than to fight against them.

Circumstances alter cases

Here 'case' has the meaning of situation, the position in which one finds oneself; and this position in the circumstances surrounding it. If the... Read more →