Destiny Quotes

Read the best selected destiny quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about destiny will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. Kin Hubbard
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. Tryon Edwards
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny. Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call destiny. John Oliver Hobbes
I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them. Princess of Wales Diana
Anatomy is destiny. Sigmund Freud
A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance. Benjamin Disraeli
The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him. Jan Patocka
Man's ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures. Alfred A. Montapert
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes. Samuel Beckett
No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. Francois Muriac
Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering. Harriet Rosenstein
And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way. Albert Einstein
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison. Simone Weil
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers. Epictetus
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings. John F. Kennedy
I must in the face of a storm, think, live and die as a king. Frederick The Great (Frederick II)
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire. Orison Swett Marden
I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it. Leo Buscaglia
Not without a shudder may the human hand reach into the mysterious urn of destiny. Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny. Catherine Booth
Remember that you are an actor in a drama, of such a part as it may please the master to assign you, for a long time or for a little as he may choose. And if he will you to take the part of a poor man, or a cripple, or a ruler, or a private citizen, then may you act that part with grace! For to act well the part that is allotted to us, that indeed is ours to do, but to choose it is another s. Epictetus
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water. Yiddish Proverb
It appears I am destined for something; I will live. Robert Clive
No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance. Henry Miller
Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say ''no.'' I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible. Aleister Crowley
No cause has he to say his doom is harsh, who's made the master of his destiny. Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Such as we are made of, such we be. William Shakespeare
The destiny of man is in his own soul. Herodotus
We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned. French Proverb
Failure or success seem to have been allotted to men by their stars. But they retain the power of wriggling, of fighting with their star or against it, and in the whole universe the only really interesting movement is this wriggle. Edward M. Forster
One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it. French Proverb
Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure. Ambrose Bierce
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
We sow our thoughts and reap our actions. We sow our actions and reap our habits. We sow our habits and reap our character. We sow our character, and we reap our destiny. Anonymous
Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have a feeling this is destiny. [On the eve of her third marriage] Christie Brinkley
We write our own destiny; we become what we do. Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny. Anthony Robbins
We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours. Dag Hammarskjold
Nature is at work.. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow. David Seabury
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided. Alfred North Whitehead
It's not what's happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it's your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you're going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny. Anthony Robbins
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. William Jennings Bryan
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. James Allen

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