Famous Quotes
Quote: 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. Author: James Allen 1864-1912, British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

Quote: What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes. Author: Samuel Beckett 1906-1989, Irish Dramatist, Novelist

Quote: Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure. Author: Ambrose Bierce 1842-1914, American Author, Editor, Journalist, ''The Devil's Dictionary''

Quote: We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny. Author: Catherine Booth

Quote: I have a feeling this is destiny. [On the eve of her third marriage] Author: Christie Brinkley 1954-, American Model, Actress

Quote: 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. Author: William Jennings Bryan 1860-1925, American Lawyer, Politician

Quote: 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 Author: Leo Buscaglia American Expert on Love, Lecturer, Author

Quote: We write our own destiny; we become what we do. Author: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Chinese Revolutionary Leader

Quote: It appears I am destined for something; I will live. Author: Robert Clive

Quote: 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. Author: Aleister Crowley 1875-1947, British Occultist

Quote: I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them. Author: Princess of Wales Diana 1961-1997, Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

Quote: A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance. Author: Benjamin Disraeli 1804-1881, British Statesman, Prime Minister

Quote: Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. Author: Tryon Edwards 1809-1894, American Theologian

Quote: And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way. Author: Albert Einstein 1879-1955, German-born American Physicist

Quote: Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated. Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist

Quote: 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. Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist

Quote: 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. Author: Epictetus 50-120, Stoic Philosopher

Quote: 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. Author: Epictetus 50-120, Stoic Philosopher

Quote: 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. Author: Edward M. Forster 1879-1970, British Novelist, Essayist

Quote: I must in the face of a storm, think, live and die as a king. Author: (Frederick II) Frederick The Great 1712-1786, Born in Berlin, King of Prussia (1740-1786),

Quote: Anatomy is destiny. Author: Sigmund Freud 1856-1939, Austrian Physician - Founder of Psychoanalysis

Quote: Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid. Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749-1832, German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Quote: The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five. Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749-1832, German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Quote: We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours. Author: Dag Hammarskjold 1905-1961, Swedish Statesman, Secretary-general of U.N.

Quote: The destiny of man is in his own soul Author: Herodotus BC 484-425, Greek Historian

Quote: Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call Destiny. Author: John Oliver Hobbes

Quote: Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. Author: Kin Hubbard 1868-1930, American Humorist, Journalist

Quote: Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings. Author: John F. Kennedy 1917-1963, Thirty-fifth President of the USA

Quote: What God writes on your forehead you will become. Author: The Koran c. 500 AD, Islamic Religious Bible

Quote: 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. Author: Orison Swett Marden 1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine

Quote: 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. Author: Henry Miller 1891-1980, American Author

Quote: We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts. Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1689-1762, British Society Figure, Letter Writer

Quote: Man's ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures. Author: Alfred A. Montapert American Author

Quote: No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. Author: Francois Muriac

Quote: 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. Author: Jan Patocka 1907-1977, Czech Philosopher, Activist

Quote: He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned. Author: French Proverb Sayings of French Origin

Quote: One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it. Author: French Proverb Sayings of French Origin

Quote: If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water. Author: Yiddish Proverb Sayings of Yiddish Origin

Quote: 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. Author: Anthony Robbins 1960-, American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

Quote: More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny. Author: Anthony Robbins 1960-, American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

Quote: Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering. Author: Harriet Rosenstein 1932-, American Author

Quote: No cause has he to say his doom is harsh, who's made the master of his destiny. Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller 1759-1805, German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Quote: Not without a shudder may the human hand reach into the mysterious urn of destiny. Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller 1759-1805, German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Quote: There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny. Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller 1759-1805, German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Quote: 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. Author: David Seabury American Doctor, Author

Quote: Such as we are made of, such we be. Author: William Shakespeare 1564-1616, British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Quote: 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. Author: Source Unknown

Quote: Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison. Author: Simone Weil 1910-1943, French Philosopher, Mystic

Quote: 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. Author: Alfred North Whitehead 1861-1947, British Mathematician, Philosopher

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