Destiny Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Destiny

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One knows less about one's own destiny than about anything else on earth.
~By Gabrielle Roy ~


No one is going to try to fill my mother's shoes, what she did was fantastic. It's about making your own future and your own destiny and Kate will do a very good job of that.
~By Prince William ~


It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
~By Tony Robbins ~


Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
~By Joseph Heller ~


What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
~By Marguerite Duras ~


We believe. We believe in our destiny as a nation. We believe we have been called to do good, to spread the blessings of liberty and encourage the sense of trust upon which free societies depend.
~By Tony Snow ~


Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
~By Henry Miller ~


Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


For the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white.
~By Frantz Fanon ~


I think 'destiny' is just a fancy word for a psychological pattern.
~By Jodie Foster ~


A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.
~By Joel Osteen ~


Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it; let us fight against destiny, even though without hope of victory.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


To be a Jew is a destiny.
~By Vicki Baum ~


When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise.
~By John Heywood ~


It is the lot of man to share in the deeper aspirations of the universe around him and to share his own destiny as well as that of the universe, now by adjusting himself to its forces, now by putting the whole of his energy to his own ends and purposes.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


There is a destiny that shapes our ends rough, hew them as we will.
~By Frank Harris ~


Music conveys moods and images. Even in opera, where plots deal with the structure of destiny, it's music, not words, that provides power.
~By Marcel Marceau ~


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.
~By Henry Miller ~


Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The Western media tends to place a lot of emphasis on official institutions in Ukraine such as its supreme court, the central election commission, and the parliament. In reality, the people of Ukraine now control their destiny.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


I am afraid that the ordinary citizen will not like to be told that the banks can and do create and destroy money. And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of governments, and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people.
~By Richard McKenna ~


For success, the author must make the reader care about the destiny of the principals, and sustain this anxiety, or suspense, for about 100,000 words.
~By Ken Follett ~


I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race.
~By Thomas Love Peacock ~


I already played James Dean in a film called Race with Destiny, but it hasn't come out yet.
~By Casper Van Dien ~


Unbeliever is he who follows predestination even if he be Muslim, Faithful is he, if he himself is the Divine Destiny.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


When the 'Seinfeld' show said it was going to be a show about nothing, everybody said it couldn't - wouldn't work. It did. 'Thor' is about something, about that character finding his destiny, but it's not doing what was expected... and yet it's doing very well.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist.
~By Andrea Bocelli ~


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


I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


Sorrowful and great is the artist's destiny.
~By Franz Liszt ~


It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.
~By Jacques Yves Cousteau ~


Let there be no illusions about the difficulty of forming this kind of a national community. It's tough, difficult, not easy. But a spirit of harmony will survive in America only if each of us remembers that we share a common destiny.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.
~By Aeschylus ~


Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
~By Albert Camus ~


Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.
~By Bill Frist ~


Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
~By Paul Tillich ~


The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


I just hope people don't get sick of us. I'm sick of us and I'm in Destiny's Child.
~By Beyonce Knowles ~


Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean, with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice.
~By Zhang Yimou ~


The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
~By Albert Ellis ~


My goal was, and still is, to write first, direct my own stuff whenever possible and control my own creative destiny.
~By Jeff Probst ~


We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


For me, it was not destiny to make it to where I am now - I thought for a long- time I would become a go-kart mechanic, or a job like this, not an F1 driver.
~By Fernando Alonso ~


Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
~By R. D. Laing ~


As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
~By Denis Waitley ~


There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Woman's destiny is to be wanton, like the bitch, the she-wolf; she must belong to all who claim her.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I was interested in being in Fight Club, but I wanted Edward's part, but since they're not going to hand a girl those parts you have to manifest destiny and not complain, bitch or whine.
~By Courtney Love ~


No man can be stronger than his destiny.
~By Mary Austin ~


In our country today, very few children are raised to believe that their principal destiny is to serve their family, their country, or God.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
~By Daisaku Ikeda ~


Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone-we find it with another.
~By Thomas Merton ~


There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.
~By Edwin Markham ~


So, if anatomy is destiny then testosterone is doom.
~By Al Goldstein ~


Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.
~By Charles Barkley ~


Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


It is the destiny of mint to be crushed.
~By Waverley Lewis Root ~


Our destiny is greatness and we must return to its fulfillment.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


I took the name Green Destiny from - well there is such a sword called Green Destiny. It is green because you keep twisting it, it's an ancient skill, you keep twisting it and knocking it and twisting it until it is very elastic and light.
~By Ang Lee ~


Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves.
~By Rita Hayworth ~


I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth. I have tried to shed some gleams of light on the shadow of man startled by his anguish.
~By Marcel Marceau ~


Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be a s big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


An example is often a deceptive mirror, and the order of destiny, so troubling to our thoughts, is not always found written in things past.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


We all have a destiny in accordance with the breadth of our shoulders. My shoulders are broad.
~By Placido Domingo ~


There is one type of ideal woman very seldom described in poetry - the old maid, the woman whom sorrow or misfortune prevents from fulfilling her natural destiny.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


We bear a heavy and therefore a great destiny.
~By Alfred Rosenberg ~


I don't think that a leader can control, to any great extent, his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


I think that you have to believe in your destiny; that you will succeed, you will meet a lot of rejection and it is not always a straight path, there will be detours - so enjoy the view.
~By Michael York ~


A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny. It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such a serious threat to world peace.
~By Kwame Nkrumah ~


Children... are our legacy. Our responsibility. They are our destiny and we are theirs. The extent to which we fail as parents, we fail as God's children.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


One country, one constitution, one destiny.
~By Daniel Webster ~


You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own.
~By Mark Victor Hansen ~


But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


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.
~By David Seabury ~


Character is destiny and character is important to American campaigns.
~By Mark Shields ~


If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
~By Andre Maurois ~


Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars.
~By Barney Oliver ~


Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
~By Franz Liszt ~


The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own.
~By Andre Malraux ~


The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
~By Colin Powell ~


Everything happens for a reason. I'm used to it, I prepare for it. Like I say, at the end of the day, those in charge of their own destiny are going to do what's rights for them and their family.
~By Shaquille O'Neal ~


But one day, when I was still young, I was parted from my family and left my native country. I hunted and searched for music, and destiny turned me into the object of my hunt. The circumstances of life became my 'antlers' and prevented me from returning home.
~By Georg Solti ~


The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
~By Albert Einstein ~

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October 4 ,2022
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