Destiny, n. A tyrant's authority for crime and fool's excuse for failure.
Destiny has a constant passion for the incongruous.
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
Let us never, never forget that we are the masters of our destiny. No one in all the universes writes our script. We do that, in co-creation with our brothers. As we rewrite our script, our brother must do likewise or leave the stage of our drama.
A great biography should, like the close of a great drama, leave behind it a feeling of serenity. We collect into a small bunch the flowers, the few flowers, which brought sweetness into a life, and present it as an offering to an accomplished destiny. It is the dying refrain of a completed song, the final verse of a finished poem.
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.
We all know that the first bankers of the world — Rothschilds — are Jews; we know they control not only the money market, but also the political destiny of the European world... The Press of Europe is mostly controlled by Jews; the leading editors are Jews.
Every person sets his or her destiny. This I am sure about. Nothing happens by chance. You make a plan and decide to make it happen.
It takes solitude under the stars, for us to be reminded of our eternal origin and our far destiny.
But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny.
It is the awareness of unfulfilled desires which gives a nation the feeling that it has a mission and a destiny.
Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish.
Thoughts lead on to purpose, purpose leads onto actions, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny.
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
Our best destiny, as planetary cohabitants, is the development of what has been called "species consciousness" something over and above nationalisms, blocs, religions, ethnicities. During this week of incredulous misery, I have been trying to apply such a consciousness, and such a sensibility. Thinking of the victims, the perpetrators, and the near future, I felt species grief, then species shame, then species fear.
Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made know silently.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
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.
Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call Destiny.
Alas! we are the sport of destiny.
No man of woman born, coward or brave, can shun his destiny.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.