Destiny Quotes

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.

Pierre Corneille

I mind as if it were yesterday my first sight of the man. Little I knew at the time how big the moment was with destiny, or how often that face seen in the fitful moonlight would haunt my sleep and disturb my waking hours.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

A sane being wished for peace and serenity, not to be the mortar in which the ingredients of destiny are finely ground.

William M. Kucmierowski

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

Paul Ricoeur

What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?

Henry David Thoreau

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. 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

It takes solitude under the stars, for us to be reminded of our eternal origin and our far destiny.

Archibald Rutledge

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.

Joseph Heller

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

Alexander Pope

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know; the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.

Albert Schweitzer

Destiny bears us to our lot, and destiny is perhaps our own will.

Benjamin Disraeli

If we cannot shape our destiny there as no such thing as witchcraft.

Benjamin Disraeli

Man's ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures.

Alfred A Montapert

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
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