Run as hard as a wild beast if you will, but you won't get any reward greater than that destined for you.
Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
Impelled by a state of mind which is destined not to last, we make our irrevocable decisions
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.
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Not enjoyment, and not sorrow is our destined way, but to act that each tomorrow may find us further than today.
Many are destined to reason wrongly; others, not to reason at all; and others, to persecute those who do reason.
No wind favors him who has no destined port.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
I always knew I was destined for greatness.
Fate destined me to play Fagin. It was the part of a lifetime, and I was the only actor to be in the stage production and in the film.
On occasions, after drinking a pint of beer at luncheon, there would be a flow into my mind with sudden and unaccountable emotion, sometimes a line or two of verse, sometimes a whole stanza, accompanied, not preceded by a vague notion of the poem which they were destined to form a part of.... I say bubble up because, so far as I could make out, the source of the suggestions thus proffered to the brain was the pit of the stomach.
Hell is of this world and there are men who are unhappy escapees from hell, escapees destined ETERNALLY to reenact their escape.
It appears I am destined for something; I will live.
The generations of men run on in the tide of time, but leave their destined lineaments permanent for ever and ever.
O my Brothers! love your Country. Our Country is our home, the home which God has given us, placing therein a numerous family which we love and are loved by, and with which we have a more intimate and quicker communion of feeling and thought than with others; a family which by its concentration upon a given spot, and by the homogeneous nature of its elements, is destined for a special kind of activity.
It is a quite remarkable fact that the great religions of the most civilized peoples are more deeply fraught with sadness than the simpler beliefs of earlier societies. This certainly does not mean that the current of pessimism is eventually to submerge the other, but it proves that it does not lose ground and that it does not seem destined to disappear.
Are we at some kind of evolutionary equipoise as a species? Or, are we destined to become something different - something, perhaps, even better adapted to the environment?
I was used to playing misled youth, rough-and-tumble guys.
It was nice to get back to a big-hearted, warm and gentle soul, a guy who is destined for something a lot larger than he ever expected.
I think when you are named Noah, you are destined for a certain way of life.
No longer is the female destined solely for the home and the rearing of the family and only the male for the marketplace and the world of ideas.
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.
Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things.
I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties.
I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.
People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.
I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.
But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives.
To anyone who has started out on a long campaign believing that the gold medal was destined for him, the feeling when, all of a sudden, the medal has gone somewhere else is quite indescribable.
The first time I managed to pick up a basketball I knew I was destined to lead the UK to another National championship. ... Even now, so many years later, I still believe Kentucky will go undefeated in March & win everything.
Here was a new generation, shouting the old cries, learning the old creeds, through a revery of long days and nights; destined finally to go out into that dirty gray turmoil to follow love and pride; a new generation dedicated more than the last to the fear of poverty and the worship of success; grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken...
I think God destined that I play. I think it's all in the books already.
Robespierre, however, was not the type of leader finally destined to emerge from the Revolution.
If there is anything worse than international warfare, is civil warfare, and the United States was destined to experience it in the extreme of bitterness.
But I don't think I was ever destined to be a big star.
The ongoing conflict between us has caused heavy suffering to both peoples.
The future can and must be different. Both our peoples are destined to live together side by side, on this small piece of land. This reality we cannot change.
I think there, there also had been just before I got to Honduras a rather spectacular capture of an arms shipment that from Nicaragua across Honduran test, territory destined for El Salvador and I think that some of that equipment had been also to Cuba and the Soviet bloc.
In comparison with other men of their time, the Americans were distinguished by the possession of new political and social ideas, which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
It did not seem likely that I was destined to undertake research on typhus.
I know what it's like to access the privilege of a ZIP Code but also be born in one that could have destined me to something else.
I was destined to work with dying patients.
I had no choice when I encountered my first AIDS patient. I felt called to travel some 250,000 miles each year to hold workshops that helped people cope with the most painful aspects of life, death and the transition between the two.
It seems that it had been destined before that I should occupy myself so thoroughly with the vulture, for it comes to my mind as a very early memory, when I was still in the cradle, a vulture came down to me, he opened my mouth with his tail and struck me a few times with his tail against my lips.
They let me do my diploma from home, but I always knew I was destined to do something creative, so I didn't care.
Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
Man must be in space - that is what we are destined for. There is nothing else that we can do.
In Hungary all native music, in its origin, is divided naturally into melody destined for song or melody for the dance.
My most profound confidence is however based upon the fact that at the head of Germany there stands a man by his entire development, his desires, and striving can only have been destined by fate to lead our people into a brighter future.