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It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.

Chinese Proverbs,

If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there.

Lewis Carroll, author

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

Samuel Beckett, playwright

What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.

Donald Trump, president

Step by step one goes very far.


Whom the gods love die young.

Menander, poet

If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.

Frank A. Clark,

The destiny of man is in his own soul

Herodotus, historian

It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.

Yiddish Proverbs,

Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.

Thomas Mann, writer

You cannot be lost on a road that is straight.


Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.

Plutarch, philosopher

Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.

Sun Tzu, philosopher

Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.

Arabic Proverbs,

Such as we are made of, such we be.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Fate keeps on happening.

Anita Loos, writer

One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.


There is no armor against fate.

James Shirley, dramatist

Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.

Voltaire, writer

There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Everything that exists is in a manner the seed of that which will be.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Whenever fortune wishes to joke, she lifts people from what is humble to the highest extremity of affairs.

Juvenal, poet

One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.

Albert Einstein, physicist

Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.

Edward George BulwerLytton,

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

It is better to run back than run the wrong way.


In life, as in chess, forethought wins.

Charles Buxton, public servant

The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.

Sophia Loren, actress

Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.


One must either be the hammer or the anvil.


Man is manacled only by himself; thought and action are the jailers of Fate.

James Allen, author

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

Henry Miller, author

The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

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

Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

You deserve a longer letter than this; but it is my unhappy fate seldom to treat people so well as they deserve.

Jane Austen, writer

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer

Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today.

Leonid I. Brezhnev, statesman

If you believe in fate, believe in it, at least, for your good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Who then is the man who fears the Lord? He will instruct him in the way chosen for him. Psalm 25:12


Love cannot save you from your own fate.

Jim Morrison, musician

The fate of a child is in the hands of his parents.

Shinichi Suzuki, musician

Let the path be open to talent.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.

Virgil, poet

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

It is only in misery that we recognize the hand of God leading good men to good.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.

Henry Kissinger,

The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, I shall today be uppermost.

Confucius, philosopher

We make our fortunes and we call them fate.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

I generally wade in blind and trust to fate and instinct to see me through.

Peter Straub, writer

Whatever limits us we call fate.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The highways are crowded with people who drive as if their sole purpose in getting behind the wheel is to avenge every wrong done them by man, beast or fate. The only thing that keeps them in line is their fear of death, jail and lawsuits.

Hunter S. Thompson, journalist

I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.

Princess of Wales Diana, princess

He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage -- he won't encounter many rivals.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

Anatomy is destiny.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.

Fidel Castro, statesman

The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.


Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

I have a wife, I have sons: all of them hostages given to fate.

Lucan, poet

Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path. Psalm 119:105


Our fate, whatever it is to be, will be overcome by patience under it.

Virgil, poet

When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.

Elizabeth Bowen, novelist

He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.


If you do not create your destiny, you will have your fate inflicted upon you.

William Irwin Thompson, philosopher

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.

James Allen, author

I must in the face of a storm, think, live and die as a king.

Frederick the Great, royalty

I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like 'What I'm going to be if I grow up'.

Lenny Bruce, comedian

A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Fate is for losers.

Doug Coupland, author

You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself.

Doug Coupland, author

When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming, they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas.

Saadi, poet

Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end.

Helen Hayes, actress

Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.

Citium Zeno, philosopher

It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true.

George Santayana, philosopher

Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

For such is God our God, forever and ever. He will guide us until death. Psalm 48:14


Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.

Aeschylus, poet

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.

Horace, poet

I have a feeling this is destiny. On the eve of her third marriage

Christie Brinkley, model

If fortune smiles, who doesn't? If fortune doesn't, who does?

Chinese Proverbs,

Ask for the old paths, where the way is good, and walk in it.


Go with your fate, but not beyond. Beyond leads to dark places.

Mary Renault, novelist

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.

Marcel Marceau, actor

The best path through life is the highway.

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us.

Alice Hoffman, author

I feel like my mum is in heaven sharing a cup of tea with Lady Fate and plotting my life out like a chess game.

Jenny Frost, musician

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.

Epictetus, philosopher

There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.

Albert Camus, philosopher

Chance generally favors the prudent.

Joseph Joubert, writer

In days of doubt, in days of dreary musings on my country's fate, you alone are my comfort and support, oh great, powerful, righteous, and free Russian language!

Ivan Turgenev, novelist

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