Destiny Proverbs

Sayings about Destiny

Often one finds one’s destiny just where one hides to avoid it. ~ Chinese Proverb

A tree falls the way it leans. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned. ~ French Proverb

They must stand high who would see their own destiny. ~ Danish Proverbs

Even the stone you trip on is part of your destiny. ~ Japanese Proverbs

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

Can I pull down the sun with a forked stick, or prevent it from running its course? ~ New Zealander Proverbs

As people go their own way, destiny goes with them. ~ Tamil Proverbs

New day — new destiny. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the nation and its destiny. ~ South African Proverb

Fate and free-will both play an equal role in destinies. ~ Indian Proverbs

You often meet your destiny on the road you take to avoid it. ~ French Proverb

Quotations about Destiny

Saying about destiny

Destiny, sometimes referred to as fate, is a predetermined course of events.  It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual. ~ More about Destiny

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

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

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

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings. ~ John F. Kennedy

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

In my clinical experience, the greatest block to a person’s development is his having to take on a way of life which is not rooted in his own powers. ~ Rollo May

Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire. ~ Orison Swett Marden

Each man’s destiny is hung like a medallion around his neck. ~ Gai Eaton

Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say “no.” I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible. ~ Aleister Crowley

I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won’t do it, I won’t behave his way anymore. I’m lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it. ~ Leo Buscaglia

What God writes on your forehead you will become. ~ The Koran

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

Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call Destiny. ~ John Oliver Hobbes

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

There can be no exit from manifest destiny. ~ Mick Farren

It appears I am destined for something; I will live. ~ Robert Clive

Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying. ~ Christian Furchtegott Gellert

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

Destiny waits in the hand of God, not in the hands of statesmen. ~ T. S. Eliot

We do not create our destiny; we participate in its unfolding. ~ David Richo

Anatomy is destiny. ~ Sigmund Freud

Destiny is the essence of worldly powers. ~ Edward Counsel

We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams. ~ Les Brown

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

No one’s born with their destiny stamped on their forehead … we make the choices to fulfill our destiny. ~ Naomi Judd

Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering. ~ Harriet Rosenstein

Ya gotta do what ya gotta do.~ Sylvester Stallone

Personality, too, is destiny. ~ Erik H. Erikson

People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which they are not. ~ Giacomo Leopardi

The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him. ~ Jan Patocka

There is a Destiny which has the control of our actions, not to be resisted by the strongest efforts of Human Nature. ~ George Washington

The destiny of man is in his own soul. ~ Herodotus

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

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

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. ~ Henry Miller

Man’s ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures. ~ Alfred A. Montapert

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

There is no such thing as chance; and what seems to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny. ~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

No cause has he to say his doom is harsh, who’s made the master of his destiny.~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

It’s not what’s happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it’s your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you’re going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny. ~ Anthony Robbins

More than anything else, I believe it’s our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny.~ Anthony Robbins

Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. ~ Tryon Edwards

Youth is often a scoffer at destiny. ~ Edward Counsel

There is just one life for each of us: our own.~ Euripides

Destiny is … the range of formal or structured human possibility within which human freedom is actual. ~ Donald J. Keefe

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

There’s no mystical energy field that controls my destiny. ~ Han Solo

We write our own destiny; we become what we do. ~ Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

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

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. ~ Francois Muriac

Every day brings forth a new destiny. ~ Edward Counsel

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