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A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Destiny
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
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 | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Destiny
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Anatomy is destiny.
~ Sigmund Freud | ( Austrian neurologist and fhysician. ) | 1856-1939 | Destiny
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Destiny
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
~ Alfred North Whitehead | ( English mathematician. ) | 1861-1947 | Destiny
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Destiny
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Destiny
quotes Division : American poets   
     
No cause has he to say his doom is harsh, who's made the master of his destiny.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Destiny
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
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 | ( American author. ) | 1891-1980 | Destiny
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Not without a shudder may the human hand reach into the mysterious urn of destiny.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Destiny
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Destiny
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Destiny
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
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 | ( American author and founder of Success magazine. ) | 1850-1924 | Destiny
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
~ John F. Kennedy | ( Thirty-fifth President of the USA ) | 1917-1963 | Destiny
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Destiny
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Such as we are made of, such we be.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Destiny
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
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 | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Destiny
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
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 | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Destiny
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
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.
-: [ Disturbing the Peace (1986),Ch. 2 : Writing for the Stage, p. 72 ]
~ Václav Havel | ( Czech writer and dramatist ) | 1936 - 2011 | Destiny
quotes Division : Czech writers   
     
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Destiny
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.
~ Samuel Beckett | (Irish writer, dramatist and poet, ) | 1906-1989 | Destiny
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     

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