Your destiny or fate determines what you make out of yourself in your lifetime. Swing through this article for profound and famous predestination quotations and sayings.

Fate / Destiny Quotes

In life, you can never really tell where you are headed. However, if you do know, there still is fate or destiny that can play a huge role in influencing your direction and the sense of it. This is why it is imperative to watch your thoughts, for they become words and words can go on to become actions. Actions can become habits, habits can become character and finally character can become your destiny. This is why most people believe that your destiny really lies in your hands. Go ahead and read on to gain access to a wide array of quotes on fate or destiny!

Everything in life is luck.

- Donald Trump

The miracle on earth are the laws of heaven.

- Jean Paul

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

- Donald Trump

Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.

- Erich Fromm

I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves.

- Lord Byron

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

- Unpopular Essays , Bertrand Russell

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

- Emily Dickinson

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

- Charles Barkley

It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.

- Henry David Thoreau

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

- Fidel Castro

I did not direct my life. I didn't design it. I never made decisions. Things always came up and made them for me. That's what life is.

- B. F. Skinner

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

- Herodotus

Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.

- Marquis de Sade

I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.

- Anatole France

A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

- Chanakya Neeti - Gujarati Translation , Chanakya

It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.

- Henry James

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.

- E. E. Cummings

No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.

- Uncle Tom's Cabin , Harriet Beecher Stowe

Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.

- Herman Melville

Such is the miraculous nature of the future of exiles: what is first uttered in the impotence of an overheated apartment becomes the fate of nations.

- Salman Rushdie

The advertisers who believe in the selling power of jingles have never had to sell anything.

- David Ogilvy

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

The function of posterity is to look after itself.

- Dylan Thomas

Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.

- Henry A. Kissinger

In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on.

- Pythagoras

America is woven of many strands. I would recognise them and let it so remain. Our fate is to become one, and yet many. This is not prophecy, but description.

- Ralph Ellison

I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either.

- Jack Benny

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.

- Charles de Gaulle

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

- Plutarch

No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.

- Plutarch

I was never interested in being a rock star. I always wanted to be Boris Karloff.

- Gene Simmons

Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

- Napolean Hill

Just because Fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum

- Les Brown

Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.

- R. D. Laing

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

- Denis Waitley

Love cannot save you from your own fate

- Jim Morrison

People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.

- Frank Sinatra

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.

- Calvin Coolidge

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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