Destiny Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old destiny quotes, destiny sayings, and destiny proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If we would see the color of our future, we must look for it in our present; if we would gaze on the star of our destiny, we must look for it in our hearts. Canon Farrar
Everywhere man blames nature and fate, yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passions, his mistakes and weaknesses. Democritus
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. Winston Churchill
Let us follow our destiny, ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it. Virgil
Let us follow our destiny, ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it. Virgil
Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. Jawaharlal Nehru
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny Kin Hubbard
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow. William McFee
Sometimes, perhaps, we are allowed to get lost that we may find the right person to ask directions of. Robert Brault
There's much to be said for challenging fate instead of ducking behind it Diana Trilling
We determine our destiny by the actions we take today. Catherine Pulsifer
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
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny Harry S Truman
Control your own destiny or someone else will. Jack Welch
Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny. Bob Marley
Serendipity. Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you've found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for. Lawrence Block
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be. Douglas Adams
I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. Rita Mero
I can't control my destiny, I trust my soul, my only goal is just to be. There's only now, there's only here. Give in to love or live in fear. No other path, no other way. No day but today. Johnathan Larson
It's choice--not chance--that determines your destiny. Jean Nidetch
Every individual has a place to fill in the world and it important in some respect whether he chooses to be or not. Nathaniel Hawthorne
You are the master of your own destiny. Use your strengths well. They are the keys to your destiny and your success in life. Once you know yourself and take action to realize your dreams, you can unlock the doors to your own potential. Neil Somerville
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. Shakespeare
Live your own life, for you will surely die your own death. Latin Proverb
Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you Joshua Leonard
You can change things, you can make things better. Jeff Bridges
What happened happened. What's gonna happen, is gonna happen." Michael Pena
You have all the influence you choose to have. Philip Seymour Hoffman
Through readiness and discipline, we are the masters of our fate. Bill Paxton
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
Man is manacled only by himself; thought and action are the jailers of Fate. James Allen
Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them. Henri Frederic Amiel
Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time. Marcus Aurelius
Nothing happens by chance, my friend... No such thing as luck. Richard Bach
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands: your own. Mark Victor Hansen
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul. Unkown
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. Benjamin Disraeli
For Destiny never swerves nor yields to men the helm. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every day brings forth a new destiny Edward Counsel
Who recollects distinctly his past adventures, knows his destiny to come. Johann Caspar Lavater
Destiny is not the same as fate. The word refers not to anything terrible or even to anything inevitable, in the usual sense of the word, but to the temporal and free unfolding of a person's essential being. A destiny is a spiritual drama. Gregory Wolfe
Destiny is consciousness of oneself, but consciousness of oneself as an enemy. Georg Wilhelm Frieidrich Hegel
You will never fulfill yourdestiny doing work you despise. John C. Maxwell
Giving offers us the opportunity to reshape our destiny. When you give, you are reshaping your destiny. T. B. Joshua
destiny isn t taken in by people trying to make what came first come afterwards. Jos Saramago
destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might . L. 103
Don't let your history interfere with yourdestiny. Steve Maraboli
Bad things are not the worst things that can happen to us. Nothing is the worst thing that can happen to us! Richard Bach
The destiny of every human being is decided by what goes on inside his skull when confronted by what goes on outside his skull. Eric Berne
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis
Always do your best to be yourself. Learn to listen to your inner-voice. This is your true authenticity; this is who you really are. Self-discovery of your inner self is the path to your destiny. James A. Murphy
You cannot predict your future. You can however, create your future. James A. Murphy
What happened yesterday is over. What happens today is up to you. James A. Murphy
Learn from the past. Live in the present. Plan for the future. James A. Murphy
Expect the unexpected. This is the way to be prepared for the life you desire and deserve. James A. Murphy
God gives you the option to choose. Based on your choice the path is laid out. The ultimate destination remains fixed. Sandeep Ravidutt Sharma
Life appears to be complex but it is simple to live provided you leave aside baggage of past and ghosts of the future. Sandeep Ravidutt Sharma
We continue our learning, by applying the answers and knowledge we have gained to a future challenge which reinforces that knowledge and secures it for our lifetime. G. Donald Jr. Craig
Wisdom open the door to avoiding similar problems in the future. G. Donald Jr. Craig
Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another. Thomas Merton
You can't connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. Olivia Green
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life, a kind of destiny. Olivia Green
Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. Olivia Green
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. Albert Schweitzer
Watch your character, it becomes your destiny. Frank Outlaw
If you are going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill
It is the satisfaction of doing it for yourself and motivating others to work with you in bringing it about. Shashikant Nishant Sharma
You are what your deep driving desire is; As your deep driving desire is, so is your will; As your will is so is your deed; As your deed is so is your destiny. Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
Be like spider, he is the weaver of his own destiny. Shubham Srivastava
It is not the powerful people who will help you build your future but those who empower you that will enable you to direct destiny. Dr. Roopleen
What you choose your destiny will determine. Dr. Roopleen
There will be two kinds of people in your life. One, who will be there for their own convenience and, two who will make a difference in your life. Dr. Roopleen
Self-belief is not the power that helps you achieve goals but the force that pushes you to the limit and make things happen. Dr. Roopleen
Instead of worrying about the future, believe in yourself and start working hard for building future. Dr. Roopleen
We all look forward to the future, but it will still only come one moment at a time. Jason Edward Shiffman
Those who are infatuated with their own beauty are infatuated with something that has no future, and will reap a bitter reward. Jason Edward Shiffman
Unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. Noam Chomsky
Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions. Edgar Cayce
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. George Bernard Shaw
For any challenges we should hold three thoughts at our command. 'Lead on God and Destiny. Ryan Holiday
In the case of nature, it means that what happens to each of us is ordered to help aid our destiny. Marcus Aurelius
No one can lose either the past or the future, for how can someone be deprived of what's not theirs. Marcus Aurelius
People don't want to praise their contemporaries whos lives they actually share, but hold great expectations for the praise of future generations. Ryan Holiday
Frame your thought like this. You are an old person, you won't let yourself be enslaved by this any longer, no longer pulled like a puppet by every impulse, and you'll stop complaining about your present fortune or dreading the future. Ryan Holiday
Eagerly anticipating some future event, passionately imagining something you desire, looking forward to some happy scenario as pleasurable as these activities might seem, they ruin your chance at happiness here and now. Ryan Holiday
Destiny is often by design. Joseph Julius Bonkowski
Destiny is better planned than stumbled upon. Joseph Julius Bonkowski
If you master your destiny, you will find out there is a destiny tax. Joseph Julius Bonkowski