Over 70 Of The Best And Most Inspirational Quotes About Destiny
Published February 5, 2019
When we reflect on our lives, we may believe that the things that happen to us are part of our destiny. It is important not to let ourselves be boxed in by the concept of destiny and to be open to new experiences. It is true that we may be drawn to certain people and situations that are destined to be part of our lives. These quotes will help you move toward a better life. Exploring these thoughtful quotes will help you to know whether you are fulfilling your destiny and whether you are on the right path to a healthy, successful life.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
The man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
Destiny waits alike for the free man, as well as for him enslaved by another’s might.
Control your own destiny or someone else will.
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. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
Do not compare yourself to others. You have a unique destiny and mission that only you can accomplish.
There are winds of destiny that blow when we least expect them. Sometimes they gust with the fury of a hurricane, sometimes they barely fan one’s cheek. But the winds cannot be denied, bringing as they often do a future that is impossible to ignore.
Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny.
Alfred A. Montapert
Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.
Our destiny changes with our thought, we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to d,o when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
Orison Swett Marden
It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
Harry S Truman
When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn’t mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.
T. D. Jakes
Each man carries his destiny in his own hands.
Out of our beliefs are born deeds; out of our deeds we form habits; out of our habits grows our character; and on our character we build our destiny.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Destiny: A tyrant’s authority for crime and a fool’s excuse for failure.
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
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Jean de La Fontaine
Other people and their opinions hold no power in defining our destiny.
Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it no matter where it leads him.
I think that by going on the path that I am, my destiny will just come to me.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and they day you find out why.
I do believe that one way to have a destiny is to choose one.
We can’t become anything we want to be. We come into this world with a specific, personal destiny. We have a job to do, a calling to enact, a self to become. We are who are from the cradle, and we’re stuck with it. Our job in this lifetime is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it. If we are born to paint, it’s our job to become a painter. If we are born to raise and nurture children, it’s our job to become a mother. If we were born to overthrow the order of ignorance and injustice in the world, it’s our job to realize it and get down to business.
I am comfortable at the height where destiny has put me.
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.
I’m a believer in fate and in fulfilling your destiny. I’ve always had a kind of inner voice that I have learned to listen to.
Destiny is no 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
You will never fulfill your destiny doing work you despise.
John C. Maxwell
I am master of my own destiny, and I can make my life anything that I wish it to be.
One often meets their destiny on their way to somewhere else.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny for it is destiny.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Life really is generous to those who pursue their destiny.
Our problems are man-made; therefore, they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
John F. Kennedy
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Jean De La Fontaine
Everywhere man blames nature and fate, yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passions, his mistakes and weaknesses.
I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfil our destiny, but our fate is sealed.
Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become habits. Watch your habits for they become your character. And watch your character for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that… and I think I am fine.
We determine our destiny by the actions we take today.
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 this 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.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
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.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am the master of my fate and the captain of my destiny.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Destiny has two ways of crushing us – by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Every people should be originators of their own destiny.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
It’s destiny! Perhaps it is the energy that pulls on the threads and, well, I’m just leaving it as it is meant to be.
You are the master or your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.
We must regain the confidence and drive to decide our own destiny.
Sometimes, perhaps, we are allowed to get lost that we may find the right person to ask directions of.
Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.
Let us follow our destiny, ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it.
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
Sow an act and you reap a habit, sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
f you create an act, you create a habit and if you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly.
Leonardo da Vinci
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.
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.