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Over 70 Of The Best And Most Inspirational Quotes About Destiny

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.
Tony Robbins

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
William Shakespeare

The man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
Paul Tillich

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.
Jack Welch

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.
Steve Jobs

Do not compare yourself to others. You have a unique destiny and mission that only you can accomplish.
Mariane Pearl

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.
Nicholas Sparks

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.
Bob Marley

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.
Jean Nidetch

Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Deepak Chopra

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

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

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.
Sai Baba

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.
Henry Hancock

I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Douglas Adams

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

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.
Oprah Winfrey

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

I think that by going on the path that I am, my destiny will just come to me.
Jason Derulo

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Jawaharlal Nehru

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.
Ralph Marston

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and they day you find out why.
Mark Twain

I do believe that one way to have a destiny is to choose one.
Melinda McGraw

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.
Steven Pressfield

I am comfortable at the height where destiny has put me.
Pranab Mukherjee

If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
William McFee

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

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.
Tom Ford

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.
Roger McDonald

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.
Paulo Coelho

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.
Paulo Coelho

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.
Margaret Thatcher

We determine our destiny by the actions we take today.
Catherine Pulsifer

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.
Leo Buscaglia

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.
Albert Ellis

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 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.
Nelson Mandela

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.
Martin Delany

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

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

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.
Liu Dan

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.
Napoleon Hill

We must regain the confidence and drive to decide our own destiny.
Roh Moo-hyun

Sometimes, perhaps, we are allowed to get lost that we may find the right person to ask directions of.
Robert Brault

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.
Thomas Merton

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.
C.S. Lewis

Sow an act and you reap a habit, sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
Charles Reade

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.
Andre Maurois

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.
Canon Farrar

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

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