17 Quotes Regarding Destiny


Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
Elizabeth Bowen

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

There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
Albert Camus

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
G.K. Chesterton

Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honours depend upon heaven.
Confucius

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It matters not how straight the gate How charged with punishments the scroll I am the master of my fate I am the captain of my soul.
William E. Henley

There's someone out there for everyone-even if you need a pickaxe, a compass, and night goggles to find them. (L.A. Story)
Steve Martin

But blind to former as to future fate, What mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Alexander Pope

We may become the makers of our fate when we have ceased to pose as its prophets.
Karl Popper

Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.
Seneca

Men at some time are masters of their fates:<
William Shakespeare

There is no armor against fate;<
James Shirley

Immortality--a fate worse than death.
Edgar A. Shoaff

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

Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
Publilius Syrus

The road goes ever on and on down fromthe door where it began. Now far ahead the road has gone and I must follow if I can. Pursuing it with weary feet until it joins some larger way, where many paths and errands meet -and whither then, I cannot say.
J.R.R. Tolkien

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