Fate & Destiny
Life is not a situation, but a process; not static, by dynamic. Itís
essential element is change, and the great question facing each of us is
whether we will channel that change in the directions we want to go, shaping
our destiny, or whether we will permit our activities and our character to
be determined by those random forces we call fate. To the extent that we
procrastinate, we are following the second course.
-- Edwin C. Bliss
The past is like a river flowing out of sight; the future is an ocean filled
with opportunity and delight.
-- Anna Hoxie
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident
springs from the deepest source of destiny.
-- Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
The Creator has not given you a longing to do what you have no ability to
-- Orison Swett Marden
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to
what lives within us.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form
habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
-- Tyron Edwards
I do not know beneath what sky nor on what seas shall be thy fate; I only
know it shall be high, I only know it shall be great.
-- Richard Hovey
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
If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.
-- Amy Tan
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create
character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
-- Andre Maurois
It is good to have an end to journey towards;
but it is the journey that matters in the end.
-- Ursula K. LeGuin
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made.
Destiny is made known silently.
-- Agnes DeMille
You were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within you. It's not
just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as you let your own light shine,
you unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As you are
liberated from your own fear, your presence automatically liberates others.
-- Nelson Mandela
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice.
-- William Jennings Bryan
Ask not what tomorrow may bring, but count as blessing every day that fate