Quotes: destiny

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  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.

  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
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    Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.

  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.

  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.

  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.

  • More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny.

  • James Allen
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    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.

  • Omar Khayyam
    Omar Khayyam
    Persian astronoom, poet 1048-1131
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    'Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and days where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates and slays, and one by one back in the Closet lays.

  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.

  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.

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