Quotes by destiny

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  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Humans have always unknowingly affected all Universe by every act and thought they articulate or even consider.... Realistic, comprehensively responsible, omni-system-considerate, unselfish thinking on the part of humans does absolutely affect human destiny.
    Source: Critical Path (1981)
  • Alija Izetbegovic
    Alija Izetbegovic
    Bosnian politician 1925-2003
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    I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn't been kind to us; but, with the help of God, we will prevail.
  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
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    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 his 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
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    I don't think that a leader can control to any great extent his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction.
  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
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    I knew it like destiny, and at the same time, I knew it as choice.
    Source: Lighthousekeeping (2006) 186
  • Ang Lee
    Ang Lee
    Taiwanese film director, producer, and screenwriter 1954-
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    I took the name Green Destiny from - well there is such a sword called Green Destiny. It is green because you keep twisting it, it's an ancient skill, you keep twisting it and knocking it and twisting it until it is very elastic and light.
  • Carl Schurz
    Carl Schurz
    American statesman, journalist, and reformer 1829-1906
    Carl Schurz
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    Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
    Source: Address, Faneuil Hall, Boston (18 April 1859)
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    If Christianity is pessimistic as to man, it is optimistic as to human destiny. Well, I can say that, pessimistic as to human destiny, I am optimistic as to man.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
    Charlotte Brontë
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    If life be a war, it seemed my destiny to conduct it single-handed.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
    Wyndham Lewis
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    If you do not regard feminism with an uplifting sense of the gloriousness of woman's industrial destiny, or in the way, in short, that it is prescribed, by the rules of the political publicist, that you should, that will be interpreted by your opponents as an attack on woman.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
    W. Clement Stone
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    If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    In default of inexhaustible happiness, eternal suffering would at least give us a destiny. But we do not even have that consolation, and our worst agonies come to an end one day.
  • Barry Unsworth
    Barry Unsworth
    English writer 1930-2012
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    In my generation, history was taught in terms of grand figures, men on whom the destiny of the nation hinged, quintessential heroes.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
    Benjamin Graham
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    Instead of passing blithely over into that Promised Land, flowing almost literally with milk and honey, it may be our destiny to wander a full 40 years or more in the wilderness of doubt and divided sentiments.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part I, Ch. I, The Changing Role of Surplus Stocks
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