Quotes by destiny

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
    Tryon Edwards
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    Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
    American author 1954-
    Louise Erdrich
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    Time is the water in which we live, and we breathe it like fish. ... Time pours into us and then pours out again. In between the two pourings we live our destiny.
  • Leslie Fiedler
    Leslie Fiedler
    American literary critic 1917-2003
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    To be an American (unlike being English or French or whatever) is precisely to imagine a destiny rather than to inherit one; since we have always been, insofar as we are Americans at all, inhabitants of myth rather than history.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    To grow, you must be willing to let your present and future be totally unlike your past. Your history is not your destiny.
  • Billy Childish
    Billy Childish
    English painter, author, poet and photographer 1959-
    Billy Childish
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    We are not actually in charge of life, yet behave as if we are the masters of our own destiny. The realization of this fact is quite a hard one. The ridiculousness of our pomposity and presumption can only result in anger or humor.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
    Dag Hammarskjöld
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    We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.
  • Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan
    American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-1996
    Barbara Jordan
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    We cannot improve on the system of government handed down to us by the founders of the Republic. There is no way to improve upon that. But what we can do is to find new ways to implement that system and realize our destiny.
  • Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
    Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
    Chinese political figure who was First Lady of the Republic of China 1897-2003
    Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
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    We write our own destiny; we become what we do.
  • John Heywood
    John Heywood
    English writer, playwright and poet 1497-1580
    John Heywood
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    Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise.
  • Samuel Beckett
    Samuel Beckett
    Irish dramatist and novelist 1906-1989
    Samuel Beckett
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    What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.
  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    American writer 1822-1905
    William R. Alger
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    What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?
  • Beyonce Knowles
    Beyonce Knowles
    American singer and actress 1981-
    Beyonce Knowles
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    When I was writing the Destiny's Child songs, it was a big thing to be that young and taking control. And the label at the time didn't know that we were going to be that successful, so they gave us all control. And I got used to it.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
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    When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.
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