76+ Best Destiny Quotes: Exclusive Selection

For Friedrich Nietzsche, destiny keeps the form of Amor fati (Love of Fate) through the important element of Nietzsche’s philosophy, the “will to power”, the basis of human behavior. Inspirational destiny quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Most Famous Destiny Quotes

If we would see the color of our future, we must look for it in our present; if we would gaze on the star of our destiny, we must look for it in our hearts. – Canon Farrar

Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power. – Mahatma Gandhi

Everywhere man blames nature and fate, yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passions, his mistakes and weaknesses. – Democritus

I was born in a place where your ZIP code determines your destiny. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him. – Henry Miller

Our children are the living messages we send to a future we will ever see… Will we rob them of their destiny? Will we rob them of their dreams? No, we will not do that. – Elijah Cummings

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. – Winston Churchill

We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves. – Rita Hayworth

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There are gays and lesbians in every country, so there should be no discrimination against them just because of their destiny. – Hun Sen

Let us follow our destiny, ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it. – Virgil

Some things are destined to be – it just takes us a couple of tries to get there. – J.R. Ward

Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. – J.K. Rowling

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. – Steve Jobs

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. – Jawaharlal Nehru

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It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny. – Jean Nidetch

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny – Kin Hubbard

If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow. – William McFee

Do not compare yourself to others. You have a unique destiny and mission that only you can accomplish. – Mariane Pearl

Sometimes, perhaps, we are allowed to get lost that we may find the right person to ask directions of. – Robert Brault

Control your own destiny or someone else will. – Jack Welch

There’s much to be said for challenging fate instead of ducking behind it – Diana Trilling

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. – Tony Robbins

We determine our destiny by the actions we take today. – Catherine Pulsifer

Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist. – Andrea Bocelli

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. – William Shakespeare

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I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfil our destiny, but our fate is sealed. – Paulo Coelho

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

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny – Harry S Truman

Control your own destiny! Control your own destiny! – Stephen Curry

Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny. – Bob Marley

Once an object has been incorporated in a picture it accepts a new destiny. – Georges Braque

Serendipity. Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for. – Lawrence Block

I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be. – Douglas Adams

I told you. You don’t love someone because of their looks or their clothes or their car. You love them because they sing a song only your heart can understand. – L.J. Smith

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning. – Dag Hammarskjold

inspiring destiny quotes

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

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. – Rita Mero

Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined. – Deepak Chopra

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone, we find it with another. – Thomas Merton, Love and Living

I can’t control my destiny, I trust my soul, my only goal is just to be. There’s only now, there’s only here. Give in to love or live in fear. No other path, no other way. No day but today. – Johnathan Larson

I escaped my destiny. The odds were that I would end up in prison, but I didn’t. – Roger Ross Williams

It’s choice–not chance–that determines your destiny. – Jean Nidetch

I’m a believer in fate and in fulfilling your destiny. I’ve always had a kind of inner voice that I have learned to listen to. – Tom Ford

Every individual has a place to fill in the world and it important in some respect whether he chooses to be or not. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny. – David O. McKay

You will never fulfill your destiny doing work you despise. – John C. Maxwell

You are the master of your own destiny. Use your strengths well. They are the keys to your destiny and your success in life. Once you know yourself and take action to realize your dreams, you can unlock the doors to your own potential. – Neil Somerville

All I know is that if we play well, we control our own destiny in terms of what we do. – Nick Saban

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny. – Frank Jackson

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. – James Allen

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

To transform yourself is to transform your destiny. – Laura Esquivel

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. – Shakespeare

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently. – Agnes de Mille

We all have a destiny in accordance with the breadth of our shoulders. My shoulders are broad. – Placido Domingo

Live your own life, for you will surely die your own death. – Latin Proverb

The bottom line is to be in control of your own destiny. – James Woods

Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you – Joshua Leonard

Destiny is no 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

You can change things, you can make things better. – Jeff Bridges

What happened happened. What’s gonna happen, is gonna happen. – Michael Pena

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. – Albert Ellis

Every people should be originators of their own destiny. – Martin Delany

You have all the influence you choose to have. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

Destiny is usually just around the corner. Like a thief, a hooker, or a lottery vendor: its three most common personifications. But what destiny does not do is home visits. You have to go for it. – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Sooner or later, if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, we must fill our hearts with tolerance. – Stan Lee

Through readiness and discipline, we are the masters of our fate. – Bill Paxton

The destiny of man is in his own soul. – Herodotus

I’ll take my destiny, whatever that may be, but I’m going to fight for my dignity and my honor. – Ferdinand Marcos

We are each other’s destiny. – Jacqueline Novogratz

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it’s going your way. When it isn’t, don’t call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck. – Joseph Heller

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