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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.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.

Author: Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)

Profession: Irish Dramatist, Novelist

Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny.

Author: Catherine Booth

Profession:

I have a feeling this is destiny. [On the eve of her third marriage]

Author: Christie Brinkley (1954)

Profession: American Model, Actress

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.

Author: William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925)

Profession: American Lawyer, Politician

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

Author: Leo Buscaglia

Profession: American Expert on Love, Lecturer, Author

We write our own destiny; we become what we do.

Author: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

Profession: Chinese Revolutionary Leader

It appears I am destined for something; I will live.

Author: Robert Clive

Profession:

Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say ''no.'' I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.

Author: Aleister Crowley (1875-1947)

Profession: British Occultist

I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.

Author: Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)

Profession: American Theologian

And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist