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We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts.

Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762)

Profession: British Society Figure, Letter Writer

Man's ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures.

Author: Alfred A. Montapert

Profession: American Author

The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him.

Author: Jan Patocka (1907-1977)

Profession: Czech Philosopher, Activist

He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.

Author: Yiddish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Yiddish Origin

It's not what's happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it's your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you're going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

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

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering.

Author: Harriet Rosenstein (1932)

Profession: American Author

Not without a shudder may the human hand reach into the mysterious urn of destiny.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

No cause has he to say his doom is harsh, who's made the master of his destiny.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Nature is at work.. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.

Author: David Seabury

Profession: American Doctor, Author

Such as we are made of, such we be.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

We sow our thoughts and reap our actions. We sow our actions and reap our habits. We sow our habits and reap our character. We sow our character, and we reap our destiny.

Author: Source Unknown

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