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What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats? (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

There are certain events which to each man's life are as comets to the earth, seemingly strange and erratic portents; distinct from the ordinary lights which guide our course and mark our seasons, yet true to their own laws, potent in their own influences. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton)

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honour scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism. (Quote by - Robert G Ingersoll)

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time. (Quote by - Sir Winston Churchill)

Let Hercules himself do what he may, The cat will mew, and dog will have his day. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I feel that I am a man of destiny. (Quote by - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller)

No man of woman born, coward or brave, can shun his destiny. (Quote by - William Cullen Bryant )

Alas! we are the sport of destiny. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

Obedience is our universal duty and destiny; wherein whoso will not bend must break; too early and too thoroughly we cannot be trained to know that "would," in this world of ours, is a mere zero to "should," and for most part as the smallest of fractions even to "shall." (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Thoughts lead on to purpose, purpose leads on to actions, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny (Quote by - Tryon Edwards)

The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years. (Quote by - C Wright Mills)

Here burns my candle out; ay, here it dies, Which, whiles it lasted, gave King Henry light. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

I'm not a religious person, so I'm not a hardcore fate fan but I guess it's got me thinking about that. (Quote by - Caroline Dhavernas)

The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bowen)

It' in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. (Quote by - Anthony Robbins)

For I am a weed, Flung from the rock, on Ocean's foam, to sail, Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

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. (Quote by - David Seabury)

The irrevocable Hand That opes the year's fair gate, doth ope and shut The portals of our earthly destinies; We walk through blindfold, and the noiseless doors Close after us, forever. (Quote by - Dinah Maria Mulock)

Destiny is always dark. (Quote by - George Herbert)

They who talk much of destiny, their birth-star, etc., are in a lower dangerous plane, and invite the evil they fear. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. (Quote by - James Allen)


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