Fate Quotes, Sayings about destiny
Control your destiny or somebody else will.
- Jack Welch
Every one is the architect of his own fortune.
- Mathurin Regnier
Many things happen between the cup and the lip.
- Robert Burton
A man, when he wishes, is the master of his fate.
- Jose Ferrer
A person must stand very tall to see their own fate.
- Danish Proverb
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
- Albert Camus
Go with your fate, but not beyond. Beyond leads to dark places.
- Mary Renault
As punishment for my contempt for authority, fate has made me an authority myself.
- Albert Einstein
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
It’s the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Destiny has two ways of crushing us by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Kabira wept when he beheld the millstone roll, Of that which passes ‘twixt the stones, nought goes forth whole.
- Edward B. Eastwick
Rowe’s Rule: the odds are five to six that the light at the end of the tunnel is the headlight of an oncoming train.
- Paul Dickson
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
Here’s a sigh to those who love me, And a smile to those who hate; And whatever sky’s above me, Here’s a heart for every fate.
- Lord Byron
I do not believe in fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in fate that falls on them unless they act.
Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.
Fate is not quite as strange as it appears.
What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.
Man’s character is his fate.
Every individual has a place to fill in the world, and is important, in some respect, whether he chooses to be so or not.
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.