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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.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
Joan of Arc
Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.
My fate is in the hands of almighty Allah.
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
Harry S Truman
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
Our fate is determined by how far we are prepared to push ourselves to stay alive - the decisions we make to survive. We must do whatever it takes to endure and make it through alive.
When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Once we realize the extraordinary power we have to compose our lives, we'll move from passive, conditioned thinking to being co-creators of our fate.
There are good people who are dealt a bad hand by fate, and bad people who live long, comfortable, privileged lives. A small twist of fate can save or end a life; random chance is a permanent, powerful player in each of our lives, and in human history as well.
Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along.
The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations.
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.
I've had a blessed life. I've pulled back from trying to control my destiny and gone back to accepting whatever fate has in store for me. I live for today because I don't know what'll happen tomorrow.
Fate determines many things, no matter how we struggle.
I have a Woody Allen Jewish attitude to life: that it's all going to be disastrous. That it hasn't all been that way is simply down to some random quirk of fate.
By an irony of fate, my first employment was as a draughtsman. I hated drawing; it was for me the very worst of annoyances. Fortunately, it was not long before I secured the position I sought, that of chief electrician to the telephone company.
Maybe I was born to be a merchant, maybe it was fate. I don't know about that. But I know this for sure: I loved retail from the very beginning.
Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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