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1. "He sees her looking at him with interest, and is encouraged to go on. 'I wouldn't be here with you now. This wouldn't be real - something else would. You'd have been another you, instead of the one you are now. You can't be tied down to a predestined fate when you change according to your situation, and your fate must change too. Everything depends on circumstances - on which "you" you happen to be at a given time..."
Author: Anna Kavan
2. "Start thinking about making a success, you have a successful destiny."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
3. "That kind of thinking [that writers must alleviate their guilt for leading a creative life] is based on the idea that the creative life is somehow self-indulgent. Artists and writers have to understand and live the truth that what we are doing is nourishing the world. William Carlos Williams said, "It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there." You can't eat a book, right, but books have saved my life more often than sandwiches. And they've saved your life... But we don't say, oh, Maya Angelou should have silenced herself because other people have other destinies. It's interesting, because artists are always encouraged to feel guilty about their work. Why? Why don't we ask predatory bankers how they alleviate their guilt?"
Author: Ariel Gore
4. "The product of causes ... his origin, his growth, his hopes and fears, his loves and his beliefs, are but the outcome of accidental collocations of atoms, that no fire, no heroism, no intensity of thought and feeling, can preserve an individual life beyond the grave; that all the labors of the ages, all the inspiration, all the noonday brightness of human genius are destined to extinction in the vast death of the solar system, that the whole temple of man's achievement must inevitably be buried beneath the debris of a universe in ruins—all these things, if not quite beyond dispute, are so nearly certain, that no philosophy which rejects them can hope to stand ..."
Author: Bertrand Russell
5. "All the labours of the ages, all the devotion, all the inspiration, all the noon-day brightnessof human genius, are destined to extinctionin the vast death of the solar system, and that the whole temple of Man's achievementmust inevitably be buried beneath the debris of a universe in ruins"
Author: Betrand Russell
6. "Os livros mudam o destino das pessoas"
Author: Carlos María Domínguez
7. "You shape your own destiny."
Author: Chet Atkins
8. "If character is destiny, I was fated to be carried off into the desert. From the deck of the ship I had imagined my own ghost and seen my unvanishing footsteps. When you don't belong anywhere it doesn't matter where you are or where you go, if you stay or move on. You arrive at a place where the view forwards and backwards is the same, where the sun rises in the east one day and the west the next, where you stop planning and live like the birds and beasts by intuition and instinct."
Author: Chloe Thurlow
9. "On the third play he dropped back to pass, and it was unadulterated chaos: The pocket was immediately collapsing, people were yelling, everything was happening at the same time, and it felt like he was trying to defuse a pipe bomb while learning to speak Cantonese.""He believed it was his destiny to kill faceless foreigners for complex reasons that were beyond his control, and to deeply question the meaning of those murders, and to kill despite those questions, and to eventually understand the meaning of his own life through the battlefield executions of total strangers.""Teaching history to eighth graders is like being a tour guide for people who hate their vacation.""There is no feeling that can match the emotive intensity of an attraction devoid of explanation."
Author: Chuck Klosterman
10. "But nothing was a important as escaping Evernight or the ‘destiny' my parents and teachers had decided for me. I had only one chance to be free and to be with the guy I loved. I intended to take it."
Author: Claudia Gray
11. "Are some people destined for a great fate, or to do great things? Or is it only that they're born somehow with that great passion -- and if they find themselves in the right circumstances, then things happen? It's the sort of thing you wonder..."
Author: Diana Gabaldon
12. "Ma l'incontro con la Laide gli aveva lasciato uno strano turbamento. Forse anche per il ricordo della tipa incontrata in corso Garibaldi. Come se qualcosa lo avesse toccato dentro. Come se quella ragazza fosse diversa dalle solite. Come se fra loro due dovessero succedere molte altre cose. Come se lui ne fosse uscito differente. Come se Laide incarnasse nel modo più perfetto e intenso il mondo avventuroso e proibito. Come se ci fosse stata una predestinazione. Come quando uno, senza alcun particolare sintomo, ha la sensazione di stare per ammalarsi, ma non sa di che cosa né il motivo. Come quando si ode dabbasso il cigolio del cancello e la casa è immensa, ci abitano centinaia di famiglie e all'ingresso è un continuo andirivieni eppure all'improvviso si sa che ad aprire il cancello è stata una persona la quale viene a cercarci."
Author: Dino Buzzati
13. "If the world is where we hide from ourselves, what do we do when the world is no longer accessible? We invent a false name, invent a destiny, purchase a firearm through the mail. (148)"
Author: Don DeLillo
14. "American future lies in the East. The great free markets of the Pacific Rim are the American destiny."
Author: Donald Freed
15. "He also learned to regard each port of call as part of the journey and not as destination. Every voyage begins when you do."
Author: E.L. Konigsburg
16. "Don't be afraid to be weakDon't be too proud to be strongJust look into your heart my friendThat will be the return to yourselfThe return to innocenceIf you want, then start to laughIf you must, then start to cryBe yourself don't hideJust believe in destinyDon't care what people sayJust follow your own wayDon't give up and miss the chanceTo return to innocenceThat's not the beginning of the endThat's the return to yourselfThe return to innocenceDon't care what people sayJust follow your own wayDon't give up and miss the chanceto return to innocence"
Author: Enigma
17. "But how will I know it's my destiny?' 'Like love it will possess you... You can't help but know."
Author: Gail Tsukiyama
18. "But the beauty is in the walking -- we are betrayed by destinations."
Author: Gwyn Thomas
19. "Every man is working out his destiny in his own way and nobody can be of help except by being kind, generous, and patient."
Author: Henry Miller
20. "My favourite mentor brother told me that there were three kinds of people: followers, leaders and scouts. Scouts are capeable of leadership, but they could not tolerate the responsibility of it. Disinclined to take orders either, they invariably flouted authority and fomented strife. This is why scouts, he said wryly, were the first to be sent into danger, It was half hoped they would be killed. 'I fear you are destined to trouble us as a scout, little sister' he said"
Author: Isobelle Carmody
21. "The simplest formular for a fulfilled life is; God+Wisdom+Industry! God is the source of your destiny and purpose; Wisdom is the potential he gives to you to make right choices; Your industry reveals your responsibility to release whatever the God of your purpose introduced you to by your divine thoughts and imaginations!"
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
22. "The Old Language really was beautiful, Blay thought. Staring at the symbols, for one brief, ridiculous moment he imagined his own name across Qhuinn's shoulders, carved into that smooth skin in the manner of the mating ritual.Never going to happen. They were destined to be best friends...which, compared to strangers, was something huge. Compared to lovers? It was the cold side of a locked door."
Author: J.R. Ward
23. "Ridicule is the unfortunate destiny of the ridiculous."
Author: James Howard Kunstler
24. "Nosotros marcamos nuestro destino con nuestras decisiones, y no podemos permitir que los miedos y las inseguridades nos impidan tomarlas."
Author: Javier Ruescas
25. "In this world,We all are traveling through time.. and through the other unknown destinations.. But at the end we all will end up where we should be."
Author: Jerril Thomas Abraham
26. "If we are destined to be together again, be happy to know you'll be getting the real me, not some blubbering half me."
Author: Jerry Spinelli
27. "El hijo viejo, el hombre sin historia,El huérfano que pudo ser el muerto,Agota en vano el caserón desierto.(Fue de los dos y es hoy de la memoria.Es de los dos.) Bajo la dura suerteBusca perdido el hombre dolorosoLa voz que fue su voz. Lo milagrosoNo sería más raro que la muerte.Lo acosarán interminablementeLos recuerdos sagrados y trivialesQue son nuestro destino, esas mortalesMemorias vastas como un continente.Dios o Tal Vez o Nadie, yo te pidoSu inagotable imagen, no el olvido."
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
28. "... the General Cemetery's unwritten motto is All the Names, although it should be said that, in fact, these three words fit the Central Registry like a glove, because it is there that all the names are to be found, both those of the dead and those of the living, while the cemetery, given its role as ultimate destination and ultimate depository, has to content itself only with the names of the dead. This mathematical evidence, however, is not enough to silence the keepers of the General Cemetery who, confronted by what they call their apparent numerical inferiority, usually shrug their shoulders and argue, With time and patience everyone ends up here, the Central Registry, from this point of view, is merely a tributary of the General Cemetery."
Author: José Saramago
29. "And gone the Godless destiny of death and desperation, and gone the madness of a life committed to uncare, and gone the tears and terror of the brutal days and endless nights where time alone would rule."
Author: Ken Wilber
30. "Shayla McKinnon, this mark proves what I already suspected. You are my mate. You are destined to walk beside me, rule with me, share my blood and, through that, my immortality."
Author: Laura Kaye
31. "If the ghost that haunts the towns of Ypres and Arras and Albert is the staturory British Tommy, slogging with rifle and pack through its ruined streets to this well-documented destiny ‘up the line', then the ghost of Boulogne and Etaples and Rouen ought to be a girl. She's called Elsie or Gladys or Dorothy, her ankles are swollen, her feet are aching, her hands reddened and rough. She has little money, no vote, and has almost forgotten what it feels like to be really warm. She sleeps in a tent. Unless she has told a diplomatic lie about her age, she is twenty-three. She is the daughter of a clergyman, a lawyer or a prosperous businessman, and has been privately educated and groomed to be a ‘lady'. She wears the unbecoming outdoor uniform of a VAD or an army nurse. She is on active service, and as much a part of the war as Tommy Atkins."
Author: Lyn Macdonald
32. "Red flags are moments of hesitation that determine our destination."
Author: Mandy Hale
33. "Non posso fingere di non sapere quanto la volontà di un ottimo chirurgo sia ininfluente rispetto al compiersi di un destino. Le braccia di un uomo sono ferme alla terra, figlia mia, Dio, se c'è, è alle nostre spalle."
Author: Margaret Mazzantini
34. "Es evidente que Dios me concedió un destino oscuro. Ni siquiera cruel. Simplemente oscuro. Es evidente que me concedió una tregua. Al principio, me resistí a creer que eso pudiera ser la felicidad. Me resistí con todas mis fuerzas, después me di por vencido y lo creí. Pero no era la felicidad, era solo una tregua. Ahora estoy otra vez metido en mi destino. Y es más oscuro que antes, mucho más."
Author: Mario Benedetti
35. "It's not about the destination. It's getting there that's the good part.- Leonard"
Author: Morgan Matson
36. "Topology is destiny,' he said, and put the drawers on. One leg at a time."
Author: Neal Stephenson
37. "We make destiny with every turn, every choice."
Author: Nora Roberts
38. "If there is anything worse than international warfare, is civil warfare, and the United States was destined to experience it in the extreme of bitterness."
Author: Paul Harris
39. "The destiny of our society is yours to make and you have a vastly greater importance to the world than we do."
Author: Polykarp Kusch
40. "It is perhaps a more fortunate destiny to have a taste for collecting shells than to be born a millionaire."
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
41. "My travels have been numerous, though no topographer could chart the shores I have landed upon. For it is not places that have been my destination, but women. I am drawn to them by a force I have never questioned. To their infinite variety of charms I am helpless. But the hold of none has been strong enough to keep me from wandering aimlessly to others."
Author: Roy L. Pickering Jr.
42. "I see my futurenow not as somethingintangible like a dream,but like a boatmeeting landafter time spent at sea,a destination I will reach."
Author: Stephanie Hemphill
43. "I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road."
Author: Stephen Hawking
44. "When you establish a destination by defining what you want, then take physical action by making choices that move you towards that destination, the possibility for success is limitless and arrival at the destination is inevitable."
Author: Steve Maraboli
45. "…We wait, we wait,And the saints and martyrs wait, for those who shall be martyrs and saints.Destiny waits in the hand of God, shaping the still unshapen:I have seen these things in a shaft of sunlight.Destiny waits in the hand of God, not in the hands of statesmenWho do, some well, some ill, planning and guessing,Having their aims which turn in their hands in the pattern of time."
Author: T.S. Eliot
46. "Poner a prueba el destino y jugar con el no siempre tiene consecuencias evidentes e inmediatas, al final algo acaba saliendo mal."
Author: Tamara Ireland Stone
47. "Our friends were not poetical, and the sight suggested to them no metaphors of human destiny; they thought only of the wonderful efficiency of it all."
Author: Upton Sinclair
48. "Destiny appears to those who are willing to hear and act with honest purpose and good intent. ... Fate, however, discovers those who have not prepared."
Author: Val Edward Simone
49. "It was all over with him. Marius loved a woman. His destiny was entering upon the unknown."
Author: Victor Hugo
50. "Divinity must live within herself:Passions of rain, or moods in the falling snow;Grievings in loneliness, or unsubduedElations when the forest blooms; gustyEmotions on wet roads on autumn nights;All pleasures and all pains, rememberingThe boughs of summer and the winter branch.These are the measures destined for her soul."
Author: Wallace Stevens

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I am saying that there is a time to do, and a time not to do, and that when we are slave to the habit of doing we are unable to distinguish between them."
Author: Charles Eisenstein

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