41 Quotes About Timing and Fate


Gaining control of your free time will allow you new opportunities to commit those hour to another productive project and venture in your life. These quotes about timing and fate show that all good things come to those that wait and work hard for them.

“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.”

“As we move through life, the force of fate creates events that we only appreciate when we reflect on our existence.”

“Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her. But once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.”

“Everybody I know who is funny, it’s in them. You can teach timing, or some people are able to tell a joke, though I don’t like to tell jokes. But I think you have to be born with a sense of humor and a sense of timing.”

“Everything is about your movements and precision and timing, which is what gymnastics is about.”

“Fate is for those too weak to determine their own destiny.”

“Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.”

“Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.”

“For myself, personally, I am never really aware of timing or anything because I am passionate about what I do, so I have found that if you really love what you do, then time flies.”

“How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.”

“I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.”

“I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.”

“I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.”

“It lies not in our power to love, or hate, For will in us is over-rul’d by fate.”

“It’s always about timing. If it’s too soon, no one understands. If it’s too late, everyone’s forgotten.”

“I’ve learned over the years to appreciate God’s timing, and you can’t rush things; it’s gonna happen exactly when it’s supposed to.”

“Man is manacled only by himself; thought and action are the jailers of Fate.”

“Man may his fate foresee, but not prevent … ‘Tis better to be fortunate than wise.”

“Many men would take the death sentence without a whimper to escape the life sentence which Fate carries in her hand.”

“Maybe Fate isn’t the pond you swim in but the fisherman floating on top of it, letting you run the line wild until you are weary enough to be reeled back in.”

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.”

“Most of what makes a book ‘good’ is that we are reading it at the right moment for us.”

“No power or virtue of man could ever have deserved that what has been fated should not have taken place.”

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

“People talk about perfect timing, but I think everything is perfect in its moment; you just want to capture that.”

“Personally, I’ve learned about perseverance: when you hear the word ‘No,’ and when you hear rejection, that it’s not always final. And that timing is everything, and you have to stay the course and just keep working hard and know that, when your time comes, that it will be sweet and that it will be the perfect time.”

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.”

“Sometimes I arrive just when God’s ready to have someone click the shutter.”

“Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.”

“The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.”

“The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.”

“The right thing at the wrong time is the wrong thing.”

“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, never to be undone.”

“We create our fate every day we live.”

“We may become the makers of our fate when we have ceased to pose as its prophets.”

“We seal our fate with the choices we make.”

“Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.”

“When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.”

“Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always end up by returning to the path which nature has marked out for him.”

“Whoever yields properly to Fate, is deemed Wise among men, and knows the laws of heaven.”

“You don’t fall in love with someone because it’s convenient.”

Being mindful with your time is just one way to ensure you prioritize properly and meet your objectives.

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