47 Quotes About Destiny


Believing in destiny can be reassuring to our desire to feel like we belong. These quotes about destiny help to identify the missions of life we choose to embark on.

“A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”

“Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.”

“As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.”

“By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.”

“Control your own destiny or someone else will.”

“Destiny has two ways of crushing us – by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.”

“Destiny is a good thing to accept when it’s going your way. When it isn’t, don’t call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.”

“Destiny is no 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.”

“Do not compare yourself to others. You have a unique destiny and mission that only you can accomplish.”

“Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.”

“Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.”

“Every people should be originators of their own destiny.”

“Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.”

“I am comfortable at the height where destiny has put me.”

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.”

“I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.”

“In a larger sense, we all write our own destiny.”

“It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.”

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.”

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”

“It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.”

“It’s my destiny to make a place where people can come and be happy: a garden of joy.”

“It’s not what’s happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it’s your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you’re going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.”

“Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.”

“Life is not like water. Things in life don’t necessarily flow over the shortest possible route.”

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.”

“Many of the most important and life-changing moments of my life occurred when I was a young man. The lessons I learned then formed my character and shaped my destiny.”

“Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.”

“No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.”

“Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life – a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.”

“Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.”

“Other people and their opinions hold no power in defining our destiny.”

“Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.”

“People do not want words – they want the sound of battle – the battle of destiny.”

“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”

“The destiny of man is in his own soul.”

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.”

“We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.”

“We come into this world with a specific, personal destiny. We have a job to do, a calling to enact, a self to become. We are who we are from the cradle, and we’re stuck with it.”

“We fail to see that we can control our destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be.”

“We share one heart, one home, and one glorious destiny.”

“When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn’t mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.”

“You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”

“Your destiny is my destiny. Your happiness is my happiness.”

“Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny.”

There is a science behind our thoughts and behaviors that lead us down a path that contributes to creating our destiny for us.

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