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Quotes about destiny

Fate shuffles the cards and we play.
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena / 

Fate shuffles the cards and we play.

The stars of your destiny are in your heart.
Friedrich Schiller / 

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables / 

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

Fit yourself into accord with the things in which your portion has been cast, and love the men among whom your lot has fallen, but love them truly.
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations / 

What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods / 

Each life makes its destiny.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime / 

A Destiny is not a punishment.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus / 

To create is likewise to give a shape to one's fate.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus / 

The worst fate of a poet is to be admired without being understood.
Jean Cocteau / 

We bear each one our own destiny.
Publius Vergilius Maro - Aeneid / 

It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
Simone de Beauvoir

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

Destiny beats the cards but we will play them.
Bernard Moitessier / 

Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Albert Camus / 

Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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