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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.




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  






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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