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Quotations About / On: DESTINY

  • 1.
    talk of destiny
    talk of time
    today is past
    today is present
    today is future
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  • 2.
    You cannot change your destiny in just a moment but you can change your directions
    (Menkato Awomi)
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  • 3.
    Diplomats lie with a heavy sense of destiny.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 4.
    Habits are destiny.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 5.
    'A momentous approaching is preferable than cry,
    When much failure often touches our bones
    Or, the destiny deviates us from path of life.'
    (Belonging, Poem, 'Will Power', Indian Poet, Pijush Biswas)
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  • 6.
    Death was to be my glory, but destiny has refused it.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Cornelia, in The Death of Pompey (La Mort de Pompée), act 3, sc. 4 (1642).)
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  • 7.
    No government can help the destinies of people who insist in putting sectional and class consciousness ahead of general weal.
    (Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. The Wit and Wisdom of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Government and Democracy, p. 33, eds. Peter and Helen Beilenson, Peter Pauper Press (1982).)
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  • 8.
    Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.
    (Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born U.S. Republican politician, secretary of state. "The End of the Road," ch. 25, Years of Upheaval (1982).)
  • 9.
    Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering.
    (Harriet Rosenstein (b. 1932), U.S. author. Quoted in Ms. (New York, July 1974).)
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  • 10.
    Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian philosopher, author. Notebooks 1935-1942, entry for June 1937 (1962).)
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