Quotes of Destined

“ It is time to realize we are too great a nation for small dreams. We're not — as some would have us believe — doomed to an inevitable fate. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ Heaven itself has ordained the right. ”

- George Washington

“ Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born. ”

- Gary Mark Gilmore

“ We've got goats, chickens, horses, dogs, cats, two emus and five pot-bellied pigs. We just keep collecting these animals. I think when you are named Noah, you are destined for a certain way of life. ”

- Noah Wyle

“ The joy I felt as the prospect before me of being the instrument destined to take away from the world one of its greatest calamities was so excessive that I found myself in a kind of reverie. ”

- Edward Jenner

“ A leaf that is destined to grow large is full of grooves and wrinkles at the start. Now if one has no patience and wants it smooth offhand like a willow leaf, there is trouble ahead. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ To anyone who has started out on a long campaign believing that the gold medal was destined for him, the feeling when, all of a sudden, the medal has gone somewhere else is quite indescribable. ”

- Sebastian Coe

“ People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life. ”

- Bo Bennett

“ Through perseverance, many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ The generations of men run on in the tide of time, but leave their destined lineaments permanent for ever and ever. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to. ”

- Unknown

“ Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ Not enjoyment and not sorrow is our destined way, but to act that each tomorrow may find us further than today. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ No wind favors him who has no destined port. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Many are destined to reason wrongly; others, not to reason at all; and others, to persecute those who do reason. ”

- Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire

“ It appears I am destined for something; I will live. ”

- Robert Clive

“ Impelled by a state of mind which is destined not to last, we make our irrevocable decisions. ”

- Marcel Proust

“ Hell is of this world and there are men who are unhappy escapees from hell, escapees destined ETERNALLY to reenact their escape. ”

- Antonin Artaud

“ Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to. ”

- Henry Van Dyke

“ The day is not far distant when the man who dies leaving behind him millions of available wealth, which was free for him to administer during life, will pass away "unwept, unhonored, and unsung," no matter to what uses he leave the dross which he cannot take with him… ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ There's probably a young director, male or female, out there somewhere, I don't even know their names, but maybe I'm destined to work with them, and we'll have an extraordinary relationship. I would love to work with Claire Denis because I think she's extraordinary. ”

- Ben Kingsley

“ I had realized from the outset that vanity was a fatal affliction and that the only life worth adhering to, was one representing a journey of struggle in the service of exalted values and noble aims, one that recognizes that every living soul will meet its destined end, for which there always is a good account… ”

- King Hussein I

“ But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives. ”

- Jeb Bush

“ Like the effects of industrial pollution and the new system of global financial markets, the AIDS crisis is evidence of a world in which nothing important is regional, local, limited; in which everything that can circulate does, and every problem is, or is destined to become, worldwide. ”

- Susan Sontag

“ O my Brothers! love your Country. Our Country is our home, the home which God has given us, placing therein a numerous family which we love and are loved by, and with which we have a more intimate and quicker communion of feeling and thought than with others; a family which by its concentration upon a given spot, and by the homogeneous nature of its elements, is destined for a special kind of activity. ”

- Giuseppe Mazzini
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