109 Best Destiny Quotes to Discover Your Fate

Have you ever wondered about your destiny?

Do you believe in fate?

Whether you believe it or not, these quotes will provide you with a new perspective and empower you to take charge of your life.


These quotes are from ancient philosophers to current thinkers, will lead you on a voyage of self-discovery and help you find the path that was destined for you.

So sit back, relax, and prepare to learn your destiny via the power of words.

Top 10 Destiny Quotes


Destiny is the push of our instincts to the pull of our purpose. ~ T. D. Jakes.


Destiny is the inner meaning of chance. ~ Patrick Harpur.


The dreamer of destiny is the dreaming of this day. ~ Lailah Gifty Akita.


Luck and destiny are the excuses of the world’s failures. ~ Henry Ford.


We live behind the closed doors of our own destiny. ~ Sorin Cerin.


It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. ~ William Shakespeare.


Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny. ~ Harry S Truman.


Your destiny is not for someone else to manage – it is your destiny. ~ Byron Pulsifer.


If tragedy never entered our lives, we wouldn’t appreciate the magic. ~ Nikki Rowe.


Decisions decide destiny, there is no action without decision. ~ Tony Robbins.

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Inspiring Destiny Quotes

Letting go means coming to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not part of your destiny. ~ Steve Maraboli.

Our eventual fate will be the sum of the stories we told ourselves long enough. ~ Crystal Woods.


Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. ~ J.K. Rowling.

For Destiny never swerves nor yields to men the helm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson.

The way you see your life shapes your life. How you define life determines your destiny. Your perspective will influence how you invest your time, spend your money, use your talents, and value your relationships. ~ Rick Warren.


Destiny is not a matter of chance, it’s a matter of choice, it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. ~ William Jennings Bryan.

I knew it like destiny, and at the same time, I knew it as choice. ~ Jeanette Winterson.

Life is not like water. Things in life don’t necessarily flow over the shortest possible route. ~ Haruki Murakami.


Control your own destiny or someone else will. ~ Jack Welch.

I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be. – Robin Williams.

We all need encouragement as we travel this journey, fulfilling our God-given destinies. ~ Bolanie Saliu.


Maybe we can twist a little fate and re-write the cards in our hands; I never liked rules anyway. ~ Nikki Rowe.

Destiny’s what you make of it. You have to face whatever life throws at you. ~ Darren Shan.

Famous Destiny Quotes

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time. ~ Winston Churchill.

The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit, and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. ~ James Allen.


If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. ~ Buddha.

The destiny of human rights is in the hands of all our citizens in all our communities. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.

No matter what your history has been, your destiny is what you create today. What are you going to create? ~ Steve Maraboli.


When you are destined for greatness, it shows in everything you do. It becomes you. Greatness becomes you. ~ Lorii Myers.

If you are serious about your destiny and arriving at success then you must stick to your plan and follow the road map. It’s not good enough to have the plan in your head! The plan must be written down. ~ Tony A. Gaskins Jr..

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.


As long as we persist in our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. ~ Denis Waitley.

One country, one constitution, one destiny. ~ Daniel Webster.

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

Destiny is a destination. It’s one’s place of purpose. The path to your destiny is uniquely yours. ~ Deirdre A. McClarin.


Identity is destiny. ~ Laurence D. Ackerman.

Dreams are what guide us, art is what defines us, math is what makes it all possible, and love is what lights our way. ~ Mike Norton.

Best Destiny Quotes


What does my future hold? All of the stuff that I packed into it yesterday. ~ Craig D. Lounsbrough.

Fate is just another word for people’s choices coming to a head. Destiny, coincidence, whatever you name it. It inevitably lies in our hands. ~ Tiffanie DeBartolo.

Every man has his own destiny; the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him. ~ Henry Miller.

God-given dreams of destiny and success will empower us to conquer our mistakes and nightmares of the past. ~ Barbie Breathitt.


Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place. ~ Mandy Hale.

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. ~ Albert Ellis.

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


You do not decide your destiny, if you passionately follow your dreams, you reach your destiny. ~ Lailah Gifty Akita.

If you believe in destiny, then you know that you have a purpose. You know things happen for a reason, and that you should find out how to live up to that essence of what you’re supposed to do and which direction you are determined to take. ~ V. Noot.

There is a destiny that shapes our ends rough, hew them as we will. ~ Frank Harris.


It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. ~ Tony Robbins.

Thought-Provoking Destiny Quotes

I shall seize fate by the throat. ~ Ludwig van Beethoven.

Commitment is that turning point in your life when you seize the moment to alter your destiny. ~ Denis Waitley.


Everyone gets an ending. Whether or not it’s happy is up to them. ~ Stephen Chbosky.

Fate or not, our lives are still the results of our choices. ~ Taylor Jenkins Reid.

God wants us to blossom and flourish in life, fulfilling our destiny and being fruitful. ~ Rob Rufus.

That which we are meant to be, we are. ~ James Qualls.


They were seeking out the treasure of their destiny, without actually wanting to live out their destiny. ~ Paulo Coelho.

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

Don’t forget your history nor your destiny. ~ Bob Marley.

It’s one thing to talk about your destiny. It’s one thing to dream about your destiny. It’s one thing to look at your destiny. But it’s another thing – it is another thing – to make the decisions. To wake up when you know you supposed to wake up! ~ Eric Thomas.


We ought to face our destiny with courage. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

If we keep going forward, following our own natural, intuitive, and sincere path then all things will have a tendency to align with what is a good intention. ~ Donna Goddard.

Decision is the ultimate power. Decisions shape destiny. ~ Tony Robbins.

Wise Destiny Quotes

Your life isn’t an accident. You have a destiny, one that only you can complete. ~ Rick Warren.


You speak of destiny as if it was fixed. ~ Philip Pullman.

Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

A man cannot force his destiny. A man can only hold it back. ~ Soman Chainan.

In the realm of personal growth, there is also the continuous learning that occurs in your own control of your own destiny. ~ Byron Pulsifer.


Listen to the advice of your own Destiny! All is a given! ~ Sorin Cerin.

Suddenly I realized that your destiny is in your own hands, that you can learn any skill you need to learn. This motivated me then, and it motivates me now. ~ Brian Tracy.

The quality of our thoughts determine our actions and our actions develop our habit. Our habit create our character and our character forges our destiny. ~ Stephen Covey.


Silence is not our heritage but our destiny; we live where we want to live. ~ Annie Dillard.

Sometimes you are in the middle of your destiny before you even know it has begun. ~ Sarah Holman.

You are not the victim of the world, but rather the master of your own destiny. It is your choices and decisions that determine your destiny. ~ Roy T. Bennett.


A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it. ~ Jean De La Fontaine.

Our destiny is not determined by the number of times we stumble but by the number of times we rise up, dust ourselves off, and move forward. ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

Your destiny and the work God gave to you to work here on earth, is bigger than you and that’s why we need to always be in tune with Him. ~ Bolanie Saliu.

All of us have a path to follow and the path begins on earth. ~ Richard Matheson.

More than anything else, I believe it’s our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny. ~ Anthony Robbins.


A man does not make his destiny: he accepts it or denies it. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin.

When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do. ~ RuPaul Charles.

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. ~ Winston Churchill.

Are you up to your destiny? ~ William Shakespeare.

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


Our history is not our destiny. ~ Alan Cohen.

Show me your desire, your commitment, your stamina, your hard-won gifts, show me the luck you make, and I will show you your destination. ~ Suzy Davies.

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. ~ Kin Hubbard.

People who never dream, or never set goals, let life go by day by day letting others determine their destiny. Without advancing your dream through the process of setting plans to reach your goal, you are forced to accept what you have today. ~ Catherine Pulsifer.

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox.


A person’s destiny is something you look back at afterwards, not something to be known in advance. ~ Haruki Murakami.

Great Destiny Quotes

You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it. ~ Goldie Hawn.

Does the walker choose the path, or the path the walker? ~ Garth Nix.

We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams. ~ Les Brown.


Destiny doesn’t do home visits… you have to go for it yourself. ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

The willing, Destiny guides them. The unwilling, Destiny drags them. ~ Seneca.

There is a destiny that makes us brothers: None goes his way alone: All that we send into the lives of others Comes back into our own. ~ Edwin Markham.

The future is not in the hands of fate, but in ours. ~ Dennis L. Bark.

We are no one else. We are ourselves. We must be that, with no regrets, if we wish to be happy. ~ Donna Goddard.

Nobody gets to write your destiny but you. Your future is in your hands. ~ Barack Obama.


Destiny finds those who listen, and fate finds the rest. ~ Marshall Masters.

Our lives will depend upon the decisions which we make, for decisions determine destiny. ~ Thomas S. Monson.

For each one of us, there is only one thing necessary: to fulfill our own destiny, according to God’s will, to be what God wants us to be. ~ Thomas Merton.

Each of us must learn to give birth to our own potential, purpose, and destiny in some of the most challenging circumstances. ~ Cindy Trimm.

So these were the 109 top quotes about Destiny.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Morality quotes and Comfort Zone quotes.

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