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Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.

Such as we are made of, such we be.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.
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.
It's not what's happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it's your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you're going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.
A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
The destiny of man is in his own soul
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it
We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.
Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated.
Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering.
One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.
No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call Destiny.
I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.
We sow our thoughts and reap our actions. We sow our actions and reap our habits. We sow our habits and reap our character. We sow our character, and we reap our destiny.
More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny.
The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him.
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five.
And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.
We write our own destiny; we become what we do.
If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there.
He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
Remember that you are an actor in a drama, of such a part as it may please the master to assign you, for a long time or for a little as he may choose. And if he will you to take the part of a poor man, or a cripple, or a ruler, or a private citizen, then may you act that part with grace! For to act well the part that is allotted to us, that indeed is ours to do, but to choose it is another s.
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.
Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say no. I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.
the choices we make and the chances we take, determine our destiny.
Nature is at work.. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
Not without a shudder may the human hand reach into the mysterious urn of destiny.
No cause has he to say his doom is harsh, who's made the master of his destiny.
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.

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