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Destiny is a feeling you have that you know something about yourself nobody else does. The picture you have in your own mind of what you're about will come true. It's a kind of a thing you kind of have to keep to your own self, because it's a fragile feeling, and you put it out there, then someone will kill it. It's best to keep that all inside.

The Bob Dylan Scrapbook: 1956-1966
Control your own destiny or someone else will.
The mystery of human destiny is that we are fated, but that we have the freedom to fulfill or not fulfill our fate: realization of our fated destiny depends on us. While inhuman beings like the cockroach realize the entire cycle without going astray because they make no choices.

The Passion According to G.H.
Destiny is what you are supposed to do in life. Fate is what kicks you in the ass to make you do it.
Ever step you take is forever. You cant make it go away. None of it. You understand what I'm sayin?

No Country for Old Men
Destiny is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice.

The Art of Public Speaking
A person's destiny is something you look back at afterwards, not something to be known in advance.

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Resist as much as thou wilt; heaven's ways are heaven's ways
Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "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."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."