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Quotes of the Day for 24 January 2001 – Destiny

The dictionary suggests that our Destiny is predetermined, something that happens to us. In other words, a grand-sounding word for giving up. Not everyone agrees.

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The quotes:

Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for; but rather something to be achieved.
     - William Jennings Bryan

One meets one's destiny often in the road one takes to avoid it.
     - French proverb

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.
     - Agnes de Mille

The highest destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
     - Albert Einstein

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

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