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Quotes of the Day for 18 June 2001 – Destiny

It's a new week, as good a time as any to reflect on the direction our lives are taking - or the direction we are taking our lives. Here, then, some quotes on Destiny.

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The quotes:

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
     - Winston Churchill

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

Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
     - George Santayana, 1863 - 1921

Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
     - Tryon Edwards, 1809 - 1894

There is a destiny which shapes our ends, rough-hew them how we will.
     - William Shakespeare

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