I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.Stephen Hawking
You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.Goldie Hawn
Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.Small ThingsGaladriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Das, was vor uns liegt, kann gestaltet werden. Es ist nicht unser unabänderliches Schicksal.Into the Wild
Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.Carl Sandburg
You can't outrun destiny just because you're terrified of it. It's coming.The Witcher
Spartacus: "I had no choice, a man must accept his fate."
Sura: "Or be destroyed by it."
When you lose something in your life, stop thinking it's a loss for you... it is a gift you have been given so you can get on the right path to where you are meant to go, not to where you think you should have gone.LossSuze Orman
"Men's courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead," said Scrooge. "But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change."LifeCharles Dickens in A Christmas Carol
The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.LifeEminem
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.DecisionsAgnes de Mille
Destiny is something we've invented because we can't stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental.Sleepless in Seattle
If it is meant for you, you won't have to beg for it. You will never have to sacrifice your dignity for your destiny.Edgar Allan Poe
I guess destiny is not the path given to us, but the path we choose for ourselves.Megamind, by Megamind
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.Jean de la Fontaine
Morpheus: "Do you believe in fate, Neo?
Morpheus: "Why not?"
Neo: "Because I don't like the idea that I'm not in control of my life."
No young man, no matter how great, can know his destiny. He cannot glimpse his part in the great story that is about to unfold. Like everyone, he must live and learn. And so it shall be for the young warlock arriving at the gates of Camelot. A boy that will in time father a legend. His name... Merlin.The Great Dragon in Merlin - The new Adventures, Season 1 Episode 5
Destinies are troublesome things. You feel trapped? Like your whole life has been planned out for you and you've got no control over anything and sometimes you don't even know if what destiny has decided is really the best thing at all.Merlin in Merlin - The new Adventures, Season 3 Episode 5
'Destiny, chance, fate, fortune -they're all just ways of claiming your success without claiming your failures.'
- Gerrard of the Weatherlight
Our fate lies within us. You only have to be brave enough to see it.Brave, by Merida
I've always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there.Bob Hope
Destiny is for losers. It's just a stupid excuse to wait for things to happen instead of making them happen.Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl
Fate is not like the cut of a blade, young one, but rather like the myriad of paths formed when a hammer cracks ice.King's Quest - VI - Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow, by Oracle
Hypothetically, if the only choise you've got is to do the wrong thing, then it's not really the wrong thing, it's more like fate.Max Payne - 2, by Vlad
The right man in the wrong place can make all the difference in the world.Half Life - 2, by G-Man
Nothing happens by chance, my friend... No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing, and such a meaning behind this. Part for you, part for me, may not see it all real clear right now, but we will, before long.Happiness, ChancePaulo Coelho
Ted: "The road to this day has had a few twists and turns, hasn't it?"
Marshall: "Yeah... just a few. In a weird way, it all makes sense though, doesn't it?"
Destined? Aren't you tired of waiting for destiny, Ted? Isn't it time to make your own destiny?Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother, Season 7 Episode 24
Human beings have an almost unlimited capacity for self-delusion. We can justify any amount of sadness if it fits our own particular standard of reality.Failures & Mistakes, Criminal MindsJohn Hawks
If you had the chance to change your fate, would you?Walt Disney
Sooner or later you're going to realize, just as I did, that there's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.Walking & GoingThe Matrix, by Morpheus
May the wind always be at your back and the sun upon your face and may the wings of destiny carry you aloft to dance with the stars.Hope, WishesBlow, by Fred Young