A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on destiny, future, life, nature, past, and serenity

Life is grand, and so are its environments of Past and Future. Would the face of nature be so serene and beautiful if man's destiny were not equally so?

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henri Frédéric Amiel on destiny, destruction, family, salvation, and women

Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. -She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.

Henri Frederic Amiel (1821 - 1881)

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A Quote by Grenville Kleiser on character, destiny, good, joy, life, opportunity, privilege, thankfulness, and work

Be grateful for the joy of life. Be glad for the privilege of work. Be thankful for the opportunity to give and serve. Good work is the great character-builder, the sweetener of life, the maker of destiny.

Grenville Kleiser (1868 - 1953)

Source: The Forbes Book of Business Quotations

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A Quote by George Washington on destiny, government, liberty, people, and sacred

The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered . . . deeply, . . . finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

Source: First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789

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A Quote by George Eliot on destiny and sarcasm

Destiny stands by sarcastic with our dramatis personae folded in her hand.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: Middlemarch

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A Quote by George Eliot on aphorisms, character, and destiny

'Character," says Novalis, in one of his questionable aphorisms - character is destiny'.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: The Mill on the Floss

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on accidents, chance, and destiny

There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.

Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805)

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A Quote by Frank Outlaw on action, character, destiny, habits, and words

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

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A Quote by François Muriac on destiny, friendship, love, and path

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.

Francois Muriac

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A Quote by Ezra Taft Benson on character, destiny, eternity, and habits

Thoughts lead to acts, acts lead to habits, habits lead to character - and our character will determine our eternal destiny.

Ezra Taft Benson (1899 - 1994)

Source: Come unto Christ, p 39.

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