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If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up somewhere else.

— Yogi Berra  <link>

No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place.

— Zen proverb  <link>

Rabbi Zusya said that on the Day of Judgment, God would ask him, not why he had not been Moses, but why he had not been Zusya.

— Walter Kaufmann  <link>

We all proceed with approximately the same speed toward the same destiny. But some of us are enjoying the trip more than others.

— James Park, “Sinking into the River of Existential Despair” [via]  <link>

I don’t know if we each have a destiny or if we’re all just floating accidental like on a breeze, but I think maybe it’s both. Maybe both are happening at the same time.

— Forrest Gump  <link>

Desire and Destiny

We are what our deep, driving desire is.
As our deep, driving desire is, so is our will.
As our will is, so is our deed.
As our deed is, so is our destiny.

— The Upanishads, Brihadaranyaka IV.4.5 [via]  <link>