Quotation Explorer - 'Predestined'

Man is born a predestined idealist, for he is born to act. To act is to affirm the worth of an end, and to persist in affirming the worth of an end is to make an ideal. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
God predestined His chosen people. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If there was no free will in men, then there is no sins. When sins happened, it was 'free will' that made them doable. This is true, unless God has predestined human to do and to have sins. - Toba Beta
WHEN THE ALMIGHTY HAS PREDESTINED YOU, THERE IS NOONE IN THIS PHYSICAL LIFE THAT CAN BLOCK YOUR BLESSINGS..... - Muffin
How can I possibly stop loving you when it's sort of predestined? Malcom Lowry to Carol Brown, 1926 (age 16) - David Eso
REPROBATION, n. In theology, the state of a luckless mortal prenatally damned. The doctrine of reprobation was taught by Calvin, whose joy in it was somewhat marred by the sad sincerity of his conviction that although some are foredoomed to perdition, others are predestined to salvation. - Ambrose Bierce
Life is a predestined culmination built upon ones own decisions. - Saim Cheeda
Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. - Ralph H. Blum
Men have constructed female sexuality and in so doing have annihilated the chance for sexual intelligence in women. Sexual intelligence cannot live in the shallow, predestined sexuality men have counterfeiteed for women. - Andrea Dworkin
Life is what places a border between the chaos and the order and extends it in the favor of the latter. Anything else is predestined to crumble in the face of the time, the ever devouring father. - Osman Doluca
I have noticed that even those who assert that everything is predestined and that we can change nothing about it still look both ways before they cross the street - Stephen Hawking
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