Fate Quotes

Unknown - fate only takes you so far. the rest is up to you....
Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.
Jacques Delille

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
You were a stranger to sorrow: therefore Fate has cursed you.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
Albert Camus
Be still sad heart and cease repining; Behind the clouds the sun is shining, Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life a little rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Longfellow

Joni mitchell, song - the last time i saw richard - all romantics meet the same fate someday. cynical...
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Marcus aelius aurelius - accept the things to which fate binds you, and...
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
What a man thinks of himself that is what determines, or rather indicates his fate.
Henry David Thoreau
To be silent the whole day long, see no newspaper, hear no radio, listen to no gossip, be thoroughly and completely lazy, thoroughly and completely indifferent to the fate of the world is the finest medicine a man can give himself.
Henry Miller, The Colossus of Maroussi
Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today.
Leonid Brezhnev
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
Vincent van Gogh
Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.
Seneca
Drop the question what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that fate allows you.
Horace
It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
Aldous Huxley
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate Still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Pan American Day address, April 15, 1939
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.
Joseph Conrad
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Thucydides
Morpheus Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
Matrix, The
That consciousness is everything and that all things begin with a thought. That we are responsible for our own fate, we reap what we sow, we get what we give, we pull in what we put out. I know these things for sure.
Madonna, O Magazine, January 2004
I know my fate. One day my name will be associated with the memory of something tremendous - - A crisis without equal on earth, the most profound collision of conscience, a decision that was conjured up against everything that had been believed, demanded, hallowed so far. I am no man, I am dynamite.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Let us, then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Perform your long and heavy task with energy, treading the path to which Fate has been pleased to call you.
Alfred Victor Vigny
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The test of a first - Fate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus can he persuade others, as well as himself, that he is a worthy target for the arrows of fate.
La Rochefoucauld
Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors, concern for the great unsolved problems of the organization of labor and the distribution of goods - - In order that the creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Albert Einstein
While the fates permit, live happily; life speeds on with hurried step, and with winged days the wheel of the headlong year is turned.
Seneca
The ritual of marriage is not simply a social event; it is a crossing of threads in the fabric of fate. Many strands bring the couple and their families together and spin their lives into a fabric that is woven on their children.
Portuguese - Jewish Wedding Ceremony
For the ordinary man is passive. Within a narrow circle home life, and perhaps the trade unions or local politics he feels himself master of his fate, but against major events he is as helpless as against the elements. So far from endeavouring to influence the future, he simply lies down and lets things happen to him.
George Orwell
Human beings are not condemned, because of their biological constitution, to annihilate each other or to be at the mercy of a cruel, self - Inflicted fate.
Albert Einstein
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
We only want that which is given naturally to all peoples of the world, to be masters of our own fate, not of others, and in cooperation and friendship with others.
Golda Mei
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
William McFee
The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Natural History of Intellect (1893)
Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavor. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Albert Einstein