Fate Quotes

Ralph waldo emerson - fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a...
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go.
Theodore Roethke

Man is his own star and the soul that can render an honest and perfect man commands all light, all influence, all fate.
John Fletcher, 1647
My fate cannot be mastered it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul I am only its noisiest passenger.
Aldous Huxley
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
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill - Fated creature is born.
Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov".

Friedrich wilhelm nietzsche - i know my fate. one day my name will be...
Morpheus Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
Matrix, The
Henry miller, the colossus of maroussi - to be silent the whole day long, see no...
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Thucydides
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
Albert Einstein
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
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 endeavor. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Albert Einstein
Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.
Jacques Delille
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
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
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
Vincent van Gogh
You were a stranger to sorrow: therefore Fate has cursed you.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Drop the question what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that fate allows you.
Horace
Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence.
George Santayana
Like the winds of the sea are the winds of fate As we voyage along through life, Tis the set of the soul That decides its goal And not the calm or the strife.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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
We make our fortunes and call them fate.
Benjamin Disraeli
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling. - Epistulae ad Lucilium.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
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
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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)
The fates have given mankind a patient soul.
Homer, The Iliad
It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley, From the poem "Invictus".
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
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 reason has this peculiar fate that in one species of its knowledge it is burdened by questions which, as prescribed by the very nature of reason itself, it is not able to ignore, but which, as transcending all its powers, it is also not able to answer.
Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
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
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
All romantics meet the same fate someday. Cynical and drunk and boring someone in some dark cafe.
Joni Mitchell, song - The Last Time I Saw Richard
Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.
Seneca
What a man thinks of himself that is what determines, or rather indicates his fate.
Henry David Thoreau