Fate Quotes

Ella wheeler wilcox - like the winds of the sea are the winds of fate...
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
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
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
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

Wilhelm von humboldt - how a person masters his fate is more important...
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
Albert einstein - concern for man himself and his fate must always...
The individual must not merely wait and criticize, he must defend the cause the best he can. The fate of the world will be such as the world deserves.
Albert Einstein
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
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
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
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
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
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
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
William McFee
Fate only takes you so far. The rest is up to you.
Unknown
You were a stranger to sorrow therefore Fate has cursed you.
Euripides
I have found power in the mysteries of thought, exaltation in the changing of the Muses I have been versed in the reasonings of men but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.
Euripides
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
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
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Pan American Day address, April 15, 1939
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
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)
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
Immortality - - A fate worse than death.
Edgar A. Shoaff
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".
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
I have found power in the mysteries of thought, exaltation in the changing of the Muses; I have been versed in the reasonings of men; but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling. - Epistulae ad Lucilium.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Thucydides
Drop the question what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that fate allows you.
Horace
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
What a man thinks of himself that is what determines, or rather indicates his fate.
Henry David Thoreau
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
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
Albert Einstein