Fate Quotes

Franklin d. roosevelt, pan american day address, april 15, 1939 - men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners...
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

We make our fortunes and call them fate.
Benjamin Disraeli
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
Albert Camus
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
Fate only takes you so far. The rest is up to you.
Unknown

Euripides - you were a stranger to sorrow therefore fate has...
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
Thucydides - the sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be...
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)
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
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
How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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
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
What a man thinks of himself that is what determines, or rather indicates his fate.
Henry David Thoreau
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
Albert Einstein
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.
Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.
Jacques Delille
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 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 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
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
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You were a stranger to sorrow: therefore Fate has cursed you.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
The fates have given mankind a patient soul.
Homer, The Iliad
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
Morpheus Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
Matrix, The
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
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
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
The best of men cannot suspend their fate The good die early, and the bad die late.
Daniel Defoe
Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence.
George Santayana
Drop the question what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that fate allows you.
Horace
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
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
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
Immortality - - A fate worse than death.
Edgar A. Shoaff