Fate Quotes

Albert camus - there is no fate that cannot be surmounted by...
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

Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling. - Epistulae ad Lucilium.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Fyodor dostoevsky,
Golda mei - we only want that which is given naturally to all...
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
Albert Einstein

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".
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Pan American Day address, April 15, 1939
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Thucydides
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.
Jacques Delille
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
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
Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence.
George Santayana
How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
Fate only takes you so far. The rest is up to you.
Unknown
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
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
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
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
You were a stranger to sorrow therefore Fate has cursed you.
Euripides