Fate Quotes

Theodore roethke - i wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. i feel...
The fates have given mankind a patient soul.
Homer, The Iliad

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
Edgar a. shoaff - immortality - - a fate worse than death....
Immanuel kant, critique of pure reason - human reason has this peculiar fate that in one...
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Thucydides

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.
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
Albert Einstein
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
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
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
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
Vincent van Gogh
We make our fortunes and call them fate.
Benjamin Disraeli
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)
Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.
Seneca
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
William McFee
Morpheus Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
Matrix, The
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
Perform your long and heavy task with energy, treading the path to which Fate has been pleased to call you.
Alfred Victor Vigny
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