Fate Quotes

Aeschylus, agamemnon - death is better, a milder fate than tyranny....
Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence.
George Santayana
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
Albert Camus
John fletcher, 1647 - man is his own star and the soul that can render...
Franklin delano roosevelt - men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners...
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
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
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
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
Morpheus Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
Matrix, The
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".
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 leads the willing and drags along the unwilling. - Epistulae ad Lucilium.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
The best of men cannot suspend their fate The good die early, and the bad die late.
Daniel Defoe
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".
Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.
Jacques Delille
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
Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.
Seneca
Drop the question what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that fate allows you.
Horace
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
Immortality - - A fate worse than death.
Edgar A. Shoaff