Quotes: fate

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  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Whatever limits us we call fate.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
  • Chief Seattle
    Chief Seattle
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    A few more moons, a few more winters, and not one of all the mighty hosts that once filled this broad land or that now roam in fragmentary bands through these vast solitudes will remain to weep over the tombs of a people once as powerful and as hopeful as your own. But why should we repine? Why should I murmur at the fate of my people? Tribes are made up of individuals and are no better than they. Men come and go like the waves of the sea. A tear, a tamanamus, a dirge, and they are gone from our

    Source: Speech 1854

  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
  • Jose Ferrer
    Jose Ferrer
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    A man, when he wishes, is the master of his fate.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    A person's fate is their own temper.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
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    A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.
  • A. L. Linall Jr
    A. L. Linall Jr
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    Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
    John Dryden
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    All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
    Franz Kafka
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    Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.
  • André Malraux
    André Malraux
    French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-1976
    André Malraux
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    Art is a revolt against fate. All art is a revolt against man's fate.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
    Sydney Smith
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    Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
  • Campbell
    Campbell
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    But now our fate from unmomentous things, may rise like rivers out of little springs.
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