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Roman emperor 121-180+26
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+4
Whatever limits us we call fate.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC+1
All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
A belief in the purposeful complexity of Fate is always more comforting than random, straightforward facts. This may be why Mother preferred to believe in Atlantis and UFOs rather than in virtually everything else.Source: Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede (1991)
A child should never even think about being a "good son." A parent decides that fate for the child. The parent encourages that. Not the child himself. And the perfect dad? I shudder at thinking what that may be.
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 ourSource: Speech 1854
English poet 1688-17440
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
A man, when he wishes, is the master of his fate.
English statesman and writer 1804-18810
A person's fate is their own temper.
Roman philosopher 50-130 AD0
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.
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
English poet and playwright 1631-17000
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Chech German-speaking writer 1883-19240
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.
French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-19760
Art is a revolt against fate. All art is a revolt against man's fate.
English writer and cleric 1771-18450
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.