Quotes by fate

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  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth Bowen
    Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
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    Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
  • Citium Zeno
    Citium Zeno
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    Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.
  • Anita Loos
    Anita Loos
    American writer, screenwriter 1893-1981
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    Fate keeps on happening.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
    Plutarch
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    Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man's hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Fate rules the affairs of men, with no recognizable order.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism has exceeded its proper mission of seeking political equality for women and has ended by rejecting contingency, that is, human limitation by nature or fate.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    For the first time, we have the power to decide the fate of our planet and ourselves. This is a time of great danger, but our species is young, and curious, and brave. It shows much promise.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 05 min 20 sec
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon. My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy.
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate.
  • James Graham
    James Graham
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    He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, That dares not put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.
  • Boethius
    Boethius
    Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher
    Boethius
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    He who has calmly reconciled his life to fate, and set proud death beneath his feet, can look fortune in the face, unbending both to good and bad: his countenance unconquered he can shew.
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