Fate Quotes

What humans do over the next 50 years will determine the fate of all life on the planet.

- David Attenborough

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Destiny is that which we are drawn towards and Fate is that which we run into.

- Wyatt Earp

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Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.

- Carl Jung

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To sit back and let fate play its hand out and never influence it is not the way man was meant to operate.

- John Glenn

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Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.

- Dante Alighieri

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Genius is personal, decided by fate, but it expresses itself by means of system. There is no work of art without system.

- Le Corbusier

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There will be no one like us when we are gone, but then there is no one like anyone else, ever. When people die, they cannot be replaced. They leave holes that cannot be filled, for it is the fate - the genetic and neural fate - of every human being to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death.

- Oliver Sacks

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Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.

- Thomas Merton

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It is a blessing for a man to have a hand in determining his own fate.

- Blackbeard

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Destiny made a mistake and gave my fate to someone else.

- Joe Budden

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No one but myself can be blamed for my fall. I have been my own greatest enemy-the cause of my own disastrous fate.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

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Friendship is one of the greatest gifts a human being can receive. It is a bond beyond common goals, common interests, or common histories. It is a bond stronger than sexual union can create, deeper than a shared fate can solidify, and even more intimate than the bonds of marriage or community. Friendship is being with the other in joy and sorrow, even when we cannot increase the joy or decrease the sorrow. It is a unity of souls that gives nobility and sincerity to love. Friendship makes all of life shine brightly.

- Henri Nouwen

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Freedom is what we all seek, but it's what we do with that freedom that ultimately defines our character. In the end, a man's character cements his fate, good or bad.

- Sonny Barger

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Whatever happens, it happens because we choose for it. We decide our fates.

- Spartacus

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We reap what we sow. We are the makers of our own fate. None else has the blame, none has the praise.

- Swami Vivekananda

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People do not want words - they want the sound of battle - the battle of destiny.

- Gamal Abdel Nasser

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The self... is not an organic thing that has a specific location, whose fundamental fate is to be born, to mature, to die; it is a dramatic effect arising diffusely from a scene that is presented.

- Erving Goffman

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The most beautiful fate, the most wonderful good fortune that can happen to any human being, is to be paid for doing that which he passionately loves to do.

- Abraham Maslow

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A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

- Jean de La Fontaine

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We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is manifest destiny.

- William McKinley

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My only desire is an intimate infusion with nature, and the only fate I wish is to have worked and lived in harmony with her laws.

- Claude Monet

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A man must accept his fate or be destroyed by it

- Spartacus

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Power just makes you reject destiny and devour your fate.

- Big Pun

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The Fate of good men who refuse to become involved in politics is to be ruled by evil men.

- Edmund Burke

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The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind.

- Gaylord Nelson

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The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the disenchantment of the world.

- Max Weber

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Fate loves the fearless.

- James Russell Lowell

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Some third person decides your fate: this is the whole essence of bureaucracy.

- Alexandra Kollontai

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Chili is much improved by having had a day to contemplate its fate.

- John Steele Gordon

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The future gets no say in who we are.

- Buddy Wakefield

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Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist.

- Andrea Bocelli

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The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.

- O. Henry

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Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.

- Phyllis Schlafly

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Devotion is the realization that wealth, education and power are God given gifts and not the endowments of fate.

- Pandurang Shastri Athavale

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But what can be done, the one who loves must share the fate of the who is loved.

- Mikhail Bulgakov

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When two people are meant to be together, they will be together. It's fate.

- Sara Gruen

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We must never forget that we may also find meaning in life even when confronted with a hopeless situation, when facing a fate that cannot be changed. For what then matters is to bear witness to the uniquely human potential at its best, which is to transform a personal tragedy into a triumph, to turn one's predicament into a human achievement. When we are no longer able to change a situation-just think of an incurable disease such as inoperable cancer-we are challenged to change ourselves.

- Viktor E. Frankl

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Fate does not jest and events are not a matter of chance. There is no existence out of nothing.

- Gamal Abdel Nasser

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It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of doom.

- William Dean Howells

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While we remember that we are contending against brothers and fellow subjects, we must also remember that we are contending in this crisis for the fate of the British Empire.

- John Burgoyne

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Through readiness and discipline, we are the masters of our fate.

- Bill Paxton

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Once we realize the extraordinary power we have to compose our lives, well move from passive, conditioned thinking to being co-creators of our fate.

- Jason Silva

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Austerity need not be Europe's fate.

- Francois Hollande

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On a windswept hill by a billowing sea, my destiny sits and waits for me.

- Robert Breault

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Insight into universal nature provides an intellectual delight and sense of freedom that no blows of fate and no evil can destroy.

- Alexander von Humboldt

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We are the masters of our fate, the captains of our souls, because we have the power to control our thoughts.

- Napoleon Hill

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Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.

- Zeno of Citium

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...remember one thing only: that it's you-nobody else-who determines your destiny and decides your fate. Nobody else can be alive for you; nor can you be alive for anybody else.

- e. e. cummings

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No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.

- Plutarch

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Fate only picks on the cowards and quitters, So give 'em both barrels - and aim for the eyes.

- Grantland Rice

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