Fate and destiny Quotes

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The best of men cannot suspend their fate: The good die early, and the bad die late. (Character of the late Dr S. Annesley)
Daniel Defoe

Fate is being kind to me. Fate doesn't want me to be too famous too young.
Duke Ellington

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.
Don Marquis

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

My whole life has been decided by fate...
Sharon Tate

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D Roosevelt

No people are uninteresting.
Their fate is like the chronicles of planets.
Nothing in them is not particular,
and planet is dissimilar from planet.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Whither the fates lead virtue will follow without fear

What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
Donald Trump

I often feel, and ever more deeply I realize, that fate and character are the same conception.

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honour scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.
Robert G Ingersoll

I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley

We fight in honourable fashion for the good of mankind; fearless of the future, unheeding of our individual fates, with unflinching hearts and undimmed eyes; we stand at Armageddon, and we battle for the Lord
Theodore Roosevelt

A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Alexander Pope

Art is a revolt against fate.
Andre Malraux

To be disesteemed by people you don't have much respect for is not the worst fate.
Mary McCarthy

Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.
Thomas Mann

I think quite often a fate worse than death is life - for lots of people.
Tom Baker

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
Harry S Truman

To bear is to conquer our fate.
Thomas Campbell

The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years.
C Wright Mills

But I have learned a thing or two; I know as sure as fate,
When we lock up our lives for wealth, the gold key comes too late.
Will Carleton

His game embraced a contempt for his fate, a fomaing fury, because to him cricket was a game of kill or be killed, a street fighter in which it was left to the umpires to keep peace [on Viv Richards]
Peter Roebuck

Statesman only talk of fate when they have blundered
Benito Mussolini

I had been thinking about how greatness always has a hand from luck or fate. That no one ever achieves anything with their will alone. The luck or fate that helped us, amongst many others, was that my sister happened to know these two heavy metal kids David Navarro and Stephen Perkins.
Eric Avery

If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
Anais Nin

Such is our pride, our folly, or our fate, That few, but such as cannot write, translate. ('To Richard Fanshaw' 1648)
Sir John Denham

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.
Norm Crosby

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
Aldous Huxley

It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Big with the fate of Rome.
Thomas Otway

I'm not a religious person, so I'm not a hardcore fate fan but I guess it's got me thinking about that.
Caroline Dhavernas

I stood there all day with a plastic angel in my pocket. I believe in fate - I'm as silly as a bunch of lights!
Harry Redknapp

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Ella Wilcox

A few weeks will probably determine our fate. Perfect freedom, or Absolute Slavery. To some of us freedom or a halter.
Abraham Clark

I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.
Arthur Rimbaud

Ephemerality is the little magazine's generic fate; by promptly dying it gives proof that it remained loyal to its first program.
Frederick Crews

Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
Elizabeth Bowen

'It is not a matter of wishing success to the victim of aggression, but of sharing his fate; one must accompany him to his death or to victory.'
Che Guavara

Responsibility without power, the fate of the secretary through the ages.
Ariel Dorfman

This principle is old, but true as fate,
Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate.
Thomas Dekker

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
Benjamin Disraeli

Fate loves the fearless
James Russell Lowell

The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years.
C Wright Mills

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