Fate Quotes

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

Tom Baker

When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.

Carl Gustav Jung

Each man the architect of his own fate.

Appius Claudius

Destiny, n. A tyrant's authority for crime and fool's excuse for failure.

Ambrose Bierce

Destiny has a constant passion for the incongruous.

Booth Tarkington

Fate - everything happens for a reason. And when fate happens look for the good in it as it is there!

Catherine Pulsifer

As we move through life, the force of fate creates events that we only appreciate when we reflect on our existence.

Ronald Harmon

What fates impose, that men must needs abide; it boots not to resist both wind and tide.

William Shakespeare

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fate is not quite as strange as it appears!

John McLeod

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.

Harry S Truman

Fate throws fortune, but not everyone catches.

Polish Proverb

We seal our fate with the choices we make.

Gloria Estefan

The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When fate summons, monarchs must obey.

John Dryden

Fate laughs at probabilities.

E.G. Bulwer-Lytton

If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.

William McFee

Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.


A person must stand very tall to see their own fate.

Danish Proverb

Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Just because fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.

Les Brown

Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.

Jawaharial Nehru

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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