Fate Quotes

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


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

Alexander Pope

Statesman only talk of fate when they have blundered

Benito Mussolini

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

Elizabeth Bowen

Art is a revolt against fate.

Andre Malraux

Men at sometime are the masters of their fate.

William Shakespeare

Fate rules the affairs of men, with no recognizable order.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

If you believe in fate, believe in it, at least, for your good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever limits us we call fate.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.

Alexander Pope

Fate with impartial hand turns out the doom of high and low; her capacious urn is constantly shaking the names of all mankind.


There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.

Albert Camus

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

Jean de La Fontaine

There's much to be said for challenging fate instead of ducking behind it.

Diana Trilling

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

Henri Frederic Amiel

Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.

Publilius Syrus

No power or virtue of man could ever have deserved that what has been fated should not have taken place.

Marcellinus Ammianus

Fate steals along with silent tread, Found oftenest in what least we dread; Frowns in the storm with angry brow, But in the sunshine strikes the blow.

William Cowper

Stern fate and time Will have their victims; and the best die first, Leaving the bad still strong, though past their prime, To curse the hopeless world they ever curs'd Vaunting vile deeds, and vainest of the worst.

Ebenezer Elliott

Tempted fate will leave the loftiest star.

Lord Byron

Angels deliver Fate to our doorstep - and anywhere else it is needed.

Jessi Lane Adams

Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.

Lemony Snicket

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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