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All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.'
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Fate
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Chance generally favors the prudent.'
~ Joseph Joubert | (French moralist. ) | 1754-1824 | Fate
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.'
~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton | ( British politician, poet and critic. ) | 1803-1873 | Fate
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.'
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Fate
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.'
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Fate
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.'
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Fate
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.'
~ Henri Frédéric Amiel | ( Swiss writer. ) | 1821-1881 | Fate
quotes Division : Swiss writers   
     
Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
-: [ The House in Paris (1935) ]
~ Elizabeth Bowen | ( Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. ) | 1899-1973 | Fate
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.'
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Fate
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.'
~ Plutarch | ( Greek essayist, and biographer. ) | 46-120 | Fate
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.'
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Fate
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Fate rules the affairs of men, with no recognizable order.'
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Fate
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Fate
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate.'
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Fate
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
If you believe in fate, believe in it, at least, for your good.'
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Fate
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Ill Fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Fate
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves; we are underlings.'
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Fate
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.'
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Fate
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Men at sometime are the masters of their fate.'
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Fate
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Sail on ship of state, sail on, I union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, with all its hopes of future years, is hanging on thy fate!'
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Fate
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!'
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Fate
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Tempted fate will leave the loftiest star.'
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Fate
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling.'
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Fate
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.'
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Fate
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, ''I shall today be uppermost.'''
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Fate
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
There is but one philosophy and its name is fortitude! To bear is to conquer our fate.'
~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton | ( British politician, poet and critic. ) | 1803-1873 | Fate
quotes Division : Critics   
     
There is tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries; on such a full sea we are now afloat; and we must take the current the clouds folding and unfolding beyond the horizon. when it serves, or lose our ventures.'
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Fate
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
We make our fortunes and we call them fate.'
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Fate
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Whatever limits us we call fate.'
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Fate
quotes Division : American poets   
     
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.'
~ Carl Gustav Jung | ( Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. ) | 1875-1961 | Fate
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     

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