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The fate is the common fate of all, into each life some rain must fall.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When fate's got it in for you, thereís no limit to what you may have to put up with.

Georgette Heyer

Fate is the friend of the good, the guide of the wise, the tyrant of the foolish, the enemy of the bad.

William Alger

The right way to wholeness is made up of fateful detours and wrong turnings.

C.G. Jung

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

Ronald Harmon

I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.

Ronald Reagan

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

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

Marcellinus Ammianus

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fate is for those too weak to determine their own destiny.

Kamran Hamid

Those who attain any excellence commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often granted upon easier terms.

Samuel Johnson

You have achieved excellence as a leader when people will follow you anywhere if only out of curiosity.

Colin Powell

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.

Thomas J. Watson

The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.

John F. Kennedy

Maybe it's good if God gives you something to think about every so often.

Charlton Heston

Tis writ on Paradise's gate, Woe to the dupe that yields to fate!

Mohammad Hafiz Shirazi

Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.


Our lives are of great worth if we accept with good grace the situation Providence places us in, and go on living lovingly.

Takashi Nagai

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.

Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt

Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.

Marcus Aurelius

There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...

John Lennon

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God does not roll dice.

Albert Einstein

We create our fate every day.

Henry Miller

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

We create our fate every day we live.

Henry Miller

You cannot be lost on a road that is straight.


We seal our fate with the choices we make.

Gloria Estefan

One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.


All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.

Seán O'Casey

Amor Fati – “Love Your Fate”, which is in fact your life.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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All are architects of fate, working in these walls of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.

Allen Saunders

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

Dante Alighieri, Inferno

Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.

Rick Riordan

It was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice.

Joseph Conrad

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
I never could believe that Providence had sent a few men into the world, ready booted and spurred, to ride, and millions ready saddled and bridled to be ridden.
I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth.
Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.
I'm not absolutely certain of the facts, but I rather fancy it's Shakespeare who says that it's always just when a fellow is feeling particularly braced with things in general that Fate sneaks up behind him with the bit of lead piping.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always end up by returning to the path which nature has marked out for him.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her. But once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.

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