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Fate Quotes


These are some of the best 'Fate' quotations and sayings.

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"Whosoever quarrels with his fate does not understand it," says Bettine; and among all her sayings she spoke none wiser.

'Tis Fate that flings the dice, And as she flings Of kings makes peasants, And of peasants kings.

A strict belief in fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.

All is created and goes according to order, yet o'er our lifetime rules an uncertain fate.

All things are by fate, but poor blind man sees but a part of the chain, the nearest link, his eyes not reaching to that equal beam which poises all above.

All things are ordered by God, but his providence takes in our free agency, as well as his own sovereignty.

Fate bestows it rewards on those who put themselves in the proper attitude to receive them.

Fate is not the ruler, but the servant of Providence.

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

Fate! there is no fate. - Between the thought and the success God is the only agent.

God overrules all mutinous accidents, brings them under his laws of fate, and makes them all serviceable to his purpose.

He has gone to the demnition bow-wows.

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.

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

Our wills and fates do so contrary run, that our devices still are overthrown; our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own.

The die is cast.

The Moving Finger writes; and having writ, Moves on; nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.

There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will.

Thou must (in commanding and winning, or serving and losing, suffering or triumphing) be either anvil or hammer.

Though men determine, the gods do dispose: and oft times many things fall out between the cup and the lip.


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