Fate QuotesFate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant. If you can't change your fate, change your attitude. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate. Every individual has a place to fill in the world,
And is important, in some respect, whether he chooses to be so or not. I do not believe in fate that falls on men however they act;
But I do believe in fate that falls on them unless they act. Man's character is his fate. Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try. Fate is not quite as strange as it appears. Everything comes gradually at its appointed hour. Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause. Fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not. Fate - everything happens for a reason.
And when fate happens look for the good in it as it is there. Fate is for those too weak to determine their own destiny. A true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate. The fate of a nation has often depended upon the good or bad digestion of a prime minister. Do not worry about the future for it is not yet come.
Live each day in the present and make it beautiful. Destiny has two ways of crushing us...by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them. Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth. Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. 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. Every man has his own destiny:
The only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him. Each man is the architect of his own fate. When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade. Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life. It is a fundamental error to try to subject our own fate at call costs to our will.
Our will is a function regulated by reflection; hence it is dependent on the quality of that reflection. There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate. Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson,
When you hear a step upon the stair which is walking into your life,
And you know not whether for good or ill. The future was with Fate. The present was our own. I do not know beneath what sky nor on what seas shall be thy fate;
I only know it shall be high, I only know it shall be great. Resolved to take fate by the throat and shake a living out of her.