Quotations The Best Quotes About Fate  

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A list of the best fate quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous fate quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic fate quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational fate quotes from that same writer.

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“Something is going on everywhere, most of which no one understands.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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A wise one determines his own fate. Janet Morris

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"Men make their own fates -- it's personal, not a matter for debate" Janet Morris

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Every man heals himself. Janet Morris

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The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling. Seneca the Younger

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"Be careful what you pray for." Janet Morris

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To save something, where precious little can be saved. Again and again. To tip a balance, change destiny, trick fate. Chris Morris, Critias

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"Learn when to fear, and how to fear, and how much to fear, before you squander all you have left." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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‎"Niko and his women will be the death of all the Stepsons yet." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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“Why is it we are always the targets of the angry Fates? Twice as many men of ours met harm as did theirs, since we’ve come here.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Haste breeds error; error breeds woe. Janet Morris

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Wherever the fates lead us let us follow. Virgil

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In every age he had ever studied, doomsayers abounded. No millennium is attractive to the man immured in it; enough prophecies have been made in antiquity that one who desires, in any age, to take the position that apocalypse is at hand can easily defend it. He would not join that dour order; he would not worry about anything but Tempus, and the matter awaiting his attention. Janet Morris

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‎What doesn't bend must break, when dooms are apportioned and destiny takes the lead. As it will now, and as it must, until this struggle ends. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"Nature has a surer plan than mortals can devise." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"But she has found real love, and love can heal and save." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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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

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"Humans create their futures every day of every year; only you can alter your worlds." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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I won't go back and live in the sea again. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"What would the world be without him, and those like him?" Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"Life tempers all." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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“This is for you. A mage named Randal told me to give it to the Band if you ever came back. ‘It surmounts evil,’ he told me, ‘keeps doom at bay.’” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Our fate, whatever it is to be, will be overcome by patience under it. Virgil

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

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"One lot apiece, one chance to undo an error or secure a fate." Janet Morris, Chris Morris