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Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
The challenge to Asia is to discard the dry, meatless bone of mysticism and fatalism.
When you have been born in a war like me, living in a war as a child, when you have been in wars as a war correspondent all your life - trust me! You develop a form of fatalism; you are always ready to die.
The English have always been greedy for news of times past, with that mixture of fatalism and melancholy which is part of the national character.
There's nothing wrong with making the best of one's declining years, but what does annoy me is the fatalism. Now that we're seriously in range of finding therapies that actually work against ageing, this apathy, of course, becomes an enormous part of the problem.
Aubrey de Grey
I am not a prophet in any sense of the word, and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the foregoing mixture of optimism, fatalism, and conservatism.
Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable.
Natalie Clifford Barney
Passive fatalism can never be the role of a revolutionary party, like the Social Democracy.
Modern society has evolved to the point where we counter the old-fashioned fatalism surrounding the word 'cancer' by embracing the idea of the Uber-mind - that our will possesses nearly supernatural powers.
Britain is rich in radicalism, and anyone who says that our society has drifted into fatalism and apathy should get out more.
I have been definitely influenced more by Latin American writers than by any other type of writer. They are very close in terms of voice - their humor, their fatalism, their... well, that over-used term 'magical realism.' It's a wonderful term that's just been used so much, we don't know what it means anymore.
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