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Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
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.
Love cannot save you from your own fate.
Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.
Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Henry David Thoreau
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
Joan of Arc
If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
I don't believe in fate or destiny. I believe in various degrees of hatred, paranoia, and abandonment. However much of that gets heaped upon you doesn't matter - it's only a matter of how much you can take and what it does to you.
When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.
e. e. cummings
The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations.
My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.
Just because Fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I don't believe in fate.
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.
The people made worse off by slavery were those who were enslaved. Their descendants would have been worse off today if born in Africa instead of America. Put differently, the terrible fate of their ancestors benefitted them.
We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.
R. Buckminster Fuller
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