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Fate gives you the finger and you accept.
It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.
You don't like to be lied to, by your friends or in your business dealings. So why would you want to be lied to when it comes to the origin of life or the fate of the planet?
Change your plate. Change your fate.
I was an agnostic until I realized that I had to choose between God and fate. The idea that humanity and nature are the result of fate was not convincing at all. I find the presence of God everywhere.
To die for one's country is such a worthy fate that all compete for so beautiful a death.
It is nobody's right to be waited on and nobody's fate to do the waiting.
It makes me believe in fate. In most cases, the readings where I've been really bad have usually been the ones where I got the part.
Austerity need not be Europe's fate.
I have never seen such extreme partisanship, such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.
'The Sound of Things Falling' may be a page turner, but it's also a deep meditation on fate and death. Even in translation, the superb quality of Vasquez's prose is evident, captured in Anne McLean's idiomatic English version. All the novel's characters are well imagined, original and rounded.
I don't believe in providence and fate, as a technologist I am used to reckoning with the formulae of probability.
Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.
In the first instance, therefore, global terrorism created a kind of global community sharing a common fate, something we had previously considered impossible.
I think quite often a fate worse than death is life, for lots of people.
Anybody that wants to walk out that door and leave home for a few months and rely on themselves instead of fate might have some interesting stories to tell.
Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany's final fate is at stake.
Franz von Papen
I'd been kind of a hiccup in my parents' lives. They lost track of me and I didn't know what I was going to do with myself. And then fate reached in and took me in its hands. I was discovered right out of high school and started getting work.
I believe that fate is choices - it's not chance.
Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know how difficult is the burden of this responsibility; how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany.
There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of fate, and man's reason has never learned to separate them.
John Desmond Bernal
I don't want to put my fate in country music fans; I'm too stubborn.
In my view, the humanity of our world can be measured against the fate of Africa.
My four years in Russia end, then, in dramatic fashion: with a textbook Soviet-style expulsion. I am the first western staff correspondent to suffer this fate since the end of the Cold War. I'm stunned. But my expulsion is not, I reflect, a surprise. It's something I have always accepted as a real, if far-fetched, possibility.
Fate has blessed me.
Gian Carlo Menotti
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
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