Quotations About / On: FATE

  • 21.
    It is the fate of heroines to be laughed at.
    (Jane O'Reilly, U.S. feminist and humorist. The Girl I Left Behind, ch. 7 (1980).)
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  • 22.
    It is the fault of fate.
    (Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. Charles, in Madame Bovary (1856). On Emma's suicide.)
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  • 23.
    We never conceive the greatness of our fates.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, June 20, 1843, to Lidian Jackson Emerson, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 88, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 24.
    It seems our fate to be incorrect ... and in our incorrectness stand.
    (Alice Walker (b. 1944), U.S. author, critic. Originally published in Interviews with Black Writers, ed. John O'Brien (1973). "From an Interview," In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens (1983).)
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  • 25.
    If you believe in Fate to your harm, believe it, at least, for your good.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Fate," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
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  • 26.
    'Men see their fate within their past, and their own potential as the doctoring of their past...! '
    (- -Nathan Coppedge, September 2015 (Assorted Notes on Life and Ethos) .)
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  • 27.
    Pregnant mothers are sacred, we hold the fate of not one but two lives, within the love care of our helping hands.
    (Terence George Craddock May 2015 22.5.2015.)
  • 28.
    '[Concerning the higher life...] it is partly because they're delegating about their fate, and their sacred knowledge is a special technique'.
    (- Nathan Coppedge (The Techne,2014) .)
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  • 29.
    Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!
    (Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist. (1846, trans. by George Saintsbury, 1971). About Catherine of Medici, First published in book form as Catherine de Medici expliquée, Souverain (1843), It was subsequently included in the Conte et romans philosophiques, in the Etudes philsophique, and finally in the Comédie humaine. Catherine de' Medici.)
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  • 30.
    That's life. Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you.
    (Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Al Roberts (Tom Neal), Detour (1945). Based on Goldsmith's original story.)
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