Quotations About / On: FATE

  • 21.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Ralph Waldo Emerson, fate, believe
  • 22.
    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.)
  • 23.
    '[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) .)
    More quotations from: Nathan Coppedge
  • 24.
    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.)
    More quotations from: Honoré De Balzac, fate, peace
  • 25.
    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.)
    More quotations from: Martin Goldsmith, fate, life
  • 26.
    Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who can no longer threaten us!
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Cornelia, in The Death of Pompey (La Mort de Pompée), act 5, sc. 1 (1642).)
    More quotations from: Pierre Corneille, fate
  • 27.
    Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all.
    (Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Al Roberts (Tom Neal), Detour (1945). Based on Goldsmith's original story.)
    More quotations from: Martin Goldsmith, fate
  • 28.
    I don't believe in providence and fate, as a technologist I am used to reckoning with the formulae of probability.
    (Max Frisch (1911-1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Homo faberEin Bericht, Suhrkamp (1957). Walter Faber, in Homo FaberA Report, p. 23, trans. by Michael Bullock (1977), Abelard-Schuman (1959). Describes the quintessential conviction of homo faber, modern man as technologist.)
    More quotations from: Max Frisch, fate, believe
  • 29.
    They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Originally published by T. Seltzer (1922). Fantasia of the Unconscious, ch. 10, Viking Compass (1960).)
    More quotations from: D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence, sad
  • 30.
    When I take up my pen, nothing can happen to me. Fate, remember that.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
    More quotations from: Karl Kraus, fate, remember
[Hata Bildir]