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Quotes To Help You Identify Your Fate

If you are looking for an extensive list of famous, great and inspiring quotes about fate ... for your journal or to help you complete a "Identify Your Fate & Destiny" workshop assignment ... here is the master list of quotes about fate, its critical tasks and challenges.

We offer these inspiring and famous quotes as a beginning point ... may your sword be sharp and your aim accurate.



Quotes about Fate

These quotes by famous and great people speak about how fate works and what to do with yours. Knowing what your birth circumstances and your culture and family have in store for you can help you know if you want to realize your potential and go after your destiny.


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.

- Marcus Aurelius


Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her. But once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.

- Voltaire


Men are not prisoners of Fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.

- Franklin Roosevelt


Many men would take the death sentence without a whimper to escape the life sentence which Fate carries in her hand.

- T. E. Lawrence (of Arabia)


We may become the makers of our fate when we have ceased to pose as its prophets.

- Sir Karl Popper


How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.

- Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt

When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.

- Carl Jung


As we move through life, the force of fate creates events that we only appreciate when we reflect on our existence.

- Ronald Harmon

Ducunt volentem fata, nolentem trahunt.
(Translation: Fate leads the willing, and th' unwilling draws.)

- Francois Rabelais (Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book V.)


Up from Earth's Centre through the Seventh Gate
rose, and on the Throne of Saturn sate;
And many a Knot unravel'd by the Road;
But not the Master-knot of Human Fate.

- Omar Khayyam (translation by by Edward FitzGerald)


Like the winds of the sea are the winds of fate
As we voyage along through life,
Tis the set of the soul that decides its goal
And not the calm or the strife.

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Critical Tasks

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade.

- Dale Carnegie


Let us, then be up and doing
With a heart for any fate
Still Achieving, still pursuing
Learn to labor and to wait.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Bottle, whose Mysterious Deep
Do's ten thousand Secrets keep,
With attentive Ear I wait;
Ease my Mind, and speak my Fate.

- Francois Rabelais (Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book V.)


For this day, we've long prepared. If this is where we lose everything that we hold dear ... if this is what FATE has decreed for us, then we shall accept it! ...It is foolish to simply accept everything that happens. One must try one's best ... B4 one bows to fate.

- Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (movie quote)



Ain't it strange how fate can play a part, in the story of your heart ... Ain't it funny how a moment could just change your life ...

- Ain 't It Funny (song lyrics sung by Jennifer Lopez)


To keep our faces (key 18/19) toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.

- Helen Keller


I have found power in the mysteries of thought, exaltation in the changing of the Muses ... I have been versed in the reasonings of men but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.

– Euripides


Many men would take the death sentence without a whimper to escape the life sentence which Fate carries in her hand.

- T. E. Lawrence (of Arabia)

- All I want -- all I have ever wanted is the quiet of a private life ... but my mother is determined to see me distinguished.
- As?
- Anything. A great orator, a leading politician. A barrister would serve ... as long as I drove a barouche and dined in the first circles.

- Sense & Sensibility (movie quote)


Movie Quotes

My friend, there is a fine line between coincidence and fate.

- The Mummy 2 (movie)


Coal mines your life, its not mine. I'm never going down there again. I wanna go into space.

- October Sky (movie quote)


Sometimes you really can't listen to what anybody else says – you just gotta listen insides. Your not supposed to end up in those mines. You know why? Because YOU made other plans.

- October Sky (movie quote)


+ I first came in because of the name. Serendipity. It's one of my favorite words. Cause its such a nice sound for what it means: a fortun.8 (key 10, 98) accident ... Except I don't really believe in accidents. I believe fate's bee.hin.D everything.
- Fate's behind everything? Everything's predestined? We don't have any choice at all?
+ I think we make our own decisions. I just think that fate [insert image of 3 fates] send us little signs, and its how we read the signs that determines whether or know we are happy or not [image of knot].
- Little signals. Yeah. Fortunate accidents. Lucky discoveries. Columbus in America .
~ ... or ‘Jonathan and the Gloves'. You don't know that story? Its an old folk tale classic. Our here, Jonathan, goes out in search of black gloves. And in a perfect act of “serendipity” or “serendipaciousness”, he runs into a beautiful, attractive English girl with a boyfriend.

- Serendipity (movie quote)


Please, please ... please. Let fate take its prop.er (key 14) course.

- Serendipity (movie quote)


When that $5 bill makes its way back into my hands, I'll be able to call you. And when you hear my voice on the other end, then you'll believe in fate. {notice Thomas Travel and the school of fish ...}

- Serendipity (movie quotes)



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