50 Beautiful Quotes about Fate to get you thinking

May these fate quotes make you think about who is responsible for your life and the things that happen. Here is Top 50 Fate quotes and Fate sayings.

1. “Fate is for those too weak to determine their own destiny.” -Kamran Hamid

2. “Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt

3. “Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

4. “Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.” -Seneca

5. “No power or virtue of man could ever have deserved that what has been fated should not have taken place.” -Marcellinus Ammianus

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6. “Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

7. “Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always end up by returning to the path which nature has marked out for him.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

8. “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

9. “We create our fate every day we live.” -Henry Miller

10. “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

11. “Nothing happens by chance, my friend… No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing, and such a meaning behind this. Part for you, part for me, may not see it all real clear right now, but we will, before long.” -Richard Bach

12. “Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.” -Marcus Aurelius

13. “It lies not in our power to love, or hate, For will in us is over-rul’d by fate.” -Christopher Marlowe

14. “Many men would take the death sentence without a whimper to escape the life sentence which Fate carries in her hand.” -T.E. Lawrence

15. “Man is manacled only by himself; thought and action are the jailers of Fate.” -James Allen

16. “You cannot be lost on a road that is straight.” -Proverb

17. “We may become the makers of our fate when we have ceased to pose as its prophets.” -Karl Popper

18. “How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.” -Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt

19. “When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.” -Carl Jung

20. “As we move through life, the force of fate creates events that we only appreciate when we reflect on our existence.” -Ronald Harmon

21. “One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.” -Proverb

22. “I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.” -Ronald Reagan

23. “We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, never to be undone.” -William James

24. “Whoever yields properly to Fate, is deemed Wise among men, and knows the laws of heaven.” -Euripedes

25. “Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.” -Kin Hubbard

26. “Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.” -Groucho Marx

27. “Fate’s sentence written on the brow no hand can e’er efface.” -Bhartrhari

28. “Maybe Fate isn’t the pond you swim in but the fisherman floating on top of it, letting you run the line wild until you are weary enough to be reeled back in. ” -Jodi Picoult

29. “Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.” -Elizabeth Bowen

30. “Man may his fate foresee, but not prevent … ‘Tis better to be fortunate than wise.” -John Webster

31. “We seal our fate with the choices we make.” -Gloria Estefan

32. “Failure and success seem to have been allotted to men by their stars. But they retain the power of wriggling, of fighting with their star or against it, and in the whole universe the only really interesting movement is this wriggle.” -E.M. Forester

33. “I will seize fate by the throat; it shall certainly never wholly overcome me.” -Ludwig van Beethoven

34. “Fate laughs at probabilities.” -Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton

35. “They… who await No gifts from Chance, have conquered Fate.” -Matthew Arnold

36. “A door that seems to stand open must be a man’s size, or it is not the door that Providence means for him.” -Henry Ward Beecher

37. “Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” -Steve Jobs

38. “Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don’t always like.” -Lemony Snicket

39. “Fate loves the fearless.” -James Russell Lowell

40. “It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” -William Ernest Henley

41. “Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.” -Dante Alighieri

42. “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

43. “Sometimes life has a cruel sense of humor, giving you the thing you always wanted at the worst time possible.” -Lisa Kleypas

44. “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

45. “Fate is never fair. You are caught in a current much stronger than you are; struggle against it and you’ll drown not just yourself but those who try to save you. Swim with it. and you’ll survive.” -Cassandra Clare

46. “Yet it would be your duty to bear it, if you could not avoid it: it is weak and silly to say you cannot bear what it is your fate to be required to bear.” -Charlotte Bronte

47. “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” -Donald Trump

48. “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.” -Les Brown

49. “I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfil our destiny, but our fate is sealed.” -Paulo Coehlo

50. “There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.” -Napoleon Bonaparte