Quotes of the Day for 17 May 2001 – Fate
I had a request for quotes on Fate a while back, but it seems that the collected wisdom in my database rejects the concept. I have to agree, a focus on fate seems like making the ultimate excuse.
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.
- Albert Camus
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
- G.K. Chesterton
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
Actions are the seed of Fate. Deeds grow into Destiny.
- A. L. Linall, Jr
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1882 - 1945
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