fate Quotes

Belief in Some One's right to punish you is the fate of all children in Judaic-Christian culture. But nowhere else, perhaps, have the rich seed-beds of Western homes found such a growing climate for guilt as is produced in the South by the combination of a warm moist evangelism and racial segregation.
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— Lillian Smith
While all bodies share the same fate, all voices do not.
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— Li-Young Lee
You can believe in Fung Shui if you want, but ultimately people control their own fate. The most important thing is to improve yourself and give it your best. Then many things previously thought to be impossible will become possible.
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— Li Ka-shing
Independent of its connection with human destiny hereafter, the fate of republican government is indissolubly bound up with the fate of the Christian religion, and a people who reject its holy faith will find themselves the slaves of their own evil passions and of arbitrary power.
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— Lewis Cass
if the right man does not come along, there are many fates far worse. One is to have the wrong man come along.
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— Letitia Baldrige
The film is therefore a form of science fiction, in which humans, beasts and machines are on the verge of extinction - 'sacred motors' linked together by a common fate and solidarity, slaves to an increasingly virtual world. A world from which visible machines, real experiences and actions are gradually disappearing.
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— Leos Carax
Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today.
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— Leonid Brezhnev
The Jewish people and their fate are the living witness for the absence of redemption. This, one could say, is the meaning of the chosen people; the Jews are chosen to prove the absence of redemption.
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— Leo Strauss
I had a dream that I was captain of fate. I lost control and then I sank.
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— LeCrae
As a nation we have the right to decide our own affairs, to mould our own future. This does not pose any danger to anybody. Our nation is fully aware of the responsibility for its own fate in the complicated situation of the contemporary world.
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— Lech Walesa
Each one of us must in the end choose for himself how far he would like to leave our collective fate to the wayward vagaries of popular assemblies For myself it would be most irksome to be ruled by a bevy of Platonic Guardians, even if I knew how to choose them, which I assuredly do not I should miss the stimulus of living in a society where I have, at least theoretically, some part in the direction of public affairs.
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— Learned Hand
Genius is personal, decided by fate, but it expresses itself by means of system. There is no work of art without system.
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— Le Corbusier
If fate sends you a lemon, use it to make lemonade.
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— Lawrence Block
how hard you worked for what you wanted. how cruelly fate betrayed you in the end.
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— Lauren Kate
Fate, I think, is a thief.
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— Lauren DeStefano
He kissed back, all the pages spread out around us like riddles waiting to be solved. Let them wait. Let my genes unravel, my hinges come loose. If my fate rests in the hands of a madman, let death come and bring its worse. I'll take the ruined craters of laboratories, the dead trees, this city with ashes in the oxygen, if it means freedom. I'd sooner die here than live a hundred years with wires in my veins.
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— Lauren DeStefano
The nature will continue, it's our existence that is finite and you are given this gift of life and you make your way with it, but fate and natural disasters will continue on.
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— Larry Fessenden
I really think in life there is a lot of mystery and things we just can't understand and your brain has to adapt... We all have to deal with the twists of fate whether they are explained or not and it's how you react in life to these curveballs that is really the measure of a man.
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— Larry Fessenden
I love filmmaking when fate is a part of the process and you are dependent on the laws of physics and the elements to get a single moment that transports or in some way creates an illusion even for a moment. I think that is tremendous fun and what I think filmmaking is, catching lightning in a bottle.
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— Larry Fessenden
Returning to the source is stillness. It is returning to one's fate. Returning to one's fate is eternal.
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— Laozi
And if you cannot remain indifferent, you must resolve to throw your weight into that balance in which the fate and condition of man is weighed.
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— Lajos Kossuth
Even in political considerations, now-a-days, you have stronger motives to feel interested in the fate of Europe than in the fate of the Central or Southern parts of America.
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— Lajos Kossuth
I believe in fate. Sometimes that means an old bearded guy sitting on a cloud and pulling the strings; sometimes it means random atoms swirling through a cheerless universe; sometimes it means everything being preordained thanks to your karma credit from your previous lives.
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— Kyle MacLachlan
The main thing I like about New Yorkers is that they understand that their lives are a relentless circus of horrors, ending in death. As New Yorkers, we realize this, we resign ourselves to our fate, and we make sure that everyone else is as miserable as we are. Good town.
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— Kyle Baker
The world isn't purposeful. It isn't ruled by reason. The world wants to play. Fashion queens have always aroused more interest than future generations and their fate.
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— Kurt Tucholsky
You have to want to make a film for other reasons - to say something, to tell a story, to show somebody's fate - but you can't want to make a film simply for the sake of it.
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— Krzysztof Kieslowski
I have little space from the suffering of elephants right now. I wake up with it and go to sleep with it. The plight of animals in shelters, of kids used for labor for the metals in our electronics and endless other things, the fate of our water supply to dye our blue jeans and water our lawns, the sad painful life of conventionally raised meat...For me, I am working to not contribute to this. I really don't want to hurt others for my benefit.
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— Kristin Bauer van Straten
Nearly every BRCA mutation carrier's main concern is how to avoid the fate of relatives who have had, and possibly died from, breast or ovarian cancer.
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— Kristi Funk
Change your plate. Change your fate.
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— Kris Carr
Fate has a way of getting what she wants, no matter how we try to avoid it.
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— Kresley Cole
Beneath the surface of states and nations, ideas and language, lies the fate of individual human beings in need. Answering their needs will be the mission of the United Nations in the century to come.
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— Kofi Annan
No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation.
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— Knut Hamsun
When good befalls a man he calls it Providence, when evil fate.
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— Knut Hamsun
Let's face it, there's no point in running away. I will find that person myself and I will change Saet Byul's fate
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— Kim Soo-hyun
In that endless time, we are born in the same age. In that infinite space, to be able to meet and become one with you, that fate is really amazing and the miracle is really beautiful.
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— Kim A-joong
I didn't fall in love with you. I walked into love with you, with my eyes wide open, choosing to take every step along the way. I do believe in fate and destiny, but I also believe we are only fated to do the things that we'd choose anyway. And I'd choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I'd find you and I'd choose you.
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— Kiersten White
When you have counted eighty years and more, Time and Fate will batter at your door; But if you should survive to be a hundred, Your life will be death to the very core.
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— Khushwant Singh
I was born human. But this was an accident of fate - a condition merely of time and place. I believe it's something we have the power to change.
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— Kevin Warwick
Drawing Lavi's smile eases me precisely because he has such a sad fate.
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— Katsura Hoshino
Of all created things the source is one, Simple, single as love; remember The cell and seed of life, the sphere That is, of child, white bird, and small blue dragon-fly Green fern, and the gold four-petalled tormentilla The ultimate memory. Each latent cell puts out a future, Unfolds its differing complexity As a tree puts forth leaves, and spins a fate Fern-traced, bird feathered, or fish-scaled.
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— Kathleen Raine