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Fate Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about fate
  1. #1
    I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.
  2. #2
    “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.”
  3. #3
    “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars
    But in ourselves.”
  4. #4
    “Men at some time are masters of their fates.”
  5. #5
    “Freely they stood who stood, and fell who fell.”
  6. #6
    “Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don’t always like.”
  7. #7
    “Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson, when you hear a step upon the stair which is walking into your life, and you know not whether for good or ill.”
  8. #8
    “Antonio: Will you stay no longer? nor will you not that I go with you?
    Sebastian: By your patience, no. My stars shine darkly over me; the malignancy of my fate might, perhaps, distemper yours; therefore I shall crave of you your leave that I may bear my evils alone. It were a bad recompense for your love to lay any of them on you.”
  1. #9
    “But the great leveler, Death: not even the gods can defend a man, not even one they love, that day when fate takes hold and lays him out at last.”
    author
    Homer
    book
    Odyssey
    concepts
    FateLoveDeath
  2. #10
    “All my heart is yours, sir: it belongs to you; and with you it would remain, were fate to exile the rest of me from your presence forever.”
  3. #11
    “Good luck to you, even so. Farewell! But if you only knew, down deep, what pains are fated to fill your cup before you reach that shore.”
  4. #12
    “Come now, “he said. Have you anything to fear? It seems to me, on the contrary, that everything is working out as you would wish.”
    “That is precisely what terrifies me,” said Dantès. “I cannot think that man is meant to find happiness so easily! Happiness is like one of those palaces on an enchanted island, its gates guarded by dragons. One must fight to gain it; and, in truth, I do not know what I have done to deserve the good fortune of becoming Mercédès’ husband.”
  5. #13
    “Captain, this is madness! High time you thought of your own home at last, if it really is your fate to make it back alive and reach your well-built house and native land.”
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