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Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!

Author: John Dryden (1631-1700)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist, Critic

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

If you believe in fate, believe in it, at least, for your good.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Whatever limits us we call fate.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

I do not know beneath what sky nor on what seas shall be thy fate; I only know it shall be high, I only know it shall be great.

Author: Richard Hovey (1869-1900)

Profession: American Poet

Chance generally favors the prudent.

Author: Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)

Profession: French Moralist

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

Author: Carl Jung (1875-1961)

Profession: Swiss Psychiatrist

Sail on ship of state, sail on, I union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, with all its hopes of future years, is hanging on thy fate!

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Fate keeps on happening.

Author: Anita Loos (1893-1981)

Profession: American Novelist, Screenwriter

Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.

Author: Thomas Mann (1875-1955)

Profession: German Author, Critic

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

The wheel goes round and round, some are up and some are on the down, and still the wheel goes round.

Author: Josephine Pollard (1843-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.

Author: Arabian Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Arabian Origin