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One must either be the hammer or the anvil.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

Every one is the architect of his own fortune.

Author: Mathurin Regnier (1573-1613)

Profession: French Poet

Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher

Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

Fate rules the affairs of men, with no recognizable order.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

There is tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries; on such a full sea we are now afloat; and we must take the current the clouds folding and unfolding beyond the horizon. when it serves, or lose our ventures.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Men at sometime are the masters of their fate.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves; we are underlings.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

There is no armor against fate.

Author: James Shirley (1596-1666)

Profession: British Playwright

Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet

Our fate, whatever it is to be, will be overcome by patience under it.

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet

Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.

Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)

Profession: French Historian, Writer