Fate Quotes

Ellen Hopkins

Happiness, you see, its just an illusion of Fate, a heavenly sleight of hand designed to make you believe in fairy tales. But there's no happily ever after. You'll only find happy endings in books. Some books.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Adventure begins with a thought, decision and action.

Aniekee Tochukwu

Hang out with successful people and you'll acquire success characters

Aniekee Tochukwu

Unimaginative thinking has never produced a genuis

Lailah Gifty Akita

Hope is an expectation of everyday miracle.

Trisha Yearwood

What's meant to be will always find a way

Fannie Flagg

I wonder how many people don't get the one they want, but end up with the one they're supposed to be with.

Marcus Aurelius

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.

Thomas Merton

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Amor Fati – “Love Your Fate”, which is in fact your life.. Friedrich Nietzsche
Amor Fati – “Love Your Fate”, which is in fact your life.

Rick Riordan

She had to go on this quest. The fate of the world might depend on it. But part of him wanted to say: Forget the world. He didn’t want to be without her.

Lemony Snicket

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.

Seán O'Casey

All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.

J.R. Ward

But that was life: Nobody got a guided tour to their own theme park. You had to hop on the rides as they presented themselves, never knowing whether you would like the one you were in line for...or if the bastard was going to make you throw up your corn dog and your cotton candy all over the place.

Allen Saunders

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

Jennifer Elisabeth

Your personal truth is your gift to the world.

Nikki Rowe

I am not a day dreamer, I am a believer, that after every painful love I have gone through, it is just an experience to crack open the deepest parts of my core and allow to me to delve into a passion so rare, that I will find a love that was almost, never meant to be.

Jenim Dibie

Everything that drowned me taught me how to swim.

Jennifer Elisabeth

Sometimes you have to let go a little bit and travel the path of least resistance but this doesn’t mean that you quit when things get tough, as you are working towards a goal! It just means that you may only be able to see a rough draft of your final destination, right now, and that it’s safe to explore along the way.

Jennifer Elisabeth

But I love you and I want you and I need you. Can’t you see that? This world has nothing to offer me if it doesn’t include you.

A.P. Jensen

We’re pieces on a chessboard and we make our moves when it’s our turn. If we don’t, our decisions are made for us.

Shannon A. Thompson

His entire presence was like gravity, impossible to forget, possible to believe in, a theory merged into a law.

Janette Turner Hospital

The futility of action does not absolve one from the failure to act. -

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

Michael Bassey Johnson

If you were destined to be a poet, then you won't brainstorm for lines that rhymes.
If you were destined to be a poet, then you won't brainstorm for lines that rhymes. If you were destined to be a celebrity, then you shouldn't start searching for fans. If you are truly a god, then let others worship you!

Alan Sheinwald

Life is like butter - when things cool down it can be reshaped

Angela Parkhurst

First, you need to realize everything you thought you knew about yourself, about me, is a lie.

Mike Norton

Dreams are what guide us, art is what defines us, math is what makes it all possible, and love is what lights our way.

Ogwo David Emenike

Mere hope isn't enough to change destiny. One must act.


Her heart was telling her to trust him, but it wouldn’t be the first time that that foolish muscle, there in the middle of her chest, had betrayed her.


I tried to hate you, to forgive you, all just to forget you, but I'm only capable of loving you. You're tattooed onto my skin, and the more I try to erase you, the deeper you sink in.


You two are bound to one another. You always have been … and you can't run away from what you are. No matter where you go, your feelings for her are going to follow you.

Nenia Campbell

What once was had, forever lost; thy fate is destined, thy love star-crossed.

Xue Yun

Once we’ve savored the goodness of a hundred years until the final drop, only the fleeting memories of intoxication is left behind. Between you and me is it too much to ask for a bottle to begin with?

John Geddes

...art is weaker than life - in the end I have a bag of letters to scrabble into order - rune tiles to cast my fate...

Matthew Donnelly

Fate can not be proven or disproven so act knowing that destiny is a product of your every thought and every action.

Malcolm Bradbury

But you are involved in the world, and your actions have consequences for other people, and if you don't recognize that, then that's the supreme kind of cruelty. Everyone shares someone else's fate to some extent.


A man is seated on top of a tree in the midst of a burning forest. He sees all living beings perish. But he doesn’t realize that the same fate is soon to overtake him also. That man is fool.

Rosamund Hodge

Where you go, I shall go; where you die, I shall die, and there will I be buried.

Marissa Meyer

Maybe there isn’t such a thing as fate. Maybe it’s just the opportunities we’re given, and what we do with them. I’m beginning to think that maybe great, epic romances don’t just happen. We have to make them ourselves.

Suzanne Young

...some things are better left in the past. And true things are destined to repeat themselves.

Stephen King

If it's ka it'll come like a wind, and your plans will stand before it no more than a barn before a cyclone

P.G. Wodehouse

I'm not absolutely certain of the facts, but I rather fancy it's Shakespeare who says that it's always just when a fellow is feeling particularly braced with things in general that Fate sneaks up behind him with the bit of lead piping.

P.G. Wodehouse

Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove.

Maggie Stiefvater

Fate," Blue replied, glowering at her mother, "is a very weighty word to throw around before breakfast.

John Lennon

There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be.... John Lennon
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...

Jennifer Salaiz

I was in the biggest breakdown of my life when I stopped crying long enough to let the words of my epiphany really sink in. That whore, karma, had finally made her way around, and had just bitch-slapped me right across the face. The realization only made me cry harder.

Goldie Hawn

You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.

James Russell Lowell

Fate loves the fearless.

Kevin Brockmeier

Sometimes you imagine that everything could have been different for you, that if only you had gone right one day when you chose to go left, you would be living a life you could never have anticipated. But at other times you think there was no other way forward-that you were always bound to end up exactly where you have.

Vladimir Nabokov

We all have such fateful objects - it may be a recurrent landscape in one case, a number in another - carefully chosen by the gods to attract events of specific significance for us: here shall John always stumble; there shall Jane's heart always break.

Jeanette Winterson

I knew it like destiny, and at the same time, I knew it as choice.. Jeanette
I knew it like destiny, and at the same time, I knew it as choice.

Robert Burns

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft agley.

Ana Monnar

Whatever is going to happen will happen, whether we worry or not.

Jacqueline Carey

Surely if we knew what bitterness fate held in store, we would shrink back in fear and let the cup of life pass us by untasted.

Douglas Coupland

We are all of us born with a letter inside us, and that only if we are true to ourselves, may we be allowed to read it before we die.

J.K. Rowling

We can't choose our fate, but we can choose others. Be careful in knowing that.

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

And where, I ask you, can a man escape to, when he hasn’t enough madness left inside him? The truth is an endless death agony. The truth is death. You have to choose: death or lies. I’ve never been able to kill myself.

Anne Killigrew

I willingly accept Cassandra's fate
To speak the truth, although believed too late.

Jennifer Elisabeth

I could watch him do this until morning - never asking questions and never interrupting his work. I worship quietly - his intense focus and attention to detail and then, out of no where, I realize the inconvenient, inappropriate truth: ‘I love this man… and it has swallowed me.

Sena Jeter Naslund

Where we choose to be, where we choose to be-we have the power to determine that in our lives. We cannot reel time backward or forward, but we can take ourselves to the place that defines our being.

Roman Payne

Why do we mortals wonder if it is through 'human chaos' or through 'divine perfection' when the world guides us to some magical event? In either case, is not the result the same? Is the result not 'divine perfection?


Why so much grief for me? No man will hurl me down to Death, against my fate. And fate? No one alive has ever escaped it, neither brave man nor coward, I tell you - it’s born with us the day that we are born.

Robertson Davies

I am quite a wise old bird, but I am no desert hermit who can only prophesy when his guts are knotted with hunger. I am deep in the old man’s puzzle, trying to link the wisdom of the body with the wisdom of the spirit until the two are one.

Rasheed Ogunlaru

Nothing in life is a foregone conclusion unless and until it is foregone and concluded

Amit Kalantri

Good luck' is like the shadow of a tree, for some time it gives comfort to
Good luck' is like the shadow of a tree, for some time it gives comfort to a traveler but it doesn't go ahead with a traveler.

Scott Hastie

In this life at least,
Our fate is rarely epic.
Maybe just as well,
Impervious heroes we are not…

Mizuo Shinonome

May those who follow their fate be granted happiness; may those who defy it be granted glory

George Alexiou

Nothing that happens to you was meant to be. The only thing about you that was meant to be is you. Blaze your own trail.

Lisa Kleypas

Fate is the malevolent little jester sitting up in the heavens and pondering over how ridiculous we humans are and he does his best to make fools out of all of us. And sooner or later he succeeds.

W.H. Auden

Happy the hare at morning, for she cannot read
The hunter's waking thoughts.

Leo Tolstoy

Fate acts with reason. And we are always passing judgment; that's not right, and this doesn't suit us. Our happiness, my dear, is like water in a drag-net; you drag, and it is all puffed up, but pull it out and there's nothing.

Elizabeth Scott

I told you we were meant to be," he says, still smiling, still so Finn, who was always here but who I just didn't see and now-

Well, now I kiss him.

Lisa Kleypas

It seemed as if some subtle current of recognition had passed between them... not as if they had met before... but as if they had come close several times until finally an impatient Fate had forced their paths to intersect.

J.A. Belfield

My name's Sean, Jem. I'm Sean.

J.A. Belfield

Welcome back, Jem.

Lailah Gifty Akita

No matter what happens to you, you do not have to be bitter. You deserve to be happy.

Nikki Rowe

The beauty he saw in her was the beauty she forgot to see in herself and what a beautiful reminder, that love is what will see us all through.

A. Zavarelli

And I'm trying to stay strong. I really, really am. But he smells so damn good, and his lips are just right there... all soft and inviting, and all I can think about is having them on my body.

Julia Butler

Like all beings, I will eventually add my energy and matter and light to the fabric of the universe, a single strand in its amazing tapestry.

William Shakespeare

Death, a necessary end, will come when it will come

Alexandre Dumas

That is a dream also; only he has remained asleep, while you have awakened; and who knows which of you is the most fortunate?

Truman Capote

Once a thing is set to happen, all you can do is hope it won't. Or will-depending. As long as you live, there’s always something waiting, and even if it’s bad, and you know it's bad, what can you do? You can’t stop living.

Gabriel García Márquez

She nailed it to the wall with her well-aimed dart, like a butterfly with no will whose sentence has always been written.

Gabriel García Márquez

The ferocity of Santiago Nasar's fate, which had collected twenty years of happiness from him not only with his death but also with the dismemberment of his body and its dispersion and extermination.

Christopher Moore

Mr. Asher, you can resist who you are for only so long. Finally, you just decide to go with fate.

Kouhei Kadono

There's a bug inside you. Growing in you, eating everything you've forced yourself to forget, everything you don't want to think about. Your bug will decide your fate one day. And... chances are, you will die because of it.

Laura Pedersen

Coincidence is God's way of being anonymous.

Pat Conroy

It did not look like the work of God, but it might have represented the handicraft of a God with a joyous sense of humor, a dancing God who loved mischief as much as prayer, and playfulness as much as mischief.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Life had stepped into the place of theory and something quite different would work itself out in his mind.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We have enough grace for everything.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Miraculous is divine.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We have the keys to open the Heavens door; Bible reading and prayer.

Lailah Gifty Akita

All times are determined by God.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We must seek to behold the greatness of our God.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Grace abounds for everyday life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Keep the faith. Allow Christ full reign in your life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Faith in God, reverence of a Creator!

Lailah Gifty Akita

May God bless your journey on earth!

Lailah Gifty Akita

Eagerly desire to know thy Creator.

Amy Tan

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.

Jennifer Elisabeth

I can do this… I can start over. I can save my own life and I’m never going to be alone as long as I have stars to wish on and people to still love.

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