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Stern fate and time
Will have their victims; and the best die first,
Leaving the bad still read more

Stern fate and time
Will have their victims; and the best die first,
Leaving the bad still strong, though past their prime,
To curse the hopeless world they ever curs'd
Vaunting vile deeds, and vainest of the worst.

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There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.

There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn.

by Albert Camus Found in: Fate Quotes,
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Yet what are they, the learned and the great?
Awhile of longer wonderment the theme!
Who shall read more

Yet what are they, the learned and the great?
Awhile of longer wonderment the theme!
Who shall presume to prophesy their date,
Where nought is certain save the uncertainty of fate?
- Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher,

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Chance generally favors the prudent.

Chance generally favors the prudent.

by Joseph Joubert Found in: Fate Quotes,
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Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.

Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.

by Seneca Found in: Fate Quotes,
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Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.

Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.

by Elizabeth Bowen Found in: Fate Quotes,
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But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up
another.

But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up
another.

by Bible Found in: Fate Quotes,
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Rowe's Rule: the odds are five to six that the light at the end
of the tunnel is the read more

Rowe's Rule: the odds are five to six that the light at the end
of the tunnel is the headlight of an oncoming train.

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The wine is poured, you should drink it.
[Fr., Le vin est verse, il faut le boire.]

The wine is poured, you should drink it.
[Fr., Le vin est verse, il faut le boire.]

by Thomas Campbell Found in: Fate Quotes,
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