65 Best Fate Quotes On Success In Life

These fate quotes will inspire you. Fate, destiny, lot, portion, doom mean a predetermined state or end. fate implies an inevitable and usually an adverse outcome.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging fate quotes, fate sayings, and fate proverbs.

Inspirational Fate Quotes

  1. “Just because Fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.” ~ Les Brown
  2. “You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.” ~ Goldie Hawn
  3. “Nietzsche was the one who did the job for me. At a certain moment in his life, the idea came to him of what he called “the love of your fate.” Whatever your fate is, whatever the hell happens, you say, “This is what I need.” It may look like a wreck, but go at it as though it were an opportunity, a challenge. If you bring love to that moment-not discouragement-you will find the strength is there. Any disaster you can survive is an improvement in your character, your stature, and your life. What a privilege! This is when the spontaneity of your own nature will have a chance to flow.” ~ Joseph Campbell , Love fate quotes
  4. “What’s meant to be will always find a way.” ~ Trisha Yearwood

  5. “If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.” ~ Amy Tan
  6. “Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  7. “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ~ Carl Jung

  9. “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.” ~ Daniel Handler
  10. “There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.” ~ John Lennon
  11. “When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  12. “Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.” ~ Alexander the Great

  13. “We are the masters of our fate, the captains of our souls, because we have the power to control our thoughts.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  14. “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  15. “You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” ~ Steve Jobs
  16. “A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

  17. “Living Life Tomorrow’s fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again.” ~ Omar Khayyam
  18. “But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?” ~ Alexander Pope
  19. “Such is the miraculous nature of the future of exiles: what is first uttered in the impotence of an overheated apartment becomes the fate of nations.” ~ Salman Rushdie
  20. “Heaven from all creatures hides the book of Fate.” ~ Alexander Pope

  21. “The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  22. “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.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
  23. “Sometimes life has a cruel sense of humor, giving you the thing you always wanted at the worst time possible.” ~ Lisa Kleypas
  24. “Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  25. “If you do not create your destiny,
    you will have your fate inflicted upon you.” ~ William Irwin Thompson
  26. “It is usually more important how a man meets his fate than what it is.” ~ Wilhelm von Humboldt
  27. “The fate of a child is in the hands of his parents.” ~ Shinichi Suzuki
  28. “A man, when he wishes, is the master of his fate.” ~ Jose Ferrer

  29. “It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.” ~ Joseph Conrad , Waiting fate quotes
  30. “Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today.” ~ Leonid Brezhnev
  31. “The dawn is overcast, the morning lowers, And heavily in clouds brings on the day, The great, the important day, big with the fate Of Cato and of Rome.” ~ Joseph Addison
  32. “It is the fate of operating systems to become free.” ~ Neal Stephenson

  33. “I would not fear nor wish my fate, but boldly say each night, tomorrow let my sun his beams display, or in clouds hide them; I have lived today.” ~ Abraham Cowley
  34. “When we say that the persistence of competition is ensured by fate, we mean that individual freedom is so guaranteed. The one thing to which fate binds us is liberty.” ~ John Bates Clark
  35. “In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again.” ~ Jim Sensenbrenner
  36. “The last I heard from my destiny, it wanted me to make a legal U-Turn at my next opportunity.” ~ Robert Breault

  37. “The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  38. “Alas, by the time Fate caught up with my life, Chance had it all planned.” ~ Robert Breault
  39. “It is sad when two people turn from the paths they’re traveling, and their paths go on to cross without them.” ~ Robert Breault
  40. “Our destiny hides among our free choices, disguised as the free-est of all.” ~ Robert Breault

  41. “I think quite often a fate worse than death is life, for lots of people.” ~ Tom Baker
  42. “Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world. And you don’t have to be a poet or a philosopher to know which is best.” ~ Alfred Armand Montapert
  43. “Fate with impartial hand turns out the doom of high and low; her capacious urn is constantly shaking the names of all mankind.” ~ Horace
  44. “I’m a very big believer in fate.” ~ Christopher Atkins

  45. “Fate steals along with silent tread, Found oftenest in what least we dread; Frowns in the storm with angry brow, But in the sunshine strikes the blow.” ~ William Cowper
  46. “Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate. Without them, what would shape our lives? Perhaps, if we never veered off course, we wouldn’t fall in love or have babies or be who we are.” ~ Michael Patrick King
  47. “I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.” ~ Fannie Flagg
  48. “When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.” ~ Carl Jung

  49. “Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.” ~ Voltaire
  50. “It lies not in our power to love or hate, for will in us is overruled by fate.” ~ Christopher Marlowe
  51. “I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.” ~ Stephen Hawking
  52. “Faber est suae quisque fortunae. Each man is the architect of his own fate.” ~ Appius Claudius Caecus

  53. “There is so much about my fate that I cannot control, but other things do fall under my jurisdiction. There are certain lottery tickets I can buy, thereby increasing my odds of finding contentment. I can decide how I spend my time, whom I interact with, whom I share my body and life and money and energy with.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  54. “The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.” ~ O. Henry
  55. “Conduct, which involves a decision of the ultimate fate of the agent cannot be based on illusions.” ~ Muhammad Iqbal
  56. “Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.” ~ Voltaire

  57. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” ~ William Shakespeare
  58. “Everything that exists is in a manner the seed of that which will be.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  59. “I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.” ~ William Butler Yeats
  60. “Men at some time are the masters of their fate.” ~ William Shakespeare

  61. “No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.” ~ Plutarch
  62. “He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate.” ~ Friedrich Schiller
  63. “There’s much to be said for challenging fate instead of ducking behind it.” ~ Diana Trilling
  64. “Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.” ~ Zeno of Citium
  65. “No one’s fate is of any interest to you except your own.” ~ Mikhail Bulgakov

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