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The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
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.
Fate does not play jokes.
That which God writes on thy forehead, thou wilt come to it.
A man does not hurt his finger unless it is decreed from above.
Men are in the hands of the Creator like reeds upon the water. They move to and fro... . The waves bend them into various directions, but they bend back... . They bend back to the position that was predestined for them. Such is man. There is no escape from the road on which he was told to go.
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
Superiority to Fate Is difficult to gain 'Tis not conferred of Any But possible to earn.
Whatever limits us, we call Fate.
If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
One love, one heart, one destiny.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.