„You are the architect of your own destiny; you are the master of your own fate; you are behind the steering wheel of your life.“
— Brian Tracy American motivational speaker and writer 1944
The 21 Success Secrets of Self-made Millionaires (2001), Conclusion : Success Is Predictable, p. 63
Contesto: You are the architect of your own destiny; you are the master of your own fate; you are behind the steering wheel of your life. There are no limitations to what you can do, have, or be. Except the limitations you place on yourself by your own thinking.
— Amy Tan American novelist 1952
„1923. You challenged your fate. To surmount or to die! It was not yet time. Therefore you became a victim.
Your answer was: Death!“
— Joseph Goebbels Nazi politician and Propaganda Minister 1897 - 1945
1923. Du fordertest dein Schicksal in die Schranken. Biegen oder brechen! Noch war es zu früh. Deshalb wurdest du Opfer.
Deine Antwort war: Tod!
Michael: a German fate in diary notes (1926)
„Fight if you wish. Deny what is before you if it comforts you. But nothing you do can change your fate.“
— Christopher Paolini, libro Inheritance
— Chuck Palahniuk, libro Soffocare
„I do not doubt that it would be easier for fate to take away your suffering than it would for me. But you will see for yourself that much has been gained if we succeed in turning your hysterical misery into common unhappiness.“
— Sigmund Freud, libro Studies on Hysteria
Studies on Hysteria (1895), (co-written with Josef Breuer) as translated by Nicola Luckhurst (2004)
— Marquis de Sade French novelist and philosopher 1740 - 1814
Justine or The Misfortunes of Virtue (1787)
— C.G. Jung Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology 1875 - 1961
„Don't waste the breath to save your face, When you have done your best, And even more is asked of you, Let fate decide the rest.“
— Robert Hunter American musician 1941 - 2019
"Built to Last"
Built to Last (1989)
„There's no hope. There's no reason to keep trying.
Because you must. This is not hope. Not reason. This is your fate. This is your life, what you must do.“
— Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
Origine: The Joy Luck Club
„You have an interesting history. Now people can generally be classified in to two groups: the mediocre realists and the mediocre dreamers. You clearly belong to the letter. Your fate is and will always be the fate of dreamers.“
— Haruki Murakami, libro Nel segno della pecora
Origine: A Wild Sheep Chase: A Novel (1982), Chapter 17, The Strange Man's Strange Tale
„Life cannot utter words more great
Than life may meet by sacrifice,
High words were equaled by high fate,
You paid the price. You paid the price.“
— George William Russell Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, and artistic painter 1867 - 1935
To the Memory of Some I knew Who are Dead and Who Loved Ireland (1917)
— Benedict Arnold Continental and later British Army general during the American Revolutionary War 1741 - 1801
Reportedly asked to a captured captain from the Colonial Army, as quoted in The Picturesque Hudson http://www.kellscraft.com/PicturesqueHudson/PicturesqueHudson08.html (1915) by Clifton Johnson; the captain is said to have replied, "They would cut off the leg that was wounded at Saratoga and bury it with the honors of war, and the rest of you they would hang on a gibbet."
„Think long and hard about how you proceed, Nico di Angelo. You cannot lie to Cupid. If you let your anger rule you… well, your fate will be even sadder then mine.“
— Rick Riordan, libro The House of Hades
Origine: The House of Hades