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Destiny Quotes from Literature – Can we outrun the heavens? ~ Henry VI, Part Two by William Shakespeare

20 Destiny Quotes from Literature

QuoteAuthor Source
History is a wheel, for the nature of man is fundamentally unchanging. What has happened before will perforce happen again. George R. R. Martin A Feast for Crows
Can we outrun the heavens? William Shakespeare Henry VI, Part Two
He had lived the delicate and luxurious life of a young man of birth and fortune, a life exquisite in its freedom from sordid care, its beautiful boyish insouciance; and now for the first time he became conscious of the terrible mystery of Destiny, of the awful meaning of Doom. Oscar Wilde Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
Were we no better than chessmen, moved by an unseen power, vessels the potter fashions at his fancy, for honour or for shame? Oscar Wilde Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
It may be that mortal free-will can conquer mortal fate; and that going, as we all do, inevitably to death, we go inevitably to nothing that is before death. Wilkie Collins Armadale
There's a divinity that shapes our ends,
Rough-hew them how we will.
William Shakespeare Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
The time is out of joint:—O cursed spite,
That ever I was born to set it right!
William Shakespeare Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Destiny has a constant passion for the incongruous. Booth Tarkington The Magnificent Ambersons
It was a still afternoon--the golden light was lingering languidly among the upper boughs, only glancing down here and there on the purple pathway and its edge of faintly sprinkled moss: an afternoon in which destiny disguises her cold awful face behind a hazy radiant veil, encloses us in warm downy wings, and poisons us with violet-scented breath. George Eliot Adam Bede
But often the great cat Fate lets us go only to clutch us again in a fiercer grip. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Curse of Eve

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