Fates quotes

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The fates are not quite obdurate;
They have a grim, sardonic way
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Today, only a fool would offer herself as the singular role model for the Good Mother. Most of us know not to tempt the fates. The ...
They are a sort of post-house,where the Fates
Change horses, making history change its tune,
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Secret fates
Guide our states
Both in mirth and mourning.
Books have their destinies like men. And their fates, as made by generations of readers, are very different from the destinies for ...
They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.
I consider it a singular plan of the fates that human cultivation and refinement should today be concentrated, as it were, in the ...
A mote it is to trouble the mind's eye.
In the most high and palmy state of Rome,
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Men at some time are masters of their fates,
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
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This Day, whate'er the Fates decree;
Shall still be kept with Joy by me:
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