• How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.

    Dread, Fate, Truth

  • One of the hardest ideas for humans to accept is that we are not the culmination of anything.There is nothing inevitable about us being here. It is part of our vanity as humans that we tend to think of evolution as a process that, in effect, was programmed to produce us.

    Belief, Evolution, Fate, Human, Vanity

  • A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

    Avoidance, Destiny, Fate

  • Coincidences are God's way of remaining anonymous.

    Coincidence, Fate

  • If you marry the spirit of your generation, you will be a widow in the next.

    Conformity, Fate, Youth

  • No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.

    Fate, Time

  • Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove.

    Fate, Misfortune

  • If you do not resist the apparently inevitable, you will never know how inevitable it was.


  • What goodness we have reached, is a house built on piles driven into black slime and always slipping down into it, unless we are building night and day.


  • Believe in fate, but lean forward where fate can see you.


  • Whom the Gods would destroy, they first tempt to resolve the Arab /Israeli conflict.


  • Fate is shaped half by expectation, half by inattention.


  • Nature reserves the right to inflict upon her children the most terrifying jests.