“There are times in everyone’s life when something constructive is born out of adversity… when things seem so bad that you’ve got to grab your fate by the shoulders and shake it.”

“The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things that matter for a nation; the great peaks of honour we had forgotten – duty and patriotism, clad in glittering white; the great pinnacle of sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to heaven.”

“Granting our wish is one of Fate’s saddest jokes.”

“Up to a point a man’s life is shaped by environment, heredity, and movements and changes in the world about him. Then there comes a time when it lies within his grasp to shape the clay of his life into the sort of thing he wishes to be. Only the weak blame parents, their race, […]

“When fate arrives the physician becomes a fool”

“Man may be the captain of his fate, but is also the victim of his blood sugar”

“Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.”

“But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.”