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" A brief short story may require only a few paragraphs after the climax. On the other hand, in his massive novel 'The World According to Garp,' John Irving's denouement consisted of 10 separate sections, each devoted to an individual character's fate and each almost a story in itself. "
" A common soldier will make an empire, but he will eventually meet his fate and be condemned to the Great Rock. "
" Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny. "
Harry S Truman
" Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end. "
" After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder. Vietnam was left to its own devices, drifting along towards its fate. "
Nguyen Cao Ky
" A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature. "
" A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration. "
" A left turn in the fate of Russia is as necessary as it is inevitable. "
" All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate. "
" All the nations they had to deal with, had the same fate. "
" Although it is true that by fate all things are forced and linked by a necessary and dominant reason, nevertheless the character of our minds is subject to fate in a manner corresponding to their nature and quality. "
" A man's character is his fate. "
" Ambition drives you on, ability certainly helps, but the fickle finger of fate and luck are great things. "
" America is woven of many strands. I would recognise them and let it so remain. Our fate is to become one, and yet many. This is not prophecy, but description. "
" A nation is a totality of men united through community of fate into a community of character. "
" And if you cannot remain indifferent, you must resolve to throw your weight into that balance in which the fate and condition of man is weighed. "
" An evil fate has deprived me of the full use of my right hand, so that I am not able to play my compositions as I feel them. The trouble with my hand is that certain fingers have become so weak, probably through writing and playing too much at one time, that I can hardly use them. "
" Anybody that wants to walk out that door and leave home for a few months and rely on themselves instead of fate might have some interesting stories to tell. "
" Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins. "
" Art is a revolt against fate. All art is a revolt against man's fate. "
" Austerity need not be Europe's fate. "
" A writer has a difficult fate, but a Jewish writer has an especially difficult fate. His soul is torn; he lives on two streets with three languages. It is a misfortune to live on this sort of 'border,' and that is what I have experienced. "
" Because characters are your creations, you are the one who ultimately gets to decide their fate. "
" Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate. "
" Before the Civil War, there were no national cemeteries, no processes for identifying the dead in the battle. There weren't any dog tags, and there was no next-of-kin notification. You didn't necessarily even hear what the fate of your loved ones had been. It was up to their comrades to write and inform you. "
Drew Gilpin Faust
" Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737. "
" But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state? "
" But for a few twists of fate, the gasoline engine we know today might have just been a small footnote in history. "
" But I have learned a thing or two; I know as sure as fate, when we lock up our lives for wealth, the gold key comes too late. "
" But since day one, we've always been kinda up against it. So at the end, it's not surprising that we were kind of led along for so many months and didn't know what the fate of the show was gonna be. It was... in a weird way, just kind of that was the way it's always been. "
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