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  • Nietzschean Übermensch in the sense of one who has embraced the impossible commandment of amor fati: Ich habe zu allem ja gesagt.

    Kafka and the Coincidence of Opposites

  • Sickness, diseases, trouble many, but without a cause; [3620] It may be 'tis for the good of their souls: Pars fati fuit, the flesh rebels against the spirit; that which hurts the one, must needs help the other.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Speaking, for example, of the neglect by his contemporaries of his work, Nietzsche writes: “I myself have never suffered from all this; what is necessary does not hurt me; amor fati [love of fate] is my inmost nature” (EH III: CW-4).

    Nietzsche's Moral and Political Philosophy

  • The persistent slaughter in Iraq is not just the work of right wing fanatics and neocons, but of the information-managers who pumped their lies through the public air-waves and made the war a fati accompli.

    The Media��s Bloody Footprints

  • The Latin stem fati, “enough,” probably referred to “yawning.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • But when the Nazis threatened to destroy first Germany and then the world, Jünger's combination of fastidious detachment, amor fati, and romantic nationalism was a poor way to resist them.

    An Exchange on Ernst Jünger

  • All the books I had ever read about Mexico, and the thesis I had written at Princeton about my homeland, had been flawed by a fati weakness.


  • = 'Course'; the same use at _Her_ VII 111-12 (Dido speaking) 'durat in extremum uitaeque nouissima nostrae/prosequitur fati qui fuit ante _tenor_'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Et in eâdem civitate, eodem mense Aprilis, eodem die 6, eâdem horâ primâ, anno autem Domini 1348, ab hac luce lux illa subtracta est, cum ego forte Veronæ essem, heu fati mei nescius!

    Itinerary of Provence and the Rhone Made During the Year 1819

  • According to Arnobius (II, 62, Cornelius Labeo) the magi claimed "deo esse se gnatos nec fati obnoxios legibus."

    The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism


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