Instead of joyfully looking forward to my birth, my mother began systematically preparing for her own death. She was fatalistic.
— Lorna Luft

If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
— Virginia Woolf

I learned from Jehovah's Witnesses that a fatalistic view is counterproductive.
— Prince