arabic proverb. This made me stop and think about how true this proverb is in my life. Wow.
Blote voeten, wilde haren, ik wil avonturen sparen.
Origin early 19th C. • from Arabic qismah ‘division, portion, lot,’ from ḳasama ‘to divide.’ You can think of kismet as your lot in life, or your fate. The word Kismet is of foreign origin and is used in Turkish, Urdu, Hindi and Arabic.