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“I know coincidence has a long arm, but it's not an octopus. ”
“A genuine coincidence always means bad luck for me; it's my only superstition.”
“Coincidence means only a connection that's not seen. Roots meet underground.”
“When the mind is full of any one subject, that subject seems to recur with extraordinary frequency — it appears to pursue or to meet us at every turn: in every conversation that we hear in every book we open, in every newspaper we take up, the reigning idea recurs; and then we are surprised, and exclaim at these wonderful coincidences.”
“It is often interesting, in retrospect, to consider the trifling causes that lead to great events. A chance encounter, a thoughtless remark — and the tortuous chain reaction of coincidence is set in motion, leading with devious inevitability to some resounding climax.”
“Coincidence is a messenger sent by truth.”
“I don't believe coincidences are chance events. I think they're the times we happen to see the mysterious pattern where everything is connected.”