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A miracle is an act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable, as beating a normal hand of four kings and an ace with four aces and a king.
Ambrose Bierce
All epoch-making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written, but by the spoken word
Adolf Hitler
Do not seek to have events happen as you want them to, but instead want them to happen as they do happen, and your life will go well
Epictetus
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation
Charlotte Bronte
The many instances of forged miracles, and prophecies, and supernatural events, which, in all ages, have either been detected by contrary evidence, or which detect themselves by their absurdity, prove sufficiently the strong propensity of mankind to
David Hume
The voice of great events is proclaiming to us, Reform, that you may preserve
Thomas Babington Macaulay
There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
Ernest Hemingway
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scales the fall of an empire of fourteen years and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than the empire.
Honore de Balzac
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.
Richard Bach
To approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, let the genie out of the bottle. It is to start a new train of events that is beyond your control...
T.S. Eliot
Transmitted at the speed of light, all events on this planet are simultaneous. In the electric environment of information all events are simultaneous, there is no time or space separating events.
Marshall McLuhan
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