Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Quotent Quotables

Coincidence undermines a story's credibility. 

There's only one area in which we accept coincidence, and that is in reality. "Such a coincidence!" we say, and then we dish up a juicy anecdote in which coincidence plays a major role.

-- Dear Mr. M, Herman Koch.


2 comments:

Andrew Leon said...

I gave up on coincidence...

Briane Pagel said...

At the same time as you read this post? How... COINCIDENTAL!