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  • "That was a memorable day to me, for it made great changes in me. But, it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day struck out of it, and think how different its course would have been. Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day."
    - Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

    I don’t like coincidence. I like to believe in destiny, a grand sense of purpose, that moment when separate events connect like a line drawn between scattered stars to reveal a detailed constellation.

    That’s probably why I like Dickens so much.
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