Coincidence Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old coincidence quotes, coincidence sayings, and coincidence proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Life is full of luck, like getting dealt a good hand, or simply by being in the right place at the right time. Some people get luck handed to them, a second chance, a save. It can happen heroically, or by a simple coincidence , but there are those who don't get luck on a shiny platter, who end up in the wrong place at the wrong time, who don't get saved. Jessica Sorensen
Do you think the universe fights for souls to be together? Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences. Emery Allen
Coincidences mean you're on the right path Simon Van Booy
Coincidences are spiritual puns. G.K. Chesterton
Life is a gift of God, of the God of Coincidence Mehmet Murat ildan
The world is so unpredictable. Things happen suddenly, unexpectedly. We want to feel we are in control of our own existence. In some ways we are, in some ways we're not. We are ruled by the forces of chance and coincidence. Paul Auster
Every single moment is a coincidence. Douglas Coupland
Coincidence is the word we use when we can't see the levers and pulleys. Emma Bull
Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. Jawaharlal Nehru
Coincidence is God's way of remaining Unknown Author. Albert Einstein
There is always room for coincidence. Alva Noto
When you live your life with an appreciation of coincidences and their meanings, you connect with the underlying field of infinite possibilities Deepak Chopra
All mystical experience is coincidence; and vice versa, of course. Tom Stoppard
We do not create our destiny; we participate in its unfolding. Synchronicity works as a catalyst toward the working out of that destiny. David Richo
If there were no such thing as coincidence, there would be no such word. Heron Carvic
Consciousness itself is an infinite regress. This explains coincidences Robert Anton Wilson
Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times, it's enemy action. Ian Fleming
The human mind delights in finding pattern so much so that we often mistake coincidence or forced analogy for profound meaning. No other habit of thought lies so deeply within the soul of a small creature trying to make sense of a complex world not constructed for it. Stephen Jay Gould
It is no mere coincidence that there is both an historic and a present relationship between community (people assisting each other) and a poverty of power due to financial recession. Bill Mollison
coincidence may be described as the chance encounter of two unrelated causal chains which miraculously, it seems merge into a significant event. Arthur Koestler
Coincidence, if traced far enough back, becomes inevitable. Hineu
Coincidence is God's way of remaining Unknown Author. Albert Einstein
In mathematics, two angles that are said to coincide fit together perfectly. The word coincidence does not describe luck or mistakes. It describes that which fits together perfectly. Wayne Dyer
Quality isn't the result of coincidence. Rick Helders
That's too coincidental to be a coincidence. Yogi Berra
Coming early is not as good as coming just at the right moment. Unknown Author
The worst possible turn can not be programmed. It is caused by coincidence. Friedrich Durrenmatt
Coincidence is a pimp and a cardsharper in ordinary fiction but a marvelous artist in the patterns of facts recollected by a non-o rdinary memorist. Vladimir Nabokov
Only what is thought, said, or done at a certain rare coincidence is good. Henry David Thoreau
Coincidence is the word we use when we can't see the levers and pulleys. Emma Bull
Happiness is always a coincidence. Jose Bergamin
Coincidence is logical. Johan Cruijff
The universe is always speaking to us... sending us little messages, causing coincidences and serendipities,reminding us to stop, to look around, to believe in something else, something more. Nancy Thayer
Coincidence is a messenger sent by truth. Jacqueline Winspear
Is not all this an extraordinary concatenation of coincidence? Pelorat said, If you list it like that? List it any way you please, said Trevize. I don't believe in extraordinary concatenations of coincidence. Isaac Asimov
Coincidence is a wonderful thing. Humphrey Lyttelton
Third, consider the insistency of an idea. The insistency of a past idea with reference to the present is a quantity which is less, the further back that past idea is, and rises to infinity as the past idea is brought up into coincidence with the present. Charles Sanders Peirce
I am still hopeful. A falcon, Time. But the coincidence is probably accidental. Leonardo da Vinci
Coincidences are the scars of fate. Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Coincidences are a true paradox. . . on the one hand they seem to be the source of our greatest irrationalities--seeing causal connections when science tells us they aren't there. On the other hand, some of our greatest feats of scientific discovery depend on coincidences. Josh Tenenbaum
When you live your life with an appreciation of coincidences and their meanings, you connect with the underlying field of infinite possibilities. Deepak Chopra
Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress. It is wrong then, to chide the novel for being fascinated by mysterious coincidences, but it is right to chide people for being blind to such coincidences in their daily lives. For they thereby deprive their lives of a dimension of beauty Milan Kundera
It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on Earth has ever produced the phrase, 'as pretty as an airport.' Airports are ugly. Some are very ugly. Some attain a degree of ugliness that can only be the result of a special effort. Douglas Adams
I truly believe we can either see the connections, celebrate them, and express gratitude for our blessings, or we can see life as a string of coincidences that have no meaning or connection.For me, I'm going to believe in miracles, celebrate life, rejoice in the views of eternity and hope my choices will create a positive ripple effect in the lives of others. This is my choice. Mike Ericksen
We got into that situation, just by coincidence, to be the last people out. Mark Dawson
The concept of randomness and coincidence will be obsolete when people can finally define a formulation of patterned interaction between all things within the universe. Toba Beta
It is an extraordinary coincidence, you start to think there is more to it, but nothing has been found yet. If it happens again, we would have to look deeper into it. Alan Thompson
It's a coincidence of ideal conditions. Christopher W. Landsea
Coincidence may be described as the chance encounter of two unrelated causal chains which Arthur Koestler
It is such a complex matter we live within, it is impossible to track logic and decision making really, so therefore each choice can actually only be seen as coincidence. Alva Noto
If, however, we aspire to see things as they really are, we would do well to correct the natural impulse to presume a lack of coincidence. Julian Baggini
if there were no coincidence, it would be the greatest coincidence of all. G.K. Chesterton
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an airport' appear. Douglas Adams
Human beings have a tendency not to believe in coincidence. Our ability to manipulate and predict the world depends on us being able to spot patterns of causation. Julian Baggini
I think there must be rules of some sort because the wholesale rearrangement of plants and nature is too universal an art to be happenstance. David P. Morgan
Every honorable action has its proper time and season, or rather it is this property or observance which distinguishes an honourable action from its opposite. Agesilaus
These things never happened, but are always. Sallustius
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Charles Dickens
If, of all words of tongue and pen, / The saddest are, 'It might have been,' / More sad are these we daily see: / 'It is, but hadn't ought to be.' Bret Harte
Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be if circumstances do not admit of it. Terence
When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations. Joseph Addison
Our first mistake is the belief that the circumstance gives the joy which we give to the circumstance. Emerson
Ask not that events should happen as you will, but let you will be that events should happen as they do, and you shall have peace. Epictetus
Men are the sports of circumstances when the circumstances seem the sport of men. Byron
He who waits until circumstances completely favor his undertaking will never accomplish anything. Martin Luther
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can find them, make them. Shaw
There is no such thing as coincidence in this world. The only thing is hitsuzen. Hitsuzen...A naturally foreordained event. A state in which all other outcomes are impossible. Clamp
Chance. Stupid, dumb, blind chance. Just a part of the strange mechanism of the world, with its fits and coughs and starts and random collisions. Lauren Oliver
Yes, you see, there’s no such thing as coincidence. There are no accidents in life. Everything that happens is the result of a calculated move that leads us to where we are. J.M. Darhower
The probability of a certain set of circumstances coming together in a meaningful (or tragic) way is so low that it simply cannot be considered mere coincidence. V.C. King
When we're interested in something, everything around us appears to refer to it (the mystics call these phenomena 'signs', the sceptics 'coincidence', and psychologists 'concentrated focus', although I've yet to find out what term historians would use). Paulo Coelho
Coincidence doesn't happen a third time. Osamu Tezuka
For an old spy and codebreaker like myself, nothing in the world happens by coincidence. Malcolm Nance
I have always believed that there is no such thing as coincidence, and I have always believed in destiny. Adnan Sami
Coincidence is a recognized element in 'real-life.' All of us have anecdotes about those times when, by the merest coincidence, we avoided some disaster or stumbled onto some wonderful experience. Jane Lindskold
The things that come to us easily, our propensities, are carried on a deep subconscious level into our next life. There are no coincidences. Raquel Cepeda
Everything in life has a pattern and a coincidence is simply the moment when the pattern becomes briefly visible. Anthony Horowitz
Some people say coincidences are meaningful. That it’s the universe trying to tell you something. Laurelyn Paige
Any coincidence is worth noticing. You can throw it away later if it is only a coincidence. Agatha Christie
In the magical universe, there are no coincidences and there are no accidents. nothing happens unless someone wills it to happen William S. Burroughs