"You can't ascribe great cosmic significance to a simple earthly event; coincidence. That's all anything ever is, nothing more than coincidence. There are no miracles. There is no such thing as fate. Nothing is meant to be."
We met at the wrong time. That’s what I keep telling myself anyway. Maybe one day years from now, we’ll meet in a coffee shop in a far away city somewhere and we could give it another shot. —Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)