Jorge Luis Borges Quote
Then he reflected that reality does not usually coincide with our anticipation of it; with a logic of his own he inferred that to forsee a circumstantial detail is to prevent its happening. Trusting in this weak magic, he invented, so that they would not happen, the most gruesome details.
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings (ed. New Directions Publishing, 1964) - ISBN: 9780811216999