Philip Roth Quote
Turned the wrong way around, the relentless unforeseen was what we schoolchildren studied in "History", harmless history, where everything unexpected in its own time is chronicled on the page as inevitable. The terror of the unforeseen is what the science of history hides, turning a disaster into an epic.
Chapter 3, "June 1941 – December 1941: Following Christians", pp. 113–114 (ISBN 0547345313). - The Plot Against America (2004)