PLAGUE, n. In ancient times a general punishment of the innocent for admonition of their ruler, as in the familiar instance of Pharaoh the Immune. The plague as we of to-day have the happiness to know it is merely Nature's fortuitous manifestation of her purposeless objectionableness. - Ambrose Bierce
Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy. - Jonathan Swift
Fortuitous, unexpected beauty is the best beauty because it is unique, and what is unique is remembered. - Donna Lynn Hope
Friendships founded on laughter are always fortuitous. - Stephen King