There are no little events in life, those we think of no consequence may be full of fate, and it is at our own risk if we neglect the acquaintances and opportunities that seem to be casually offered, and of small importance.
Amelia E. Barr
Amelia E. Barr (1831–1919), U.S. author; born in Scotland. All the Days of My Life, ch. 13 (1913).