"Before I do anything I feel that I have choice, and that influences what I do; but afterwards, when the thing is done, I believe that it was inevitable from all eternity."
"What do you deduce from that?", asked Hayward.
"Why, merely the futility of regret. it's no good crying over spilt milk, because all the forces of the universe were bent on spilling it."
Again, Happy Mother's Day to everyone who qualifies!
(Chapter LXVII, Page 20)