On serendipity

Serendipity is neither luck nor chaos. It is wisdom, circumstance, and their fortunate union.

Etymology: in

1754 Horace Walpole generated this word via “The Three Princes of Serendip”, a fairy tale in which the protagonists “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity*, of things they were not in quest of.”

*Sagacious – keen, discerning, astute, good judgement,…

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