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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:173
AUTHOR:Théophile Gautier (1811–72)
QUOTATION:Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
(Le hasard, c’est peut-être le pseudonyme de Dieu, quant il ne veut pas signer.)
ATTRIBUTION:THÉOPHILE GAUTIER.—Théophile Gautier, Jules Sandeau, Mme. de Girardin, and Méry, La Croix de Berny, p. 29 (1895).

  The four authors used pseudonyms to write the letters which compose the book. Gautier wrote the letters signed Edgard de Meilhan.
SUBJECTS:Chance
 
 
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