Quotation by Thomas Aquinas

Future contingents cannot be certain to us, because we know them as such. They can be certain only to God whose understanding is in eternity above time. Just as a man going along a road does not see those who come after him; but the man who sees the whole road from a height sees all those who are going along the road at the same time.
Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274), Italian philosopher, theologian. Summa Theologiae, I, q. 14, art. 13, ad 3 (c. 1077-1078).
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