if X never happens again it will be too soon

if X never happens again it will be too soon

The photographers recognized Jake too, and took a few pictures of him, but he walked right by Melanie without saying a word, and headed toward the street. He said to someone standing nearby that if he never saw her again, it would be too soon."

— баба с возу, кобыле легче;
да глаза б его никогда ее больше не видели

[good riddance]