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My musical career was an accident.

Tags: Career, Musical  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.

Tags: Greatest, Name  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Stardom isn't a profession, it's an accident.

Tags: Profession, Stardom  ✍ Author: Lauren Bacall

Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is not what I meant to invent. I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars.

Tags: Million, Paper  ✍ Author: Leo Baekeland

There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.

Tags: Fate  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

I think one game we played the Oakland Raiders and Jack Tatum and I had an accident on the one-yard line. The only thing that Jack Tatum didn't do was wrap me up so I backed into the endzone backwards.

Tags: Game, Line  ✍ Author: Earl Campbell

We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident.

Tags: April, Television  ✍ Author: Vincent Canby

I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.

Tags: Nor, Work  ✍ Author: Thomas A. Edison

I didn't get to the Senate by accident.

Tags: Senate  ✍ Author: John Edwards

One does not become a guru by accident.

Tags: Become, Guru  ✍ Author: James Fenton

Through pure accident of birth, I've managed to stay relatively youthful.

Tags: Pure, Stay  ✍ Author: Niall Ferguson

A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.

Tags: Strong, Weak  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

There are certain things people always bring up with me. The accident. The drugs. And how tight my pants were.

Tags: Bring, Pants  ✍ Author: Leif Garrett

I don't think it's by accident that I was first attracted to translating two French women poets.

Tags: Poets, Women  ✍ Author: Marilyn Hacker

Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation.

Tags: Disease, Occupation  ✍ Author: Alice Hamilton

Never insult anyone by accident.

Tags: Anyone, Insult  ✍ Author: Robert A. Heinlein

It is much easier to drive without having an accident.

Tags: Drive, Easier  ✍ Author: Alec Issigonis

Without history we are the prisoners of the accident of where and when we were born.

Tags: Born, History  ✍ Author: Daryn Kagan

Whenever I'm in sync with the trends, it's always an accident. I still love wearing clothes I've had for ten years. I think understated luxury is the chicest thing.

Tags: Clothes, Love  ✍ Author: Padma Lakshmi

I compare it to being in a car accident. There's so much adrenaline rushing through you that you remember being in the accident but you don't remember any of the details.

Tags: Car, Remember  ✍ Author: Brooke Langton

That's absolutely correct and in addition to that life just isn't an accident of the laws of physics. There's a long list of experiments that suggest just the opposite.

Tags: Life, Physics  ✍ Author: Robert Lanza

A lot happens by accident in poetry.

Tags: Happens, Poetry  ✍ Author: Howard Nemerov
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Nothing is accidental in the universe - this is one of my Laws of Physics - except the entire universe itself, which is Pure Accident, pure divinity.

Tags: Physics, Universe  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

We were in all four men with eight animals; for besides the spare horses led by Shaw and myself, an additional mule was driven along with us as a reserve in case of accident.

Tags: Along, Men  ✍ Author: Francis Parkman

I'm not clumsy, I'm just accident prone.

Tags: Clumsy, Prone  ✍ Author: Daniel Radcliffe

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.

Tags: Happens, Politics  ✍ Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt

You don't climb mountains without a team, you don't climb mountains without being fit, you don't climb mountains without being prepared and you don't climb mountains without balancing the risks and rewards. And you never climb a mountain on accident - it has to be intentional.

Tags: Mountain, Team  ✍ Author: Mark Udall

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.

Tags: Love, Tax  ✍ Author: Judith Viorst

I became an actor by accident.

Tags: Actor  ✍ Author: Christopher Walken

Since my accident I am a little more mindful of the suffering of other people.

Tags: Since, Suffering  ✍ Author: George C. Wallace

Spike Lee is obviously more stupid than anyone can be by accident.

Tags: Anyone, Stupid  ✍ Author: Dick Armey

I came to photography by accident.

 ✍ Author: Eve Arnold

What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven.

Tags: Birth, Thousand  ✍ Author: Ludwig van Beethoven

The Communist regime didn't consider this to be a shining moment in history and assigned no heroism to it. They classified it as merely an accident.

Tags: History, Moment  ✍ Author: Kathryn Bigelow

It was an accident of circumstance that I never married.

Tags: Married  ✍ Author: Quentin Blake

Well, we all are what we are, I guess you might say by an accident of birth.

Tags: Birth, Might  ✍ Author: Wilford Brimley

Anything that happens that's good, they think, Oh, it's an accident, when is the roof caving in? You've got to get them out of that mental framework.

Tags: Good, Happens  ✍ Author: Dick Butkus

For me, everything has always been an accident.

 ✍ Author: Craig Charles

The historian's job is to aggrandize, promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent.

Tags: Historian, Job  ✍ Author: Pete Conrad

I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood.

Tags: Blood, While  ✍ Author: Michael Crichton

Photography is an accident.

 ✍ Author: Patrick Demarchelier

I was an accident - my mum was only 16 when she had me.

Tags: Mum, She  ✍ Author: Bruce Dickinson

If men have a smell it's usually an accident.

Tags: Men, Smell  ✍ Author: Jeff Foxworthy

I look at actors very closely. It's not an accident when the actors excel.

Tags: Closely, Excel  ✍ Author: John Frankenheimer

I personally do not write highbrow music. If I do, it's by accident.

Tags: Music, Write  ✍ Author: Gordon Getty

When you have an accident, they will save their own people, and those who have worked with you or with the NGOs are left. Unfortunately, this happens always. It is not an excuse at all.

Tags: Happens, Left  ✍ Author: Boutros Boutros-Ghali

We all know that looking back only gets you into an accident because you're going to run into something without seeing it.

Tags: Looking, Run  ✍ Author: Paul Michael Glaser

One does not study for a goal. The goal is a mere accident.

Tags: Goal, Study  ✍ Author: Alma Gluck

Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great.

Tags: Actions, Great  ✍ Author: Carlo Goldoni

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.

Tags: Character, Fame  ✍ Author: Horace Greeley

More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy.

Tags: Happen, Politics  ✍ Author: Jeff Greenfield

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.

Tags: Mind, Said  ✍ Author: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

I only know it takes weeks to recover, as if one had been in a car accident.

Tags: Car, Takes  ✍ Author: Patricia Highsmith

I'm a product of the Kennedy era. Kennedy's Inaugural plus the accident of Dean Rusk brought me into the government. Those were my values.

Tags: Government, Values  ✍ Author: Richard Holbrooke

Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.

Tags: Except, Power  ✍ Author: Isabelle Holland

I never thought I was going to be a singer. That was an accident.

Tags: Singer, Thought  ✍ Author: George Jones

When I was 14, I was a passenger in a terrible accident.

Tags: Passenger, Terrible  ✍ Author: Quincy Jones

I never want to be pretentious.

Tags: Started, Writer  ✍ Author: Kesha

Always have a plan, and believe in it. Nothing happens by accident.

Tags: Happens, Plan  ✍ Author: William Standish Knowles

For any director with a little lucidity, masterpieces are films that come to you by accident.

Tags: Director, Films  ✍ Author: Sidney Lumet

I am First Lady by accident. I was not elected by the people but here I am.

Tags: Here, Lady  ✍ Author: Ferdinand Marcos

I look at autism like a bus accident, and you don't become cured from a bus accident, but you can recover.

Tags: Autism, Become  ✍ Author: Jenny McCarthy

But I've never felt objectified. Nothing you see me do is an accident.

Tags: Felt  ✍ Author: Eva Mendes

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.

Tags: Effort, Result  ✍ Author: Nicholas Meyer

I don't mean to be accident prone, but my excuse is if you really want to get somewhere you have to go full gas.

Tags: Full, Mean  ✍ Author: Heather Mills

It's no accident that I'm not married and don't have kids yet.

Tags: Kids, Married  ✍ Author: Shemar Moore

Every serious nuclear accident involves operator error, so you want to eliminate the operator altogether.

Tags: Nuclear, Serious  ✍ Author: Nathan Myhrvold

Ultravox were the blueprint for what I wanted to do, but I stumbled across them by accident.

Tags: Blueprint, Wanted  ✍ Author: Gary Numan

It was just an accident; I was never going to come out here.

Tags: Here  ✍ Author: Dick Van Patten

I don't want to die in a car accident. When I die it'll be a glorious day. It'll probably be a waterfall.

Tags: Car, Die  ✍ Author: River Phoenix

My parents certainly didn't have anything to do with the theater. I'm some kind of accident.

Tags: Parents, Theater  ✍ Author: Alan Rickman

Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.

Tags: Genes, Talent  ✍ Author: Alan Rickman

The space shuttle is a better and safer rocket than it was before the Challenger accident.

Tags: Shuttle, Space  ✍ Author: Sally Ride

I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.

Tags: Heart, Public  ✍ Author: Eric Schlosser

I know this'll sound obnoxious, but acting was very much an accident for me. I didn't have, like, posters of Marlon Brando in my bedroom when I was growing up.

Tags: Acting, Growing  ✍ Author: Michael Shannon

A relationship is sent by God and accident.

Tags: God, Sent  ✍ Author: Fiona Shaw

I don't really consider myself a novelist, it just came out purely by accident.

Tags: Consider, Novelist  ✍ Author: Wole Soyinka

The novel, for me, was an accident. I really don't consider myself a novelist.

Tags: Consider, Novel  ✍ Author: Wole Soyinka

I became a children's author by accident.

Tags: Author, Children  ✍ Author: Jerry Spinelli

An atheist is a man who believes himself an accident.

Tags: Atheist, Himself  ✍ Author: Francis Thompson
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