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It's not a coincidence that in the Scriptures, poverty is mentioned more than 2,100 times. It's not an accident. That's a lot of air time, 2,100 mentions.
I think a lot of writers, male and female, write as if their parents were killed in a car accident when they were 2, and they have no one to hold accountable. And unfortunately, I don't have that. I have parents who I care about what they think.
I have a profound empathy for people who are in the public eye, whether they manifest it themselves or whether it happened by accident - it doesn't matter to me. I think there's a great misunderstanding of what it is to be famous.
U2 is sort of song writing by accident really. We don't really know what we're doing and when we do, it doesn't seem to help.
I suppose I try to look for those things where the world turns on you. It's every automobile accident, every accident at a party, you're having a good time until suddenly you're not.
I don't really consider myself a novelist, it just came out purely by accident.
If a neighbor is killed in a car accident, do you sell your car and stop driving?
Much of the uncertainty of law is not an unfortunate accident: it is of immense social value.
Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.
If men have a smell it's usually an accident.
If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not of God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident.
Mary Baker Eddy
You see people in the left lane, and as long as they are on the speed limit, they stay there. Get in the right lane and let people pass you - let the police worry about somebody who wants to speed. Don't force them pass in the right lane and zig zag, which can create an accident, just because you think you're correct.
True economy consists in always making the income exceed the out-go. Wear the old clothes a little longer if necessary; dispense with the new pair of gloves; mend the old dress: live on plainer food if need be; so that, under all circumstances, unless some unforeseen accident occurs, there will be a margin in favor of the income.
P. T. Barnum
When I left Michigan and I came to New York, that was my goal, to be a professional dancer. And I sort of fell into singing by accident in a way.
Technically I have siblings, but they are quite a bit older than me - I was the accident - so I have the only-child syndrome going on. I'm a little more selfish, a little more independent, a little closed. I do wish I were softer. I wish I were able to form relationships better.
I think making a movie or a record, the best things happen by accident - and those end up being the magic. Every time I've followed my gut it's been better than when I've tried to do what I was supposed to do.
'Amores Perros' is three stories that interconnect in one moment, which is the car accident.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
The mother-in-law had an accident at work. A hot rivet dropped down her drawers and she fell off the oil rig.
My belief is that I wasn't born into Judaism by accident, and so I needed to find ways to honor that.
I had - after I sang the 'Star Spangled Banner' so badly, after my tragic singing accident, after that, you know, all my stuff kind of, like, really got even more full blown and, you know, I got stage fright and, you know, I couldn't do stand-up anymore and let alone sing and all the other things.
Spiritual formation is for everyone. Just as there is an 'outer you' that is being formed and shaped all the time, like it or not, by accident or on purpose, so there is an 'inner you.' You have a spirit. And it's constantly being shaped and tugged at: by what you hear and watch and say and read and think and experience.
Before my accident I was a little too... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed.
Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
Some things happen by accident - embrace them.
More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy.
John F. Kennedy
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