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I only know it takes weeks to recover, as if one had been in a car accident.
My first acting job happened by accident when I was really young. I was in fifth grade and my teacher saw an ad in the paper and took me to the audition after school and I got the part.
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'
One does not study for a goal. The goal is a mere accident.
If the student could give up her work on my advice, she had better give it up without it. One does not study for a goal. The goal is a mere accident.
My belief is that I wasn't born into Judaism by accident, and so I needed to find ways to honor that.
I can't sprinkle sprinkles on. I lose control when I have sprinkles. I'm shaky. I still remember the great sprinkle accident of 1982.
If we get in an accident that's strong enough to break bones, it's going to break bones. What makes me a little bit higher risk is that if I break my right ankle again, I've got a bunch of screws and plates in there, and that would not be good.
None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Since my accident I am a little more mindful of the suffering of other people.
George C. Wallace
It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village - in many ways it mirrored my home town. And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there.
I personally do not write highbrow music. If I do, it's by accident.
Always have a plan, and believe in it. Nothing happens by accident.
It's no accident that Tony Hopkins is a wonderful film actor.
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.
It was just an accident; I was never going to come out here.
Dick Van Patten
And more importantly, I wouldn't be the person I am today, I wouldn't be where I am now and I may not even have been here if it wasn't for the accident.
Well, I started conducting kind of by accident. I wanted to give myself a special birthday present for my fortieth birthday, and I was living in San Francisco at the time and I started attending some of the concerts and then simply dropping hints.
A lot of new writers assume you have to know the where the story is going and that it flows out as molten gold. But really, sometimes you think you are going to one place, but then you decide that is dumb idea. Then you go somewhere else and it is a worse idea. But then you switch again and you might have a beautiful accident.
We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design.
Spike Lee is obviously more stupid than anyone can be by accident.
For me, everything has always been an accident.
I got hooked into folk music by accident, because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child.
I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood.
When I was 21, I got into a motorcycle accident while traveling in Europe and I had to lie around a lot in the aftermath, which was really the first time in my life that I became really focused and inspired to write.
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.
In real life, one of my friends was killed in a car accident during our sophomore year.
No one in the United States has become seriously ill or has died because of any kind of accident at a civilian nuclear power plant.
I didn't get to the Senate by accident.
Fortunately, in the place where I went out, they had set up a little previously a fence which prevented me finally from smashing against trees. I went out with a broken leg only. A small price to be paid at the time for an accident of this kind.
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