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I went to school at night in L.A. to brush up on my engineering while I applied to the astronaut program. I really did not know if I would get in. It was the year after the Challenger accident in 1987.
I used to stay up at night and sneak into the TV room, past my parents, who were asleep, to watch Saturday Night's 'Main Event.' That's how I started watching SNL. On accident.
I started to learn Greek when I was in high school, the last year of high school, by accident, because my teacher knew Greek and she offered to teach me on the lunch hour, so we did it in an informal way, and then I did it at university, and that was the main thing of my life.
Say what you will about the leadership of 'SNL,' they have crafted an institution as opposed to just running a show. I don't think that's by accident.
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
I am First Lady by accident. I was not elected by the people but here I am.
Members of the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate are not there by accident. Each managed to get there for some reason. Learn what it was and you will know something important about them, about our country and about the American people.
Part of the bargain of being alive is that one takes a chance at dying a premature or painful death, be it from violence, accident, or disease.
I'm a singer and a writer first. I started to rap by accident, being playful.
The novel, for me, was an accident. I really don't consider myself a novelist.
My parents certainly didn't have anything to do with the theater. I'm some kind of accident.
There is no city in America that has reduced crime as much as we have in the last three years. This is not the product of accident. This is the product of design.
A lot happens by accident in poetry.
'Amores Perros' is three stories that interconnect in one moment, which is the car accident.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
I was a very young girl and I got into fashion very much by accident, wanting to be independent. What was wonderful was that while I was learning and discovering - learning about the work, discovering myself as a woman - I was allowing other women to feel the same way.
Diane von Furstenberg
Change should be a friend. It should happen by plan, not by accident.
When you go through a long illness, certainly one of cancer, there's a certain release from it and relief that it has come to an end, because the suffering can be unbearable, as opposed to an abrupt stop to life when they go out the door and there's a loved one who never comes home because of some accident.
The space shuttle is a better and safer rocket than it was before the Challenger accident.
I never thought I was going to be a singer. That was an accident.
When I started, I was an artist; I wanted to be an artist. I became an actor almost by accident. I acted for fifteen years and tried to produce. I looked for stories that were the story beneath the story that you thought you knew, like 'The Candidate'.
The tragic nuclear accident at Fukushima underscored the urgent need to enhance nuclear safety and the international emergency response framework. I commend the International Atomic Energy Agency for its work.
I wasn't necessarily looking to do comedy on TV, but I don't think it's an accident that I ended up on 'Community.'
I was an accident - my mum was only 16 when she had me.
Every serious nuclear accident involves operator error, so you want to eliminate the operator altogether.
But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.
John F. Kennedy
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