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I had a terrible motorcycle accident, in San Francisco as matter of fact. Doing a picture called... oh, this is terrible. It's a very well-known film and I can't remember the name. That's what happens when you get older... I fell off a bridge in San Francisco and was laid up for two years.
Tinguely wasn't the first artist to work with machines. But others were more interested in precision, in what machines are meant to do. What made him different was the random element. He introduced the mechanical accident. He was always interested in the immaterial, in sound, smoke, speed, light, shadows.
What men call accident is God's own part.
Philip James Bailey
If you bring a child into this world, whether it's planned or an accident, you'd better make sure you can care for it. You have to be around. You make time. It's as simple as that.
After the accident Black Sheep was pretty much at an end.
Borders had lousy management and made bad corporate decisions, so its fate is less like a terrible accident than a slow-motion slide into a ditch, but it's hard to be happy about a bookseller's demise.
I might act like it's an accident but the opposite is true. I'm incredibly calculated when it comes to my career.
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.
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.
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.
A lot happens by accident in poetry.
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.
I'm a singer and a writer first. I started to rap by accident, being playful.
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.
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
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.'
Every serious nuclear accident involves operator error, so you want to eliminate the operator altogether.
The space shuttle is a better and safer rocket than it was before the Challenger 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'.
I came to photography by accident.
The historian's job is to aggrandize, promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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