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Top 100 Quotes About Accidents

#1. Neville had never been on a broomstick in his life, because his grandmother had never let him near one. Privately, Harry felt she'd had good reason, because Neville managed to have an extraordinary number of accidents even with both feet on the ground. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#2. We knew before we came (to earth) that there would be many adverse circumstances to test us: accidents, sickness, and disease to prove us; temptations and distractions to try us; disappointments, discouragements, reverses, failures and all kinds of situations to determine our character. - Author: Robert E. Wells
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#3. Traffic accidents have increased 100 percent in the city since the hurricane. - Author: Don Kelly
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#4. It's hard to believe, but anything can happen. Accidents do happen, unfortunately, it happened at the worst time. - Author: Tiger Woods
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#5. Stupidity and wisdom meet in the same centre of sentiment and resolution, in the suffering of human accidents. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#6. It happens fast for some people and slow for some, accidents or gravity, but we all end up mutilated. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#7. My father was a romantic who believed in kismet, who trusted there were no accidents, that every person we encountered was sent to us for a reason. - Author: Jennifer Handford
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#8. The accidents are things that audiences always remember most, I've found on my own movies. The things that they like the most are the things that were just by accident. So you have to create a situation where nothing but accidents can happen the entire time. - Author: Robert Rodriguez
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#9. If we do not allow for a rhythm of rest in our overly busy lives, illness becomes our Sabbath - our pneumonia, our cancer, our heart attack, our accidents create Sabbath for us. - Author: Wayne Muller
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#10. The rules and limitations that once prevented accidents now prevented creativity. - Author: Stanley McChrystal
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#11. Road accidents, psycho killings, plane crashes abound - we don't know which day will be our last, so why not make today the happiest day and be thankful for all that we have? - Author: Maddy Malhotra
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#12. I really believe there's no such thing as accidents, only opportunities. God gives everyone the ingredients to a good, happy life. It's up to us to make the most of them. - Author: Rachael Ray
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#13. To a life that seizes
Upon content,
Locality seems
But accident. - Author: Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth
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#14. No one can depute authority. It comes too much from personal accidents, and too little from reason or law to be handed over to others. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#15. Once you start buying first aid kits you start having accidents. - Author: George Mikes
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#16. Corporations complained about [safety] regulations, but let's face it, people walk away from accidents now that would have killed them when I was a kid - Author: Jay Leno
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#17. (T)he real world worked differently than stories. In a novel you always knew the moment when something Happened, when someone Changed. But real life was full of gradual, piecemeal, continuous transformation. It was full of accidents and undefinables, and things that just happened on their own. - Author: Scott Westerfeld
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#18. For a photographer, it's a necessity that you can shoot stuff magically. Accidents are necessary, but after I take the photograph, it's not over. I work on it more. - Author: Rinko Kawauchi
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#19. A report issued by the AAF surgeon general suggests that in the Fifteenth Air Force, between November 1, 1943, and May 25, 1945, 70 percent of men listed as killed in action died in operational aircraft accidents, not as a result of enemy action. - Author: Laura Hillenbrand
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#20. Things are bound to begin happening if you've got your wits about you. You create the lucky accidents. - Author: Lewis Thomas
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#21. I've been in several car accidents, but I can say that they did nothing for my libido. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#22. Apology is pointless. Apologies are for when you forget something. Or bump into somebody. Apologies are for accidents. You can't apologise for something you chose to do. That's like apologising for being you. - Author: Steven Camden
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#23. Accidents and acts of God don't mean a thing, unless they're followed later by acts of will. - Author: Jeff VanderMeer
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#24. The affairs of this world are so shifting and depend on so many accidents, that it is hard to form any judgment concerning the future; nay, we see from experience that the forecasts even of the wise almost always turn out false. - Author: Francesco Guicciardini
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#25. I am, I hope, never offensive by accident. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#26. To find recreation in amusements is not happiness; for this joy springs from alien and extrinsic sources, and is therefore dependent upon and subject to interruption by a thousand accidents, which may minister inevitable affliction. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#27. I'm just a careful person around wheels and stuff like that. I try to be as cautious as I can, cause I lost friends to motorcycle accidents and car accidents. So I don't ever play around anything like that. - Author: Gucci Mane
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#28. In World War II, 35,933 AAF planes were lost in combat and accidents. The surprise of the attrition rate is that only a fraction of the ill-fated planes were lost in combat. - Author: Anonymous
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#29. The increase in accidents is disappointing. But the decrease in total fatalities is a hopeful sign. - Author: Mark Rosenker
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#30. In the magical universe there are no coincidences and there are no accidents. nothing happens unless someone wills it to happen - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#31. There are no small accidents on this circuit. - Author: Ayrton Senna
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#32. Life's just a bunch of accidents, connected by one perfect end. - Author: Daniel C. Tomas
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#33. That which achieves its effect by accident is not art. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#34. The process of art-making is full of happy accidents - what fun! - Author: Max Elliott Slade
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#35. What I believe is that when it comes to big things in life, there are no accidents. Everything happens for a reason. You are here for a reason
and it's not to fail and die. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#36. We are accidental people occupying an accidental planet in an accidental universe. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#37. Our lives are determined by manifold contingencies,' I said, trying to be as succinct as possible, 'and every day we struggle against these shocks and accidents in order to keep our balance. - Author: Paul Auster
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#38. Half of all home accidents happen in the kitchen, and the family has to eat them. - Author: Sam Ewing
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#39. Backstage, Willem is thinking about accidents again. And things that seemingly don't make sense, except they do. Like right out there in the fifth row. All of them, together. That makes sense. - Author: Gayle Forman
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#40. The taxonomy of medical error is vast, colorful, and at times confusing. There are slips, lapses, harmless hits, and near misses; errors of omission and of commission; operator errors, system errors, accidents, complications, and bad outcomes. - Author: Nancy Berlinger
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#41. Whilst accidents and assaults injure and kill people quickly and spectacularly, bullying and consequent prolonged negative stress injure and kill people slowly and secretively. The outcome, though, is the same. - Author: Tim Field
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#42. In pitch dark I go walkin' in your landscape Broken branches trip me as I speak Just 'cause you feel it doesn't mean it's there We are accidents waiting Waiting to happen - Author: Thom Yorke
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#43. There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions. - Author: Edward Hopper
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#44. Hams are the people who nearly cause traffic accidents because they are gaping at awesome antennas when they should be paying attention to their driving. A - Author: ARRL Inc.
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#45. Listen, if anything happens to Yoko and me, it was not an accident. - Author: John Lennon
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#46. The number is less than that of 2004, but major fatal accidents have aroused considerable public discontent. - Author: Li Yizhong
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#47. The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#48. The man of method may channel all his spiritual currents towards productive ends, be relentless in his suppression of predilection and propensity, but when accident upsets the flow of his life, he finds himself drowning in a sea of tedium, hatred, and rage. - Author: Juan Filloy
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#49. The longer a war lasts, the more things tend to depend on accidents. Neither you nor we can see into them: We have to abide their outcome in the dark. - Author: Thucydides
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#50. I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#51. I believe with perfect faith that the Creator, blessed be his name, is not a body, and that he is free from all accidents of matter, and that he has not any form whatsoever. - Author: Maimonides
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#52. Without oil the axle soon grows hot, and accidents occur; and if there be not a holy cheerfulness to oil our wheels, our spirits will be clogged with weariness. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#53. He himself, facing a firing squad, would not understand too well the concatenation of the series of subtle but irrevocable accidents that bought him to that point. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#54. Some day (when we have enough spiritual growth) we will come to see that the seemingly disjointed happenings, the apparent accidents, are really part of an orderly pattern. - Author: Emmet Fox
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#55. The accidents of life separate us from our dearest friends, but let us not despair. God is like a looking glass in which souls see each other. The more we are united to Him by love, the nearer we are to those who belong to Him. - Author: Elizabeth Ann Seton
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#56. The "public" seems to have bought into this belief that life can, and should, be run without risk, that all accidents are avoidable, and that death is something that only happens to people who eat meat and smoke. - Author: Jeremy Clarkson
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#57. Neither in tailoring nor in legislating does man proceed by mere accident. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#58. Americans refused to see accidents as accidental. They did not comprehend they while tragedy always exacts a formidable price, it rarely incurs a debt. - Author: Julia Glass
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#59. Their words were only accidents in the mutual silence. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#60. Did I throw the most important thing perhaps, by accident, away? - Author: Renata Adler
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#61. Unfortunately most accidents are preventable. Planes don't fall out of the sky unless something is wrong. - Author: Mary Schiavo
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#62. The most useful truths are always universal, and unconnected with accidents and customs. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#63. I mean, accidents happen. You learn from them and you try to make sure they don't happen again. - Author: Joe Lieberman
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#64. The frequency of automobile accidents is declining in North Carolina, but the severity of accidents involving bodily injury is rising in the state. That's something we will keep our eyes on in preparing our request next February. - Author: Tim Lucas
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#65. I personally believe in some sort of divine order - or energy. I do believe that everything happens for a reason. I do think that when something bad happens to someone it's with the purpose of awakening them. I do think there is some force behind that. I don't think there are accidents. - Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
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#66. Women worldwide ages 15 through 44 are more likely to die or be maimed because of male violence than because of cancer, malaria, war and traffic accidents combined, - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#67. We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands. - Author: Ron Lewis
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#68. We must judge a government by its general tendencies and not by its happy accidents. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#69. There are no accidents so unlucky but the prudent may draw some advantage from them. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#70. I guess what I always found funny was the human condition. There is a certain comedy and pathos to trouble and accidents. Like, when a driver has parked his car crookedly and then wonders why he has the bad luck of being hit. - Author: John Prine
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#71. Chubs is useful," I reminded her. "Please try not to kill him."
"Yeah, yeah we'll see. All I'm saying is, accidents happen. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#72. So easy to go sailing off this road. A wonder more folks didn't. All that space, waiting. - Author: S.M. Hulse
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#73. Surveys suggest that about one third of all women worldwide face beatings in the home. Women aged fifteen through forty-four are more likely to be maimed or die from male violence than from cancer, malaria, traffic accidents, and war combined. - Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
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#74. Some people said, "we don't want to risk astronauts lives anymore, we need to stop doing this". The astronauts don't feel that wayWe fly for our country, we fly for humanity, we fly for exploration, we fly for a variety of reasons, and we don't stop flying because we have accidents. - Author: Eileen Collins
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#75. A lot of my work comes through accidents or circumstances that just happen to present themselves. I have to realize that something is presenting itself. Otherwise it slips right by. - Author: Ari Marcopoulos
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#76. Time, whose millioned accidents creep in betwixt vows, and change decrees of kings, tan sacred beauty, blunt the sharpest intents, divert strong minds to the course of altering things. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#77. The nature of the work is to prepare for a good accident . - Author: Sidney Lumet
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#78. You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents - the rest you let float by. - Author: David Wroblewski
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#79. Purity doesn't happen by accident; it requires obedience to God. - Author: Joshua Harris
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#80. In the works of Nature, purpose, not accident, is the main thing. - Author: Aristotle.
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#81. What is luck', he said, 'but the ability to exploit accidents? - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#82. We're beginning to realize that drowsiness or sleep deprivation, fatigue, is beginning to outstrip alcohol as a cause of accidents in transportation, particularly on the highway - Author: William C. Dement
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#83. Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by accidents of time, or place, or circumstance, are brought into closer connection with you. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#84. If you recognize that self-driving cars are going to prevent car accidents, AI will be responsible for reducing one of the leading causes of death in the world. - Author: Mark Zuckerberg
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#85. There are no accidents in salvation. Those who are to meet will meet, because together they have the potential for a holy relationship. They are ready for each other. - Author: Gabrielle Bernstein
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#86. We dont make mistakes. We have happy accidents. - Author: Bob Ross
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#87. The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. - Author: Neal Barnard
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#88. Decrements in attention and concentration, being able to learn more efficiently, that's just not as good. Also, there are motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, we see that a lot. - Author: Shelby Harris
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#89. I lost my mother and my brother when I was 15 in two separate car accidents. I was doing well at school. I was a good sportsperson, but at that point, I gave up on all of those things that were there to be done. I couldn't deal with them. - Author: Manu Bennett
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#90. Home runs just come from accidents by me, ... I just try to hit it solid and sometimes they go out. The record is nice to have but I'm not trying to hit them. - Author: Craig Biggio
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#91. Before my accidents, there were ten thousands things I could do. I could spend the rest of my life dwelling on the things that I had lost, but instead I chose to focus on the nine thousand I still had left. - Author: W. Mitchell
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#92. Serendipity ... You will understand it better by the derivation than by the definition. I once read a silly fairy tale, called 'The Three Princes of Serendip': as their Highnesses traveled, they were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things which they were not in quest of. - Author: Horace Walpole
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#93. So much are our minds influenced by the accidents of our bodies, that every man is more the man of the day than a regular and consequential character. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#94. There are many causes of violent deaths in America - murders and traffic accidents - that we do not approach with the same 'no price too steep, no task too difficult' approach that we take toward al Qaeda. - Author: Dennis C. Blair
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#95. The cities of the eastern American fall line are well known today - Baltimore, Washington, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Philadelphia - even though the part that the very similar accidents of geology and river behavior played in their origins may have been long forgotten. - Author: Simon Winchester
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#96. Aunt Rosa, a fussy, angular, wild-eyed old lady, who had lived in a tremulous world of bad news, bankruptcies, train accidents, cancerous growths - until the Germans put her to death, together with all the people she had worried about. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#97. My thighs have been involved in many accidents
and now i can't get insured
and i don't need to be lured by you - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#98. Nd it occurs to me how fragile our lives are, how at any moment the sky can open and drown us, the earth can open and swallow us. I think of all the intricate ways our bodies can betray us, the accidents and the atrocities, the missteps and the misunderstandings. - Author: A. Manette Ansay
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#99. As in the piling up of hypothetical alternatives, creative accidents follow the law of probabilities the more we fish, the more likely we are to get a strike. - Author: Alex Faickney Osborn
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#100. Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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