Quotes: accidental

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  • Leo Rosten
    Leo Rosten
    Polish-American scientist 1908-1997
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    Humor is, I think, the sublets and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers
  • Serge Daney
    Serge Daney
    French movie critic
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    In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions, the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.
  • Joyce Carol Oates
    Joyce Carol Oates
    American writer 1938-
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    Nothing is accidental in the universe - this is one of my Laws of Physics - except the entire universe itself, which is Pure Accident, pure divinity.
  • Production and consumption of carbohydrates is so well regulated that there is a constant blood sugar level; any accidental increase or fall in blood sugar is rapidly compensated.
  • Carl Levin
    Carl Levin
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    Safe storage and child access prevention laws are critical steps as we seek to reduce the occurrence of accidental shootings and suicides involving guns.
  • The lion's share of what I hear right now are people who, intentional or accidental, have avoided all jazz prior to 1960. And all the musicians who were successful in the '60s spent their entire lives, prior to 1960, listening to all the musicians these people avoid.
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
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    The man of genius whether as artist or thinker requires a mass of accidental variations to select from and a rigidly selective process of attention.
    Source: The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology (1914)
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    The serial number of a human specimen is the face, that accidental and unrepeatable combination of features. It reflects neither character nor soul, nor what we call the self. The face is only the serial number of a specimen.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    Accidents, try to change them - it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    To bother about the best method of accomplishing an accidental result.
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