accidents Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about accidents
  1. #1
    “Who I was before the accident is just a story now. Everything before now, before now, before now, is just a story I carry around. I guess that would apply to anybody in the world. What I need is a new story about who I am.”
  2. #2
    “So may you all.”
  3. #3
    “Fire was rare in Ember. When there was a fire, it was because there had been an accident—someone had left a dishtowel too close to an electric burner on a stove, or a cord had been frayed and a spark had flown out and ignited curtains.... But it was, of course, possible to start a fire on purpose… The trick was to find a way to make the light last.”
  4. #4
    “They’re funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.”
    A. A. Milne
  5. #5
    “Don’t be offended, but you seem to be one of those people who just attract accidents like a magnet. So… try not to fall into the ocean or get run over or anything, all right?”
  6. #6
    “Everyone makes mistakes, even if some are worse than others. Accidents happen.”
  1. #7
    “And if When born to misery, as born I was, I met my sire, not knowing whom I met or what I did, and slew him, how canst thou With justice blame the all-unconscious hand?”
  2. #8
    ″ ‘We’ve had an ACCIDENT!’ the children screamed in a frenzy of delight. ‘But nobody’s killed,’ June Star said with disappointment as the grandmother limped out of the car…”
  3. #9
    “Leigh Anne listened to the doctors discuss how bizarrely lucky Sean Junior had been in his collision with the airbag. Then she went back home and relayed the conversation to Michael, who held out his arm. An ugly burn mark ran right down the fearsome length of it. ‘I stopped it,’ he said.”
  4. #10
    “It takes two to make an accident.”
  5. #11
    “It was you who did it, Lily. You didn’t mean it, but it was you.”
  6. #12
    Accidents don’t happen to people who take accidents as a personal insult.

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  1. #13
    “And then, almost as if in response to his plea, Poole waved back. For an instant, Bowman felt the skin prickling at the base of his scalp. The words he was about to call died on his suddenly parched lips. For he knew that his friend could not possibly be alive; and yet he waved.”
  2. #14
    “Nobody finishes well by accident.”
  3. #15
    “I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.”
  4. #16
    ″...A new life begins today for Harvey Dent. Dent, a former district attorney became obsessed with the number two when half his face was scarred by acid. Dent believe his disfiguration revealed a hidden, evil side to his nature. He adopted as his personal symbol a dollar coin...”
  5. #17
    “Perhaps somewhere, someone has done the research, has calculated the precise odds of a newborn child in the United States of America accidentally being given to the wrong parents. I suspect the likelihood is similar to the chances of being struck by lightning.”
  6. #18
    “But the pearls were accidents, and the finding of one was luck, a little pat on the back by God or the gods or both.”
  7. #19
    “Sir, I’m sorry, but your wife had an accident this morning, apparently testing a baby-bottle heater. There was an electrical short, and, uh ... well, she died sir. I’m sorry.”
  8. #20
    “Some history making is intentional; much of it is accidental.”
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