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If we get in an accident that's strong enough to break bones,
by Al Unser

If we get in an accident that's strong enough to break bones,
it's going to break bones.
What makes me a little bit higher risk is that if I
break my right ankle again,
I've got a bunch of screws and plates in there,
and that would not be good.
- Al Unser

Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

I tell all the rookies that come into our series and
all the young drivers they can come ask me anything at any time,
and we'll give them the straight shoot.
- Al Unser

Winning in my business is everything.
- Al Unser

 

I wouldn't mind meeting Eddie Van Halen.
That would be great.
We need to invite him to a race.
- Al Unser

The only thing that's changed is the competitiveness of the series.
It's only become harder to win in our series as the years have gone by.
Competition breeds good things, and that's what's happened here.
- Al Unser

I've got a great team of engineers behind this race car.
I've got a great bunch of mechanics that make it reliable.
This car is developed to go out there and be better than the Reynard,
and I feel that it is.
- Al Unser

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A weak man is just by accident.
A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Dad, I'm in some trouble.
There's been an accident and you're going to hear all
sorts of things about me from now on.
Terrible things.
- Edward Kennedy

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident,
a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
- Judith Viorst

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning,
not the result of ignorance or accident,
its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears,
for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
- Albert Einstein

There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Art doesn't just happen by accident.
It is about pulling out new tricks and trying new things.
- Nicholas Meyer

I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my
inventions come by accident;
they came by work.
- Thomas A. Edison

One must do the same subject over again ten times,
a hundred times.
In art nothing must resemble an accident,
not even movement.
- Edgar Degas

I am First Lady by accident.
I was not elected by the people but here I am.
- Imelda Marcos

I quit after a bad car accident.
The thing about boxing is that you can be a star for five or six years,
but when you go back to the old life,
it's tough.
- Olivier Martinez

I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward,
during surgery, or while drawing blood.
- Michael Crichton

The Communist regime didn't consider this to be a shining
moment in history and assigned no heroism to it.
They classified it as merely an accident.
- Kathryn Bigelow

A beautiful lady is an accident of nature.
A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
- Louis Nizer

Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
- Henry B. Adams

A true history of human events would show that a far
larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden
impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast.
- Peter Cooper

It's no accident that my first novel was called Americana.
This was a private declaration of independence,
a statement of my intention to use the whole picture,
the whole culture.
- Don DeLillo

Sometimes movie-making happens like clockwork;
other times,
like a car accident.
- Eric Roberts

Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.
- J. G. Holland

I personally do not write highbrow music.
If I do, it's by accident.
- Gordon Getty

Never insult anyone by accident.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The novel, for me, was an accident.
I really don't consider myself a novelist.
- Wole Soyinka

And more importantly, I wouldn't be the person I am today,
I wouldn't be where I am now and I may not even have
been here if it wasn't for the accident.
- Rick Allen

Even though things happen by accident,
you also unconsciously choose things that help you.
- Nastassja Kinski

Some directors expect you to do everything;
write,
be producer, psychiatrist.
Some just want you to die in a tragic accident during
the shooting so they can get the insurance.
- John Malkovich

I started playing guitar kind of by accident.
- Ryan Cabrera

In politics, nothing happens by accident.
If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Stardom isn't a profession; it's an accident.
- Lauren Bacall

Yes, of course that's true but you know,
the irony of all that is that before the accident,
I'd pretty much lost interest in playing drums.
- Rick Allen

Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation
for accident or disease caused by occupation.
- Alice Hamilton

Idle people are often bored and bored people,
unless they sleep a lot, are cruel.
It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great
preoccupations in our time.
- Renata Adler

Without history we are the prisoners of the accident
of where and when we were born.
- Donald Kagan

I look at actors very closely.
It's not an accident when the actors excel.
- John Frankenheimer

If God wants to take my left arm, that's OK,
as long as I can walk and play with my kids.
I'm a lot improved.
I was worse than this after the accident.
- Manute Bol

The historian's job is to aggrandize,
promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent.
- Peter Conrad

My parents certainly didn't have anything to do with the theater.
I'm some kind of accident.
- Alan Rickman

I don't think it's by accident that I was first attracted
to translating two French women poets.
- Marilyn Hacker

It is much easier to drive without having an accident.
- Alec Issigonis

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.
- Joyce Carol Oates

What men call accident is God's own part.
- Philip James Bailey

There are certain things people always bring up with me.
The accident.
The drugs.
And how tight my pants were.
- Leif Garrett

Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.
- Alan Rickman

You don't stay married for 35 years by accident.
I think that that's willful and intentional and something
that both people really want.
- Ashley Judd

There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to
us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
- Friedrich Schiller

A lot happens by accident in poetry.
- Howard Nemerov

If men have a smell it's usually an accident.
- Jeff Foxworthy

I'm simply an accident.
Why take it all so seriously?
- Emile M. Cioran

I don't really consider myself a novelist,
it just came out purely by accident.
- Wole Soyinka

Spike Lee is obviously more stupid than anyone can be by accident.
- Dick Armey

Man becomes weak or ill by accident as a consequence
of the lack of resources.
Even the most severally ill patients must be treated
with the aim of restoring their health.
- Michael Servetus

Productivity is never an accident.
It is always the result of a commitment to excellence,
intelligent planning, and focused effort.
- Paul J. Meyer

ER was one of my favourites.
I played a car accident victim who has leukemia.
I got to wear a neck brace and nose tubes for the two days I worked.
- Dakota Fanning

More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion
than happen by conspiracy.
- Jeff Greenfield

We are drawn to our television sets each April the
way we are drawn to the scene of an accident.
- Vincent Canby

Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is
not what I meant to invent.
I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars.
- Leo Baekeland

Well, we all are what we are, I guess you might say by an accident of birth.
- Wilford Brimley

Then I became interested in drama, and almost by accident,
I drifted into film.
- Mike Figgis

One does not become a guru by accident.
- James Fenton

Anything that happens that's good, they think,
Oh, it's an accident, when is the roof caving in? You've
got to get them out of that mental framework.
- Dick Butkus

We were in all four men with eight animals;
for besides the spare horses led by Shaw and myself,
an additional mule was driven along with us as a reserve in case of accident.
- Francis Parkman

I compare it to being in a car accident.
There's so much adrenaline rushing through you that
you remember being in the accident but you don't remember any of the details.
- Brooke Langton

The accident was a horrible thing - but that horrible thing made Chris,
at the end of his life, Superman.
It's a happy irony if there is such a thing.
I'm proud to have known him.
- Morgan Freeman

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.
- Rudy Giuliani


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