Quotes about Accidents

There is no accident so unfortunate but wise men will make some advantage of it, nor any so entirely fortunate but fools may turn it to their own prejudice. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Nothing is accidental in the universe – this is one of my Laws of Physics – except the entire universe itself, which is Pure Accident. Joyce Carol Oates

I don’t believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. The accidental reveals man. Elie Wiesel

He that would be a great man must learn to turn every accident to some advantage. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families. Charles Dickens

There are no accidents, only nature throwing her weight around. Camille Paglia

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of the circumstances. Aristotle.

Accidents, try to change them – it’s impossible. The accidental reveals man. Pablo Picasso