Quotations that match 'incident'.

The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known. William Falconer
[ Accumulation Always Augments Consequences Corruptions Health Incident Known Measure Moral Numbers Some Various Vices Well]
Incidentally, our railroad facilities are under video surveillance by the federal police. However, the federal and state governments will have to determine whether video surveillance shouldn't be significantly expanded to a certain degree. Otto Schily
[ Certain Degree Determine Expanded Facilities Federal Governments However Incidentally Our Police Railroad Significantly State Surveillance Under Video Whether Will]
As anyone who has been close to someone that has committed suicide knows, there is no other pain like that felt after the incident. Peter Greene
[ After Anyone Been Close Committed Felt Incident Knows Other Pain Someone Suicide]
For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents. James Herriot
[ Bore Funny Incidents Lunch Over Stories Used Wife Years]
What is truth? Truth doesn't really exist. Who is going to judge whether my experience of an incident is more valid than yours? No one can be trusted to be the judge of that. Tracey Emin
[ Exist Experience Going Incident Judge More Really Than Trusted Truth Valid Whether Yours]
Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press, some incident inevitably brings me back to earth. Jessica Savitch
[ Am Back Believing Brings Danger Earth Every Glamour Incident Inevitably Own Press Some Time]
It is a beneficent incident of the ownership of land that a pioneer who reduces it to use, and helps to lay the foundations of a new State, finds a profit in the increasing value of land as the new State grows up. William Graham Sumner
[ Beneficent Finds Foundations Grows Helps Incident Increasing Land Lay New Ownership Pioneer Profit Reduces State Up Use Value]
Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it. Nathaniel Hawthorne
[ Attained Caught Chase Comes Dreaming Find Follow Happiness Incidentally Leads Make May Never Object Other Possibly Pursuit Some Us Very Without World]
And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of incidents around the communion that could undermine our growing sense of communion - of becoming a global communion. So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada, to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself. George Carey
[ Around Becoming Canada Communion Could Global Growing Incidents Itself New Number Our Pointed Pointing Sense States Sydney Undermine United Warnings Westminster Why]
Licences to have babies incidentally is something that I got in trouble for some years ago for suggesting even in Canada that this might be necessary at some point, at least some restriction on the right to have a child. Maurice Strong
[ Ago Babies Canada Child Even Got Incidentally Least Might Necessary Point Restriction Right Some Something Suggesting Trouble Years]
Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work, my first love. Shelley Berman
[ Acting First Incidentally Looking Love Still Work]
I was through as a manager. I did become involved late in the 1968 campaign at the national scene at the last minute. But I was through as a manager, and I've stayed through, incidentally. Lew Wasserman
[ Become Campaign Did Incidentally Involved Last Late Manager Minute National Scene Stayed Through]
I have to say that in this particular cow that we're dealing with, those parts of the cow were removed, and so we don't think there's any risk or very negligible risk to human health with this particular incident. Ann Veneman
[ Any Cow Dealing Health Human Incident Negligible Particular Parts Removed Risk Say Think Those Very Were]
Out of the depths, O Lord, out of the depths,' begins the most beautiful of the services of our church, and it is out of the depths of my life that I must bring the incidents of this story. Hall Caine
[ Beautiful Begins Bring Church Depths Incidents Life Lord Most Must Our Out Services Story]
In order to set forth the goodness of God towards myself, I have thought it prudent to record some of the leading incidents of my life, as a means of setting forth to my children that He is a rewarder of them who diligently seek Him. William Rowley
[ Children Diligently Forth God Goodness Him Incidents Leading Life Means Myself Order Prudent Record Seek Set Setting Some Them Thought Towards]
I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant violin passage into an incident, and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous significance by means of scenic emphasis. Anton Seidl
[ Action Apparently Call Emphasis Help Horn How Incident Insignificant Into Learned Lift Means Passage Picture Possible Scenic Significance Simple Stupendous Thing Too Transform Violin]
I got back into the position of taking care of my husband, which is what I'd learned that I couldn't really do: you can love and make things okay to a certain extent, but you can't fix. I didn't quite learn that until the kayaking incident. It became so clear then. Mariel Hemingway
[ Back Became Care Certain Clear Extent Fix Got Husband Incident Into Learn Learned Love Make Okay Position Quite Really Taking Then Things Until Which]
My next book is Scene by Scene: as Seen by Fay Wray. It'll be about different incidents. Just my feelings about quite a few people. Attitudes. My thoughts about the universe and simple things like that. Fay Wray
[ Attitudes Book Different Fay Feelings Few Incidents Just Next Quite Scene Seen Simple Things Thoughts Universe Wray]
An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft. Walter Bagehot
[ Also Clings Element Exaggeration Great Greater Incidents Interesting Judgment Legends Made More Popular Soft Softer Vices Virtues]
Everything that I had done creatively related to two or three incidents that happened to me when I was a child that I'd forgotten. Everything, absolutely everything. Pete Townshend
[ Absolutely Child Creatively Done Everything Forgotten Had Happened Incidents Related Three Two]
Incidentally, Boies, I'm sure, is a very fine lawyer. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Fine Incidentally Lawyer Sure Very]
I think all great actors - and I don't classify myself as one of them, incidentally - but I think all great actors listen well and I've learned that from a lot of the very good actors with whom I've worked - to really listen to what people say. John Frankenheimer
[ Actors Classify Good Great Incidentally Learned Listen Lot Myself Really Say Them Think Very Well Whom Worked]
During exposure, interference takes place between the incident rays and those reflected by the mirror, with the formation of interference fringes half a wavelength distant from each other. Gabriel Lippmann
[ Between Distant During Each Exposure Formation Fringes Half Incident Interference Mirror Other Place Rays Reflected Takes Those Wavelength]
As Cuvier could correctly describe a whole animal by the contemplation of a single bone, so the observer who has thoroughly understood one link in a series of incidents should be able to accurately state all the other ones, both before and after. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Able Accurately After Animal Before Bone Both Contemplation Correctly Could Describe Incidents Link Observer Ones Other Series Should Single State Thoroughly Understood Whole]
What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character? Henry James
[ Character Determination Illustration Incident]
Death is an incident producing clay. Use it, mold it, learn from it. John Gilling
[ Clay Death Incident Learn Mold Producing Use]
It's just coincidental that the acting took off first over everything else. Nichelle Nichols
[ Acting Else Everything First Just Off Over Took]
I enjoyed doing the gag covers better than the story ones because they were usually simpler. A cover based on an incident in the plot took a great deal of staging to tell a little story that was still part of the book. And it had to make sense on its own. Carl Barks
[ Based Because Better Book Cover Covers Deal Doing Enjoyed Gag Great Had Incident Little Make Ones Own Part Plot Sense Simpler Staging Still Story Tell Than Took Usually Were]
I don't know how often I can discuss one incident in my entire life, but I'll continue to do that. O. J. Simpson
[ Continue Discuss Entire How Incident Know Life Often]
I'm living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full, rich life, and I am incidentally gay. Portia de Rossi
[ Am Career Continuing Example Full Gay Having Incidentally Life Living Rich]
The causes of the China Incident were the exclusion and insult of Japan throughout China, the exclusion of Japanese goods, the persecution of Japanese residents in China, and the illegal violation of Japanese rights. Hideki Tojo
[ Causes China Exclusion Goods Illegal Incident Insult Japan Japanese Persecution Residents Rights Throughout Violation Were]
As the knight of the quill never ventured into the fight, and only snuffed the battle afar, he knew nothing accurately of battles, but managed to pick up a few real or supposed incidents from the wounded and from stragglers. Daniel H. Hill
[ Accurately Afar Battle Battles Few Fight Incidents Into Knew Knight Managed Never Nothing Only Pick Quill Real Snuffed Supposed Up Ventured Wounded]
In the final analysis, the incident is seen as originating from an emotional expression of the frustration and anger of the proud people of China who had been subject to ever increasing oppression from without and decadent corruption from within. Chen Ning Yang
[ Analysis Anger Been China Corruption Decadent Emotional Ever Expression Final Frustration Had Incident Increasing Oppression Originating Proud Seen Subject Within Without]
In reality, we can prove that the incidents of drug, alcohol abuse and violence have dropped dramatically among professional athletes - but the problem is it would be impossible to convince than fans, because of what they read on the AP wire. Leigh Steinberg
[ Abuse Alcohol Among Athletes Because Convince Dramatically Dropped Fans Impossible Incidents Problem Professional Prove Read Reality Than Violence Wire Would]
I think you learn a lot about a country from its art. To me, it's part of the drama of life. It teaches you that there are places, moments and incidents in other cultures that genuinely have a life of their own. Michael Palin
[ Art Country Cultures Drama Genuinely Incidents Learn Life Lot Moments Other Own Part Places Teaches Their Think]
I've had to recover not only from a single well-publicized incident, but several years of press aftermath. Donna Rice
[ Aftermath Had Incident Only Press Recover Several Single Years]
Incidentally, why was it that none of all the pious ever discovered psycho-analysis? Why did it have to wait for a completely godless Jew? Sigmund Freud
[ Completely Did Discovered Ever Godless Incidentally Jew None Pious Wait Why]
Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food. Peace Pilgrim
[ Filling Food Full Hardly Incidental Life Make Meaningful Part Things Think Time Very Your]
I let my game do the talking. I've had incidents like that but when I compare my own story to the stories that have happened forty or fifty years ago particularly to Jackie Robinson for example. Maurice Ashley
[ Ago Compare Example Fifty Forty Game Had Happened Incidents Jackie Own Particularly Robinson Stories Story Talking Years]
It takes a lot of experience of life to see why some relationships last and others do not. But we do not have to wait for a crisis to get an idea of the future of a particular relationship. Our behavior in little every incidents tells us a great deal. Eknath Easwaran
[ Behavior Crisis Deal Every Experience Future Get Great Idea Incidents Last Life Little Lot Others Our Particular Relationship Relationships See Some Takes Tells Us Wait Why]
I used to write sonnets and various things, and moved from there into writing prose, which, incidentally, is a lot more interesting than poetry, including the rhythms of prose. Shelby Foote
[ Incidentally Including Interesting Into Lot More Moved Poetry Prose Rhythms Sonnets Than Things Used Various Which Write Writing]
Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world. Charles Francis Richter
[ Apply Designation Does Dr Earthquakes Extending Great Gutenberg Incidentally Justice Less Magnitude Name Part Parts Played Scale Than Usual World]
Essentially and most simply put, plot is what the characters do to deal with the situation they are in. It is a logical sequence of events that grow from an initial incident that alters the status quo of the characters. Elizabeth George
[ Alters Characters Deal Essentially Events Grow Incident Initial Logical Most Plot Put Quo Sequence Simply Situation Status]
What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision. Jeanette Rankin
[ Any Cannot Changed Crises Crisis Decides Decision Depends Hasn Incident Life Make Others Philosophy]
A man is not primarily a witness against something. That is only incidental to the fact that he is a witness for something. Whittaker Chambers
[ Against Fact Incidental Man Only Primarily Something Witness]
My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident. Hans Christian Andersen
[ Full Happy Incident Life Lovely Story]
He is loyal to his own career but only incidentally to anything or anyone else. Hugh Dalton
[ Anyone Anything Career Else His Incidentally Loyal Only Own]
Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses, - for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with it - not in a set way and ostentatiously, though, but incidentally and without premeditation. Herman Melville
[ Faults Incidentally Know Our Out Set Show Sign Speak Strength Though Us Way Weak Weaknesses Without]
I think people took Grenada for what it turned out to be, which was a very specific incident and from which one couldn't necessarily make a lot of generalizations. John Negroponte
[ Generalizations Incident Lot Make Necessarily Out Specific Think Took Turned Very Which]
The first one, obviously, was walking into my office at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, and being told there was a telephone call saying that there was an incident at Three Mile Island, and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know. William Scranton
[ Being Beyond Call Clock Down Eight First Had Incident Into Island Know Mile Morning Obviously Office Saying Shut Telephone Three Told Walking Wednesday]
It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted. Elizabeth I
[ Afflicted Incident Natural Our Pitiful Sex Those Virtue]
It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection. Edward Sapir
[ Adjusts Communication Essentially Illusion Imagine Incidental Language Means Merely Problems Quite Reality Reflection Solving Specific Use Without]
The Roswell incident, for instance, had over three hundred witnesses - some describing the bodies, some the craft, some the military procedures. Were they all perpetuating their own lives in a myth? Dwight Schultz
[ Bodies Craft Describing Had Hundred Incident Instance Lives Military Myth Over Own Perpetuating Procedures Some Their Three Were Witnesses]
That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years. Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens! Harry Nilsson
[ Beatle Drunk Get Happens Incident Look Reputation Ruined Years]
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience. Dale Carnegie
[ Audience Best Colorful Concrete Couched Detail Feel Felt Happened Hear Heard Incident Language Make Picture Purpose Recreate Relevant Saw See Way Your]
In examining the CIA's past and present use of the U.S. media, the Committee finds two reasons for concern. The first is the potential, inherent in covert media operations, for manipulating or incidentally misleading the American public. Frank Church
[ American Cia Committee Concern Covert Examining Finds First Incidentally Inherent Manipulating Media Misleading Operations Past Potential Present Public Reasons Two Use]
The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters. Harold Nicolson
[ Disasters Great Incidents Marriage None Secret Successful Treat]
And at ten, or whatever time, in the morning we had the press conference, what we knew is there had been an incident at Three Mile Island, that it was shut down, that there was water that had escaped but it was contained. William Scranton
[ Been Conference Contained Down Escaped Had Incident Island Knew Mile Morning Press Shut Ten Three Time Water Whatever]
In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led some Chinese students in Cornell University to take up the question of reforming the Chinese language. Hu Shih
[ Chinese Cornell Incidents Language Led Question Reforming Series Some Students Take Trivial University Up Year]
It's the millenium, motives are incidental. Jamie Kennedy
[ Incidental Motives]
I ain't no historian but I happen to savvy this incident. Charles M. Russell
[ Happen Historian Incident Savvy]
I have to say that I got off very easy. There were incidents. Maurice Ashley
[ Easy Got Incidents Off Say Very Were]
My efforts have been to not only put the Biblical incident in the original setting, but at the same time give the human touch which makes the whole world kin and which ever remains the same. Henry Ossawa Tanner
[ Been Biblical Efforts Ever Give Human Incident Kin Makes Only Original Put Remains Same Setting Time Touch Which Whole World]
The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
[ Agony Allowed Could Extract Feelings Food Incident Misery Occurred Rage Which]
Justice is incidental to law and order. J. Edgar Hoover
[ Incidental Justice Law Order]
Adam's abduction was our private hell - but it was not an isolated incident. On any given day, any number of children are absent from their homes for diverse and numerous reasons. John Walsh
[ Abduction Absent Adam Any Children Day Diverse Given Hell Homes Incident Isolated Number Numerous Our Private Reasons Their]
Until the year 1967, it was a crime, for which you could be put in prison, to make homosexual love to someone in your own house. If they came in and caught you at it, you could be put into prison. This has changed - I'm talking about England, incidentally. Patrick Macnee
[ Came Caught Changed Could Crime England Homosexual House Incidentally Into Love Make Own Prison Put Someone Talking Until Which Year Your]
I don't want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally. Zelda Fitzgerald
[ First Incidentally Live Love Want]
Incidentally, one of the most worrying problems in the impact of Western modernity on traditional culture is that it quite rapidly communicates its own indifference or anxiety or even hostility about age and ageing. Rowan D. Williams
[ Age Ageing Anxiety Communicates Culture Even Hostility Impact Incidentally Indifference Modernity Most Own Problems Quite Rapidly Traditional Western Worrying]
That was more or less coincidental in the sense that my parents wanted me to come back to New York because that's the center of musical activity still to this day, more or less, and so I auditioned for the Metropolitan Opera. Gunther Schuller
[ Activity Auditioned Back Because Center Come Day Less Metropolitan More Musical New Opera Parents Sense Still Wanted York]
I think that by and large chess players have been very kind. Like I said there have been a few incidents, but they certainly didn't serve to bring me down any. Maurice Ashley
[ Any Been Bring Certainly Chess Down Few Incidents Kind Large Players Said Serve Think Very]
In recent years - before the intifada - there were three or four incidents of anti-Semitism a year, and that's out of 18 million crimes and violations of the law. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Anti-Semitism Before Crimes Four Incidents Law Million Out Recent Three Violations Were Year Years]
Everybody has a camcorder now, and they exploit these incidents and blow them all out of proportion. Jim Fowler
[ Blow Everybody Exploit Incidents Now Out Proportion Them These]
As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest." Bill Cosby
[ Basket Brother Child Did Discovered Eggs Examining Fittest Gave Her Meant Mother Named Out Past Put Russell She Speak Started Survival Taught Younger]
My effort has been not only to put the Biblical incident in the original setting... but at the same time give the human touch to convey to my public the reverence and elevation these subjects impart to me. Henry Ossawa Tanner
[ Been Biblical Convey Effort Elevation Give Human Impart Incident Only Original Public Put Reverence Same Setting Subjects These Time Touch]