Accidents

  • When you slip on banana peel, people laugh at you. But when you tell people you slipped on a banana peel it’s your laugh.


    Accidents, Humour

  • Never darken my Dior again!
    [after a waiter at Buckingham Place had spilled soup on her dress.]


    Accidents

  • We protect aspirin bottles in this country better than we protect guns from accidents by children.


    Accidents

  • Happy accidents are real gifts, and they can open the door to a future that didn't even exist. It's kind of nice sometimes to set up something to encourage or allow happy accidents to happen.


    Accidents

  • There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet.


    Accidents

  • I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.


    Accidents

  • Q; If Mrs Thatcher were run over by a bus…?
    Lord Carrington ; It wouldn’t dare.


    Accidents

  • If he fell into the Thames it would be misfortune; if he were pulled out it would be a calamity. [on William Gladstone]


    Accidents