Top 170 Occurred Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Occurred Quotes from famous people such as Lynda Resnick, Chris Hansen, Tess Gerritsen, Julia Glass, Viv Albertine, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be hap

When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.
Lynda Resnick
I never knew before getting involved with these investigations that so much of this activity was going on. I mean, obviously there are chat rooms, social networking sites, and it occurs. I just didn’t ever think it occurred at this level.
Chris Hansen
For years I’ve wanted to write a book about mummies, and had been following the science of mummy CT scans when the premise for ‘The Keepsake’ occurred to me: what if an ‘ancient’ mummy turns out to have a bullet in its leg? How does a modern murder victim get turned into a mummy?
Tess Gerritsen
Over time, it’s occurred to me that my protagonists all originate in some aspect of myself that I find myself questioning or feeling uncomfortable about.
Julia Glass
I definitely thought the first book was going to be a one-off. I never thought I’d even write a book, not ever having aspired to be a writer. It’s something that never occurred to me – a bit like it never occurred to me to play guitar when I was young. I just thought it was out of my league.
Viv Albertine
It occurred to me that cats were being held back a little bit. I thought, ‘I’ll give the cat human thoughts and feelings but not be apologetic for it. That would be very catlike.’
Jim Davis
The arguments over the limits that may be put on individuals suspected of sympathising with the enemy have occurred over the centuries. Habeas corpus was suspended during the Napoleonic wars, and Defence Regulation 18b was applied during the Second World War.
Jacob Rees-Mogg
A whole bunch of big technological shocks occurred when Asian innovations – paper, gunpowder, the stirrup, the moldboard plow and so on – came to Europe via the Silk Road.
Charles C. Mann
It was the Congress that imposed ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ it was certainly my position, my recommendation to get us out of an even worse outcome that could have occurred.
Colin Powell
I never thought I was breaking a glass ceiling. I just had to do what I had to do, and it never occurred to me not to.
Marian Wright Edelman
At the age of 22, I began to consider my own mortality. It had never occurred to me that, with all of the progress that has been made in cancer research, none of the standard treatments would work for me.
Suleika Jaouad
It never occurred to me that I was not going to challenge segregation.
Marian Wright Edelman
I don’t go around thinking I’m attractive or not attractive. It has never occurred to me. People don’t think like that where I come from… No one has ever said, ‘Oh, he’s a good-looking bloke.’ They just didn’t use those words about men.
Melvyn Bragg
I’m one of these people who couldn’t imagine the future. The future never occurred to me. I just loved life every day.
Pattie Boyd
I see my responsibility as to give people something they want to keep turning the pages of and giving people something to chew on, looking at some aspect of human nature that hadn’t occurred to them recently.
Mark Frost
I’ve always loved opera; it never occurred to me that I would write a proper libretto.
Terry Teachout
9/11, the wars and terrorism have affected all of us in different ways: people who lost family on 9/11, the people who lost family in the wars and people who lost family in various terrorist attacks that have occurred since.
Mark Boal
Silicon Valley is actually a prime target for an ICBM missile strike. It occurred to me as I has touring Apple Park that if I was concerned about Americans’ safety and the symbol of America’s future I would think that those is Silicon Valley as the most vulnerable. That’s where you would be attacking the future economy.
Ro Khanna
It always had occurred to me that drugs misuse was obviously a major driver of demand in the criminal justice system.
Crispin Blunt
As a kid growing up in Latrobe, PA, I could dream about being an Olympian like Jesse Owens or Johnny Weissmuller. I could also dream about being a great golfer like Bobby Jones or Byron Nelson. But the idea of being an Olympic golfer never occurred to me.
Arnold Palmer
Back in 1962, when I had by accident become the supervisor of Roberto Celis in Argentina, it occurred to me that antibody diversity might arise from the joining by disulphide bridges of a variety of small polypeptides in combinatorial patterns.
Cesar Milstein
Until the rise of American advertising, it never occurred to anyone anywhere in the world that the teenager was a captive in a hostile world of adults.
Gore Vidal
Our grandparents’ generation never expected too much out of life and, paradoxically, were happier for it. It never occurred to my granddad that he would enjoy work. He hated it from the day he walked through the factory gates at 14 to when he left at 65.
Mark Barrowcliffe
Most tragic mistake in history occurred when the United States joined the U.N.
G. Edward Griffin
I never thought for a second that anything I ever did was going to make someone cringe. That never occurred to me.
Larry David
As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and affection for the animals that share the planet with us may be a more unifying force than any other.
Nick Clooney
The Solyndra scandal occurred because of people with money who have influence and power.
Dan Bongino
Many instances of persecution and killing have occurred in countries with atrocious human rights records such as Sri Lanka, Guatemala and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
David Suzuki
Everyone who survives cancer knows the victory against it may only be temporary. You know eventually that you might have to fight all over again. Almost 15 years after my mum’s first bout of cancer, a second bout occurred. This time she needed an operation.
Jonny Bairstow
It suddenly occurred to me that the hottest tech startups are solving all the problems of being 20 years old, with cash on hand, because that’s who thinks them up.
George Packer
I think you learn more from looking at how things occurred and what happened afterward, not just at the event.
John Turturro
I never contemplated any kind of existence or identity

I never contemplated any kind of existence or identity after my career. I never thought at some point the entertainment industry is going to be through with me. And when it first occurred to me that my career was going to cease to be ascendant, then I freaked out.
When I was a kid, it never occurred to me that human beings wrote books. It was a kind of cognitive dissonance for me… I just didn’t think it was something that people did.
Kate DiCamillo
At one point it occurred to me that the title could make a more significant contribution to the storytelling process. It could act as a prologue.
Saul Bass
Last time I checked, private nonprofit organizations have a right and a responsibility to be able to set the highest standards and criteria on their own without interference, let alone the level of vicious attacks and coercion that has occurred by Planned Parenthood.
Karen Handel
Our short film ‘Bareilly Ki Beti’ is inspired from the incident which occurred in Bareilly, where a couple while digging a grave for their stillborn found a live baby girl buried two to three feet down. She was rushed to the hospital and she survived.
Abhinav Shukla
It never occurred to me that I’d have a dance company.
Mark Morris
I never, ever would have imagined the kind of career I’ve had. It just wouldn’t have occurred to me that anything like this could have been possible. I didn’t have any such aspirations. And I still can’t believe my good fortune.
Edith Widder
If I’d been bright, I’d have realized that I was horribly uncomfortable, amazingly frustrated, and like any sensible person, I’d have quit. But it never occurred to me that I wouldn’t be successful eventually.
Jack Lemmon
Ever since I started writing in college, I have, save for a few short breaks here and there, been working away on something. I love it, I need it, and so it never occurred to me to put writing on the back burner.
Laura van den Berg
I would have worked no matter what. I was born and raised that way. It occurred to me to be married second.
Amy Pascal
It never occurred to me that I could live in California. Now I can’t imagine living anywhere else.
George Cukor
It never occurred to me that I needed to say that I was gay. I simply am. Anyone who knows me or who’s been around me ten minutes knows it too.
Michael Jeter
To take over a government through military force would create instability, and it would not last for long. I do not want to leave a legacy of having taken over the government through military means. It has never occurred to me to have a coup d’etat.
It’s never occurred to me – and I don’t know what right mixture of upbringing this was – that my opinion wasn’t as important as the alpha males or that I shouldn’t try or that I wasn’t the funniest one in the room.
Iliza Shlesinger
Regardless of the nature of their crime or any rehabilitation that may have occurred, these ex-felons cannot participate in the decision-making process of this great Nation.
Charles B. Rangel
I was never once told to consider anything but my dreams. It’s probably one of the greatest gifts my parents gave me, because it never occurred to me to do something other than what I loved.
Candice Patton
Every breach you look at occurred because somebody inside did something they weren’t supposed to do. Sometimes there’s an accomplice, but most of the time, it’s innocent.
Frank Abagnale
I think I compose as a listener: improvising and listening back excites me because I get to ideas that never would have occurred. Then I bring in the computers and samplers… and I begin to loop and process and change them.
Thomas Newman
Most of the things in ‘The Things They Carried’ didn’t happen to me. Ninety-five percent of it’s invented. It’s not what occurred.
Tim O’Brien