Top 60 Incident Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Incident Quotes from famous people such as John Edgar Wideman, Gore Vidal, Sadiq Khan, Robert Kennedy, Debbie Ford, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

In Haiti, as I understand it, storytelling and history

In Haiti, as I understand it, storytelling and history itself are not a business of necessarily elucidating facts or the truth of an incident, but finding the version that is most entertaining and therefore will get retold and live in immortality.
John Edgar Wideman
For every Scott Fitzgerald concerned with the precise word and the selection of relevant incident, there are a hundred American writers, many well-regarded, who appear to believe that one word is just as good as another and that everything which occurs to them is worth putting down.
Gore Vidal
Every time there is a terrorist incident involving evil fanatics who abuse the name of Islam, ordinary, law-abiding Muslims pay a heavy price.
Sadiq Khan
When historians consider the significance of the Berlin crises of the mid-20th century, I do not believe that they will record it as an incident in the encirclement of freedom. The true view, in my judgment, will be to see it rather as a major episode in the recession of communism.
Robert Kennedy
As you say goodbye to lingering disappointments and unattended grief, you will discover that every person, situation and painful incident comes bearing gifts.
Debbie Ford
Even the biggest of criminals don’t go through what I or my family went through. A small incident was portrayed in the wrong way in front of the world. Maybe that’s how the world works.
S. Sreesanth
Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press, some incident inevitably brings me back to earth.
Jessica Savitch
I think the only difference between me and other people is that when I hear of an interesting historical incident, I immediately write it down and Google it.
Emma Donoghue
I had several near death experiences or very, you know, close calls, if you may, in Iraq. You know, there was an incident where I was nearly kidnapped.
Farnaz Fassihi
The only thing I can think of was an incident one day when I did get angry with the substitutes for talking behind the goal while we were practising free-kicks – I told them to pay attention because we might need them during the match. That was something I always insisted on.
Glenn Hoddle
A disagreement or incident involving someone who’s not that important to you, like a guy who cut you off in traffic or a rude cashier, is something that should roll off your shoulders. Save the effort for resolving conflicts with the people you cherish.
Joel Osteen
It is not questioned that the Federal Government is one of limited powers. Its powers are such, and such only, as are expressly granted in the Constitution or are properly incident to the expressly granted powers and necessary to their execution.
James K. Polk
I’ve anchored my share of live coverage over the years, including car chases. At MSNBC, I often prayed the ‘delay switch’ would actually work as promised. And, I frequently wondered what I would do or say if a violent and graphic incident accidentally aired on my broadcast.
David Shuster
That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years. Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens!
Harry Nilsson
What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character?
Henry James
I unknowingly accepted impermissible benefits from my summer landlord. I look forward to moving on from this incident and to supporting my alma mater for many years to come.
Devon Cajuste
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
There was an incident, in 1912, which ‘gave me a turn,’ so to speak: when I brought the ‘Nude Descending a Staircase’ to the Independants, and they asked me to withdraw it before the opening.
Marcel Duchamp
You need not give others a chance to exploit you always. We should know what kind of exploitation is taking place. I cannot create an incident to say that women have been exploited in Malayalam film industry.
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
To suggest that a Muslim cannot think for himself sounds to me very much like an incident of anti-Muslim bigotry.
Maajid Nawaz
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
For too long, we’ve allowed ourselves to equate targeted bullying with innocent teasing, or dismissed it as pranks and ignored the torment and long-term impact that an incident like this has on young people.
Kerry Kennedy
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
An antenna collects radiation from a desired direction incident upon an area, called its collecting area, and focuses it on a receiver. An antenna is normally designed to maximize its response in the direction in which it is pointed and minimize its response in other directions.
Robert Woodrow Wilson
The principle of self-government cannot be violated with impunity. The individual’s right to it is sacred – regardless of class, caste, race, color, sex or any other accident or incident of birth.
Susan B. Anthony
Nothing I force myself to write about ever turns out well, and so I’ve learned to wait for the voice, the incident, the image that reverberates.
Louise Erdrich
When you encounter some form of discrimination or maybe even worse, I urge you to alert others. Regardless of how small the incident is, it has to be brought to the attention of people like me and also the law enforcement agencies.
Raja Krishnamoorthi
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
The funniest memory that I can recall about my school days has to be one incident that involved unfinished homework for numerous days. I didn’t do any of my homework for days and days at a stretch, and kept stalling my teacher that I was extremely unwell and was under heavy medication.
Karan Patel
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
And at ten, or whatever time, in the morning we had the

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
If I had used real names, I don’t think ‘Madras Cafe’ would have ever seen the light of day because it was a political film, an adaptation of a true incident.
Shoojit Sircar
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
I’ve had to recover not only from a single well-publicized incident, but several years of press aftermath.
Donna Rice
I still wish Chelsea and all the players every success. I spent so many years connected to the club. One incident is not going to change that.
Roberto Di Matteo
It may seem unfashionable to say so, but historians should seize the imagination as well as the intellect. History is, in a sense, a story, a narrative of adventure and of vision, of character and of incident. It is also a portrait of the great general drama of the human spirit.
Peter Ackroyd
I can’t point to a single person or incident that changed my life, but the recognition that there is a certain world order, has been consequential. It has empowered me to do things my way. I found an inner truth by which I abide.
Shari Arison
Oh, I don’t keep a journal. How you remember an incident is dictated by your emotional state at the time. How you receive the information that is coming in is definitely based on your history and who you are.
Alexandra Fuller
The people who stood out in the Sandy Hook incident, the heroes, were the normal, ordinary people who went to save those children.
Marcia Gay Harden
When an incident is reported, HR almost always starts from a place of disbelief. They request evidence and ask for proof. But if HR is investigating a sexual harassment case within the company, it is their duty as HR to protect their employees. That is the sentiment that has to shift.
Cheryl Yeoh
The ‘Horn ‘OK’ Pleassss’ harassment incident and the mob attack there had sent me spiralling into a deep state of depression in 2008.
Tanushree Dutta
If we want football to be a sport that is no longer a sport, then use VAR on every incident. However, if we get to March, where every point becomes decisive, then games can last three or four hours.
Massimiliano Allegri
I keep a journal, like many writers do. It helps in writing a story, as you can use an incident from the journal and put in your story.
Ruskin Bond
I don’t remember a time or an incident where I decided to be an actor because it was always a part of me and it had almost become second nature to me.
Pratik Gandhi
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
What happened at Mt. Gox is not an isolated incident. This is a plague that continues to play like a bad broken record. As long as this continues to happen, how are we ever going to instill confidence in this industry? How are we better than the old financial system?
Brock Pierce
For me, ‘Parmanu’ was an awakening of sorts. The film is about a covert mission. It’s sometimes unbelievable that we get to recreate a part of history and live an incident that made history and changed the way our country was perceived.
Diana Penty
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.
Jeannette Rankin
The Dwolla incident was to be expected. The government will go after sites that it thinks are supposed to register as money transmitters. Some Bitcoin companies will register as such, and some won’t, but business will carry on regardless.
Erik Voorhees
‘Mercury’ is about a big company exploiting a small town. There is a place in Tamil Nadu called Kodaikanal. It had a thermometer factory, which would dump the mercury into the river. This affected a lot of people. This incident is the inspiration for this film.
Karthik Subbaraj
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
The process of writing is like creating a game of dominoes: The first domino creates the second incident, and so forth until the end.
Asghar Farhadi
I had one incident where my daughter said that a girl asked if she was a brown person. I said, ‘We’re black. You have black people, white people, Chinese people, Hispanic people; we’re all brought up differently.’
Kevin Hart
I hate politics and what are considered their appropriate measures. I hate notoriety, public meetings, public speeches, caucuses and everything that I know of which is apparently the necessary incident of politics – except doing public work to the best of my ability.
John Abbott
People always sit there and talk about ‘Talking Smack.’ They always bring up the incident of ‘Talking Smack.’ What did I do on there that was so terrible?
The Miz
In 2008, when Russia attacked Georgia, Western countries took it as an isolated incident, but probably this was the start of the push against our underlying international security architecture. And this push then started a landslide which in 2014 resulted in Crimean occupation.
Kersti Kaljulaid
I lived near the border with China, and one night, I simply left home and walked across the iced-over river that separated the two countries. I was fortunate that my family had close relationships with some of the border guards, so I was able to cross without incident.
Lee Hyeon-seo
I believe every citizen feels the same way about the Sewol Ferry incident.
Park Bo-young
Linda’s in all the songs. ‘Sunshine Superman,’ ‘Hampstead Incident,’ ‘Young Girl Blues’… Linda’s the muse.