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Surprises Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Surprises

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The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

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Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lionel Richie, love song, OK, thank you very much,
good-bye.
And all of a sudden I realized that,
in my career,
what has made my career has always been the surprises.
- Lionel Richie

What surprises me is when people give me their mobile number.
The other day, someone on a bus asked if I swear.
I said I try not to, but of course I'm just a normal person.
- Christopher Parker

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It still surprises me when I find something in any
North Carolina newspaper that isn't mad at me about something.
- Jesse Helms

The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store:
one couldn't write them again,
and wouldn't want to.
- Jean Rostand

A story to me means a plot where there is some surprise.
Because that is how life is - full of surprises.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer


 

One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it.
With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers,
completely cut off from our habits and friends.
- Jean Cocteau

It's most presumptuous to believe we already know all
the answers and will never get any more big surprises.
- Stanley Schmidt

I'm dumbfounded, but nothing surprises me in this game.
- Francis Lee

My life is so full of surprises, nothing surprises me any more.
- Kim Wilde

Posterity makes the judgments.
There are going to be a lot of surprises in store for everybody.
- Irwin Shaw

The thing that surprises me most is,
you cannot change who you are.
- Jeff Probst

A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright
by informing him what he meant.
- Wilson Mizner

Nature gives us all, including Prof.
Lorentz, surprises.
It was very quickly found that there are many exceptions
to the rule of splitting of the lines only into triplets.
- Pieter Zeeman

I do not believe they've run out of surprises.
- Larry Niven

What surprises me, what amazes me, is that it seems
the military people were expecting to stumble on large quantities of gas,
chemical weapons and biological weapons.
- Hans Blix

That's how you get surprises, because what movies are all about is surprises.
- Peter Bart

When I do a horror or a fantasy film it all boils down
to something in the script that surprises me.
It could be a big thing or a small moment.
If it's there I'll do it.
- Lance Henriksen

Surprises are foolish things.
The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
- Jane Austen

I go to the movies a lot, and I regret when I see some
actor that I used to like,
to find them offering no more surprises.
- Catherine Deneuve

I have taught students from the New York City area
so long I have a special affinity and rapport with them.
It surprises me sometimes that there are students from anywhere else.
- Robert Morgan

The most important American addition to the World Experience
was the simple surprising fact of America.
We have helped prepare mankind for all its later surprises.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes,
one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what
he was afraid he couldn't do.
- Henry Ford

I get a lot of recognition for my voice.
That always surprises me.
- Moira Kelly

One mind can think only of its own questions;
it rarely surprises itself.
- Orson Scott Card

They may turn out to be a great disappointment,
or perhaps they may be full of enchanting surprises.
- Mary Wesley

What to do? We yanked the dress up over her lovely
attributes and with the addition of a scarf,
the problem was solved.
Sorry, guys, blame that stuffy censor.
He hated surprises.
- Audrey Meadows

I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into
politics from even a modestly cerebral background is
the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics.
- Chris Patten

If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises,
and hold the rudder steadily in our hands.
I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.
- Freya Stark

It is an endless procession of surprises.
The expected rarely occurs and never in the expected manner.
- Vernon A. Walters

Passion surprises.
One doesn't search it.
It can happen to you tomorrow.
- Isabelle Adjani

I've been around a long time, and life still has a
whole lot of surprises for me.
- Loretta Lynn

My surprises come usually once I start rolling and photographing.
- Kim Weston

Probably the biggest thing that surprises people is
that I am obsessed with hockey.
I grew up in the Boston area so I am obsessed with
hockey since I was a little kid.
- Rob Zombie

I'm in politics.
I'm in government, so nothing surprises me.
- Andrew Cuomo

I never want to do the same things twice.
I like surprises.
- Audrey Tautou

With every passing year, BEC proves that it still has surprises left for us.
- Eric Allin Cornell

I'm one of those writers who, when writing,
believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free
will on any of her characters.
In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
- Lynn Abbey

Sometimes it is better to begin the journey,
to get under way, then it is to sit back and wait until
such time that you're convinced that all conditions
are perfect and that there'll be no surprises along the route.
- John Engler

I've found even after nearly 30 years of doing this,
there are all kinds of new surprises that rear their
heads at various times and I truly believe that 51% of the images,
success takes place in the darkroom.
- John Sexton

The painting develops before my eyes,
unfolding its surprises as it progresses.
It is this which gives me the sense of complete liberty,
and for this reason I am incapable of forming a plan
or making a sketch beforehand.
- Yves Tanguy

I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky.
The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable.
This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand,
surprises me every time.
- John Dyer

Whatever precautions you take so the photograph will look like this or that,
there comes a moment when the photograph surprises you.
It is the other's gaze that wins out and decides.
- Jacques Derrida

It was important on The Shipping News to have my house
far enough away from each location so I had this time
in the morning to think about my shots and still remain
open to surprises once I got to the set.
- Lasse Hallstrom

But, I know enough people in that court,
through the years, to know one thing:
There's always somebody who surprises you,
who rises above what they thought they appointed him for,
and stays with the separation of powers,
and with the right of the law to decide.
- Arthur Hertzberg

I've been blessed with some lovely scripts and a character
that people could truly identify with.
It's one of those surprises in life that makes you think,
'God was smiling on me that particular day.
- Dwight Schultz

I'll tell you one thing, in what I do for a living,
there's no substitute for experience.
I don't care how much natural talent you may have...
In the type of show I do, you can depend on surprises.
- Bob Barker

May your season shine with delight and surprise.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s,
and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies.
- Lionel Blue

The True Surprise is that
So Many of Us have Evolved So Rapidly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
- Wallace Stevens

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved:
It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
- Charles Morgan

The secret to humor is surprise.
- Aristotle

A laugh is a surprise.
And all humor is physical.
I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
- Chevy Chase

The fact that I exist is a perpetual surprise.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do like to shock and surprise people.
When it's all in good fun, of course.
- Ruth Warrick

Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination,
because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise,
gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which
it was not before possessed.
- Joseph Addison

But instead I usually say that, though it may surprise them,
I too believe in the necessity of organization.
- Robert Shea

Always mystify, mislead and surprise the enemy if possible.
- Thomas J. Jackson

Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic,
we meet, not similarity so much as 'the bizarre'.
Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else.
- Miriam Beard

I don't think of it as a competition -
which might surprise you,
given the way movies are reported constantly.
- Sam Mendes

I knew nothing about film at all.
I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things.
In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three
key interviews and that would be it.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.
- Boris Pasternak

I'm awkward at these things.
Just being nominated for an Academy Award for Best
Supporting Actor for Karate Kid was a real surprise
and I was a little uncomfortable.
- Pat Morita

Scratch an artist and you surprise a child.
- James Huneker

Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues,
but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture.
They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement.
- Pat Roberts

It may surprise people to know that I advocate the
reform of the United Nations,
not its abolishment.
- Jesse Helms

Death never takes the wise man by surprise,
he is always ready to go.
- Jean de La Fontaine


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