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Surprised Quotes

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To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
- Jose Ortega Y Gasset

Related topics: Wisdom

I hope that you walk around the corner
and you get very surprised.
- Miranda Richardson

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up.
You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who
claim they are treating pregnant men.
- Isaac Asimov

Time changes everything except something within us
which is always surprised by change.
- Thomas Hardy

 

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll
probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings

We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven.
God has a soft spot for sinners.
His standards are quite low.
- Desmond Tutu

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My dear doctor, I am surprised to hear you say that
I am coughing very badly,
as I have been practising all night.
- John Philpot Curran

We usually surprised everyone, and still do,
as we keep the craziness onstage.
- John Gallagher

Everyone here says in a surprised manner that I have grown...
they are so stupid and do not notice that I am standing up straighter!
- Anna Freud

The audience that surprised us the most was definitely Paris,
when we played there last.
They were just incredibly into us and we weren't expecting it at all.
- Jon Crosby

Always try to do something for the other fellow and
you will be agreeably surprised how things come your way -
how many pleasing things are done for you.
- Claude M. Bristol

Looking back at all the people I have insulted,
I am mildly surprised that I am still allowed to exist.
- Auberon Waugh

When he asked me, with obvious self-satisfaction,
what I thought of the scenario, I hardly knew how to answer.
I asked if he had seen the play and was hardly surprised when he said no.
- Elmer Rice

On reaching the place where the Indians had surprised us,
we found the bodies of the three men whom they had killed and scalped,
and literally cut into pieces.
- Buffalo Bill

I know I come off differently than I think of myself.
I'm always surprised by what people say about me.
- Kurt Russell

Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you,
and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead.
- Charles M. Schwab

Working with my husband, I thought we would be at each other.
As close as we are, our styles are so different.
But it didn't happen - we were surprised.
- Julia Barr

I was not surprised by the results of the Horizon experiments,
but I remain willing to observe and consider any and
all other tests that are done under similarly precise conditions.
- James Randi

I was pleasantly surprised after the book came out.
It was like, hey, the home team put down a nice score.
- Rocco DiSpirito

I've always wanted to be a spy, and frankly I'm a little
surprised that British intelligence has never approached me.
- Elizabeth Hurley

Although it's only the beginning of the championship,
I am very surprised at my capability.
- Jean Alesi

I'd had no particular interest in the Southwest at all as a young girl,
and I was completely surprised that the desert stole
my heart to the extent it did.
- Terri Windling

I'm not as surprised in going from playing 1,000 seats
to 4,000 seats as I was from 100 to 500 seats.
- John Mayer

When we got into office, the thing
that surprised me most
was to find that things were just as bad
as we'd been saying they were.
- John F. Kennedy

Well, she managed to - Barbara was capable of doing
practically anything if she set her mind to it.
In retrospect, I'm not surprised that Barbara managed
to get collect calls through.
- Ted Olson

Some people come to our shows and think they're gonna
spend the night just listening to love songs,
and they're pretty much surprised cause we do a lot of rock and roll.
- Bobby Hatfield

You may be surprised to discover you're rich,
especially if you're broke.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Expect the best, plan for the worst,
and prepare to be surprised.
- Denis Waitley

People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am.
I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to
'The Art of Happiness' by the Dalai Lama.
- Carmen Electra

It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film.
Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised.
- Bill Paxton

I had a sense of what leadership meant and what it could do for you.
So am I surprised that I am sitting up here on the
62nd floor of Rockefeller Plaza? No.
- Vernon Jordan

It always surprised me that I was getting acting work.
- Mary Lynn Rajskub

In the theatre the audience wants to be surprised -
but by things that they expect.
- Tristan Bernard

So the American government lied to the Native Americans for many,
many years, and then President Clinton lied about a relationship,
and everyone was surprised!
A little naive, I feel!
- Eddie Izzard

Somebody out there is going to do something that's
far more surprising than anything that I would do.
I was surprised by the whole web thing in the first place.
- Larry Wall

People who treat other people as less than human must
not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the
waters comes floating back to them,
poisoned.
- James A. Baldwin

We weren't built to fly.
We can do it, but we shouldn't be surprised if it feels a little unnatural.
- Picabo Street

There is some mysterious thing that goes on whereby,
in the process of playing Shakespeare continuously,
actors are surprised by the way the language actually acts on them.
- Kenneth Branagh

Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

Hopelessness has surprised me with patience.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I'm always really surprised by people who are comfortable
revealing all of their secrets on TV or in a magazine.
It's actually quite shocking to me.
- Annabella Sciorra

You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap!
- Dolly Parton

Nobody is surprised that women writers accurately represent
male characters over and over again,
no doubt because everybody knows that women understand
men much better than vice-versa.
- Peter Straub

I like to be surprised.
The best writing is when it defies me,
when it starts going a different way than I had planned.
- Wally Lamb

We are constantly being surprised that people did things
well before we were born.
- Robert Benchley

I've always known I would be a success,
but I was surprised at the way it came.
- Eva Gabor

Well, softness and femininity like yours people don't expect of me;
so when they find me emotional and capable of real vulnerability,
they're surprised.
- Faye Dunaway

When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder,
you must expect him to scream, and you need not be
surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

It is amazing that something I did 23 years ago still
has an audience that people respond to and I am touched
and surprised that people are still very positive about.
- Gil Gerard

When you kill 500,000 children in order to impose your will on other countries,
then you shouldn't be surprised when somebody responds in kind.
- Ward Churchill

They consistently hobble artists' in the name of selling
more units then are surprised when the fans don't buy
the lukewarm music this produces.
So they then drop the artist.
- Malcolm Wilson

I played Big Band jazz music.
I wasn't into rock and roll.
I was just there because it was a living.
I surprised everyone.
I'm still surprising people.
- Bobby Vinton

I wasn't in any way a kind of soothsayer or not surprised when Sept.
11 happened.
I was absolutely shocked.
- Jon Ronson

You have to keep the business side together as well as the creative side.
We have constantly surprised people and stayed with
bands until they have grown on people.
- Greg Ginn

Better understated than overstated.
Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised
and easier than you said.
- Jim Rohn

I read of the Kalamazoo girl who killed herself after reading the book.
I am not at all surprised.
She lived in Kalamazoo, for one thing,
and then she read the book.
- Mary MacLane

The Beginning of Survival is my best album.
I am very proud of it, and I am surprised at it,
too.
I thought some of Travelogue was a little heavy,
but I don't think this is heavy.
- Joni Mitchell

I was surprised by the response of young people because
there is a perception that those younger than the 1988
generation are not interested in politics.
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

People would be surprised to know how much I learned
about prayer from playing poker.
- Mary Austin

Some women have said, 'Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy,
what will people think of me?' But they were converted and sometimes surprised.
- Daniel Pinkwater

When people meet me I think they're surprised to find
out I'm not always angst-ridden.
- Martin Gore

Part of being an artist is being willing to be shocked,
being willing to be surprised, being willing to be hurt.
- Holly Near

I wouldn't be surprised if some day,
they put the Simpsons in the Smithsonian.
It's become part of our culture, those characters.
- Joe Mantegna

To be a good actor...
it is necessary to have a firmly tempered soul,
to be surprised at nothing, to resume each minute the
laborious task that has barely just been finished.
- Sarah Bernhardt

When you first are in front of the camera as a young person,
you'd be surprised at all the insecurities you can get.
- Kurt Russell

I will interview bigwigs if I get the chance,
but you are seldom surprised by people in power -
you've got to get awfully damn close to get anything new.
- Joe Sacco

You'd be surprised how difficult it is relinquish a cell phone.
- Adrien Brody

If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised.
You'll get it.
- Malcolm Forbes

Since a politician never believes what he says,
he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
- Charles de Gaulle

People are usually surprised to hear this,
but I don't really read children's books.
- Beverly Cleary


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