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Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
Robert E. Lee
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
I love when people underestimate me and then become pleasantly surprised.
Nothing is as irritating as the fellow who chats pleasantly while he's overcharging you.
Considering how foolishly people act and how pleasantly they prattle, perhaps it would be better for the world if they talked more and did less.
W. Somerset Maugham
The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.
I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum.
Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh.
There's so much nonsense tossed around about L.A. and how horrible it is and 'don't go out there' and all that stuff. So I went out to L.A. and I was pleasantly surprised.
While I was pleasantly surprised by the relatively high number of jobs created in April, the fact is that job creation during this recovery period has significantly lagged both historical experience in recovery, and the projections of the Bush Administration.
The only way to go on holiday is with your expectations at ground level. Convince yourself before you go that the weather's going to be dreadful and there will be nylon sheets. You'll then be pleasantly surprised.
You do get some weirdos, but if there are any nice people out there who want to write to me pleasantly, then they'll get a pleasant reply back!
I've never had any idea that what I like would resonate with the audience, and I'm pleasantly surprised when it does.
I'm easy driving, But I'm not a person who loves living pleasantly above all else. I'm not that way at all. I might think I'm that, but I'm not really that.
After the many rumours that we had heard about Hitler and the published criticisms we had read about him, we were pleasantly impressed. His appearance was neither pretentious nor affected.
I was pleasantly surprised after the book came out. It was like, hey, the home team put down a nice score.
I was worried people would laugh at me when I started to talk the language, but they were just pleasantly surprised that I could. The sense of humour here is great - once I could have a giggle, I settled down.
I can always remember that experience in Hawaii pleasantly on account of Elvis.
I maintain that I never expect anything, therefore I'm always pleasantly surprised.
Lianne La Havas
I guess it's easier to think badly and then be pleasantly surprised.
It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised.
And I don't say that we didn't expect it, but we were pleasantly surprised to see the generosity of their foreign policy; and the generosity of their foreign policy at that moment was expressed through the Marshall Plan.
I don't always expect good from people. I always expect the bad and I am pleasantly surprised when they are nice.
We must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally at our convenience and which ones may never be if we are to live pleasantly with our fellow man.
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