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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
I think music naturally wants to be played with more than one person. There's a surprise element, and you don't know what it will be, and it's up to that other person's energy to help create this third thing.
Bat for Lashes
And it is very sexy as well: somebody says I'm taking you on a surprise date, you don't know where you are going and you can't see and then you put your hand out and there is a tiger. Amazing.
My greatest surprise was that so much of what we think is common sense is just prejudice, and so much of what we think is scientific fact is about as scientific as the idea that the sun revolves around the earth.
I think it might surprise the average person how angry people can get over the comics.
That soldiers do terrible things during wartime should not surprise us.
Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action.
I look in the mirror expecting to be 34 and see someone who is 58. What's that all about? I haven't even thought about turning 60 yet, but so many of my friends have celebrated it by now that it's lost its terror. And I don't mind being 58; it's just such a surprise when one doesn't feel it at all.
The great thing about being an actor is things happen to you very quickly. I like to put myself in the way of surprise.
To my great surprise and pleasure, I have had dinner with most of the people living with whom I would like to have dinner.
The whole point of being an actor is to get satisfaction out of a role - unless you're just vain about celebrity. You're always looking for the one thing that will surprise you.
Jonny Lee Miller
I don't think of it as a competition - which might surprise you, given the way movies are reported constantly.
I was so thrilled to be in 'Doctor Who.' It's such a wonderful experience, and the fan base that that show has never fails to surprise me.
But instead I usually say that, though it may surprise them, I too believe in the necessity of organization.
The best live recordings capture elements of surprise onstage.
The UK downgrade will come as little surprise to many. It does not appear to be occurring because the UK is cutting its deficit too far and too fast.
I write fast. But it takes me a while to get going. It's very important for me to see my whole plot. I have to see the end first because I like a surprise in the end. Which is why I let characters and plot gestate in my mind.
Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention.
Terrorists always have the advantage of surprise.
Gijs de Vries
I find out more about Jack every week. Essentially, I'm the same character, but I'm having more fun this season because I'm doing more aliases, you know. I like the surprise of not knowing.
We knew all along we were making a good show, so its success was not a surprise to me. What has surprised me is the magnitude of this show's success. More people see me now in one episode than saw me in 20 years of movies and theater!
It was a bit of a surprise when I became a Tory MP. My friends said it was a stupid idea.
So it won't be a surprise when the Greek default actually happens and we expect it one way or the other to be relatively soon.
I saw a story in the Los Angeles Times that 40 percent of the viewers are men. It didn't really surprise me.
The biggest surprise about our marriage is that Erin was out there.
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