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In 2002, my daughter was diagnosed with a rare form of colon cancer. And it was such a shock, a surprise to us.
I thought, after the Pulitzer, at least nothing will surprise me quite that much in my life. And another one happened. It was quite amazing.
I honestly have no strategy whatsoever. I'm waiting for that script to pop through the letterbox and completely surprise me.
I actually got a nice surprise about being a mother because I expected it to be harder and to have to make more adaptations.
The exciting part of acting, I don't know how else to explain it, are those moments when you surprise yourself.
Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.
The Russians are turning east to the Chinese - to the Europeans' surprise. It always seemed to me that the relationship between Russia and China would shift from being based in Marx and Lenin to being based in oil and gas.
The depth of John Candy's talent did surprise me. He was one of my all-time favorite leading men.
I don't know what the secret is when I am writing it - it really is a surprise to me.
As President Obama is inaugurated for a second time, the biggest political surprise is that gun control is now key to his political legacy.
I think it's important for artists to work together. It's great for fans to see, like, Ludacris came out to our show in Atlanta and kinda made a surprise appearance there, it shows a mutual respect for what each other does.
To me, all success is a delightful surprise, since one can absolutely never predict it.
Many actresses do that kind of shoot when they are in their early 20s but I didn't think I had anything to worry about so I decided to go for it. I was very pleased with the results and it was also nice to surprise a few people.
Well the beauty of 'Iyanla: Fix My Life' is that men are in every show. To our surprise, some of the deepest healing demonstrations have been with the men - the sons, the fathers, the husbands - because they agree to participate with the wife or the daughter or whatever it is we are looking at, and it is there.
It was a real surprise to me to come across the evidence that Christianity might once have been a danced religion. Certainly, some of the early church leaders thought this was great and spoke of what seems to have been circle dancing, perhaps around an altar.
Hollywood is portrayed in this super glamorous way, but when I see pictures of actresses going off the rails, it doesn't surprise me at all.
There are very few things that surprise me.
I believe that, by and large, people are good and everybody you meet is more likely to surprise you in a positive way than in a negative way.
I'd do almost anything for love, within safe boundaries. I've flown to places to surprise people, even if it was just for a day. I think it's so important to keep the romance alive and make sure the fun and spontaneity are there.
I love the fact that it starts from there, and you don't know where it's gonna go. Wait long enough - love will find you. Everything's a surprise. When you think you've got it all figured out... as Emerson said, the dice of God are always loaded.
'21 Jump Street' is great. I just made that, and produced it and was a writer on it. It's starring myself and Channing Tatum, and maybe some surprise guests.
I search for surprise in my architecture. A work of art should cause the emotion of newness.
I don't think it was a surprise that I ended up as an actor, and it was anything but a disappointment.
My characters surprise me constantly. My characters are like my friends - I can give them advice, but they don't have to take it. If your characters are real, then they surprise you, just like real people.
Laurell K. Hamilton
It's like a cast of actors; you're all working together closely under pressure to produce something everyday. And when we put up an issue, it's like the curtains opening on a new play. I really like that daily sense of surprise.
I don't think of it as a competition - which might surprise you, given the way movies are reported constantly.
I like to do new things, so I always take on roles that I feel will keep me on my toes. I never want to pigeon myself, so I always like to surprise myself. I believe in versatility and so I would play anything as long as it was a challenge.
The whole rise of new adult contemporary music and smooth jazz was a nice surprise.
Investigators have discovered that dogs can laugh, which can't be too big of a surprise.
Most research into life's murky origin has been carried out by chemists. They've tried a variety of approaches in their attempts to recreate the first steps on the road to life, but little progress has been made. Perhaps that is no surprise, given life's stupendous complexity.
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