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Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
You'd be surprised how difficult it is relinquish a cell phone.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Hubert H. Humphrey
The focus on my appearance has really surprised me. I've always been a size 14 to 16, I don't care about clothes, I'd rather spend my money on cigarettes and booze.
When I was a seminarian, I was dazzled by a girl I met at an uncle's wedding. I was surprised by her beauty, her intellectual brilliance... and, well, I was bowled over for quite a while.
I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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
I like to be surprised. Fresh implications and plot twists erupt as a story unfolds. Characters develop backgrounds, adding depth and feeling. Writing feels like exploring.
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
Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
I had great admiration for the election of President Obama. I believe that the U.S. at that moment showed tremendous capacity to show that it is a great nation, and it surprised the world. It may be very difficult to be able to elect a black president in the U.S. - as it was very difficult to elect a woman president in Brazil.
When there is an accident involving fire, in most cases death is caused by the inhalation of the toxic smoke. What we need is air to go to a driver for 45 seconds. I'm surprised that this is not done, and I would make it compulsory.
I tried Botox one time and was permanently surprised for a couple of months. It was not a cute look for me. My feeling is, I have three children who should know what emotion I'm feeling at the exact moment I'm feeling it... that is critical.
It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.
Edward de Bono
In 2025, don't be surprised if a Chinese flag is placed on the moon.
I never know what's going to move me. I'm always surprised. And it's always a mystery to the people who work with me.
I'm always surprised that I'm still around funk and that people are still into it.
Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended; and, in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of 'high art.'
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.
We lose our right to be surprised that California has the highest recidivism rate in the country if we refuse to hire folks who have taken responsibility for their crimes and have done their time.
Teachers say to me, 'The internet is full of rubbish, wrong answers.' But you would be surprised how just long it takes to find wrong information on Google, and where it's not obvious that it's wrong.
Obviously I believe in reincarnation and all that kind of stuff - I don't think anyone's going to be surprised to hear that.
I can't say I'm surprised I was successful. I was determined - and I got it.
I was surprised that my wife thought it was a good idea, then again with my agent, another woman, then my editor, another woman - in spite of the fact that all three of them reacted positively I still have this fear.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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