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I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.
We are constantly being surprised that people did things well before we were born.
I must have been one of the least surprised people on earth on September 11. I felt very braced for that. I knew something like that was going to come.
If you spend enough time with yourself in silence, you'll be surprised what goes through your head.
The thing that surprised me the most is just how much money women that weren't rich were paying for their hair. When you're in a beauty parlor in Harlem next to abandoned buildings and somebody's paying five grand for a weave, that's a bit much.
I had years of partying, and I was kind of surprised and happy I survived it all. Now, being a parent, I look back on it thinking, Oh God, the things you did!
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!
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
People are surprised to find out that an awful lot of people think that they're idiots.
I get a sense that we've all been educated into one school of thought. I'm not surprised at all to find among the overwhelming majority of scientists, are people who would hold one particular view because that's all they're exposed to.
People are always so surprised when they meet me. Firstly, that I'm 'so tiny', and secondly that I'm 'so sweet'. They seem surprised that they're not scared of me.
Pop music can absorb so many peculiar talents, ranging from the completely nonmusical poseur who just uses music as a kind of springboard for a sense of style, to people who just love putting all that complicated stuff together, brick by brick, on their computers, to people like me who like playing conceptual games and being surprised.
People are often quite surprised by the sport and leisure activities practised by the blind. For example, tandem cycling is very popular.
I am astonished and surprised that someone could consider making a film about me without talking to me about it.
I'm always surprised when the corporate world does stupid things, because they're often not very stupid in hindsight.
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'm not as surprised in going from playing 1,000 seats to 4,000 seats as I was from 100 to 500 seats.
There are those who think that the private lives of candidates are none of our business. But when those candidates ask us for our attention as they explain their plans for how they will represent us, no one should be surprised at our interest in how they represent themselves.
I think golf is literally an addiction. I'm surprised there's not Golf Anonymous.
In 2025, don't be surprised if a Chinese flag is placed on the moon.
I would not be at all surprised to find out... that the dimensions of buildings affect us in ways we don't guess.
Our thoughts about an event can have a dramatic effect on how we go through the event itself. When our expectations are low, it's easy to be pleasantly surprised. When they're not, we're vulnerable to painful disappointment. Because of this, many people spend a good deal of effort trying to avoid developing high hopes about anything.
If you can use a search engine, you can find any piece of music that's been recorded for free. I'm not saying that's right, but it's a fact, and I'm surprised that more people don't accept or acknowledge that and try to adapt in some way.
Give warm greetings and farewells. I was surprised by how much this resolution changed the atmosphere of my home.
I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees - I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?
John F. Kennedy
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