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What surprises me most about God is that the creator of the universe should want a relationship with me.
The painting develops before my eyes, unfolding its surprises as it progresses. It is this which gives me the sense of complete liberty, and for this reason I am incapable of forming a plan or making a sketch beforehand.
I never want to do the same things twice. I like surprises.
It's most presumptuous to believe we already know all the answers and will never get any more big surprises.
A lot of things I have turned down ended up being a big embarrassment. Like that script, 'The Beaver.' I thought that was one of the worst scripts I had ever read. But everyone said, 'Ooh it's on the Black List.' Yeah, well, good for it. They're a bunch of idiots. I saw the final film, and there were no surprises.
My life is so full of surprises, nothing surprises me any more.
I have my own vocabulary. I love linguistics. That surprises people.
I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
The paradox of modernism is, writers make the decision to work with the continuous present, and to work with... stream of consciousness, as it's called, for emotional reasons, and the main emotional reason is verisimilitude. I mean, this is what surprises people: Life is not in the simple past.
My love can't be purchased... Best gifts have been well-thought-out surprises.
I know that there are some people who don't like me, and that kind of surprises me more than the people who love me.
A lot of my work is a matter of reacting to surprises in life.
My biggest surprises in my everyday job have to do with the challenges of trying to be slightly more responsible as a brand.
Life is full of challenges and surprises.
Of course the Premier League is the most difficult league in the world because it's so even. I think you can't really compare other leagues with the Premier League. In the Premier League, every team can beat every team, and in football, that's something where you can have surprises.
What surprises me, what amazes me, is that it seems the military people were expecting to stumble on large quantities of gas, chemical weapons and biological weapons.
Every now and then, a presidential candidate surprises us with a truly human and honest moment.
It still surprises me when I find something in any North Carolina newspaper that isn't mad at me about something.
I'll tell you one thing, in what I do for a living, there's no substitute for experience. I don't care how much natural talent you may have... In the type of show I do, you can depend on surprises.
Science is exploration. The fundamental nature of exploration is that we don't know what's there. We can guess and hope and aim to find out certain things, but we have to expect surprises.
Charles H. Townes
There's a moment in every book when the book turns and it surprises me.
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
I like surprises.
One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.
I go to the movies a lot, and I regret when I see some actor that I used to like, to find them offering no more surprises.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
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