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When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
Words
Gracie Allen

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The secret to humor is surprise.
Humor
Aristotle

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A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
Questions
Francis Bacon

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There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
Surprises
Josh Billings

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If you pray for rain, don't be surprised if you're struck by lightning.
Pessimism
Damien Cannon

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To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated.
Preparation
James Carse

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If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.
Expectation
Malcolm S. Forbes

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A man surprised is half beaten.
Surprises
Thomas Fuller

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Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
Politicians and Politics
Charles De Gaulle

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Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
Surprises
Thomas Hardy

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Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.
Mother-in-Laws
Hubert H. Humphrey

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Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.
Death and Dying
Jean De La Fontaine

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The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.
Surprises
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
Critics and Criticism
Wilson Mizner

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Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even greater one.
Life and Living
Vladimir Nabokov

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Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.
Wonder
Bishop Robert South

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Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
Spring
Wallace Stevens

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Start viewing the possible as probable. You'll be surprised at what you can accomplish.
Possibilities
Source Unknown

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Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.
Ability
Marquis De Vauvenargues

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The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
Surprises
Voltaire

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Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Expectation
Denis Waitley

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Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.
Expectation
Alice Walker

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun