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Top 96 Don't Expect Things Quotes

#1. Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life. Be thankful for the blessings of the little things, even when you don't get what you expect. - Author: Victoria Osteen
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#2. I always know what to expect of the things of Mother Earth. Sometimes they are cruel, but it is hard, clean cruelty. They don't torture you with their own weakness. - Author: Anna Lee Waldo
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#3. I think voters want somebody who understands their problems. You're right that they don't expect the president to fix everything. When he's wrestling with Congress and Wall Street and the rest of the world, they hope he'll be looking at things from their vantage point. - Author: Gail Collins
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#4. Customers don't expect you to be perfect. They do expect you to fix things when they go wrong. - Author: Don Porter
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#5. Guys wake up at your place and they expect breakfast. They don't eat bagels and M&M's in the morning. They want things like toast. I say, 'I don't have these recipes.' - Author: Elayne Boosler
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#6. Rule number one of the wizarding business. Never let them see you sweat. People expect us to know things. It can be a big advantage. Don't screw it up by looking like you're as confused as everyone else. Bad for the image. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#7. But actually, I'm planning on moving to New York this year and I can tell you one reason why I think New York is incredible: I think things happen to you that you don't expect have happen to you. - Author: Jason Schwartzman
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#8. I have raged at the wall growing between myself and others. I expect intuitive, miraculous understanding, or else I'm disillusioned and don't want to struggle to make things clear. - Author: Anais Nin
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#9. Things rarely happen the way you expect them to. But that doesn't mean they don't happen the way they are supposed to. - Author: Ella Fox
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#10. Neurotics expect you to remember all the things that they tell you, and many that they don't. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#11. To be treated well in places where you don't expect to be treated well, to find things in common with people you thought previously you had very, very little in common with, that can't be a bad thing. - Author: Anthony Bourdain
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#12. We mustn't be traditional in the way we communicate with people - especially with the Establishment. We should surprise people by saying new things in an entirely new way. Communication of that sort can have a fantastic power so long as you don't do only what they expect you to do. - Author: Yoko Ono
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#13. For things will never be perfect, until human beings are perfect - which I don't expect them to be for quite a number of years! - Author: Thomas More
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#14. I think the biggest thing for me now is that I have a better understanding of what to expect as far as things go and the scheduling. Your first year is a little crazy because you are preparing for the draft and don't know where you will be playing. - Author: Giovani Bernard
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#15. I don't have a tolerance for long meetings. I generally expect to get things over with quickly. - Author: Chris Liddell
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#16. I don't like the fact that people are supposed to think horror movies have a way things should go. I always try to do the exact opposite of what people expect and want. - Author: Rob Zombie
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#17. How can you expect to be rescued if you don't put first things first and act proper? - Author: William Golding
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#18. Things you don't expect come up, and you have to adapt. You can't let it throw you off. You have to cope. Those are all really valuable skills, in life and racing. - Author: Mikaela Shiffrin
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#19. I love being a wife and homemaker - because it's my choice. My husband doesn't expect me to do it. I don't mind doing things for him because he does so much for me; we both feel that way so there is no power struggle. - Author: Salma Hayek
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#20. If you don't want something to exist - and there are many reasons to want to keep things private - keep it off the web. But if you put it in digital form, expect it to be bootlegged, remixed, manipulated, and endlessly commented upon. - Author: Kenneth Goldsmith
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#21. I've been in this business for a long while, but it's not like I've been waiting tables. Since I started writing, I've only worked on things that I love. I've had a lot of heartbreak, but you don't become an artist and not expect that. - Author: Joss Whedon
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#22. A lot of the material is about the inevitable disappointment people feel as they move through life, and things don't feel the way they expect. No experience will ever match up to the idealized version in your mind. - Author: Ben Gibbard
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#23. When things come to an end in a way you didn't expect, in a way you never could have imagined, do they really come to an end? Does it mean you should keep searching, for better answers, for ones that don't keep you up at night? Or does it mean it's time to make peace? - Author: Monica Hesse
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#24. We rarely see the things we don't expect to see. - Author: Susanna Kearsley
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#25. When you do things for others; don't expect your good deeds to be returned. Do it because you enjoy making someone's day. - Author: Rita Zahara
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#26. Don't be a writer; it's a terrible way to live your life. There's nothing to be gained from it but poverty and obscurity and solitude. So if you have a taste for all those things, which means that you really are burning to do it, then go ahead and do it. But don't expect anything from anybody. - Author: Paul Auster
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#27. Being a funny person does an awful lot of things to you. You feel that you mustn't get serious with people. They don't expect it from you, and they don't want to see it. You're not entitled to be serious, you're a clown. - Author: Fanny Brice
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#28. Some things don't wind up sounding like you'd expect, which is just as well. - Author: Fred Frith
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#29. I feel like people expect a lot out of girls, like you're supposed to know who you are and what you want out of life right now. Some girls know. I did. But lots of people don't know. You have to try a lot of things and not worry about what people are thinking. - Author: Ashley Tisdale
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#30. You can't expect so much from love, otherwise you'll feel utterly disappointed when things don't go your way. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#31. Most of us live in parts of the world where we don't expect to see much, and we wouldn't necessarily notice things that are crashing. - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
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#32. Now, I don't expect what I write to change things. I think I write now simply as a witness. This is how it is. This is what we have done. This is what we have permitted. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#33. There are a lot of things in Queen albums that you don't expect; that's why we threw them in. - Author: Brian May
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#34. Don't allow yourself to feel guilty about wanting deep and endless love, amazing sex and opportunities that will change your life. Expect these things - work for them and don't ever stop until they're yours. - Author: Jennifer Elisabeth
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#35. A good photograph will prove to the viewer how little our eyes permit us to see. Most people, really, don't see-see only what they have always seen and what they expect to see-where a photographer, if he's good, will see everything. And better if he sees things he doesn't expect to see. - Author: Leon Levinstein
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#36. I don't like when people expect too much, because then I'll only be disappointed if things don't work out. - Author: Matthias Schoenaerts
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#37. Lost in my dreams, I somehow cross at the traffic signals, bumping into street lamps or people, yet moving onward, exuding fumes of beer and grime, yet smiling, because my briefcase is full of books and that very night I expect them to tell me things about myself I don't know. - Author: Bohumil Hrabal
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#38. I've had to learn that not everybody does things my way. But I do expect the absolute best of everyone around me, and I'm disappointed when people don't expect that of themselves. - Author: Michael Johnson
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#39. We don't expect Google as a first party service to provide all the answers. Part of the reason a platform is successful is because there are very very important things from other companies and other developers on top of the platform. - Author: Sundar Pichai
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#40. People expect things from art that are horrible for us who make it! They put the things we make in these restrictive places called 'museums,' then don't want to hear another word from us. - Author: Sigmar Polke
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#41. Write down the things you like most about them (don't expect change from them). Law of attraction will not put you in the same space together if you frequencies don't match. - Author: Rhonda Byrne
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#42. I love doing things that people don't expect. - Author: Mayer Hawthorne
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#43. I don't like to do things the same way every time. You always want to be evolving as a composer, and if your creative process is exactly the same each time, then how do you expect today's work to be any different from yesterday's? - Author: Christopher Tin
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#44. I generally don't become overexcited about things anyway, I'm just not one of those people. I'm not easily surprised by things either. I think it's because I expect that anything can happen - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#45. Things never go the way you expect them to. That's both the joy and frustration in life. I'm finding as I get older that I don't mind, though. It's the surprises that tickle me the most, the things you don't see coming. - Author: Michael Stuhlbarg
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#46. Don't always expect good things to happen. Your job is to forgive no matter what happens. - Author: Gary Renard
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#47. I don't think actors should ever expect to get a role, because the disappointment is too great. You've got to think of things as an opportunity. An audition's an opportunity to have an audience. - Author: Al Pacino
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#48. Don't wait for what you don't have. Use what you have, begin now and what you don't even expect will come alongside with excess of what you expect. Go, make it happen. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#49. Always try to be good to people don't always put yourself first, and don't always expect things to be fair, because they won't be. - Author: Steffan Piper
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#50. Don't you understand that we need to be childish in order to understand? Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn't developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don't expect to see. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#51. These are very subtle things, of course, and I don't expect everyone to pick them up consciously, but I think that there is something there that you must be able to feel, there is an energy at work that I must trust my audience will be able to pick up at some level. - Author: Atom Egoyan
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#52. I don't think anybody should do what they do in hopes of being successful. But I always expect myself to be successful at things. And if I'm not, I feel bad. I don't care for failure. I've failed at a number of things, and it's not my favorite state of mind. So I prefer success. - Author: Michael Feldman
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#53. It's so funny when you're actually directing because things start popping that you don't expect to pop, and something that you think is going to pop, maybe doesn't quite have the impetus that you thought it might. - Author: Stephen Moyer
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#54. Can't stand all these poisonous creatures, all these snakes and insects and fish and things. Wretched things, biting everybody. And then people expect me to tell them what to do about it. I'll tell them what to do. Don't get bitten in the first place. (quoting Dr. Struan Sutherland) - Author: Douglas Adams
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#55. One of the key things is learning which bits of life you don't need to take seriously. Usually far more than you expect. - Author: Penny Grubb
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#56. May I remind you, Howard, that mens means "the mind" and mensa means "a table"? But I expect in your case the two things are the same. No, no, don't scratch your head, boy. You'll get splinters. - Author: Diana Wynne Jones
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#57. Ruby: Oh Rosie Dunne, expect the unexpected for once. Maybe this time you won't get such a shock when things don't go your way. - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#58. I glanced up at him. I love things that are beautiful when you don't expect them to be. - Author: Elizabeth Chandler
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#59. I love doing things people don't expect. - Author: Lil' Kim
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#60. I said once that if they gave me enough money to read the phone book, I'd do it. I live in a total state of non-expectation. I don't expect things, and I keep my expectations very low about everything - Author: Anthony Hopkins
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#61. 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. - Author: Charles H. Townes
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#62. Some couture collections have everything including the kitchen sink! Everything gets thrown on to make it look expensive. I find it grotesque when clothes hit you in the face and there's no room for fault. But I don't expect to turn things around all by myself. I'm not a saint. - Author: Alexander McQueen
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#63. When we get our spiritual house in order, we'll be dead. This goes on. You arrive at enough certainty to be able to make your way, but it is making it in darkness. Don't expect faith to clear things up for you. It is trust, not certainty. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#64. Don't you know that most people take most things because that's what's given them, and they have no opinion whatever? Do you wish to be guided by what they expect you to think they think or by your own judgment? - Author: Ayn Rand
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#65. I expect big things from myself but as long as I can keep the commitment and dedication and put the hard work in, I don't see why there's any reason not to handle it OK. - Author: Rory McIlroy
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#66. When you help people, don't wait around to hear them say, "Thank you." A lot of times we do good things, but in the back of our mind we're hoping to get some appreciation. But if you make your intentions pure, and you expect only from Allah, He will take more care of you than you could ever imagine. - Author: Nouman Ali Khan
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#67. So what it means is when you don't believe in the inevitable, it means you don't expect that that's how things have to turn out. You can change them. - Author: Ginni Rometty
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#68. If you have a sense of the rates of change of stocks, you don't expect things to happen faster than they can happen. You don't give up too soon. - Author: Donella H. Meadows
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#69. I'll give you what you want, Sloane," he said. "What we both want. But think long and hard before you come to me. There are things that I like. Things that I want and expect from the woman in my bed. And I don't play by anyone's rules but my own. - Author: J. Kenner
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#70. For me, with the Blue Man Group, I got asked. It was for the Royal Variety Show, which was something I always wanted to be a part of. I'm really interested in things people don't necessarily expect. I did a pop song, but I did it in my own style. - Author: Katherine Jenkins
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#71. It's astonishing in this world how things don't turn out at all the way you expect them to. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#72. For the very reason that we expect things to be good and beautiful, they won't be. In genuine spirituality, we don't look for bliss. - Author: Chogyam Trungpa
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#73. 1-Don't analyze. 2-Don't complain. 3-Don't compare yourself to others. 4-Don't expect things to be done for you. 5-Don't expect perfection in the relative. 6-Look to the knowledge aspect daily. 7-Own the movement. 8-Problems are all in your head. 9-Hold yourself together. - Author: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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#74. You decide you're going to do horror, then gosh darn it, do horror. Do what's expected. Don't kind of do it. Don't dilly-dally around, because people really enjoy the genre, and they expect certain things. - Author: Roberta Williams
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#75. Our expectations set the limits for our lives. If you expect little, you're going to receive little. If you don't anticipate things to get better, then they won't. But if you expect more favor, more good breaks, a promotion, and an increase, then you will see new levels of favor and success. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#76. Whatever you do, don't play it safe. Don't do things the way they've always been done. Don't try to fit the system. If you do what's expected of you, you'll never accomplish more than others expect. - Author: Howard Schultz
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#77. Theano: Always expecting the worst, you are.

Danae: If you expect terrible things, then they don't surprise you, and all good things are like wonderful gifts. - Author: Adele Geras
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#78. Don't Expect What Goes Around to Come Around. Total jerks and evil people often get all the good breaks. Being nice guarantees nothing. Good things happen to bad people. Sometimes, things just don't "balance out" or "work out for the best. - Author: Paul Pearsall
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#79. If you give the audience what they expect, they'll be bored. There are no rules: You do what you want while respecting the boundaries. You don't poke people in the eye; you do things they haven't seen before and make it accessible, funny and clever. - Author: Matthew Vaughn
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#80. Prices don't merely reflect what people think things ought to cost today; they also reflect what people expect items to cost tomorrow. - Author: Amity Shlaes
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#81. Don't expect things to happen fast. Be empathetic with the people you are photographing. Don't be concerned about money. - Author: Lynsey Addario
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#82. The best things in life are the ones you don't expect. - Author: Sarina Bowen
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#83. Don't you know there's another bubble as well? An expectations bubble. Bigger houses, private planes, yachts ... stupid salaries and bonuses. People come to desire these things and expect them. But the expectations bubble will burst as well, as all bubbles do. - Author: Edward Rutherfurd
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#84. Don't just sit there. Go do something and don't expect that it's going to be fun unless you make it fun. You have got to work on things. That is when you are happy. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#85. There was no question that in our house doing well, doing it the right way, school, sports - there was an expectation. One of the things I've taken away from that is that I'm unafraid to expect a fair amount from people. It makes them so much better - you're doing them a disservice if you don't. - Author: James McNerney
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#86. I happen to go for the simplest, most ordinary things. The extraordinary doesn't interest me. I'm not interested in psychotics. I'm interested in the person you don't expect to have a story. I like Everyman. - Author: John Hughes
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#87. The truth is, bad things don't affect us as profoundly as we expect them to. That's true of good things, too. We adapt very quickly to either. - Author: Daniel Gilbert
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#88. The things I want to make into a film, they're personal, esoteric things, and I don't expect anyone else to like them as much as I do. I generally like my films more than anybody else will. - Author: Terry Zwigoff
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#89. I haven't yet discovered what my first language is so for the time being I use English words in order to say things: I expect I will always have to do it that way; regrettably I don't think my first language can be written down at all. - Author: Claire-Louise Bennett
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#90. Don't expect to achieve your best
while you expect the worst.
Change your attitude and be
a little more positive.
Great things are coming your way.
Be patient. - Author: Leon Brown
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#91. Life is filled with things you don't expect, but the Bible tells us to respond by trusting God and continuing to worship him, - Author: Laura Story
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#92. I don't know that I appreciate things more because of how I grew up, but I am very realistic with what I expect out of people and what they expect out of me. - Author: Adam Carolla
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#93. I think what's so great about making your first feature film is that you're so naive in some ways; you don't know what to expect, and you don't question things as much because you're just trying to figure it out as you go. - Author: Gia Coppola
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#94. Genres give a vocabulary. They give a frame of reference for the audience to enter into a movie. Then, once they have their footing, that's when you can start doing things that they don't expect. - Author: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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#95. I do know this: God does answer your prayers, but it's not always in the way you expect. God knows what's best for us, though, so there's no need to worry when things don't go how we originally wanted them to go. - Author: Lou Holtz
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#96. When you have beaten guys a few times, you don't want them to think they know how you are going to play them. You have to try and find different ways of beating them. You have to do things they don't expect sometimes, put something unpredictable into your game. - Author: Andy Murray
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