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#1. I was given baby doll toys myself, and they proved a stark reminder that my life was expected to revolve around childbearing - just as my mom's had before me, and her mom's had before her. - Author: Beth Ditto
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#2. I found myself when I least expected you- at the same old rocking chair in the room with the same flavor of tea. The only difference was the tea had turned cold, just as life had. And I found myself with an option. I could abandon this tea anytime and make a fresh one. You see? - Author: Jasleen Kaur Gumber
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#3. The years roll on and life seems like this more and more, that choices don't really exit in the way I thought they would when I was a child and expected the regal power of adulthood to provide clarity and insight. - Author: Scott Turow
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#4. This isn't what I expected."
"What?-Life? - Author: Jenny B. Jones
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#5. The fox who end up living the life they expected are more often than not end up taking sleeping pills or taking the barrel of a gun and pulling the trigger. - Author: Stephen King
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#6. Michael Clarke Duncan and I met at a music festival that was honoring films, and we happened to be seated next to each other at the dinner, and we just hit it off and kept in touch ever since. He was just the gentle giant in real life like you would have expected him to be. - Author: Nikki Blonsky
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#7. I am ever mindful of the legacy of my grandfather, the founder of this Kingdom, who had said to me that he perceived his life as a link in a continuous chain of those who served our nation and that he expected me to be a new and strong link in the same chain. - Author: King Hussein I
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#8. some of the best ideas I've had in my life and in my work, they often occurred in the spaces "in between" my commitments. They materialized when I least expected, during a moment of downtime, and typically when I was doing something in no way related to the project. - Author: Todd Henry
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#9. The most beautiful things in life happen, when they are least expected. - Author: Deepak Rana
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#10. I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home, so educating them was a waste of time. - Author: Sara Paretsky
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#11. Well, none of us, as far as I can see, are doing what we intended to do right now, but I think we'll make out just the same. It's a poor person and a poor nation that sits down and cries because life isn't precisely what they expected it to be. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#12. People never expected a boy from a small town to have a life like I did. - Author: Kapil Dev
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#13. Marriage - as its veterans know well - is the continuous process of getting used to things you hadn't expected. - Author: Thomas Mullen
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#14. I am sure that no one coming to this ceremony expected a High Court judge to use the occasion to talk about that four-letter word, love. But that's a good thing. In life, never be predictable. It's so uncool. - Author: Michael Kirby
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#15. Our grandparents' generation never expected too much out of life and, paradoxically, were happier for it. It never occurred to my granddad that he would enjoy work. He hated it from the day he walked through the factory gates at 14 to when he left at 65. - Author: Mark Barrowcliffe
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#16. True love does not consist in trying to correct others, but in feeling joy that things are better than we expected. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#17. For generations, Americans have expected something new and better in their lives with every passing day - something that will make life a little more fun to live and a little more enlightening to behold. Exploration accomplishes this naturally. All we need to do is wake up to this fact. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#18. When I crawled down the rabbit hole into the pivotal event of my life--indeed the pivotal event of my generation--to write "Escape from Saigon - a Novel" I never expected it to be such an emotional journey into a life I left four decades ago. - Author: Dick Pirozzolo
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#19. Remarkably, the most common regret of the dying was this: they wish they'd had the courage to live a life true to themselves and not the life others expected of them. - Author: Donald Miller
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#20. And Oscar would tell the old man his only regret: that he was living the unremarkable life his parents had always expected from him. - Author: Benjamin Wood
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#21. Like an unfinished symphony, her story played on my mind for most of my life. It would rock to the tune of the passage of time, an adagio of high notes, low notes an illusive movements. Then when I least expected it, I happened upon the missing notes in the life of Charlotte Howe Taylor. - Author: Sally Armstrong
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#22. She had never expected anything special to just happen to her. Her plan for life was to get out there and make special things happen, which was a much more sensible plan from a probability point of view. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#23. Software is usually expected to be modified over the course of its productive life. The process of converting one correct program into a different correct program is extremely challenging. - Author: Douglas Crockford
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#24. I truly believe that I have been given a second chance at life. I never expected the results I have had. - Author: Tim Ward
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#25. People always arrive promptly at the places where they are expected. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#26. I love my children, but I don't really want to talk about them. I'm not that much of a freakish middle-aged mother, I'm just very lucky, and there isn't much more to say. I'd like not to be constantly expected to be a spokesman for things that are part of the natural rhythm of a woman's life. - Author: Mariella Frostrup
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#27. It isn't good to hold on too hard to the past. You can't spend your whole life looking back. Not even when you can't see what lies ahead. All you can do is keep on keeping on, and try to believe that tomorrow will be what it should be - even if it isn't what you expected. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#28. If love was a river, then Martha's was the Nile: enormous, life-giving, and at regular intervals capable of drowning you in murk for reasons you didn't understand. But you couldn't do without it. And no one expected you to. - Author: Nan Willard Cappo
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#29. Why should people be expected to think about the meaning of life merely because they happen to be ill? That is just the time when there is no time to think about such things, because the body is so greedy for attention. - Author: Ferdinand Mount
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#30. It was plague. We've had the plague here.' You'd almost think they expected to be given medals for it. But what does that mean
'plague'? Just life, no more than that. - Author: Albert Camus
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#31. I'll be giving a speech at the randomest place, like a bank or something, and a guy in a suit will say, 'I'm totally freaked out that I'm talking to the girl from 'Cremaster.' For the rest of my life, that movie will be playing in a museum somewhere. I never could have expected that huge response. - Author: Aimee Mullins
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#32. At first parenthood was as I had expected, exhausting, sometimes heinous, and occasionally divine. I held my children close enough to feel them breathe, laugh, swallow. - Author: Kelly Corrigan
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#33. It's been real weird. It wasn't how I expected my life to turn out. Especially, mainly pertaining to the show. It never crossed my mind that one day I'm gonna be big and famous and have my own TV show, you know? - Author: Jack Osbourne
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#34. Sometimes, as an actor, you're so deeply immersed in a part that you lose control of it. If you're really lucky, a few times in your life it'll take you somewhere you never expected to go. It really blows the top off your understanding of your craft. - Author: Mark Ruffalo
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#35. Never settle up for something that is lesser than what you expected. - Author: Anamika Mishra
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#36. When she turned to see me smiling. It was an awkward smile, but you only really know what a smile means when you own the face behind it. Everyone else just sees the smile they expected it to be. - Author: Nathan Filer
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#37. I had a moment a few years ago where I wasn't sure if I was acting for myself or because people expected it of me. A bit of a crisis of faith, I suppose. I did some soul-searching, took a break and decided I was going to live my life only for me. - Author: Adelaide Kane
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#38. I didn't take the decision [to get married] lightly. I ventured into it realistically. But life takes you places you wouldn't have expected. I'm really content with what was in the cards for me. - Author: Mandy Moore
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#39. I never expected there to be so much death in my life.'
I. C. Williams. - Author: Iain Cameron Williams
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#40. Stockbrokers, secretaries, government functionaries - everybody back then was expected to have some kind of inner life. - Author: Gary Shteyngart
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#41. Anything that lifts responsibility for our actions is addictive, I've found. So really, looking back, I'd have to say that was not the hard moment. The tough bit is always later, when you're held responsible for yourself again, and your life is expected to go on. - Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde
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#42. Life is amazing, life is odd. Life is not what you expected it to be. Things happen ... Growing up takes longer than you think. - Author: Lauren Bacall
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#43. you can plan so that nothing goes wrong in life. But something will, and it won't be what you expected to go wrong. So make sure you're with someone who will help you bail the water out of the boat, not someone who will blame you for the hole. - Author: Kristin Billerbeck
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#44. In life, it is never the big battle, the big moment, the big speech, the big election. That does not change things. What changes things is every day, getting up and rendering small acts of service and love beyond that what's expected of you or required of you. - Author: Cory Booker
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#45. I don't know, I think that if I could just accept the fact that my life is supposed to be difficult. You know, that's what to be expected, then I might not get so pissed-off about it and I'll just be glad when something nice happens. - Author: Jesse
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#46. There's a certain grace in accepting what your life is and embracing all the good things that have been - but there's still an expectation of good things to come. Not necessarily what you expected. - Author: Emmylou Harris
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#47. There was one big rule in life - the things you worried about never happened, and the things that happened were never the ones you expected. Not that this bit of advice helped Johnny much. It simply meant that he spent more time guessing at what the unexpected disasters in his life would be. - Author: John Bellairs
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#48. Or perhaps it's not the heartbreak that scares her, but the possibility. The possibility of a heart more than whole, or a life that reaches so far beyond what's expected that you can't see where it ends and forever begins. - Author: Amanda Leduc
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#49. Life is not what you expected it to be. - Author: Lauren Bacall
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#50. Just exactly what that good life was
the one I expected
I cannot tell you now exactly, though I wouldn't say it has not come to pass, only that much has come in between. - Author: Richard Ford
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