Surprising Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 77 Quotes About Surprising Life

#1. My images don't come close to real life. The world is remarkable, astounding and surprising that one does not need to exaggerate. What actually exists is simply insane. - Author: Duane Hanson
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#2. Life, if you live it right, keeps surprising you, and the thing that keeps surprising you the most ... is yourself - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#3. We often discover only many years later whether life and the stars were smiling upon us or not. Life can take the most surprising turns. What - Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker
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#4. She was constantly surprising, infinitely complex. Unknowable. Unpredictable. I have never met anyone more fascinating in my life, and all the time in the world wouldn't be enough to ever know her. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#5. Few things in life are as surprising as having your husband, the man you gave your heart and soul to, throw you off a 350-foot building. I should know. - Author: Darynda Jones
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#6. Playing Lissa was the most thrilling, terrifying, uplifting, fulfilling, surprising, and experience of my life. - Author: Lucy Fry
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#7. I have had close relationships with three species of wild pigs, each a chance encounter on a different continent, and all continue to enrich my life in surprising ways. - Author: Lyall Watson
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#8. And this was the surprising thing about life on Berk. It was a bit like the sea itself. One minute it was all storms, and shipwrecks, and desperate escapes from deadly dragons, the next it was as calm, and peacefully restful, as if these things had never happened. - Author: Cressida Cowell
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#9. God uses sorrowful tragedy to set the stage for surprising triumph-whether in this life or the life to come. - Author: David Platt
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#10. Life is full of surprises. Why is that always surprising? - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#11. [N]othing is as surprising as life. Except for writing. Except for writing. Yes, of course, except for writing, the only consolation. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#12. It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others. - Author: Sydney J. Harris
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#13. One thing that's interesting is that whenever something starts, like the school year when you were a kid, it feels like such a significantly huge time in your life and how much life has changed. What's surprising is how quickly it's going by. - Author: Donal Logue
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#14. Yes, well, life is a folly. If you live long enough, nothing is surprising. - Author: Tracy Chevalier
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#15. The wise man then followed a simple way of life-which is hardly surprising when you consider how even in this modern age he seeks to be as little encumbered as he possibly can. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#16. I read the novel I had been writing for several months with an odd sense that it was the work of a stranger. I usually work in the dead hours of night and surprising the manuscript mid-morning revealed the flaws and excesses it was trying to conceal. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#17. We find . . . in everyday life, where dilemmas are sometimes solved by the most surprising new propositions; many artists, philosophers, and even scientists owe some of their best ideas to inspirations . . . from the unconscious. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#18. Knowledge comes as it will. Life's lessons come at the most surprising times. - Author: Terry Goodkind
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#19. It's not only ghosts who haunt us. Our memories follow us through life, surprising us now and again when we are forced to turn around and look behind us. - Author: Karen White
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#20. If you look at my life before I went into television, the struggle I went through coming out would be surprising to most people, given how comfortable and how out I am being the only late-night gay talk-show host. - Author: Andy Cohen
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#21. Love is our only reason for living and the only purpose of life. We live for the sake of love, and we live seeking love ... it is not surprising that we keep looking for love. All of us are nothing but vibrations of love. We are sustained by love, and in the end we merge back into love ... - Author: Swami Muktananda
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#22. Victor claims these kinds of things don't go on in normal households, but I'm pretty sure this entire incident could be blamed on the fact that I have several real-life sleep disorders. This is not too surprising considering I collect neurological disorders like other people collect comic books. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#23. What we love in our books are the depths of many marvelous moments seen all at once.There is no beginning, no middle, no end, no suspense, no moral, no causes, no effects. When seen all at once, they produce an image of life that is beautiful and surprising and deep. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#24. I am not a "culture critic" because I am not in any way interested in classifying cultural forms. I am a metaphysician, interested in the life of the forms and their surprising modalities. That is why I have no interest in the academic world. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#25. The experience of the human, male or female, cannot be completely defined by one startling, surprising, or gigantic life experience. - Author: Jenny Slate
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#26. We alternate choosing places to go, but we also have to be willing to go where the road takes us. This means the grand, the small, the bizarre, the poetic, the beautiful, the ugly, the surprising. Just like life. But absolutely, unconditionally, resolutely nothing ordinary. - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#27. A fierce hatred of embarrassment ruled a surprising amount of the life of Moses Malone, the Hall of Fame basketball center. - Author: Joseph Bottum
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#28. But life is wakings-up, all unexpected, all surprising. - Author: John Crowley
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#29. Life is always surprising to me. When you think it's going to get dull, it never really does. - Author: Conor Oberst
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#30. Funny how life had its little ways of surprising you. Little quirks of fate. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#31. Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising. - Author: Plautus
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#32. Death is more merciful than hope itself! There is nothing surprising in this, for death is divinely appointed, while hope is the creation of human folly. Both end in frustration. Am I destined to lead a life of endless frustration?
-(The Beginning and the End) - Author: Naguib Mahfouz
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#33. Everything may evaporate at any instant. Everything!' I said with surprising vehemence. 'You, me, the most rocklike personality since Calving Coolidge; death, destruction, despair may strike. To live your life assuming otherwise is insanity. - Author: Luke Rhinehart
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#34. How is life a shaped? By parentage, siblings, calss and religion, by schooling, vocational choices, by friends, partnerships, children, by place and time, by illness and accident, and sometimes, but most rarely, by surprising choice. - Author: Carrie Snyder
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#35. And in life, at least in her new life, chances were the best she could hope for. They were like her rocks. Imperfect and surprising and maybe better in the long run than certainties. - Author: Veronica Rossi
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#36. Moral philosophy is very largely a branch of fiction. Despite this, a philosopher has yet to write a great novel. The fact should not be surprising. In philosophy the truth about human life is of no interest - Author: John N. Gray
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#37. Man is the question he asks about himself, before any question has been formulated. It is, therefore, not surprising that the basic questions were formulated very early in the history of mankind. - Author: Paul Tillich
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#38. One reason that we find the emergence of life surprising is that we don't really see much of it. . . We are like Horton the elephant, too large to hear the Whos. - Author: M..
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#39. The surprising thing is that I was not funny in high school. I was always jealous of the funny kids because they always got the girls. I couldn't tell a joke to save my life. - Author: Seann William Scott
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#40. He wore his medals. He had a surprising number of them, the real kind, not the ones you got for turning up. Although turning up was no mean thing, some days. - Author: Nick Harkaway
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#41. I think writers like to see how people bring their words to life, and it's always surprising. Always, no matter what, whether it's good or bad, it's always surprising because a whole human being is coming to that piece of writing. - Author: Lisa Edelstein
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#42. In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place today, it is vain to seek it there tomorrow. You can not lay a trap for it. - Author: Alexander Smith
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#43. Are you happy, Ivy?' he asks, surprising me.
In my whole life, I don't think anyone ever asked me that question. - Author: Amy Engel
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#44. Being a woman in control of a company - even a small private company, as ours was then - was so singular and surprising in those days that I necessarily stood out. In 1963, and for the first several years of my working life, my situation was certainly unique. - Author: Katharine Graham
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#45. You have always understood and accepted my most genuine, most intimate impulses and responded to them with surprising accuracy. I wish all people turned into such mirrors for each other. - Author: Igor Eliseev
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#46. If there's one thing life is good at, it's surprising you," Jack said. "And sometimes it surprises you in the best ways. - Author: Chris Colfer
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#47. I think the great thing about characters is the ways that they can be surprising. I mean, sometimes you think you've got a lock on a personality, even just in life, and then they'll shock you by their behavior. - Author: Joel Edgerton
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#48. It's surprising how much life can change in a minute, how we can be swept up in a moment by kind words or affection craved for a lifetime. We'll do anything to feel alive, to feel human. - Author: Brittany Weekley
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#49. I come from a very expressive family, so it's really not surprising that we became actors. There was a lot of real-life drama in our house. Some of it was drama, some of it was comedy and some of it was comic-tragedy. - Author: John Turturro
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#50. What'll be your biography? "At that point, life seemed pretty bleak. Then (insert your name) did a surprising thing... - Author: Richard Bach
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#51. Over time, the welfare state has become dysfunctional in a surprising way. But in a way it became a victim of its own success: It became so successful at prolonging life, that it becomes financially unsustainable, unless you make major changes to things like retirement ages. - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#52. Keep your life so constantly in touch with God that His surprising power can break through at any point. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#53. I simply cannot get over what a surprising and wonderful life God has given me, - Author: Stanley Hauerwas
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#54. Surprising choice proves hardest to come by. Most choices, even the disastrous ones, are predictable. - Author: Carrie Snyder
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#55. A surprising number of people - including many students of literature - will tell you they haven't really lived in a book since they were children. Sadly, being taught literature often destroys the life of the books. - Author: A.S. Byatt
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#56. It is surprising how many great men and women a small house will contain. I have had twenty-five or thirty souls, with their bodies, at once under my roof, and yet we often parted without being aware that we had come very near to one another. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#57. One of the most surprising things in life is the sudden realization that one has become old - Author: Leon Trotsky
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#58. Prayer is such a basic foundation of a Christian's relationship with God. It's how we communicate and fellowship with Him. But a surprising number of people, young and old, new and even long-time Christians, say they're not satisfied with their prayer life. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#59. And in life, at least her new life, chances were the best she could hope for. They were like her rocks. Imperfect and surprising and maybe better in the long run than certainties. Chances, she thought, WERE life. - Author: Veronica Rossi
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#60. Nothing is more natural than mutual misunderstanding; the contrary is always surprising. I believe that one never agrees on anything except by mistake, and that all harmony among human beings is the happy fruit of an error. - Author: Paul Valery
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#61. You find surprising things about the privite life of a country when you invide it - Author: Evan Wright
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#62. I find it only natural for a storyteller to be interested in storytelling and, for anyone who spends the better part of his or her life writing fiction, it is hardly surprising that the pleasures, worries, and mechanics of fiction-making should enter the work. - Author: Norman Lock
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#63. On 'EastEnders,' if someone gets surprising news on the phone, the scene ends with them looking at their handset in amazement. No one in real life does that. - Author: Robert Webb
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#64. It's my mission to share this with the world and to let them know that there is life on the other side of those dark times that seem so hopeless and helpless. I want to show the world that there is life
surprising, wonderful and unexpected life after diagnosis. - Author: Demi Lovato
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#65. At my 30th birthday party, one of my best friends gave a toast and said I'd been waiting for that day since I was 13. Everyone laughed, but he was right! Life continues to get more fun, more surprising, more delightful. - Author: Siobhan-Marie O'Connor
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#66. Abundance flows into my life in surprising and miraculous ways every day. - Author: Cheryl Richardson
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#67. Intuition is beyond the scope of our mind, it is surprising, but it is the fact of life - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#68. I feel like my whole life, I've had to prove myself to so many people because I'm young and because I'm a female; it's just constant. I'm always surprising people. - Author: Alessia Cara
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#69. Life has a way of turning around and surprising you! - Author: Anuranjita Kumar
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#70. That's the way life works: gratitude and appreciation just bring more goodness. Remember: Everything we give out comes back. Gratitude has all sorts of little, surprising rewards. - Author: Louise Hay
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#71. One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries. - Author: A.A. Milne
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#72. But I cannot pretend, as much as sometimes I would like to, that I have not throughout my life experienced the redeeming, destabilizing love of a surprising God. - Author: Nadia Bolz-Weber
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#73. It's not surprising that you wouldn't see that side of me on television, but in real life I find the world to be quite a funny place. - Author: Gwen Ifill
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#74. The inventory process and stepping back in your life can sometimes be a very dark process. But it also can be extremely funny and surprising. - Author: Craig Charles
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#75. Over and over, we are broken on the shore of life. Our stubborn egos are knocked around, and our frightened hearts are broken open - not once, and not in predictable patterns, but in surprising ways and for as long as we live. - Author: Elizabeth Lesser
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#76. I believe that life always has a way of surprising you, for better or for worse," he looks at me once more, his eyes holding mine captive in its strong hold. "And that you always have a choice as to how the story ends... - Author: Mara Joaquin
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#77. Life ... Isn't a roller coaster, it isn't unexpected or surprising. It's not a free ticket to go along for the ride ... Simply put, Life is life. Its who you are, what you do that defines you and your life, so choose ... but choose wisely, because life is here to stay ... - Author: Bilal Hussain
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