Top 60 Quotes About Surprising Yourself

#1. I just feel like bands always need to work harder than the hardest working band. You need to constantly be one-upping yourself and surprising yourself at how hard that you'll work and devote yourself to your craft.

Hayley Williams

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#2. Surprising yourself is a big thing for me - to go somewhere that I don't even know I'm going.

Lily Tuck

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#3. If you swap it about, do television, theatre, film, you can go on surprising yourself. The problem is you get employed to do something you've already done. They want something from that sheep pen of performances they've seen you do.

Kenneth Cranham

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#4. No matter how old you get, you're always capable of surprising yourself.

Lisa Kleypas

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#5. The dream is to keep surprising yourself, never mind the audience

Tom Hiddleston

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#6. Mathematics has always shown a curious ability to be applicable to nature, and this may express a deep link between our minds and nature. We are the Universe speaking out, a part of nature. So it is not so surprising that our systems of logic and mathematics sing in tune with nature.

George Zebrowski

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#7. It is really surprising how many and what pleasant things happen to me; perhaps it is because I am always ready to meet an agreeable situation a little more than halfway.

A. Edward Newton

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#8. Did you know the following surprising facts? "Surgery has been found to be helpful in only 1 in 100 cases of low back pain.

Fred Amir

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#9. Small hopes can grow surprising fruit.

Robert Jordan

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#10. 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.

Henry David Thoreau

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#11. One of the most surprising things in life is the sudden realization that one has become old

Leon Trotsky

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#12. I've always said women make the best agents. Deceit comes naturally to them. It's hardly surprising: If you were born with a little hole half the population could stick its dick into whenever if felt like it you'd learn deceit too. Biology is destiny. You can't blame women.

Glen Duncan

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#13. I want the situations and plots to be surprising and unusual.

Arthur Bradford

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#14. Ronan, taking in Blue's posture and Gansey below, observed, "If you spit, Blue, it would land right in his eye."
Gansey moved to the opposite side of the bed with surprising swiftness, glancing at Adam and away again as quickly.

Maggie Stiefvater

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#15. I can speak of actors that I love. I love Cate Blanchett, Viola Davis, her tenacity. I love Charlize Theron. She's so surprising and so exhilarating, the kinds of projects she takes on. Marion Cotillard as well.

Lupita Nyong'o

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#16. It is well and good to opine or theorize about a subject, as humankind is wont to do, but when moral posturing is replaced by an honest assessment of the data, the result is often a new, surprising insight.

Steven D. Levitt

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#17. Apparently people who were in books actually sounded like a book when they talked. This was quite the surprising discovery.

Eliezer Yudkowsky

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#18. The most surprising thing, honestly, is that so few Americans know about the orphan trains. I was also surprised at the resilience and fortitude of the riders I met, their pragmatism and grace. I don't know whether this is a Midwestern trait or simply a human one.

Christina Baker Kline

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#19. Life, if you live it right, keeps surprising you, and the thing that keeps surprising you the most ... is yourself

William Deresiewicz

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#20. The senator was the kind of man who, having expended all his empathetic capital on marrying someone surprising, wanted to make sure no other people had the ability to make their own choices for themselves. He was anti-immigration, antiwoman, antigay, and that was just for starters. To

Lauren Groff

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#21. A good story feels both surprising and inevitable, fresh and familiar.

Adam Johnson

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#22. My career is built around a pattern that just keeps repeating itself over and over again. There's nothing surprising about it at all. My changes are as easy to predict as the sun coming up and down.

Neil Young

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#23. I can see by your face that I'll never persuade you. And that's surprising, because usually you at least try to see my side."
I can see your side," said Cecily. "I've got a much clearer view of it than you do, from over here on my side.

Orson Scott Card

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#24. One way to tell if you're really comfortable with a person is if you can be quiet together sometimes and not feel awkward. If you don't feel obligated to say something brilliant or funny or surprising or cool. You can just be together. You can just be.

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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#25. To see things in surprising ways, you have to extend yourself a bit.

Elizabeth Hickey

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#26. I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising.

Mary Wortley Montagu

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#27. And here's the surprising truth: As you gaze at yourself in the mirror held by another, you will see far more than your flaws. You also will see the beauty that is uniquely you; beauty that others see clearly and you may hardly know exists. That is also part of the truth about you.

Steve Goodier

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#28. As you stop trying to forcibly manage the thoughts, beliefs and actions that arise from your mind and ask instead to be guided by a source greater than yourself, you will find a world of support showing up in surprising ways.

Debbie Ford

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#29. I think that simply nudging yourself into unfamiliar settings - physical or emotional - can produce surprising results on the writing front.

Ralph Keyes

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#30. It's not your status as an orogene that bothers them. It's that you haven't yet proven yourself.

(It is surprising how refreshing this feels. Being judged by what you do, and not what you are.)

N.K. Jemisin

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#31. Open yourself to an encounter with heaven, be as a little child. Release your desire to the winds of the universe. Trust your angels to catch your wish and bring it to you in a delightfully surprising way. - Doreen Virtue

Doreen Virtue

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#32. 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.

Sydney J. Harris

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#33. One of the surprising things I hadn't expected when I decided to write crime fiction is how much you are expected to be out in front of the public. Some writers aren't comfortable with that. I don't have a problem with that.

Kathy Reichs

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#34. That I happened to fall into a career that no other girls wanted isn't surprising to me. I wanted something that didn't exist, so I had to create it.

Ronda Rousey

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#35. As the baby latched on with surprising fierceness, the nurse offered her own prayer.
Let her be strong.
Let her be sly.
And let her be ugly.

Kiersten White

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#36. We've also been forced to learn something rather more surprising: no one is particularly interested.

Alain De Botton

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#37. Life has a way of turning around and surprising you!

Anuranjita Kumar

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#38. One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults.

Melanie Klein

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#39. The often surprising results of that hunt - that's what I call Big Magic.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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#40. If you had to jump six or seven feet or certainly drown, it's surprising how far even older people will jump.

Erik Larson

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#41. I'm sorry. I can't serve him that item," the waitress said, only somewhat surprising her since she had a pretty good idea why.
"Why not?" she found herself asking anyway out of curiosity to see if she was right.
"Because he's a Bradford," the woman explained with a shrug.

R.L. Mathewson

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#42. That something so obvious as the vanity of the world should be so little recognized that people find it odd and surprising to be told that it is foolish to seek greatness; that is most remarkable.

Blaise Pascal

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#43. Is it surprising that modern English land law should resemble a chaos rather than a system?

Edward Jenks

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#44. 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.

Joyce Meyer

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#45. The person I am in the company of my sisters has been entirely different from the person I am in the company of other people. Fearless, powerful, surprising, moved as I otherwise am only when I write.

Franz Kafka

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#46. Shakespeare
whetting, frustrating, surprising and gratifying.

F Scott Fitzgerald

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#47. To be curious about a thing you have to find something surprising in it, and I'm afraid that nothing surprises me any more.

Sian Busby

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#48. perhaps we are not as free as we might think in the first place. Given your background, your friends, your family, the books you read, and the movies you watch, how surprising is your vote in a federal election?

Tyler Cowen

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#49. Because we all know one of the main factors of war is the element of surprise. And what could be more surprising than the First Batallion Transvestite Brigade? Airborne Wing.

Eddie Izzard

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#50. There's something more surprising than becoming a bestseller, and that's receiving messages of hate by other fellow authors.

Daniel Marques

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#51. I think that London is very much like that. I find there's humour in the air and people are interesting. And I think that it's a place which is constantly surprising. The worst thing about it? I think it can be smug and aggressive.

Colin Firth

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#52. Putting a rheumatologist at the head of a committee that arguably was going to have more influence over brain research than any particular institution in the country at the time, I think a lot of people found surprising.

Steve Fainaru

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#53. I always want to keep growing and keep surprising people, and showing them different parts of me.

Aubrey Plaza

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#54. Death can sneak up on you like a silent kitten, surprising you with its touch and you have a right to act surprised. Other times death stomps in the front door, unwanted and unannounced, and makes its noisy way to your seat on the sofa.

Hugh Elliot

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#55. After a while, a surprising theme emerged. The single most important thing you can do for your family may be the simplest of all: Develop a strong family narrative.

Bruce Feiler

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#56. You can analyse a joke and say it's funny because this guy thought this was going to happen, and that happened, and it's surprising. But not all surprising things are funny.

John Lloyd

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#57. God's call on our lives is often surprising and usually is based on God's ability to see how our various elements in the past might fit together to accomplish God's purposes in the present.

Adam Hamilton

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#58. It is not merely the feeling that something is familiar. It is one step beyond that. It is something new, challenging, or surprising that opens a door into a feeling of comfort, meaning, or familiarity. It is called an aesthetic aha.

Derek Thompson

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#59. A lot of people have been quite surprised with the stuff that I'm doing on my own, which shocks me because I've always known what I wanted to do. But people have only seen me with the Spice Girls, so I suppose it's not that surprising.

Melanie Chisholm

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#60. There's a lot of UFO sightings in New Orleans, which isn't really too surprising. There's a lotta crazy people there. The people there lack the intelligence to know what they are seeing, so that's why the UFO's go there.

Billy Corgan

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