Surprises Quotes

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Vera Nazarian
“Would you like to know your future?

If your answer is yes, think again. Not knowing is the greatest life motivator.

So enjoy, endure, survive each moment as it comes to you in its proper sequence -- a surprise.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Mark Oliver Everett
“Life is so full of unpredictable beauty and strange surprises. Sometimes that beauty is too much for me to handle. Do you know that feeling? When something is just too beautiful? When someone says something or writes something or plays something that moves you to the point of tears, maybe even changes you.”
Mark Oliver Everett, Things The Grandchildren Should Know

Carrie Underwood
“God put us here, on this carnival ride. We close our eyes never knowing where it'll take us next.”
Carrie Underwood

Rex Stout
“[A] pessimist gets nothing but pleasant surprises, an optimist nothing but unpleasant.”
Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance

“Sin sorpresas, aunque sean disagredables, nadie estaria dispuesto a vivir.”
David Olguin

“Life is a spread of surprises and it is both a privilege and a challenge to respond to things and events, and find the right answers to prickly questions. In this process, however, it might be wise to change first our perception and our way of looking at things, before persistently changing the very things and altering their hallmark. (“Life out there “)”
Erik Pevernagie

C. JoyBell C.
“One of the most beneficial and valuable gifts we can give to ourselves in this life: is allowing ourselves to be surprised! It is okay if life surprises you. Its a good thing!”
C. JoyBell C.

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Don't show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you'll see is hate and jealousy, and you'll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you'll feel is regret.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Molly Harper
“Are you going to answer my questions, or do I have to whack you with a stick until delicious candy surprises fall out?”
Molly Harper, Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs

Brownell Landrum
“Surprises are everywhere in life. And they usually come from misjudging people for being less than they appear.”
Brownell Landrum, Repercussions: DUET stories Volume IV - Adult Version

Steve Voake
“Well, we all like things to be predictable, don't we? We expect things to be safe and to keep on happening just the way they always have. We expect the sun to rise in the morning. We expect to get up, survive the day and finish up back in bed at the end of it, ready to start all over again the next day. But maybe that's just a trick we play on ourselves, our way of making life seem ordinary. Because the truth is, life is so extraordinary that for most of hte time we can't bring ourselves to look at it. It's too bright and it hurts our eyes. The fact of the matter is that nothing is ever certain. But most people never find that out until the ground suddenly disappears from beneath their feet.”
Steve Voake, The Dreamwalker's Child

Jill A. Davis
“The surprise is that you continue to be surprised.”
Jill A. Davis, Ask Again Later

Amit Kalantri
“Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience, so that nothing else surprises them.”
Amit Kalantri

Louisa May Alcott
“Oh, that is the surprise. It's so lovely, I pity you because you don't know it…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Men

Lisa Kleypas
“I've been thinking," he said huskily.
A tremulous smile curved her lips. "About what?"
"Trust. When I told you I couldn't count on someone loving me..."
"Yes, I remember."
"I realized that before I can have trust... actually feel it... I'll have to start doing it. Trusting blindly. I'll have to learn how. It's... difficult."
Her beautiful eyes shimmered. "I know, darling," she whispered.
"But if I'm ever going to try it with anyone, it has to be you."
Phoebe inched closer to him. Her eyes were so bright, they were like bottled lightning. "I've been thinking, too."
"About?"
"About surprises. You see, there was no way of knowing how much time Henry and I would have together before his decline started. As it turned out, it was even less time than we'd expected. But it was worth it. I would do it again. I wasn't afraid of his illness, and I'm not afraid of your past, or whatever might leap out at us. That's the chance everyone takes, isn't it? The only ironclad guarantee is that we'll love each other." Her voice thickened with emotion. "And I do, West. I love you so very much.”
Lisa Kleypas, Devil's Daughter

“Surprise sex is the best thing to wake up to. Unless you're in prison.”
Oliver Markus Malloy, Inside The Mind of an Introvert

“A poor person has few friends and few true friends but a rich man has lot of friends and few true friends. Ironically they always never believe and when this do it always too late.
Bottom line if you are rich stay rich else you are in for tons to surprises!!!”
Emmanuel Serenity

“Life! It always has something puzzling to say and something new to show. It happens when it's least expected, such a turn, such a scene!”
Noha Alaa El-Din, It's Hard to Please Vandanya: The Suitcase

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Kindness is the key that opens the door of favour and beautiful surprises.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign

Caroline Walken
“Five Stars!
Park Reader -- Great Read!
Reviewed in the United States on October 22, 2020

I read this twice. The first time I read it so quickly because I couldn't put it down. The second time because I wanted to make sure I didn't miss anything! There were twists and turns that took me by surprise; my assumptions were incorrect. I enjoy being genuinely surprised.”
Caroline Walken

“Even when all is lost and your faith has weakened;
life will still surprise you.”
Naide P Obiang

Susanna Clarke
“A heap of shining guineas was lying there. Mrs Brandy picked up one of the coins and examined it. It was as though she held a ball of soft yellow light with a coin at the bottom of it.”
Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

“Sometimes things start turning out better than we have imagined, life gives many surprises.
Journey towards the goal becomes sweeter with such small surprises and victories.
During difficult phases of the journey, these little surprises becomes the pillar of strength. This is life.”
Purvi Raniga

Abby Jimenez
“The only things you like sprung on you are snacks.”
Abby Jimenez, The Friend Zone

A.D. Aliwat
“A challenge, a surprise: the kind of girl you can’t forget. They write songs about this type of girl; make her into a character in the movies.”
A.D. Aliwat, In Limbo

“When we focus our gratitude on good surprises that life brings on, more and more abundance enters into our life.”
Purvi Raniga

“Tyrion, I know we do not always agree on policy, but it seems to me that I was wrong about you. You are not so big a fool as I imagined. In truth, I realize now that you have been a great help. For that I thank you. You must forgive me if I have spoken to you harshly in the past.”
“Must I?” He gave her a shrug, a smile. “Sweet sister, you have said nothing that requires forgiveness.”
“Today, you mean?” They both laughed . . . and Cersei leaned over and planted a quick, soft kiss on his brow.
Too astonished for words, Tyrion could only watch her stride off down the hall, Ser Preston at her side. “Have I lost my wits, or did my sister just kiss me?” he asked Bronn when she was gone.
“Was it so sweet?”
“It was . . . unanticipated.” Cersei had been behaving queerly of late. Tyrion found it very unsettling. “I am trying to recall the last time she kissed me. I could not have been more than six or seven. Jaime had dared her to do it."
“The woman’s finally taken note of your charms.”
“No,” Tyrion said. “No, the woman is hatching something. Best find out what, Bronn. You know I hate surprises.”
George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

“Life always keeps altering your meaning of Life.”
Somya Kedia

Fabien Vehlmann
“What entertainment value is there in executions if not for the occasional surprise? Why does the public attend? For the unexpected! A condemned man who flails about, or launches into a final fiery tirade. But times are changing, indeed they are...”
Fabien Vehlmann, Isle of 100,000 Graves

“…this life doesn't simply come with its share of unpredictability; surprise it its most conspicuous feature.”
Cicely Tyson, Just as I Am

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