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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+3
If one advances confidently in the directions of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
British novelist 1867-19310
A first-rate Organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
Charm is a product of the unexpected.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
Creating a new theory is not like destroying an old barn and erecting a skyscraper in its place. It is rather like climbing a mountain, gaining new and wider views, discovering unexpected connections between our starting points and its rich environment.
Source: The evolution of physics (1938)
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-19150
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience!
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-18620
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC0
If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.
Scottish Poet, Author 1830-18670
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.
British Philosopher 1820-19030
Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-19400
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.