Quotes: unexpected

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.
  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    A first-rate Organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
  • Jose Marti
    Jose Marti
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    Charm is a product of the unexpected.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    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
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
    Booker T. Washington
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience!
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
    Heraclitus
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    If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    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.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
    Leon Trotsky
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    Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
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