Quotes: unexpected

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  • 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.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable.
  • 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.
  • Carre Otis
    Carre Otis
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    But life inevitably throws us curve balls, unexpected circumstances that remind us to expect the unexpected. I've come to understand these curve balls are the beautiful unfolding of both karma and current.
  • Jose Marti
    Jose Marti
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    Charm is a product of the unexpected.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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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)
  • Bo Burnham
    Bo Burnham
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    For me, if you distill comedy down, it is surprise and the unexpected. That has to be it on its most base level, in any form.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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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.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
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    If a candidate for office starts talking about thinning the deer population or investing in barriers to reduce the number of deer on the highways, the other side will probably just ignore him, because they're not going to know what to say about it. But there is a chance that the issue will resonate with voters in an unexpected way.
  • 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
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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.
  • Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Rossi
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    In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new window into the surrounding world, I felt the urge to look through this window, hoping to see something unexpected.
  • 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.
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