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Famous Surprise Quotes

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A list of the best surprise quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous surprise quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic surprise quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about surprise?" and "What are inspirational surprise quotes?"

This list includes notable surprise quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest surprise quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite surprise sayings get to the bottom of the list.

List Criteria: Must be a famous or well-known quote. If a quote is cut off you can hover over the text to see the full quote.

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    The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.

    Voltaire More
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    The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.

    François de La Rochefoucauld More
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    Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity.

    José Ortega y Gasset More
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    At the age of 19, you always think you are prepared for everything and you think you have the knowledge of what?s coming ahead.

    Diana, Princess of Wales More
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    A man surprised is half beaten.

    Thomas Fuller More
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    Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.

    Thomas Hardy More
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    new! Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced and the inconvenience is often considerable.

    Jane Austen More
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    Which death is preferably to every other? The unexpected.

    Julius Caesar More
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    There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.

    Josh Billings More
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