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Quotes of surprising

  1. A lot of people have been quite surprised with the stuff that I'm doing on my own, which shocks me because I've always known what I wanted to do. But people have only seen me with the Spice Girls, so I suppose it's not that surprising – Melanie Chisholm
  2. They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don't get it. It's surprising – Macaulay Culkin
  3. I think that London is very much like that. I find there's humour in the air and people are interesting. And I think that it's a place which is constantly surprising The worst thing about it? I think it can be smug and aggressive. – Colin Firth
  4. The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France! – Antonia Fraser
  5. But any big change is more likely to result if there is a disruptive event such as new technologies or platforms that have a surprising effect on market share. – Trip Hawkins
  6. One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults. – Melanie Klein
  7. When thugs by nature meet thugs by political conviction, 5 -0 is not surprising – John McCarthy
  8. It's not surprising then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti -immigrant sentiment or anti -trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations. – Barack Obama
  9. What's surprising is that the people who fought against torture here are the communists. – Jean-Marie Le Pen
  10. El Salvador is a democracy so it's not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans... I have heard a single voice. – Dan Quayle
  11. I like to do things that are surprising and different. – Rudy Rucker
  12. That a strong stimulus to such an afferent nerve, exciting most or all of its fibres, should in regard to a given muscle develop inhibition and excitation concurrently is not surprising – Charles Scott Sherrington
  13. In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place to -day, it is vain to seek it there to -morrow. You can not lay a trap for it. – Alexander Smith
  14. I like a show to unfold and keep presenting itself, surprising you. – Tommy Tune
  15. I played Big Band jazz music. I wasn't into rock and roll. I was just there because it was a living. I surprised everyone. I'm still surprising people. – Bobby Vinton

Usage examples for surprising

  1. The surprising thing about the visitors was that they played as though they were just having an afternoon of good fun. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. It is surprising what an interest I take in water. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. At these words of the missionary, the soldier drew himself up erect, looked upon Gabriel with astonishment, and said, " This is most surprising – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  4. What followed was even more surprising – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  5. Then that is the explanation of the note I got this very day from our surprising Sister Agnes. – The Corner House Girls on Palm Island by Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch
  6. After this defeat, it is not surprising that Tehrak made no further effort. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  7. What is there surprising in that? – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  8. He made confession of the surprising fact. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. How that one, indeed, came there is surprising – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. Unfortunately for this, she could not resist the temptation to glance at Martin Trevor- she had not seen him for some time, and it was surprising to meet him in the middle of the week, as he generally came home only for week- ends. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  11. This sudden change of treatment had a most surprising effect. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  12. But there need be nothing surprising in the fact, after all. – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  13. Then a surprising thing happened. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  14. It is so slightly constructed as to be seen through, and it appears quite surprising that so large a bird, to say nothing of the weight of the three or four young ones, does not entirely destroy it." – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  15. The beauty and simplicity of many of these things is surprising and yet they have required neither unusual talent or careful training. – How to make rugs by Candace Wheeler
  16. I hope it isn't very surprising – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. I guess Ward don't think it's anything surprising that you're getting along so well, Billy Louise. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  18. Yet it was not so surprising perhaps, when one considered her teacher. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  19. The effect of pictures in this place is surprising – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  20. It was not surprising that Lizzie in her difficulties should use her new friend, but perhaps she over- did the friendship a little. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

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