35 Quotes About Pleasant Surprises

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Experience bouts of happiness and the occasional surprise helps to keep life interesting. These types of things can also give our bodies a surprising chemical effect. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about pleasant surprises that encourage you to experience this type of behavior.

“Are you going to answer my questions, or do I have to whack you with a stick until delicious candy surprises fall out?”

“Awards are always a pleasant surprise. They are the candy-floss parts of our job – a lovely added extra to attract people’s attention. The bottom line is that you want to sell tickets.”

“Don’t keep your greatness; exhibit it to the admiration of all but note however also to keep your precious something hidden for discovery.”

“Don’t show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you’ll see is hate and jealousy.”

“God put us here, on this carnival ride. We close our eyes never knowing where it’ll take us next.”

“He was constantly surprising me like that. I had thought I didn’t like surprises, but I found I did when they came from him.”

“I had a whole evening planned. I was hoping to sweep you off your feet. Like those guys in your stupid books.”

“I learned to slip back and forth between my black and white worlds. One of those tricks I had learned: People were satisfied so long as you were courteous and smiled and made no sudden moves.”

“I never want to do the same things twice. I like surprises.”

“I really didn’t have any bad hitchhiking experiences. The only bad experiences were standing by the road for 10 hours.”

“I’m not afraid of being dead, that’s to say there’s nothing to be afraid of. I won’t know I’m dead, would be my strong conviction. And if I find that I’m alive in any way at all, that’ll be a pleasant surprise. I quite like surprises.”

“It is a pleasant surprise to him (the pure mathematician) and an added problem if he finds that the arts can use his calculations, or that the senses can verify them, much as if a composer found that sailors could heave better when singing his songs.”

“Life is so full of unpredictable beauty and strange surprises. Sometimes that beauty is too much for me to handle. Do you know that feeling?”

“Live your life as if you are ready to say goodbye to it at any moment, as if the time left for you were some pleasant surprise.”

“Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience, so that nothing else surprises them.”

“Investment bubbles and high animal spirits do not materialize out of thin air. They need extremely favorable economic fundamentals together with free and easy, cheap credit, and they need it for at least two or three years.”

“Oh, that is the surprise. It’s so lovely, I pity you because you don’t know it…”

“One of the biggest and most pleasant surprises is that, even when you have that need to keep up an appearance of being right or knowing, there is life after admitting you don’t know and that’s beautiful.”

“One of the most beneficial and valuable gifts we can give to ourselves in this life: is allowing ourselves to be surprised! It is okay if life surprises you. Its a good thing!”

“One pleasant surprise was when I interviewed Butch Patrick. I was expecting this bitter old drunk, and instead he had a total sense of humor about his career and his drinking and drug problem.”

“Speaking of food, English cuisine has received a lot of unfair criticism over the years, but the truth is that it can be a very pleasant surprise to the connoisseur of severely overcooked livestock organs served in lukewarm puddles of congealed grease.”

“Surprises are all part of life’s journey.”

“Surprises are everywhere in life. And they usually come from misjudging people for being less than they appear.”

“Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.”

“The pleasant surprise for me is that when I look into Tony’s eyes, he’s still 100% present, sharing everything that’s going on. Acting with him is like a beautiful dance.”

“The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.”

“The surprise is that you continue to be surprised.”

“The wiser you become, the lesser you will be surprised!”

“This year life may not go exactly as planned. But that’s okay; I love surprises.”

“Truth, when we are fortunate enough to find it, is like bad-tasting medicine. It rarely comes as a pleasant surprise, because if it surprises us, it means we’ve been denying it for some time and have a lot of beliefs based on falsehood. It’s hard to give up those beliefs.”

“Until your our last breath, lots of surprises waiting for you each day, and at those points you can’t do anything, just wait, watch and react according to the situation like helpless kid.”

“Wait. Is a real, live adult person actually asking me details about the games I play? This is unheard of.”

“Well, we all like things to be predictable, don’t we? We expect things to be safe and to keep on happening just the way they always have.”

“When you run into someone in NY it is usually a pleasant surprise. When you run into someone in LA you usually had a car accident.”

“When you’re in love, there’s nothing that can embarrass or surprise you.”

Experiencing some surprise in your life contributes to your overall enjoyment. Planning a surprise party for for another person lets them know how special they are to you.