Surprises

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Louisa May Alcott

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

― Louisa May AlcottLittle Men

 
 
 
 
“I’m just not built for fairytale surprises.”

― Karen TayleurLove Notes From Vinegar House

 

Surprises

 
 
 
 
 
Stuart Woods

“What’s the matter, don’t you like surprises?”

“I like them if they’re pleasant ones, and when they happen suddenly,” Holly said. “But not when I have to ponder them for an hour and forty-five minutes.”

― Stuart WoodsReckless Abandon

 
 
 
 
Bill Watterson

“Life is full of surprises, but never when you need one.”
― Bill Watterson

 
 
 
 
 
Rex Stout

“[A] pessimist gets nothing but pleasant surprises, an optimist nothing but unpleasant.”
― Rex StoutFer-de-Lance
 
 
 
 
 
C. JoyBell C.

“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!”

― C. JoyBell C.

Bad, Good & Any Luck

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Cormac McCarthy

“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”
― Cormac McCarthyNo Country for Old Men

Bill Watterson

“You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.”
― Bill Watterson
Dalai Lama XIV

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”
― Dalai Lama XIV

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”
Thomas Jefferson

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it”

― Thomas Jefferson

Good Luck – Bad Luck