„When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.“

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„I was so surprised at being born that I didn't speak for a year and a half.“

—  Gracie Allen American actress and comedienne 1902 - 1964

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„When I saw Rijkaard entering the referee's dressing room I couldn't believe it. When Drogba was sent off I didn't get surprised.“

—  José Mourinho Portuguese association football player and manager 1963

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/funny_old_game/7004282.stm
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„I am half-surprised to find that as I go on I get more and more confirmed in the old advanced Liberal principles, economic, social, & political, with which I entered Parliament 30 years ago.“

—  Henry Campbell-Bannerman Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1836 - 1908

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„Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood.“

—  Rick Riordan, libro El ladrón del rayo

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„I was so ugly when I was born, the doctor slapped my mother“

—  Henny Youngman American comedian 1906 - 1998

101 of My Funniest Jokes. New York: Henny Youngman (1976). Brochure..
Fuente: Cited in: Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:4, p.515-518, 1979-80, Current Comments #26, p. 516, June 30, 1980 PDF http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v4p515y1979-80.pdf

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„I was so ugly… When I was born, the doctor slapped my mother!“

—  Rodney Dangerfield American actor and comedian 1921 - 2004

Actually originated with Henny Youngman..
Misattributed
Variante: I was an ugly kid. When I was born, after the doctor cut the cord, he hung himself.
Fuente: Youngman H. 101 of My Funniest Jokes. New York: Henny Youngman, 1976. Brochure. Cited in: Essays of an Information Scientist, Vol:4, p.515-518, 1979-80, Current Comments #26, p. 516, June 30, 1980 PDF http://www.garfield.library.upenn.edu/essays/v4p515y1979-80.pdf

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„When I was 4 years old … I dreamt that I'd been eaten by a wolf, and to my great surprise I was in the wolf's stomach and not in heaven.“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

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„As an immigrant, I am constantly surprised by how much I hear racism talked about and how little I actually see it.“

—  Dinesh D'Souza Indian-American political commentator, filmmaker, author 1961

Even fewer are the incidents in which I have experienced it directly.
Fuente: Books, What's So Great About America (2003), Ch. 4: The Reparations Fallacy

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