Expectation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Expectation

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The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
~By Confucius ~


Lower your expectations of earth. This isn't heaven, so don't expect it to be.
~By Max Lucado ~


We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
~By Mike Huckabee ~


We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
~By Voltaire ~


Even within the band, if I cannot manage to persuade the members of what I see to be the next course of action, how do you expect the group to deal with the expectations of thousands of people. It is not possible.
~By Robert Fripp ~


My parents had very high expectations. They expected me to get straight A's from the time I was in kindergarten.
~By Amy Tan ~


Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


Based on history the expectations are simply the highest, it kind of could become a burden for you or it could be something that you are really proud of, you know so I take the second one.
~By Jurgen Klinsmann ~


It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised.
~By Bill Paxton ~


The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it.
~By Chris Cannon ~


I also want to draw attention to the responsibilities that people have to live up to their election promises and to live up to the votes that were cast by the people of Wales, in the General Election, in the expectation that we would deliver this promise.
~By Ron Davies ~


Life is largely a matter of expectation.
~By Horace ~


We are No. 1 worldwide by quite a margin on the client side and expanding, according to IDC and others, every single quarter. Our expectation is that the industry will consolidate and that more of our competitors will exit.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


Holidays in general breed unrealistic expectations. The minute you start wondering, 'is it going to be wonderful enough?,' it never will be.
~By Pepper Schwartz ~


I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life - you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams.
~By Annie Lennox ~


With a genre like film noir, everyone has these assumptions and expectations. And once all of those things are in place, that's when you can really start to twist it about and mess around with it.
~By Larry Wachowski ~


They flooded liquidity in the marketplace but the mortgage rate is based much more on expectations of inflation. So if the average investor believes that there is inflation coming, they'll move that rate up.
~By Franklin Raines ~


I hate to lull the audience into letting them think that something is something. It's always fun to defy expectations.
~By Martin Short ~


Your expectations opens or closes the doors of your supply, If you expect grand things, and work honestly for them, they will come to you, your supply will correspond with your expectation.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


The biggest problems with movies are expectations.
~By Frank Oz ~


To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
~By Ramakrishna ~


It is great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people.
~By Pamela Anderson ~


To be successful in real estate, you must always and consistently put your clients' best interests first. When you do, your personal needs will be realized beyond your greatest expectations.
~By Anthony Hitt ~


I think the media makes it tough to play in New York. There are so many papers and TV channels covering the Knicks and the expectations for the Knicks are so high.
~By John Starks ~


Confounding people's expectations was a way to maintain integrity.
~By Lindsey Buckingham ~


Walking into a show when I was 16, at that time when it was the No. 1 hit show, and replacing a character comes with so many expectations. I felt a lot of pressure with that.
~By Sarah Chalke ~


A desert is a place without expectation.
~By Nadine Gordimer ~


In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


We all participate in weaving the social fabric; we should therefore all participate in patching the fabric when it develops holes mismatches between old expectations and current realities.
~By Anne C. Weisberg ~


One of the things that's influenced me musically was my experience at Brown University. I was surrounded by musicians that I really admired, and felt challenged to come up with music, lyrics, and recordings that stood up to the expectations of those musicians and myself.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you're trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
~By Brian Tracy ~


Both expectations and memories are more than mere images founded on previous experience.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


Lucas attended a conference on rational expectations at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 1973. The day after the conference, I received a call from Pittsburgh.
~By Thomas J. Sargent ~


Where is the expectation of privacy in the commission of a crime?
~By Linda Tripp ~


Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great - far too great - expectations.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.
~By Brad Henry ~


Now, if King Crimson accepts responsibility for innovating its own tradition, you can't accept responsibility for the audience. And there is an enormous tangible weight of expectation, which comes from an audience attending a King Crimson concert.
~By Robert Fripp ~


We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
~By Ivan Illich ~


There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.
~By Erich Fromm ~


I do believe we have to understand why reality turned out to be different than expectations and estimates. But you have more public service - certainly many of you - than I have ever had, and you recognize that this is not unusual.
~By David Kay ~


Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service will abide by its well-known, although unofficial, motto - a commitment to deliver.
~By John McHugh ~


You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper.
~By Arthur Golden ~


Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
~By William Congreve ~


I felt trapped and fabricated in the fifties living up to other people's expectations.
~By Rosemary Clooney ~


Kids will reach whatever expectation you set for them.
~By James Sullivan ~


Have you heard of this new thing called the internet? It's giving people new expectations. It's allowing them to become their own expert. Knowledge lies anxious at their fingertips. Gloss over the truth in your advertising and you'll quickly be dismissed as a poser.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


My expectations of other people, I double them on myself.
~By James Brown ~


I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


We live in an era of revolution, the revolution of rising expectations.
~By Adlai Stevenson ~


My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things.
~By Steve Case ~


We do, and there is a law in the United States - the Torture Convention - that prohibits the United States from deporting an individual to a country where there is a reasonable expectation that he will be subjected to torture - physical, mental or otherwise.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.
~By Richard M. DeVos ~


It seems we always exceed even our own expectations-after a lot of hard work, though!
~By Roberta Williams ~


It's great being blonde - with such low expectations it's easy to impress.
~By Pamela Anderson ~


Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
~By Richard Ernst ~


No, I don't make my work in order to challenge or confuse other people's expectations - I only do what I find natural.
~By Ian Hamilton Finlay ~


I was always surrounded by expectation from the very first race I ran as a 5-year-old.
~By Cathy Freeman ~


Letters are expectation packaged in an envelope.
~By Shana Alexander ~


There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


She was in a difficult position being the widow of a great American hero, a role that carried high expectations but she did a credible job of continuing Dr King's dream especially in the face of a changing and often hostile American public.
~By Morris Dees ~


We all have an equal interest in stability and security throughout Europe. The years the OSCE has existed, and particularly this year, have given rise to great expectations and at the same time to powerful disappointments.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs.
~By William Howard Stein ~


Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


Crim has baggage: expectation, history, responsibility.
~By Pat Mastelotto ~


The position that I take partly as a result of living in Asia is where you stop living according to your expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.
~By Martha Beck ~


The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


I think the President himself is a remarkably intelligent, decent, ethical man. I think he did very well, but I think the job builds up over expectations which all candidates contribute to including this President that simply cannot be fulfilled.
~By Lloyd Cutler ~


There's an expectation these days that novels - like any other consumer product - should be made on a production line, with one dropping from the conveyor belt every couple of years.
~By Donna Tartt ~


We are Liverpool Football Club and the expectations are so high.
~By Steven Gerrard ~


Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true.
~By Dean Inge ~


The school was prone to dishing out punishments for anything creative that didn't fit with expectation - I just followed the logic and figured the folk club was probably much the same.
~By David Knopfler ~


I believe that this is not only the view of the people on both sides of the Strait. It is also the common expectation of the US, Japan and the international community.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


Life was very simple. My parents had come from the North of England, which is a fairly rugged, bleak, hard-working part of England, and so there was not the expectation of luxury.
~By Roger Bannister ~


So I try not to have any actual expectations for myself for any level of success or failure.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I don't think that I want to meet any of the icons. I don't think that anybody can quite live up to your expectations.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


I can't imagine going on when there are no more expectations.
~By Edith Evans ~


We don't want people to have expectations of us, but then we have expectations of everybody else.
~By Lauryn Hill ~


Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


Nothing seems to come up to your expectations. But nothing I had heard about Hollywood was enough.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


What you say about this world I do not quite agree with; I think it a very good world, and only requires a person to be reasonable in his expectations, and not to trust too much to others.
~By William John Wills ~


I think my expectations for myself are much more severe and much more direct. You can't work on a film for six years without being your own toughest critic. So you can't really be distracted by the expectations based on your previous performance.
~By Ken Burns ~


If you're not just a little bit nervous before a match, you probably don't have the expectations of yourself that you should have.
~By Hale Irwin ~


Segregation was a burden for many blacks, because the end of the civil war and the amendments added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond reality in some respects.
~By Ed Smith ~


But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
~By Isoroku Yamamoto ~


Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
~By Denis Waitley ~


I was grateful to have two weeks to shoot this one scene in Harry Potter. It's a big, big scene, but they have to deliver. And they have high expectations.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Yes, disappointment over perceived unfairness, injustice, promises not kept, tends to go hand in hand with increasing prosperity. Expectations are dashed. What can I say!
~By Mary Douglas ~


Reputation is fine but you have to keep justifying it. In a sense, it makes it harder because people's expectations of you are higher. So, you have to fulfill those expectations. Or, try to exceed those expectations. But, it becomes more difficult as time goes on.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.
~By Edward de Bono ~


I want to top expectations. I want to blow you away.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations.
~By Ryunosuke Satoro ~


Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh. This way, others' expectations can be avoided.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


We're starting to push the envelope in terms of the expectations, and you can also have your own style, personality and sense of humor, because now we're allowed to.
~By Lisa Guerrero ~


The people who don't like it tend to dislike it intensely. That's unfortunate, but not surprising when one deliberately goes against audience expectations.
~By John M. Ford ~


Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
~By Bob Beauprez ~

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