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The interval between a cold expectation and a warm desire may be filled by expectations of varying degrees of warmth or by desires of varying degrees of coldness.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


I do my best not to have any expectations when I go into a movie because it's not fair.
~By Joel Siegel ~


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 ~


It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.
~By Danny Boyle ~


I don't have high expectations anymore. Maybe they've just been beaten out of me.
~By Elisabeth Shue ~


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 ~


Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.
~By Peter Drucker ~


Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
~By Ralph Marston ~


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


And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation.
~By Kathy Acker ~


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 difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly.
~By Joan Chen ~


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 ~


I've always got such high expectations for myself. I'm aware of them, but I can't relax them.
~By Mary Decker Slaney ~


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


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 ~


Expectation is the root of all heartache.
~By William Shakespeare ~


At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations.
~By Amar Bose ~


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


A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment.
~By Frances Burney ~


I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it's definitely a journey I'm glad to be taking. Number one, it's a great learning experience. When my mother told me it's a 24/7 job, she wasn't kidding.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


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 ~


I think that sometimes when they see me in a movie they expect me to be something nasty. I mean, I play a lot of villains and you show up and they think maybe... That's why it's good to defy expectations sometimes.
~By Christopher Walken ~


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


When you make speeches you elicit expectations against which you will be held accountable.
~By Bill Bradley ~


We tend to live up to our expectations.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


I love the idea of stepping out of the band situation into a solo world with no boundaries, no expectations, where nothing is out of bounds.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


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 find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep everyone's expectations.
~By Bill Watterson ~


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


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 ~


Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
~By Marilu Henner ~


And indeed if you think you're a genius at something, what you achieve is very much according to your expectations; if you think you're no good, you're not going to get anywhere.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


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 ~


Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth. Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it.
~By Ellis Peters ~


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


The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations.
~By Eli Khamarov ~


To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
~By Joan Didion ~


A public expectation, it has to be said, not of poetry as such but of political positions variously approvable by mutually disapproving groups.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


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


Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
~By Wendy Wasserstein ~


When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.
~By Anne Lamott ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


So, yeah, I can say I always set my expectations so high that I had a lot to live up to.
~By Johnny Bench ~


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


Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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 ~


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


I think it will be helpful to people because I know the expectations that are put on you as a sex symbol, and how Marilyn Monroe suffered and so on, and I was able to get free of that.
~By Kim Novak ~


It's now expected of me that I will defy expectation, so I really generally seem to be free to write what I want.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


Men... are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
~By Princess Diana ~


If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
~By Michael Jordan ~


The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication of my disappointment in man, which is the opposite way of saying that I have high expectations for the human race.
~By Jack Levine ~


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


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


Winning a Grand Slam changes everything. There is so much off-court stuff to deal with. And there are expectations of keeping it going that make it tough.
~By Mary Pierce ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


An expectation is a future object, recognised as belonging to me.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


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 ~


Mom was the one who taught me unconditional love. With Dad, I'd always felt there was something to live up to - expectations. But in the last year, we had a wonderful relationship.
~By Greg Louganis ~


Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


Under the Obama administration, TSA has been operating without an administrator for a year and a half. After the president's first two choices failed to meet expectations, a new administrator, John Pistole, was finally approved on Friday. Unfortunately, it will be the fifth administrator in eight years.
~By John Mica ~


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


High expectations are the key to everything.
~By Sam Walton ~


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 ~


Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.
~By George Boole ~


A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
~By Patricia Neal ~


Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible.
~By Alan Dundes ~


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 ~


This whole mission has surpassed all of our expectations.
~By Steven Squyres ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
~By Charles Kettering ~


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 ~


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 ~


So obviously, any religion embodies some form of rules and expectations for behavior, and even sometimes consequences, and they don't want to hear any of that.
~By Pat Boone ~


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


Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations... They now need more, and more expensive clerks even though they call them 'operators' or 'programmers.'
~By Peter Drucker ~


The first and most optimistic response was complete rational expectations econometrics. A rational expectations equilibrium is a likelihood function. Maximize it.
~By Thomas J. Sargent ~


If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life - that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment - that would be the perfect state.
~By Cate Blanchett ~


I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people. Like if your father played baseball, they expect you to be the big lifesaver or something when you play a sport.
~By Barry Bonds ~


Long after Salinger sent me away, I continued to believe his standards and expectations were the best ones.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


I'm excited, happy, nervous, anxious, all those feelings about playing for the Jets again. If I didn't have high expectations, I wouldn't come back here.
~By Vinny Testaverde ~


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 ~


The expectations are that when this investigation is completed, Fitzgerald will make the appropriate decision, which is not to charge Karl with any criminal offenses.
~By Robert Luskin ~


Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.
~By Paul Rand ~


Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself.
~By Shannon Miller ~

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