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


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


We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.
~By Brian Tracy ~


If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


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 ~


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 ~


The first step in exceeding your customer's expectations is to know those expectations.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


I don't have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments.
~By Michael Landon ~


In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest eagerness he finds not half the pleasure in the possession that he proposed to himself in the expectation.
~By Robert South ~


Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


I am not in this world to live up to other people's expectations, nor do I feel that the world must live up to mine.
~By Fritz Perls ~


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


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 ~


The fewer expectations you have, the better.
~By Laurie Anderson ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We cannot let our respect for the FBI blind us from the fact the FBI has sometimes come up short of our expectations.
~By Orrin Hatch ~


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


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


Though, since the first record, I've dramatically changed my expectations for our records.
~By Daniel Johns ~


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


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 ~


You're under pressure when you produce facts. You're working with facts in journalism, but you're under all kinds of formal constraints; there are expectations.
~By Denis Johnson ~


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


If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework, there are reader expectations.
~By Nora Roberts ~


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 ~


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 ~


People see you as an object, not as a person, and they project a set of expectations onto you. People who don't have it think beauty is a blessing, but actually it sets you apart.
~By Candice Bergen ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Well, for us, it's always better not to have too many expectations and to just go with the flow because then it's always a big plus no matter what happens.
~By Ville Valo ~


Having that amount of nominations makes me a little nervous, because you feel that the bar is really high, the expectations are really high, but it also feels great.
~By Lee Ann Womack ~


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 ~


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


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 don't have any expectations as an actor and being rich and famous is not my driving force.
~By James D'arcy ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


At this level, the individual perceives the maintenance of the expectations of his family, group, or nation as valuable in its own right, regardless of immediate and obvious consequences.
~By Lawrence Kohlberg ~


Until the last great war, a general expectation of material improvement was an idea peculiar to Western man. Now war and its aftermath have made economic and social progress a political imperative in every quarter of the globe.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


I no longer worry whether a painting is about something or not. I am only concerned with the expectation, from a flat surface, of an illusion.
~By William Scott ~


I'd rather play here in this small bar and just do a good show. Because it's fun and there's no expectations, it's encouragement to be different, do something new.
~By Bill Kreutzmann ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I can establish the expectation of retributive justice. Have we done that? No.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


I would like to do more dramas when I find a good role that will allow me to politely upset people's expectations of me as a comic actor.
~By Ben Stiller ~


All clients' needs and expectations are vastly different.
~By Bruce Bennett ~


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 ~


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


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


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


A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


The secret to true happiness is a combination of low expectations and insensitivity.
~By Olivia Goldsmith ~


I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged.
~By David Guterson ~


Dreaming is one thing, and working towards the dream is one thing, but working with expectations in mind is very self-defeating.
~By Michael Landon ~


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


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 ~


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

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