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Quotes And Sayings About Expectation

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The only other thing which I think is important is: Don't write a book or start a book with the expectation of communicating a message in a very important way.
~By Norton Juster ~


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


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 ~


I believe every chess player senses beauty, when he succeeds in creating situations, which contradict the expectations and the rules, and he succeeds in mastering this situation.
~By Vladimir Kramnik ~


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 ~


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


I had very low expectations. Honestly, I think I had 11 rounds of golf the entire year in before this tournament, and I had hit balls maybe four or five times.
~By Trent Dilfer ~


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


People should be allowed to document evidence of criminal wrongdoing. Where is the expectation of privacy if someone is conspiring to commit crime?
~By Linda Tripp ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I have absolutely no plans and no expectations of ever being a candidate again.
~By Al Gore ~


I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished.
~By Famke Janssen ~


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


Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
~By Greg Anderson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


We will not fail your expectations of us as a new nation dedicated to peace, democracy, and freedom.
~By Shigeru Yoshida ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


When you do a writing job for a studio, one of the things you want to do is satisfy the expectations of your employer. That's a little bit different than when you sit down and write something to satisfy yourself, because then you're the employer.
~By Joel Coen ~

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October 19 ,2021
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