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Expectations Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Expectations

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


You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
~By Stevie Wonder ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There was expectations that the fights there, the operation there might be extended for several months, even for several years. But within a few weeks it ended, because obviously the Taliban wasn't a real force.
~By Bulent Ecevit ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Everything this series is being built up to be - I think it's going to live up to those expectations.
~By Matthew Hayden ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
~By Bruce Lee ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~

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