Expectations Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Expectations

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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


But in any case, I did poorly on the tests and so, in the first three years of school, I had teachers who thought I was stupid and when people think you're stupid, they have low expectations for you.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 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'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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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