Anticipation Quotes

Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again. The world is not yet exhausted; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw be

Samuel Johnson

If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of troubles

Elbert Hubbard

At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further.

Franz Beckenbauer

There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page.

Ted Koppel

No mind is much employed upon the present; recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.

Samuel Johnson

The greater part of our lives is spent in dreaming over the morrow, and when it comes, it, too, is consumed in the anticipation of a brighter morrow, and so the cheat is prolonged, even to the grave.

Mark Rutherford

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.

Alfred Hitchcock

When I was little I always thought I was marked out, special, on the verge of something momentous. I used to tingle with anticipation.

Felicity Kendal

Many live in dread of what is coming. Why should we? The unknown puts adventure into life. ... The unexpected around the corner gives a sense of anticipation and surprise. Thank God for the unknown future.

E. Stanley Jones

None are happy but by the anticipation of change. The change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.

Samuel Johnson

Our worst misfortunes never happen, and most miseries lie in anticipation.

Honore de Balzac

Travel is ninety per cent anticipation and ten per cent recollection.

Edward Streeter

We must somehow get comfortable with the reality of periodic failure. ... Like a trip to the dentist, the thought of occasional reverses may not make us tingle with joyful anticipation, but then again, it's not the end of the world.

Sam Collins

Worry is a morbid anticipation of events which never happen.

Russell Green

One of the key qualities that you need to be a great hockey player is fantastic anticipation and feel for the game - if you know where the puck is going before it is hit, that is half the battle.

Wayne Gretzky

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : March 16, 2010
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