Anticipation Quotes

We sometimes complain of the levity of our friends to justify our own by anticipation.

FranÁois de la Rochefoucauld

An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.

Samuel Smiles

Anticipation of movement, through muscular innervation and memory, by its retention of nerve impulse images, extend the present to the limit of a second or so.

John Desmond Bernal

As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.

Gloria Swanson

But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!

Anna Neagle

Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.

Jeremy Taylor

Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.

Henry Taylor

He who matures early lives in anticipation.

Theodor Adorno

Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread.

Dirk Benedict

I have good anticipation, and good reaction to the the ball because I've played so many matches in my life.

Martina Hingis

I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.

Fred Rogers

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

Elbert Hubbard

It varies from song to song, although Buck Owens and I recently collaborated on writing a duet together and am looking forward with a great deal of anticipation to recording that track for the new studio album.

Dwight Yoakam

Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels.

Piers Anthony

The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.

Emerson Fittipaldi

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Updated On : March 16, 2010
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