Expectation Quotes

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.

Ralph Marston

Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs

William Howard Stein

I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.

Nikos Kazantzakis

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

Michael Jordan

If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.

Norman Vincent Peale

We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.

Elbert Hubbard

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

Charles F. Kettering

Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.

Elbert Hubbard

Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation

Charlotte Bronte

When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have

Stephen Hawking

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.

Henry David Thoreau

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.

Mary Kay Ash

The boy who expects every morning to open into a new world finds that today is like yesterday, but he believes tomorrow will be different

Charles Dudley Warner

We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation.

Jack Nicklaus

Look, the key for me is to keep expectations low.

George Walker Bush

An expectation is a future object, recognised as belonging to me.

Samuel Alexander

Life is largely a matter of expectation.

Horace

Letters are expectation packaged in an envelope.

Shana Alexander

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.

Giovanni Niccolini

When you expect things to happen -- strangely enough -- they do happen.

John Pierpont Morgan

People expect a certain reaction from a business and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.

Richard Thalheimer

Look, the key for me is to keep expectations low.

George Walker Bush

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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