Expectation Quotes

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

Charles F. Kettering

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Patricia Neal

What is destructive is impatience, haste, expecting too much too fast.

May Sarton

Real life is, to most men ... a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible.

Bertrand Russell

Expect nothing and accept everything and you will never be disappointed.

Laurence Overmire

A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment.

Frances Burney

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

Samuel Alexander

Life is largely a matter of expectation.


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

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

Jack Nicklaus

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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