Expectation Quotes

Anger always comes from frustrated expectations

Elliott Larson

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.

Fritz Perls

The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations.

Eli Khamarov

To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.

Henry Louis Mencken

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian

Dennis Wholey

I am open to the guidance of synchronicity, and do not let expectations hinder my path.

Dalai Lama

Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.

Ralph Charell

We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.

Samuel Johnson

Our circumstances answer to our expectations and the demand of our natures.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Leo Buscaglia

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.

Henry David Thoreau

All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.

Francois Fenelon

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.

Ramakrishna

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

Aesop

One gift creates appreciation, many gifts create expectation.

Tony Bright

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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