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Picture quote by Roy Bennett about living

Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote by Sayings about appreciate

A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Princess Diana about kindness

Carry out a randon act of kindness, with no expectations of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. ⏤ Princess Diana

Picture quote by Alfred A. Montapert about inspirational

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. ⏤ Alfred A. Montapert

Picture quote by Wayne Dyer about expectations

If you would like to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself. ⏤ Wayne Dyer

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about help

Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote by Unknown about behaviour

Instead of trying to change another person's behavior, try changing the way you react. Acceptance without expectations is less stressful. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Maya Angelou about good

If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me? ⏤ Maya Angelou

Picture quote about happy

5 ways to be happy.1. Free your Heart from Hatred.2. Free your Mind from Worries.3. Live Simply.4. Expect Less.5. Have a deep Relationship with God.

Picture quote by Brian Tracy about motivational

You can never rise higher than your expectations of yourself. Expect the best! ⏤ Brian Tracy

Picture quote about thinking

Stop thinking too much. It's alright not to know the answers. They will come to you when you least expect it.

Picture quote by Brian Tracy about success

Your success in life will be in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do. ⏤ Brian Tracy

Picture quote about nothing

Nothing in life is easy. Don't expect things to be given to you; you have to go out and get it!

Picture quote about expectations

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

Picture quote by William Shakespeare about expectation

Expectation is the too of all heartache. ⏤ William Shakespeare

Picture quote by Sayings about attitude

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Barry Schwartz about happiness

The secret of happiness is low expectations. ⏤ Barry Schwartz

Picture quote by Anthony D. Williams about nature

How can we expect wild animals to survive if we give them nowhere in the wild to live. ⏤ Anthony D. Williams

Picture quote by Sri Chinmoy about peace

Peace begins when expectations ends. ⏤ Sri Chinmoy

Picture quote by Robert de Castella about sport

Running well is a matter of having the patience to persevere when we are tired ad not expecting instant results. ⏤ Robert de Castella

Picture quote by Wendy Wasserstein about live

Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ⏤ Wendy Wasserstein

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Trade your expectations for appreciation and your whole world will change.

Tony Robbins, author

Expectation is the root of all heartache.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy, motivational speaker

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Benjamin Franklin, president

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.

Bruce Lee, actor

How much of human life is lost in waiting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.

Zig Ziglar, author

Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect.

Margaret Mitchell, novelist

Don't cross the bridge till you come to it.


If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner. How to become a winner?

Zig Ziglar, author

We tend to get what we expect.

Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.

Stevie Wonder, musician

Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.

Haruki Murakami, writer

Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.

John F. Kennedy, president

It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.

Alice Walker, author

Whatever happens in the world is real, what one thinks should have happened is projection. We suffer more from our fictitious illusion and expectations of reality.

Jacque Fresco, inventor

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

Elbert Hubbard, writer

Life is largely a matter of expectation.

Horace, poet

Rarely do the followers exceed the expectations of the leaders.


Good is not good, when better is expected.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

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

Charlotte Bronte, novelist

Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.

George Eliot, author

Expect your every need to be met. Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level...

Eileen Caddy, celebrity

In order to win, you must expect to win.

Richard Bach, writer

I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

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

Henry David Thoreau, author

Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.

Brian Tracy, motivational speaker

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton, businessman

We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.

Brian Tracy, motivational speaker

We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.

Madame Swetchine, writer

If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.

Heraclitus, philosopher

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.

Woody Allen, director

Everything comes if a man will only wait.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.

Richard M. DeVos, businessman

We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather.

Marquis De Vauvenargues,

I would not anticipate the relish of any happiness, nor feel the weight of any misery, before it actually arrives.


Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

Aesop, author

We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

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

Patricia Neal, actress

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

John Pierpont Morgan,

The best part of our lives we pass in counting on what is to come.

William Hazlitt, critic

It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.

Mike Huckabee, politician

Prospect is often better than possession.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

You begin by always expecting good things to happen

Tom Hopkins, businessman

Kids will reach whatever expectation you set for them.

James Sullivan, politician

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

Leo Buscaglia, author

Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

One gift creates appreciation, many gifts create expectation.

Tony Bright,

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.

Leo Buscaglia, author

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,

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale, radio speaker

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, clergyman

A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.

Marcel Proust, author

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

Samuel Johnson, author

We usually get what we anticipate.

Claude M. Bristol, reporter

Без труда́ не вы́тащишь и ры́бку из пруда́.

Russian Proverbs,

Winner expects to win in advance. Life is a self-fulfilling prophesy.


Men... are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.

Frederick William Robertson, clergyman

I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.

Arthur Rimbaud, poet

It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.

Danny Boyle, director

Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.

Edgar Allan Poe, writer

For, he that expects nothing shall not be disappointed, but he that expects much -- if he lives and uses that in hand day by day -- shall be full to running over.

Edgar Cayce, celebrity

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.

Thomas Hardy, novelist

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

Elbert Hubbard, writer

Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.

Samuel Johnson, author

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, psychologist

'Tis expectation makes a blessing dear;Heaven were not Heaven, if we knew what it were.

Sir John Suckling,

You have to expect that if you cuss out the world, The world is going to cuss back.

Andrew Young, clergyman

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

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation.

Kingman Brewster, Jr., educator

If something can go wrong it will.

(Edward A. Murphy Murphy's Law,

By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.

Giovanni Niccolini,

We could hardly believe that after so many ordeals, after all the trials of modern skepticism, there was still so much left in our souls to destroy.

Alexander Herzen, journalist

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

Ralph Charell,

If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, entrepreneur

But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.

Isoroku Yamamoto, soldier

Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our father's have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a large part than what we suspect of what we think.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., judge

Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.

William Congreve, poet

Letters are expectation packaged in an envelope.

Shana Alexander, journalist

I'd love to do well on a big weekend with people watching and cheering, of course. But it's not fair to create an expectation level before I know what is realistic. I want to finish as well as possible. Is that top 20? Top 15? Top 25? You just have to play it by ear.

Danica Patrick, celebrity

I think it's difficult to be No. 1. 'There's too much attention, too much expectation from other people.

Marat Safin, athlete

I was so lucky because what I did in 'Thor' was I built the character from the ground up - the foundations of his spirit, really. He was someone who was born with an expectation that he would one day be a king, born with an entitlement.

Tom Hiddleston, actor

The changing economic situation, the changing global market means it is understandable that employers are constantly raising the bar. It is challenging the education system to come up with ever higher standards to meet the expectation of employers.

Jim Knight, politician

It's a reality that in this business there's an expectation of being thin. But having a baby is a reality too, and it's more important for me to make milk than to fit into those tiny pants. So that's just going to have to wait.

Emily Procter, actress

One has children in the expectation of dying before them. In fact, you want to make damn sure you die before them, just as you plant a tree or build a house knowing, hoping that it will outlive you. That's how the human species has done as well as it has.

Christopher Hitchens, author

The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.

Lyn Nofziger,

This whole mission has surpassed all of our expectations.

Steven Squyres, scientist

I no longer worry whether a painting is about something or not. I am only concerned with the expectation, from a flat surface, of an illusion.

William Scott,

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

Employees tend to live up to their managers expectations of them. If a managers expectations are high, productivity is likely to be excellent.


I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up.

Lee Trevino, athlete

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,

The idea that positive illusions are in the service of sef-esteem virtually requires that they stay in check. If one develops substantially unrealistic expectations regarding the future that greatly exceed what one is actually able to accomplish, then one is set up for failure and disappointment, leading to lower self-esteem.

Shelley E. Taylor,

The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.

Ben Sweetland, author

Think and feel yourself there! To achieve any aim in life, you need to project the end-result. Think of the elation, the satisfaction, the joy! Carrying the ecstatic feeling will bring the desired goal into view.

Grace Speare,

I've always got such high expectations for myself. I'm aware of them, but I can't relax them.

Mary Decker Slaney,

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