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  1. 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

  2. Picture quote by Sayings about appreciate

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

  3. 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

  4. Picture quote by Wayne Dyer about expectations

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

  5. Picture quote by Alfred A. Montapert about inspirational

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

  6. 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

  7. Picture quote by Roy Bennett about help

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

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. Picture quote by Brian Tracy about motivational

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

  11. 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.

  12. 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

  13. 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!

  14. Picture quote by William Shakespeare about expectation

    Expectation is the too of all heartache. ⏤ William Shakespeare

  15. Picture quote by Sri Chinmoy about peace

    Peace begins when expectations ends. ⏤ Sri Chinmoy

  16. Picture quote about expectations

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

  17. Picture quote by Sayings about attitude

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

  18. Picture quote by Barry Schwartz about happiness

    The secret of happiness is low expectations. ⏤ Barry Schwartz

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

Expectation is the root of all heartache.

William Shakespeare

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

Brian Tracy

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

How much of human life is lost in waiting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Zig Ziglar

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

Margaret Mitchell

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


We tend to get what we expect.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Zig Ziglar

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

Denis Waitley

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

Stevie Wonder

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

Haruki Murakami

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

W. Somerset Maugham

Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.

Alice Walker

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

John F. Kennedy

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

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

Elbert Hubbard

Life is largely a matter of expectation.


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

Benjamin Disraeli

Rarely do the followers exceed the expectations of the leaders.


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

Charlotte Bronte

Good is not good, when better is expected.

Thomas Fuller

Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.

George Eliot

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

Eileen Caddy

In order to win, you must expect to win.

Richard Bach

We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.

Madame Swetchine

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Woody Allen

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

Richard M. DeVos

Everything comes if a man will only wait.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Brian Tracy

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

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

Brian Tracy

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

Henry David Thoreau

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


You begin by always expecting good things to happen

Tom Hopkins

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

Mike Huckabee

Prospect is often better than possession.

Thomas Fuller

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

Marquis De Vauvenargues

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

Patricia Neal

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

John Pierpont Morgan

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.


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


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

Kids will reach whatever expectation you set for them.

James Sullivan

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

William Hazlitt

We usually get what we anticipate.

Claude M. Bristol

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

Samuel Johnson

One gift creates appreciation, many gifts create expectation.

Tony Bright

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

Marcel Proust

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

Edgar Allan Poe

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

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

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

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

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

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

Без труда́ не вы́тащишь и ры́бку из пруда́.

Russian Proverbs

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

Thomas Hardy

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

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


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

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

Frederick William Robertson

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

Danny Boyle

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

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

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

Kingman Brewster, Jr.

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

By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.

Giovanni Niccolini

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

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

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

If something can go wrong it will.

(Edward A. Murphy Murphy's Law

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.

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

Andrew Young

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

Sir John Suckling

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

Ralph Charell

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

Isoroku Yamamoto

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.


When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.

Anne Lamott

Exceed your customer's expectations. If you do, they'll come back over and over. Give them what they want - and a little more.

Sam Walton

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

Stephen Hawking

Until the last great war, a general expectation of material improvement was an idea peculiar to Western man. Now war and its aftermath have made economic and social progress a political imperative in every quarter of the globe.

Lester B. Pearson

Expect victory and you make victory.

Preston Bradley

Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself.

Shannon Miller

Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.

George Boole

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.

Ralph Marston

Oft expectation fails, and most oft thereWhere most it promises; and oft it hitsWhere hope is coldest, and despair most fits.

William Shakespeare

On two occasions, I have been asked [by members of Parliament], 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able to rightly apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.

Charles Babbage

The difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly.

Joan Chen

People should be allowed to document evidence of criminal wrongdoing. Where is the expectation of privacy if someone is conspiring to commit crime?

Linda Tripp

A public expectation, it has to be said, not of poetry as such but of political positions variously approvable by mutually disapproving groups.

Seamus Heaney

I think I infuse the music with a new passion. Part of this is because I have fallen in love: I am in love with the New York Philharmonic. The chemistry has just been right. Beyond expectation.

Lorin Maazel

I believe that this is not only the view of the people on both sides of the Strait. It is also the common expectation of the US, Japan and the international community.

Chen Shui-bian

Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service will abide by its well-known, although unofficial, motto - a commitment to deliver.

John McHugh

There's an expectation these days that novels - like any other consumer product - should be made on a production line, with one dropping from the conveyor belt every couple of years.

Donna Tartt

We do, and there is a law in the United States - the Torture Convention - that prohibits the United States from deporting an individual to a country where there is a reasonable expectation that he will be subjected to torture - physical, mental or otherwise.

Jonathan Shapiro

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