What did you expect? 'Welcome, sonny?' 'Make yourself at home?' 'Marry my daughter?' You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know . . . morons.— Gene Wilder
Valuable Expectations Of Yourself quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
No people without a government of their own can expect to be treated on the same level as people of independent sovereign states. It is far better to be free to govern or misgovern yourself than to be governed by anybody else . . .
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
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.
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.
If you would like to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself.
You must not be discouraged or let yourself become dejected if your actions have not succeeded as perfectly as you intended. What do you expect? We are made of clay and not every soil yields the fruits expected by the one who tills it. But let us always humble ourselves and acknowledge that we are nothing if we lack the Divine assistance.
Expect nothing, appreciate everything.
You become what you do. How and what you become depends on environmental influence so you become who you hang around. Raise the standard your peers must meet and you'll raise your expectations of yourself. If your environment is not making you better, change it.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
After all, how can a mere dragon expect to tell a man like yourself what to do? In fact, everyone should stand in awe of your brilliance of finding the only dead end. - Saphira
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
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.
We can each define ambition and progress for ourselves.
The goal is to work toward a world where expectations are not set by the stereotypes that hold us back, but by our personal passion, talents and interests.
You don't show up on game day and expect to be great.
Greatness happens in practice. You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
If you've given the greatest effort that you can expect of yourself, you always get what you deserve.
You can't kill the past by denying the past.
You can kill it only by making it obsolete. And even in that, you have to find honor in the past. You can't hack off pieces of yourself, and expect them to grow again.
People will let you down in this life, promises will be broken, you should expect less of others and trust more in yourself.
If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.
God expects but one thing of you, and that is that you should come out of yourself in so far as you are a created being made and let God be God in you.
As soon as you accept the accidental effects, they are no longer accidents.
They are necessity the part of yourself that you could not expect or design beforehand. Thus the realm of your creativity grows wider.
Surround yourself with the best people and then get out of their way.
Give them a chance to exceed your expectations and they usually will.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjust the sails.
You should have high expectations for yourself and others should come second.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
The hate directed against the colored people here in St.
Louis has always given me a sad feeling... How can you expect the world to believe in you and respect your preaching of democracy when you yourself treat your colored brothers as you do?
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
The greatest joy comes from giving and serving, so replace your habit of focusing exclusively on yourself and what's in it for you. When you make the shift to supporting others in your life, without expecting anything in return, you'll think less about what you want and find comfort and joy in the act of giving and serving.
Remember that an artist's life is an intense search for truth.
This search takes many forms. Everyone of these forms demands its own disciplines. I learned and adapted to my search. I expect nothing from you. Question the truth of anything you confront. How does it apply to yourself and the trail you are pursuing?
Maintain perfect harmony between yourself and every member of your mastermind group. If you fail to carry out this instruction to the letter, you may expect to meet with failure. The master mind principle cannot obtain where perfect harmony does not prevail.
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.
Plant seeds of expectation in your mind;
cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.
You can NEVER rise higher than your expectations of yourself. Expect the BEST!
Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor.
Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiselingand scraping and polishing.
Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude.
If you're just addressing your own emotions and challenging yourself to find some sort of harmonious sense of being in life and questioning authority and questioning what's given and questioning what's expected of you, you're already on the cusp of finding something in yourself, and maybe waking something in somebody else.
Part of making good decisions in business is recognizing the poor decisions you've made and why they were poor. I've made lots of mistakes. I'm going to make more. It's the name of the game. You don't want to expect perfection in yourself. You want to strive to do your best. It's too demanding to expect perfection in yourself.
My expectations of other people, I double them on myself.
Don't expect everyone to understand your journey, especially if they've never had to walk your path.
It's your choice, what you do with the moment.
If you're stuck in a traffic jam, you can get angry and honk your horn, or listen to Mozart. But when you have a very specific expectation of how things should be, then, of course, you end up hurting yourself.
Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
Only one thing I expect from all of you: to be yourself, to discover your inner beauty, your purity of consciousness, your hidden splendor - and spread it to as many people as possible. People are miserable. Help them to laugh a little, to sing a little, to dance a little.
50 years: here's a time when you have to separate yourself from what other people expect of you, and do what you love. Because if you find yourself 50 years old and you aren't doing what you love, then what's the point?
As an athlete, when you least expect it, you may find yourself standing on the threshold of an accomplishment so monumental that it strikes fear into your soul. You must stand ready, at any moment, to face the unknown. You must be ready to walk boldly thru the wall of uncertainty.