Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.— Jim Rohn
Heartwarming High Expectations quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
I don't have expectations with people, but I have very high standards for myself. The only time I get disappointed in life is when I disappoint myself.
There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.
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.
Fans have a constitutional right to expect success and have high expectations.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
High expectations are the key to everything.
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
To me, crying is not a sign of weakness.
She wants it that bad and she puts her whole heart into it. She had really high expectations, and that's why she's so good. She just had a bad game.
I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
Most things don't work out as expected, but what happens instead often turns out to be the good stuff.
Expect nothing, appreciate everything.
Keep your standards high, and any guy who is worth it will rise to meet them.
Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.
I do not feel there will be soon if ever a 50 or 60 point break from present levels, such as (bears) have predicted. I expect to see the stock market a good deal higher within a few months.
In Texas, we do not hold high expectations for the [governor's] office;
it's mostly been occupied by crooks, dorks and the comatose.
If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.
What I have since realized is that if people expect you to be brave, sometimes you pretend that you are, even when you are frightened down to your very bones.
My high school was a private school where you went to an Ivy League.
That's just what was expected of you and nothing less. So I grew up never being okay with a 'B' because a 'B' was not good enough.
The expectation level is high at the University of Alabama and it should be.
What's wrong with people expecting excellence?
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication of my disappointment in man, which is the opposite way of saying that I have high expectations for the human race.
If you aim higher than you expect, you could reach higher than you dreamed.
Set your sights high, the higher the better.
Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjust the sails.
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself.
High protein diets make you sick in the long and short term.
Expect kidney disease, heart disease and more strokes and cancer. Plus the weight loss is temporary because you can't stay sick for long. Look at the creators of these diets - many are fat themselves.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
The key is to really have tremendously high expectations and to teach kids how to be self sufficient and confident and give them the skills that they need to succeed.
There was no Twitter when I was in high school, so I can't even imagine the pressures or the expectations of pursuing likes or living life in that kind of mentality.
We are Liverpool Football Club and the expectations are so high.
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.
A lot of times the expectations of you are so high that no matter what you do you are never going to be able to live up to those expectations. So you better go out and do the best you can and enjoy it.
You should have high expectations for yourself and others should come second.
I've never had high expectations of my work and I certainly am not going to let that plague my thoughts. I'm just going to continue to choose what feels right for me at the time and go with it.
Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude.
All knives and forks were working away at a rate that was quite alarming;
very few words were spoken; and everybody seemed to eat his utmost, in self defence, as if a famine were expected to set in before breakfast-time to-morrow morning, and it had become high time to assert the first law of nature.
Great teachers have high expectations for their students, but higher expectations for themselves.
...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional "victims" who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime.
What madness is it, to be expecting evil before it comes.
It's a really weird mindset to kind of try to take my mentality on the basketball court and bring it here on to the golf course. I don't want to have too high of expectations on, like, each hole, just try to enjoy the process, but hopefully get out to a good start tomorrow and be in the conversation and see what happens.
The good thing is that women have such high expectations of men that it inspires us to live up to them. That's what I learned about male-female relationships.
With the kinds of progress we're seeing in Africa, we have people who have a very high expectation, and often people think that, you know, things would happen overnight. But I want people to understand that sometimes it even gets worse before it gets better.
I am sure that no one coming to this ceremony expected a High Court judge to use the occasion to talk about that four-letter word, love. But that's a good thing. In life, never be predictable. It's so uncool.
I think we need to lift our spirits and have high, lofty expectations for this great country of ours.The new normal of two percent [growth] that the left is saying you can't do anything about is so dangerous for our country.