78 Greatest Quotes About Expectations
If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.
I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep everyone's expectations.
No expectations. Ask nothing, expect nothing and accept everything, and life is very well.
To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect.
Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures, hover about a lighted candle. Can the candle help it?
I do worry about the expectation to look a certain way.
I never go into a situation with any type of expectations.
The more you do for others without expectation of return, the more you'll get back from the most unexpected sources.
Our lives are shaped not as much by our experiences as by our expectations.
George Bernard Shaw
We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.
Serenity comes when you trade expectations for acceptance.
Put your expectations on God, not on people.
I wasn't disappointed. My expectations had been met.
Expectations are resentments waiting to happen.
Expectations are just disappointments waiting to happen.
If you want to change your life in the fastest way possible, trade your expectations of others for appreciation.
There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.
You can NEVER rise higher than your expectations of yourself. Expect the BEST!
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.
Wisdom means understanding without any doubt that circumstances do not rise to meet our expectations. Events happen as they may. People behave as they will.
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
WANT shows up in conversation - EXPECTATION shows up in behavior.
When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have.
If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.
Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
Everyone wanted me to feed them that story—darkness to light, weakness to strength, broken to whole. I wanted it, too.
Fathers never have exactly the daughters they want because they invent a notion a them that the daughters have to conform to.
Simone de Beauvoir
It was one of those pictures that children are supposed to like but don't. Full of endearing little animals doing endearing things, you know?
High expectations are the key to everything.
When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.
Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations.
If you expect great things of yourself and demand little of others, you’ll keep resentment far away.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
I shall doggedly work, wait and expect the minimum.
Just keep your conscious mind busy with expectation of the best.
If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.
In order to grow your audience, you must betray their expectations.
I do know one thing about me: I don't measure myself by others' expectations or let others define my worth.
If you have an over-preoccupation with perception and trying to please people's expectations, then you can go mad.
You can't expect everyone to have the same dedication as you.
Exceed your customer's expectations. If you do, they'll come back over and over. Give them what they want - and a little more.
Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.
Edward de Bono
You are one of the rare people who can separate your observation from your preconception. You see what is, where most people see what they expect.
I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward.