Expectation quotes focus mainly on setting high standards you will need to strive to achieve. Many talk about the idea that we get what we expect in life. Expect little and you are rarely disappointed. Expect much and you achieve much.
In order to win, you must expect to win.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Life is so constructed that an event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don`t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.
Expect your every need to be met, expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level, expect to grow spiritually.
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Today I live in the quiet, joyous expectation of good.
Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them
Frankly, I'm more worried about the violence we do to ourselves and our children by allowing the media to create an expectation of instant gratification.
Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect.
Sincere forgiveness isn’t colored with expectation that the other person apologize or change. Don’t worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them.
I do my thing and you do yours. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, then it is beautiful. If not, it can’t be helped.
Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you – all of the expectations, all of the beliefs – and becoming who you are.
Rachel Naomi Remen
Expectation is the root of all heartache.
It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.
Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
Henry David Thoreau
Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.
Our limitations and successes will be based, most often, on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Anyone can cut an apple open and count the number of seeds. But, who can look at a single seed and count the trees and apples?
High expectations are the key to everything.
Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.
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