Expectation Quotes and Sayings
No expectations, no disappointments.
Imagination is your expectation.
Don’t blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.
Never get too attached to anyone, it will lead to expectations and expectations always lead to disappointments…Anticipate everything and expect nothing.
Cut your expectations short lest you wallow in disappointments. But take time to differentiate b/w dreams n expectations or drown in sorrowful displeasure.
Expectations may sometimes lead you to disappointments, but the anger of getting disappointment may sometimes lead you to what you expected.
Do not enter where too much is anticipated. It is the misfortune of the over-celebrated that they cannot measure up to excessive expectations. The actual can never attain the imagined: for to think perfection is easy, but to embody it is most difficult. The imagination weds the wish, and together they always conjure up more than reality can furnish. For however great may be a person’s virtues, the will never measure up to what was imagined. When people see themselves cheated in their extravagant anticipations, they turn more quickly to disparagement than to praise. Hope is a great falsifier of the truth; the the intelligence put her right by seeing to it that the fruit is superior to its appetite. You will make a better exit when the actual transcends the imagined, and is more than was expected.
– Baltasar Gracian
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
– Alexander Pope
I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine.
When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.
– Donald Miller
Less expectation, less hurt.
The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our action.
– A. Godin
Rejection doesn’t hurt, expectation does. Lying doesn’t kill, denial does. Forgetting doesn’t heal, forgiveness does.
All unhappiness is due to wrong expectations. (Buddhist)
I’d rather be pleasantly surprised than fatally disappointed.
– Julia Glass
A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.
– Douglas Adams
If you can’t change your fate, change your expectations from fate.
Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.
– Paulo Coelho
If you expect nothing, you can never be disappointed.
– Tonya Hurley