Expectation Quotes and Sayings
Less expectation, less hurt.
Don’t blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.
Cut your expectations short lest you wallow in disappointments. But take time to differentiate b/w dreams n expectations or drown in sorrowful displeasure.
Imagination is your expectation.
I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine.
Expectations may sometimes lead you to disappointments, but the anger of getting disappointment may sometimes lead you to what you expected.
If you can’t change your fate, change your expectations from fate.
All unhappiness is due to wrong expectations. (Buddhist)
No expectations, no disappointments.
Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.
- Paulo Coelho
When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.
- Donald Miller
The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our action.
- A. Godin
I suffer because my interactions with others do not meet the expectations I did not know I had.
- Jim McDonald
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
- Charles F. Kettering
Expectations Don’t magically Change Reality… Expectations Do Something Even More Powerful They Change The Way you Deal With Reality !!
What makes earth feel like hell is our expectation that it should feel like heaven.
- Chuck Palahniuk
Peace begins When expectation ends.
- Sri Chinmoy
It’s no use going the extra mile if people don’t expect it. You will never get extra credit for it. Just invest it on something else.
- Sartika Kurniali
A big desire is not enough to meet the expectations of lost dreams.
- Dejan Stojanovic
I can’t imagine going on when there are no more expectations.
- Dame Edith Evans
You get what you expect and you deserve what you tolerate.
- Mark Graban
Expectations are dangerous when they are both too high and unformed.
- Lionel Shriver
Many things have been written and will be written for dream. Dreams are nothing but our unclear expectations.
- Santosh Kalwar
Expectations should not always be taken as reality; because you never know when you will be disappointed.
- Samuel P. Huntington
Unhappiness lies in that gap between our talents and our expectations.
- Sebastian Horsley
He was swimming in a sea of other people’s expectations. Men had drowned in seas like that.
- Robert Jordan
My expectations are sky low, because I’m standing on a mountaintop.
- Jarod Kint
No expectations mean there is no risk of disappointment.
- Jude Morgan
Expect everything so that nothing comes unexpected.
- Norton Juster
Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.
- Brandon Sanderson
Maybe my expectations for honesty are too high.
- Kelley Armstrong
A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
I’d rather be pleasantly surprised than fatally disappointed.
- Julia Glass
That was the thing about the world: it wasn’t that things were harder than you thought they were going to be, it was that they were hard in ways that you didn’t expect.
- Lev Grossman
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
- Brian Tracy
If you’re going to say what you want to say, you’re going to hear what you don’t want to hear.
- Roberto Bolaño
You can’t expect everyone to have the same dedication as you.
- Jeff Kinney
There were two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.
- Jodi Picoult
I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.
- Bill Watterson