Expectation Quotes and Sayings
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
Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.
– J.K. Rowling
If you expect nothing, you can never be disappointed.
– Tonya Hurley