Expectation Quotes and Sayings

We tend to have an expectation that we will be be justly rewarded and praised for all of our hard work and sacrifice. The reality is that a lot of it goes unnoticed–it’s thankless. The pursuit of external affirmation just breeds resentment.
– Sahil Bloom

Frustrations come because we impose our illusions on reality.

Just because it’s not what you were expecting, doesn’t mean it’s not everything you need right now.
Paulo Coelho

Disappointment will come when your effort does not give you the expected return.
Chetan Bhagat

All you need to do is help one person, expecting nothing in return. To me, that is a humanitarian.

To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don’t want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt.

Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.
Bill Gates

Expect the unexpected. And whenever possible, be the unexpected.
Jack Dorsey

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
Princess Diana

Life is an experiment in which you may fail or succeed. Explore more, expect least.
Santosh Kalwar

Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.
Roy Bennett

Expectation is the another word of the disappointment.

Expectations are premeditated resentments.

I don’t expect from people, but I just want a bit of respect for what I served to them.

Don’t expect things to happen. It’s better to be surprised than to be disappointed.

Never expect to arrive if you don’t move.

To expect nothing is to gain everything.

Expectations gives us more pain, so don’t expect anything from anyone.

If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.
Sylvia Plath

So often when seen from behind, a female body is so desirable until she turns back.
Boghos L. Artinian

To succeed in life and achieve results, you must understand and master three mighty forces- desire, belief, and expectation.
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.
Douglas Adams

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

Rejection doesn’t hurt, expectation does. Lying doesn’t kill, denial does. Forgetting doesn’t heal, forgiveness does.

Never get too attached to anyone, it will lead to expectations and expectations always lead to disappointments…Anticipate everything and expect nothing.

Less expectation, less hurt.

Don’t blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.

Expect nothing and you will never be disappointed.

Cut your expectations short lest you wallow in disappointments. But take time to differentiate b/w dreams n expectations or drown in sorrowful displeasure.

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