Quotation Explorer - 'Expectation'

Expectation has brought me disappointment. Disappointment has brought me wisdom. Acceptance, gratitude and appreciation have brought me joy and fulfilment. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
How would your life be different if you celebrated the things in your life that you do have instead of lamenting things that you don't? Let today be the day you embrace gratitude and appreciation and let go of entitlement and expectation. - Steve Maraboli
Without any reason or expectation, love someone today and feel the joy of life. - Debasish Mridha
The expectation that TV women need to be more likeable than men is bullshit and in need of a change. - Mindy Kaling
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty. - Seneca
His line was the jocundly-sentimental Wardour Street brand of adventure, told in a style that exactly met, but never exceeded, every expectation. - Rudyard Kipling
Change is triggered by Experience and Expectation - Karl-Marx Paa Kwesi Etsibah
where there is love ,there is expectation - litymunshi
Expectation is faith in motion: you expect the things you hope for to happen. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Expectation is the greatest impediment to living, running ahead to tomorrow, it loses today. - Lars Iyer
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit. - Amos Bronson Alcott
PROSPECT, n. An outlook, usually forbidding. An expectation, usually forbidden. Blow, blow, ye spicy breezes -- O'er Ceylon blow your breath, Where every prospect pleases, Save only that of death. Bishop Sheber - Ambrose Bierce
Maybe we should live our lives in a constant state of expectation, always curious and excited about the possibilities that could unfold in front of us. Maybe it is our sense of vision that colors our reality. - Allison Fallon
We live in a world where expectation exceed inspiration - Louise Philippe Dulay
Where our own mind doesn’t listen to us, how can other’s minds follow what we say? One should not have such expectation at all. - Dada Bhagwan
Have an attitude of positive expectation. - Germany Kent
When you give without expectation, you will always have more to give away. - Debasish Mridha
Be not anxious;yesterday is your experience, today is your experiment and tomorrow is your expectation. Maximize the time! - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation. - Jack Nicklaus
How could I possibly NOT be disappointed by what I would find? Nothing had ever met my expectation, since nothing could compete with my doctoring imagination, my pathetic compulsion to make the world quanter, funnier, kinder, and more mysterious than it actually was. - Armistead Maupin
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. - Orison Swett Marden
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
The room had lost its morning light, the glow of expectation and potential. The daylight was now gray, and the new day was already used, a little soiled by mistaken thoughts and makeshift undertakings. - Tove Jansson
The emotion you feel is always about the vibrational variance between where you want to be and where you are. If you're out of balance, there are only two ways to bring yourself into alignment: Either raise your expectation to match your desire -or lower your desire to match your expectation. - Abraham Hicks
Having faith and belief in my inner guidance allows me to see the world in a way that strengthens that faith and belief and brings with it a life filled with welcomed expectation and awe. - Charles F. Glassman
Expectation levels set can be directly correlated to the quality of the training provided. - Mark W. Boyer
Don’t be depressed if you feel like a victim of abuse. It is because the abuser knows that your action can get you out of that situation and without depending on anything, live a life within your expectation and beyond. - Denny A
I have every expectation that cancer will become known as the disease of human evolution trying and failing to adapt to a significantly changed environment. - Steven Magee
Life is largely a matter of expectation. - Horace
A great obstacle to happiness is the expectation of too great a happiness. - Fontenelle
When expectation becomes your believe the the depth of being heart is pretty more than just a disappointment.. :( - Jayesh Varma
Disappointment resides in expectation. Showing a little regard creates consideration, which results in understanding. Steps to a peace of mind. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Giving without expectation is the beauty of humanity and its foundation. - Debasish Mridha
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits. - William Shakespeare
The land of possibility is a better place to make your home than the realm of expectation will ever be - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work ot make it better. - Barbra Pletcher
A classroom atmosphere that promotes reading does not come from the furniture and its placement as much as it comes from the teacher's expectation that students will read. - Donalyn Miller
Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead. - Kurt Vonnegut
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living. - Voltaire
Awaken each day with the expectation that something wonderful is about to happen. - Charles F. Glassman
Love is one of the most powerful healing tools in the universe. Most people forget to use it to build rapport, to deepen their relatedness, and to mend the upset that underlies disagreement and expectation. Sprinkle more love and you will heal only 100% of the time. - Monika Zands
I have found that the less expectation you put on others, the more happiness you will find with them and yourself. - K.L. Toth
Messy" is a word we use to explain a conflict with an expectation we had. Eliminate the expectation, and you eliminate the "messy". - Steve Maraboli
An expectation is a thought.It has no power or influence. - Dee Dee Artner
Expectation is an anchor, a heavy burden every man is to first carry and then overcome if he is to ever reach the shorelines of his dreams. - Peter S. Fogg
The very essence of love is love itself without any other expectation. - Debasish Mridha
Love is hope and expectation. If many want to pencil it in, some don’t dare to ink it in, because love also means mystery and enigma. ( " Love as dizzy as a cathedral") - Erik Pevernagie
We all intuitively know that a mother's love is crucial to the creation of a well-adjusted human and that we are all born with an instinctive expectation of receiving unconditionally selfless love from our mother. - Jeremy Griffith
He felt a kind of bridal expectation, sweet and sensuous yet vaguely mingled with anticipatory fear of its own fulfilment, with the mysterious shiver felt when something endlessly desired suddenly comes physically close to the astonished heart. - Stefan Zweig
Almost all great writers have as their motif, more or less disguised, the passage from childhood to maturity, the clash between the thrill of expectation and the disillusioning knowledge of truth. 'Lost Illusion' is the undisclosed title of every novel. - André Maurois
Don't give a gift with the expectation to get,but if you have a gift, always try to give. - Debasish Mridha
When you love and it hurt, love more and love without expectation. - Debasish Mridha
Love without conditions, restrictions, or the expectation of being loved in return. - Kamand Kojouri
Cut lose your ties with expectation. Your dreams are charlatans, your memories, stalemating quarks. Listen only to the pull of your atoms and follow the discordant hum of your personal entropy. - Virginia Petrucci
Not the action, but the expectation creates results. - Debasish Mridha
Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return. - Roy Bennett
Expectation creates the reality. - Debasish Mridha
Any tiniest feeling, which fills you with peace and joy can grow to the size of a mountain, when you act on it with no expectation, where and how it must take you. Enjoy the moment of harmony and know that you can trust your Self. - Raphael Zernoff
My deservedness is more than your expectation. - Sushil pandey
Desire is a great virtue, but expectation is an even greater vice. - Raheel Farooq
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit. - Amos Bronson Alcott
When life hands us a beutiful bouquet of flowers we stare at it in cautious expectation of a bee.
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. - Diana Spencer
Writing is perhaps the best way of de-stressing, but if done with an adulteration of the feelings and/or with an expectation of an appreciation then it only and eventually leads to frustration. - Anuj Somany
Give and receive with gratitude. Do the former, without expectation of, the latter. - Jaeda DeWalt
When you serve the humanity and contribute to the society without expectation, you are happy. - Debasish Mridha
Don't give a gift with expectation to get but if you have got a gift always try to give. - Debasish Mridha
Make us, Lord, in Chesterton's distinction, travelers instead of tourists. Where the tourist defines his day by the expectation of seeing certain things, give us the traveler's openness to seeing what You will reveal. - Brian Eshleman
A concrete love is a mass of emotion formed into a compound mixture of affection, care, desire and expectation. - Munia Khan
We Humanists behave as well as we can, without any expectation of rewards or punishments in an Afterlife. We serve as best we can the only abstraction with which we have any real familiarity, which is our community. - Kurt Vonnegut
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