Quotation Explorer - 'Expects'

If a woman chooses to support her husband and become First Lady, I believe she must do so with the understanding that the public expects the full-meal deal. - Venita Ellick
For anyone God is like as one depicts or expects HIM to be. - raja shakeel mushtaque
Leadership is giving out far more than one expects in direct return. The rewards are intangible, yet priceless. - T Jay Taylor
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
God has given us more than fourteen billion cells and connections in our brain. Why would God give us such a complex organ system unless he expects us to use it? - Ben Carson
The pessimist may call the optimist a fool; but who is more foolish, the happy individual who expects more happiness or the one who fills his life with bitterness and has only more despair to look forward to? - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Why do people always expect you to trust them? With all the shit that goes on in this world, I don't know why anyone expects my trust just because they are unverifiably, according to themselves, a nice guy. Who the hell defaults to trust? - Malka Older
As prayer without faith is but a beating of the air, so trust without prayer [is] but a presumptuous bravado. He that promises to give, and bids us trust His promises, commands us to pray, and expects obedience to his commands. He will give, but not without our asking. - Thomas Lye
One is never wounded by the love one gives, only by the love one expects. - Marty Rubin
Morality is what the queen expects from the hive, not from herself. - Marty Rubin
War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost. - Karl Kraus
ADHERENT, n. A follower who has not yet obtained all that he expects to get. - Ambrose Bierce
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. - Alexander Pope
A client expects often the delivery of materials yesterday for the order placed to vendor today and the payment towards the despatch always on an uncertain tomorrow. - Anuj Somany
The brain, as busy as it can be, is actually very lazy...It sees what it expects to see - James R. Doty
A nation which expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, expects that which never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else. - Henry Ward Beecher
My trust in you was like the small child’s; who, when thrown in the air, expects to be caught, but you dropped me down, and not a moan escaped my lips. - Faraaz Kazi
Ninja faith stands. It is not shaken when things seem contrary to what one expects. Ninja faith chooses to believe the truth. - Anna M. Aquino
I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it. - Benjamin Franklin
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself - and be lenient to everybody else. - Henry Ward Beecher
Whenever you hear a man speak of his love for his country, it is a sign that he expects to be paid for it. - H. L. Mencken
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. - Alexander Pope
No man is exempted from the subtle deception of doctrinal drift the man of God expects this temptation. - Gary Rohrmayer
Life expects us to challenge the status-quo YET it holds us responsible for ONLY what we can ordinarily do. Life doesn't ask us for too much; it says "to do more, expand your lens". Expand your skills, expand your tools, expand your mind. To do more, be more! - Asuni LadyZeal
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched. - Thomas Fuller
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
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