Because gratitude is the key to happiness, anything that undermines gratitude must undermine happiness. And nothing undermines gratitude as much as expectations. There is an inverse relationship between expectations and gratitude: The more expectations you have, the less gratitude you will have. - Dennis Prager
I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity and therefore be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
The amount of noise which anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity. - Arthur Schopenhauer
There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance.
My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations. - Michael J. Fox
The amount of violations of human rights in a country is always an inverse function of the amount of complaints about human rights violations heard from there. The greater the number of complaints being aired, the better protected are human rights in that country. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan