Expect Quotes

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Jane Austen
“To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect”
Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

J. Cornell Michel
“The pretty ones are usually unhappy. They expect everyone to be enamored of their beauty. How can a person be content when their happiness lies in someone else's hands, ready to be crushed at any moment? Ordinary-looking people are far superior, because they are forced to actually work hard to achieve their goals, instead of expecting people to fall all over themselves to help them.”
J. Cornell Michel, Jordan's Brains: A Zombie Evolution

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

Sarah Dessen
“Look,” he said, “the point is there’s no way to be a hundred percent sure about anyone or anything. So you’re left with a choice. Either hope for the best, or just expect the worst.”
If you expect the worst, you’re never disappointed,” I pointed out.
Yeah, but who lives like that?”
Sarah Dessen

Santosh Kalwar
“You will receive most when you will expect least.”
Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

Sara Gruen
“The whole thing's illusion, [Jacob], and there's nothing wrong with that. It's what people want from us. It's what they expect.”
sara gruen, Water for Elephants

Steve Maraboli
“Being in a relationship doesn’t entitle you to anything. You don’t get what you expect, you get what you create.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“Definitions and meanings change all the time. Truth and reality are very volatile, indefinite, multi layered and sometimes very paradoxical. That’s why it is very fiddly to make a set definition for the phenomena of our daily life. ( " Did not expect it would ever happen, there" )”
Erik Pevernagie

“If we expect to “know” the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, we may have a hard time seeing the whole picture, since the truth is a willful construction that allows us often merely to “guess”. ("Hinter der Mattscheibe")”
Erik Pevernagie

Sarah Dessen
“Really, it had been stupid to expect anything anyway. A few late nights does not a habit, or a relationship, make.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Goenawan Mohamad
“I'm beginning to think that to hope isn't the same as to expect something. To hope is to believe that life is an acceptable chaos.”
Goenawan Mohamad, Pagi dan Hal-Hal yang Dipungut Kembali

Dejan Stojanovic
“To expect to be kissed having bad breath is the secret of a fool.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Bill Courtney
“As cruel as life might be at times, if you throw in the towel, which is what everyone will expect, then nothing good will happen and your life will fall apart. Be better than that!”
Bill Courtney, Against the Grain: A Coach's Wisdom on Character, Faith, Family, and Love

Toba Beta
“It's so tempting to resist a little gift
when you're expecting the otherwise.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

“When you hear hoofbeats in Central Park, think horses, not zebras.”
J. C. Peters

“If you want peace, accept. If you want suffering, expect.”
Maxime Lagacé

Jyoti Patel
“How strange it is
that you tried to run
to faraway places
yet landed in your destiny,
how strange it is
that you ran away
from the truth
for so long yet,
it found the way back
to you
- expect the unexpected”

“Sorry, if I can't live upto your Expectations,
Because I am busy Living up to Mine!”
Somya Kedia

“Don’t seek, don’t avoid, don’t expect. Take what comes and be happy.”
Maxime Lagacé

“Peaceful is the one who expects nothing.”
Maxime Lagacé

Richie Norton
“If you want to feel more love for someone, be generous and don’t expect anything in return.”
Richie Norton

Steven Magee
“Disabled in the USA? Expect to be mistreated by your toxic government.”
Steven Magee

Torquato Tasso
“Bramo assai, poco spero"
("Hope for much, expect little")”
Torquato Tasso

“I'm Selfish!

When I do good deeds,
I expect something in return!
oh! not from you silly..
From Karma!”
Somya Kedia

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Explore, expect.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Steven Magee
“I expect to be awarded the Nobel prize for researching what professional astronomers did not want researched.”
Steven Magee

Kamaran Ihsan Salih
“Do not expect to get your rights corrupted country as you deserve.”
Kamaran Ihsan Salih

Ehsan Sehgal
“Why do you always expect that others will be calling you or others must contact you; it is the wrong expectation and the behaviour.”
Ehsan Sehgal
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Michael Bassey Johnson
“In the dictionary of those who do not expect anything, there is no expression like ‘shattered expectations.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Before You Doubt Yourself: Pep Talks and other Crucial Discussions

Becky Chambers
“Even if nothing ever does go wrong, I have to prepare as though it might.”
Becky Chambers, To Be Taught, If Fortunate

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