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Expectation Quotes

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Good is not good, when better is expected.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

Prospect is often better than possession.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it is.

Author: Wayne Gretzky (1961)

Profession: Canadian Hockey Player

The best part of our lives we pass in counting on what is to come.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist

If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.

Author: Heraclitus

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our father's have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a large part than what we suspect of what we think.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841-1935)

Profession: American Judge

You begin by always expecting good things to happen

Author: Tom Hopkins

Profession: American Sales Trainer, Speaker, Author

Life is largely a matter of expectation.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

I know not anything more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to time the difference between idea and reality. It is by this kind of observation that we grow daily less liable to be disappointed.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Author: Michael Jordan (1963)

Profession: American Basketball Player, Actor

Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.

Author: Bruce Lee (1940-1973)

Profession: Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist

Your expectations opens or closes the doors of your supply, If you expect grand things, and work honestly for them, they will come to you, your supply will correspond with your expectation.

Author: Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924)

Profession: American Author, Founder of Success Magazine