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Expectation Quotes

I've always got such high expectations for myself. I'm aware of them, but I can't relax them.

Author: Mary Decker Slaney

Profession: American Track Athlete

Think and feel yourself there! To achieve any aim in life, you need to project the end-result. Think of the elation, the satisfaction, the joy! Carrying the ecstatic feeling will bring the desired goal into view.

Author: Grace Speare

Profession:

The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank carů a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.

Author: Ben Sweetland

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We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.

Author: Anne Sophie Swetchine (1782-1857)

Profession: Russian Author

People expect a certain reaction from a business and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.

Author: Richard Thalheimer

Profession: American Business Executive, The Sharper Image

We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.

Author: Brian Tracy

Profession: American Trainer, Speaker, Author, Businessman

Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.

Author: Brian Tracy

Profession: American Trainer, Speaker, Author, Businessman

I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up.

Author: Lee Trevino (1939)

Profession: American Golfer

Winner expects to win in advance. Life is a self-fulfilling prophesy.

Author: Source Unknown

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Employees tend to live up to their managers expectations of them. If a managers expectations are high, productivity is likely to be excellent.

Author: Source Unknown

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Rarely do the followers exceed the expectations of the leaders.

Author: Source Unknown

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We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather.

Author: Marquis De Vauvenargues (1715-1747)

Profession: French Moralist

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Author: Denis Waitley (1933)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Author: Denis Waitley (1933)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert

Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.

Author: Alice Walker (1944)

Profession: American Author, Critic