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Motivational Expect Quotes

May these quotes about Expect inspire and motivate you.

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

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

It is important to expect nothing,
to take every experience,
including the negative ones,
as merely steps on the path,
and to proceed.
- Ram Dass

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

As you discover your daily good,
and believe in it, and think about it,
expect it to continue.
- Ernest Holmes

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

Don't expect me to get excited over
another damn thing we need to find.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)


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The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

When you expect nothing, you can
receive everything as a marvelous gift.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is an observatory and a telescope,
we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.
- Henry David Thoreau

Government is a contrivance
of human wisdom to provide for human wants.
People have the right to expect that these wants
will be provided for by this wisdom.
- Jimmy Carter

The universe we observe has precisely
the properties we should expect
if there is, at bottom, no design,
no purpose, no evil, no good,
nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
- Charles Darwin

We are not to expect to be translated from
despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
- Thomas Jefferson

Love is like a butterfly,
it settles upon you when you least expect it.
- Anonymous

We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems,
for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact
degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
- Stephen Leacock

We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy,
substance abuse, and the failings of the family.
Then we expect them to educate our children.
- John Sculley

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher,
the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner,
but from their regard to their own interest.
- Adam Smith

Think little goals and expect little achievements.
Think big goals and win big success.
- David Joseph Schwartz

Never hurry.
Take plenty of exercise.
Always be cheerful.
Take all the sleep you need.
You may expect to be well.
- James Freeman Clarke

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils;
for time is the greatest innovator.
- Francis Bacon

A poem can have an impact, but you can't expect an
audience to understand all the nuances.
- Douglas Dunn

It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize
that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.
- Norman Cousins

You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put
a few nickels in the machine.
- Flip Wilson

I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
- William Penn

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
- Alfred A. Montapert

Do not do unto others
as you expect they should do unto you.
Their tastes may not be the same.
- George Bernard Shaw

It is always a good day to be grateful for all of life -
grateful for large blessings and small.
Especially to be grateful for the symbolic blessings -
the rainbows and butterflies that come into our lives
when we least expect and most need them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?
- John Barton

You know I take music seriously, right? So I expect
journalists to take being a journalist seriously.
- Glenn Danzig

Having a track record to live up to and the history
of successes had become a hindrance.
It becomes harder to break out of what people expect you to do.
- Paul Simon

There is some reason, obviously, that you are drawn to your material,
but the way in which you explore it might come to be
quite different from what you would expect.
- Ann Beattie

You might expect that the American College of Obstetricians
and Gynecologists would be there and they are.
- C. Everett Koop

Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
- Calvin Coolidge

As an actor I think sometimes producers need a little
bit of encouragement to see you in a particular role,
they may not have as much imagination as you would expect.
- Steve Kanaly

Americans expect us to go to Washington for the right reason,
and not just to mingle with the right people.
- Sarah Palin

I don't look at it like that's my rival and I have to beat her.
It's more like, I have to ski this as fast as I can
and the fastest of everyone out here and that's what I expect.
- Picabo Street

Writing a book for me, I expect, is very similar to
the experience of reading the book for my readers.
- R. A. Salvatore

I think you can expect Sony, in the case of PSP specifically,
to deliver a technology that is going to reinvent and
change handheld entertainment,
and take it to a brand new level.
- Ian Jackson

When you expect things to happen - strangely enough -
they do happen.
- J. P. Morgan

The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety.
- Virgil

Well if I was going to describe my audience,
it's going to take longer than you'd ever expect,
hundreds of years in fact, because there's many of them,
all over the world.
- Norman Wisdom

Countries that will not tax their elite who expect
us to come in and help them serve their people are
just not going to get the kind of help from us that
historically they may have.
- Hillary Clinton

If you can't control your peanut butter,
you can't expect to control your life.
- Bill Watterson

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.
- Margaret Mitchell

Every man has a certain sphere of discretion which
he has a right to expect shall not be infringed by his neighbours.
This right flows from the very nature of man.
- William Godwin

You can't take a character anywhere they don't expect the character to go.
But within those confines is where creativity lies.
- Richard Price

When I invite a woman to dinner, I expect her to look at my face.
That's the price she has to pay.
- George S. Kaufman

You would never expect a black woman to be the hero.
- Sanaa Lathan

You don't expect to get the letter saying,
Her Majesty would like to appoint you Knight Commander of the British Empire!
It was just a completely overwhelming and exciting day.
- Antony Sher

Why would anyone expect Tyson to come out smarter?
He went to prison for four years,
not Princeton.
- Lou Duva

You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing,
and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.
- Miyamoto Musashi

The cynical part of the answer is that I expect to
see a good deal more space opera,
set far enough in the future as to be disconnected
from contemporary issues.
- John M. Ford

You can't expect law enforcement to provide the solution to the drug problem.
- Bill McCollum

In fact, I'll be taking a lot of Cathy Gale with me.
I expect that was why I was chosen for the part.
- Honor Blackman

I've been an important star and lived a full life,
yet I only hve three close friends.
I guess that's all anyone can expect.
- Hedy Lamarr

There are two kinds of serial killers as far as the victim is concerned:
the kind that you don't see before they pounce on you
and the kind you see and don't expect to pounce on you.
- Pat Brown

You never know what's going to happen sometimes,
or what you think's going to happen never happens,
or when you least expect it, the Santana record comes along and just blows up.
- Tommy Lee

However, some of my work is very subtle,
and one should expect very subtle reactions to it.
- Jim Hodges

It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant
men in charge of affairs.
They expect too much of ordinary men.
- Thucydides

The press always ends up being much nicer than I expect.
A lot of times they say something snarky about you,
but then you meet them in person and they couldn't be nicer.
- Josh Schwartz

If history is going to repeat itself I should think
we can expect the same thing again.
- Terry Venables

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals,
how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?
- Isadora Duncan

People that haven't seen us yet are shocked because
they think that Alice Cooper must be a female folksinger.
They don't expect the whole thing.
- Alice Cooper

I had learned something of Miami from people who had visited there,
so I knew what to expect.
- Sidney Poitier

When you're in the news business, you always expect the unexpected.
- Helen Thomas

I expect VA's inspector general and the FBI to work
closely together so that we can identify and eliminate
the flaws that allowed this leak and prosecute any criminal acts.
- Steve Buyer

I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning.
It was when I started to talk to people working out there,
I began to find what I was looking for.
- Ian Botham

An Editor becomes kind of your mother.
You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.
- Jackie Kennedy


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