Best 101 of Expecting quotes - MyQuotes
Never want something without expecting it
Stop expecting others to act first, be the one who makes a positive change.
There comes a time when you should stop expecting other people to make a big deal about your birthday. That time is age 11.
A lot of people come up to me expecting to meet the person they have seen perform. It's not going to happen, unless my mania, my stage person, responds to them and not the real me.
There is no such thing as expecting too much.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Those days [of the Vietnam War] you couldn't get on a bus going to the South without expecting a riot over something or the other. All of that has disappeared thanks to Lyndon Johnson.
Someday, you do not know when, you will be driving down the road and someday, you do not now when, you will make a wrong tun. At the end of the road, when you're least expecting it, he (or indeed she) will be there.
Grief jumps out at you when you're least expecting it.
If you choose to be looking for something, you'd better be ready for whatever it is you are find. Because it may not be what you've been expecting.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Don't anticipate for a promise, let it be an unexpected favour, this will increase your power of independence.
A lot of good things can come from not expecting anything.
It seems ironic, expecting the unexpected, like she had fabricated pieces of her story to make it more interesting. Considering my boredom with the current version, I can't imagine the first draft.
You want to have a future where you’re expecting things to be better, not one where you’re expecting things to be worse.
Let whatever is going to happen to me happen. I'm expecting the worst for myself and I'm resigned to it.
Expecting hell, we're ill prepared for heaven.
Never put anything past anyone. Stop expecting people to be as genuine as you are, it's never the case & it will almost always be a let down.
If you get involved in music expecting to make a living out of it, then you've picked the wrong thing to do. That shouldn't really be in your mind.
I say 'come with it.' I'm not expecting anything easy. You have to earn your place. That's fine with me.
Donna Lynn Hope
Shoo. Away with you. It's my fault for expecting the extraordinary from the ordinary.
Expecting anybody else?" Shane asked Eve. "Your distant cousin Jack the Ripper dropping by too?" "Screw you, Collins.
Certainly nobody gets married wanting to get divorced or even expecting to - except me.
Sometimes even stuff you expect to happen can still hurt
Much of what we called "depression" was really dissatisfaction, a result of setting a bar impossibly high or expecting treasures we weren't willing to work for.
Instead of expecting an ideal world, we must learn to live in the real world. Instead of making our life miserable for the sake of others, we must learn to make our own lives joyful. We can give only what we have. If we are unhappy, we can’t make others happy. When we have no love in our heart, we can’t love anyone. You can’t gift wealth to anyone unless you earn it yourself.
I think fundamentally the bigger question is, what are we expecting peacekeepers to do? Are they actually, as the traditional conception would have it, keeping peace, in which case they're not there to actively intervene and stop violence? When we send them into these places, do we expect they will respond forcefully?
But you weren't born expecting that kind of beauty in everyone, all the time. You just got programmed into thinking anything else is ugly.
I think irradiating pilots with WiFi radio frequency (RF) radiation is really going to hit about five years from now as 'Delayed Radiation Complications' show up. I am expecting to see increased airplane accidents & crashes for various reasons starting in 2020 onward.
Emailing a meaningful photograph to someone who is not expecting it can change a relationship forever.
If you have never known the power of God's love, then maybe it is because you have never asked to know it - I mean really asked, expecting an answer.
When you ask it is given - but at some point you have to stop asking and start expecting.
Sometimes the wind blows you places you weren't expecting: sometimes it blows you away from those places, too.
Norman Vincent Peale
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Things could always be, but some things will never have been.
Expect everything to happen for your benefit yet do not insist on how it must be experienced. Allow yourselves to be surprised. Remember that what you expect with your physical mind is the least you can be offered by your all-knowing-Self.
I wasn’t sure what expression I was expecting her to wear when she saw that it was me. I’d braced myself for disgust or anger. But she just looked at me like I was — nothing. An annoyance, maybe.
There is a great responsibility on the team to perform well, because our supporters and the whole of the country are expecting us to do just that.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
My expectations for the future? A beautiful past.
Lailah Gifty Akita
You get what you expect in life. Expect great things in life. Live your best life.
I wanted to be a disgusting, oozing zombie, not a sexy, cleavage zombie, which is what I was expecting, given my previous film work.
Just as a random thing, because I can't choose a favorite song ever, I'll go for Minnie Riperton's "Expecting".
Don't expect everyone to admire this world is made up of hate and fire.
Instead of expecting all and being lowered into despair each time I get less, I expect nothing now and, occasionally, I get a little, and am more than a little happy.
Every time someone come out with an album don't change the whole style up but don't do what they are expecting. Surprise them.
The Church must stop expecting outsiders to act like insiders while insiders act like outsiders.
Most are expecting 5 percent to 10 percent hikes, but there are rumblings of far nastier surprises.
I know I'm capable of greatness, and I'm expecting to reach that level.
There are two ways to avoid getting disappointed. Expect everything - or expect nothing.
But the wild is unpredictable, stuff does happen, and it's always when you're least expecting it.
Jorge Luis Borges was lamenting a variety of Orientalism that was used to measure the alleged authenticity of Argentine and Latin American writers in the midcentury. The Argentine literary tradition was believed by many, including many Argentines, to be concerned with a national imaginary in which the gauchos and the pampas and the tango were fundamental tropes. Borges, in part to legitimize his own Europhilia, correctly pointed out that expecting writers to engage with these romantic nationalist tropes was arbitrary and limiting, a genre that was demonstrative of its own artificiality.