Be encouraged by these expectation quotes to keep your expectations realistic. We all have expectations and sometimes the expectation we have is exceeded and sometimes it falls short.
These expectation quotations explore a part of life that is crucial to every person's self-worth. These quotes highlight different authors' interpretations of what it means to live
a life filled with expectation or filled with too much expectation from others.
Whether it is fate, destiny, objectives or assumptions of things to be or yet to be, there are elements of both joy and dislike.
Too often, we let other people set out what our life should be and should look like. However, true happiness unfolds within one's own desires and personal expressions of what it means
to lead a fulfilling life. To each their own choice; to each their own life, and to each the right for personal fulfillment.
Only you can define your expectations for what you want to get out of a job,
and so only you can know what will make you happy.
Matthew Oleniuk, Quit Your Job!
Poems About Happiness
All expectations of a friendship must be equal for both parties.
Theodore W. Higginsworth
Our mind is like a garden. Whatever we put into it, we will reap and harvest. If we put positive things into it, in due time we will reap positive rewards.
Andrian Teodoro, The Power of Positive Energy
Poems Of Encouragement
The expectations of a Christian towards others must be a reflection of what Jesus is like and not what you think others should be.
Victoria L. Adenson
There are no expectations in life except those that God has orchestrated for His glory.
Samatha Anne Marie Lynch
Poems About Life
The principal value of a private garden is not understood. It is not to give the possessor vegetables and fruit (that can be better and cheaper done by the market-gardeners), but to teach him patience and philosophy, and the higher virtues, hope deferred, and expectations blighted...
Charles Dudley Warner
Mothers are like the sun - always there to give light, but never expecting anything in return.
Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it’s no worse than it is
Be Thankful Quotes
Exceed expectations - set goals for your aspirations.
Catherine Pulsifer, Words of Wisdom For The New Graduate
Look forward to a brand new year, a year of a brand-new start. A year to achieve your goals and life to take part.
Catherine Pulsifer, Forgive The Past, Live The Future
Inspirational Poems for The New Year
Most people search for a spiritual guide in life... It seems since the dawn of our species this search and attempt to describe the world has been in the
forefront of our thoughts.
Alexander Bearden, Simple Spiritualism
The effect you expect is the effect you get
Kelly McGonigal, The Upside of Stress
Don’t spoil Christmas Day by anticipating how it will be. Let is unfold as it does, and be grateful for whatever comes.
Beneath the moon's warm glow, with hearts alight, children dance on waves of pure delight. Oh, anticipation fills the air! Christmas whispers cling to every prayer.
Catherine Pulsifer, On Best Behavior
Poems About Children
The expectation of dreams coming true for you...the best of the Year ahead to you!
Catherine Pulsifer, The New Year
New Year Toasts
I expect God to use me, not because of who I am but because of who Jesus is. Not because of what I've done, but because of what Jesus has done.
Quotes About Jesus
By choice, we have become a family, first in our hearts, and finally in breath and being. Great expectations are good; great experiences are better.
You may not be brilliant, or clever, or smart; you may not be fast of pace, but if you have grit and a confident heart you surely will win the race.
Poems For Teenagers
I am often guilty of expecting the worst so as to avoid disappointment and welcome surprise.”
Quotes On Disappointment
The world will be deaf to the babyish wails of the man who does less than the best that he can.
Strickland Gillilan, Unpardonable
Be The Best You Can Be
I love early snow now, though. Especially snow that happens when you least expect it and just sprinkles down for a while. It feels like a secret.
Quotes About The Snow
We go," troubles say, "to those who mope, who look on life dejected, who weakly say 'good-bye' to hope, we go where we're expected."
Francis J. Allison, Troubles Pass By
Poems About Life Struggles
...measuring the worth of life in terms of personal pleasure rather than in terms of growth of character, of service, of high ends — and You will be a pessimist before you know it.
President Hyde, A Recipe For Pessimism
Be careful of expectations that you set for others, but more importantly, be careful of the ones you set for yourself. Expectation rarely leaves room for
the wonder and magic of the unknown.
Cyndie Spiegel, A Year of Positive Thinking
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
It is in the giddy anticipation of trick or treating that the true essence of Halloween is realized.
Trick or Treat Poems
Low income does not mean low expectations
Johnnie Dent Jr.
Positive people have positive expectations in their lives and most of their
days are successful. Negative people have negative expectations in their
lives and most of their days are unsuccessful.
Everyone expects us to have a sense of urgency for life's big things. Life measures us by how we engage ourselves in the little things.
Little Things Poems
... we don’t take action until God shows us what to do and when to do it... we wait on Him expectantly... we praise and worship God, fully expecting
Him to instruct us, deliver us, and lead us to victory.
Joyce Meyer, Your Battles Belong to the Lord
Success is a balance of life where we can meet our own expectations while at the same time achieving success in our commitments to others.
I believe that every person on this planet is here to make a difference... you can add value to our world ... By living to your full potential, you’ll not only
change your world, you’ll change the world around you
Vex King, Good Vibes, Good Life
Hope is a confident expectation of what God has promised and its strength is in His faithfulness.
Christian Quotes About Hope
Think this: "I'm going to win!' Think not on what has been.
David V. Bush, Think Right
Think On These Things
Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
Whatever the message of the old year may have been, whether of darkness or light, joy or sorrow,
we stand this morning waiting expectantly and confidently for some message with glad tidings.
George L. Perin, Enter The New Year
New Year Prayers
No matter the baby's sex, the expectations of father and mother are highlighted by glowing words of love and care for their new addition to the family.
The paths that we take, the goals that we seek, the kind of persons one day we will be
William Arthur Ward
The staggering abundance of knowledge has increased expectations for many of us to exploit knowledge to develop our own effectiveness, more effective products, and better solutions for our clients.
Luc P. Beaudoin, Cognitive Productivity
December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.
Year End Poem
Your love and care go above and beyond what one could expect, filling me with warmth, for you I have so much respect.
Catherine Pulsifer, So Supportive and Kind
Mother In Law Poems
"What does the Golden Rule mean most to you?"....the Golden Rule is giving more than one expects his fellow man to do.
William Arthur Ward
Because gratitude is the key to happiness, anything that undermines gratitude must undermine happiness. And nothing undermines gratitude as much as expectations. There is an inverse relationship between expectations and gratitude: The more expectations you have, the less gratitude you will have.
... your own managerial style and ways to establish a motivating environment ....is fostered by a manager who is positive and supportive, sets a good example, clarifies expectations, and is flexible in the face of change.
Harriet Diamond, Perfect Phrases for Motivating and Rewarding Employees
Work Ethics Quotes
In a world where despair and anxiety are at epidemic levels ... our sure and certain hope is found in the unchanging promises of God.
God's Promises Poems
It is with expectation that I ask you Father, to let me be part of your shining glory through how I respond to each person that I see
Positive people have positive expectations in their lives and most of their days are successful.
Andrii Sedniev, Positive
What a joyful place our heaven must be. Where the captive dwells forever free.
Ellwood Haines Stokes, What A Joyful Place!
Obsession, perfectionism, hypersensitivity, the need for control, and high expectations are common traits in great artists.
BradStulberg; Steve Magness, Peak Performance
Thought Provoking Quotes
Routines seem boring, and the antithesis to what you’re told a “good life” is made of... The point is not what the routine consists of, but how steady
and safe your subconscious mind is made through repetitive motions and expected outcomes.
Brianna Wiest, 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think
Poems About The Good Life
Expectation is certainly one of the most potent resources that you have. An intense anticipation could transform chance into reality.
Bob Herring, Live Your Life - Inspiration For A Great Life
Life doesn’t turn out like we expect it to... we have to decide what we will place our hope in.
As we start to identify and release our expectations, we can take more empowering steps toward achieving our goals, with a clear sense of purpose.
Christine Hassler, Expectation Hangover
Poems About Goals
When you place your hopes and expectations on a particular celebration
or a special day on the calendar, you'll find yourself disappointed again
and again. But when you place your hopes and expectations on the Lord Himself,
He will never, never let you down.
Greg Laurie, Red The Color of Christmas
Trust In God Poems
Each one of us has certain expectations. Each one of us has certain hopes. When we fail to meet those expectations or hopes, this is where disappointment arises.
Reg Morais, How to Handle Disappointments
When parents are aware in the present moment, learning and growing alongside their children, the entire family thrives ... Empowered with self-
awareness ... each feels free to explore, discover, and manifest their authentic being.
Shefali Tsabary, The Awakened Family
Short Family Quotes
Having a baby is stupendously wonderful, but things may not go as planned. If you have no fixed expectations, nothing can surprise or disappoint you. The ideal stance is a kind of gentle wonder, now and again brimming over into radical amazement, as your story unfolds.
Success in prospecting is more about core principles than it is about memorizing certain words.
John Rosso, Prospect the Sandler Way
Like all explorers, we are drawn to discover what’s waiting out there without knowing yet if we have the courage to face it.
Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart
The expectation for a future full of accomplishments is the consistent, and dedicated action of today.
Theodore W. Higgingsworth
My expectations of others are grounded in expectation through encouragement - a dedication that believes that every person has self-worth and a purpose.
Rather than condemning yourself for your mistakes and failures ... You can let go of those unrealistic expectations of perfection that make you so
dissatisfied and open the door to real and lasting satisfaction.
Kristin Neff, Self-Compassion
Of course, excessive worry about retirement can shorten your life expectancy so much that you need not be concerned about it.
Ernie Zelinski, How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free
We would be better off if we lowered our expectations about the results of decisions.
Barry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice