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

How much of human life is lost in waiting.
Good is not good, when better is expected.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.
Don't cross the bridge till you come to it.
It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.
Always expect the worst, and you will never be disappointed.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
In order to win, you must expect to win.
Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.
Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.
One gift creates appreciation, many gifts create expectation.
Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.
Men... are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.
The best part of our lives we pass in counting on what is to come.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.
Expect your every need to be met. Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level...
If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Employees tend to live up to their managers expectations of them. If a managers expectations are high, productivity is likely to be excellent.
Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?
We tend to get what we expect.
By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.
If something can go wrong it will.
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.
You begin by always expecting good things to happen
Expect victory and you make victory.
You have to expect that if you cuss out the world, The world is going to cuss back.
You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
High expectations are the key to everything.
We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather.
Rarely do the followers exceed the expectations of the leaders.
Winner expects to win in advance. Life is a self-fulfilling prophesy.
I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up.
We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.
People expect a certain reaction from a business and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.
We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.
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 car a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
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.
I've always got such high expectations for myself. I'm aware of them, but I can't relax them.
I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.
A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
When you expect things to happen -- strangely enough -- they do happen.
We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.
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.
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.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it is.
Prospect is often better than possession.
If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.
Nothing sets a person up more than having something turn out just the way it's supposed to be, like falling into a Swiss snowdrift and seeing a big dog come up with a little cask of brandy round its neck.
Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.
For, he that expects nothing shall not be disappointed, but he that expects much -- if he lives and uses that in hand day by day -- shall be full to running over.
You can't expect a person to see eye to eye with you when you're looking down on him.