Expectations Quotes

"Apologize for what you've done, but never apologize for who you are; and yeah some ...

"Apologize for what you've done, but never apologize for who you are; and yeah some folks may be disappointed, but that is on them not on you. Those are their expectations of you, not yours. The only story that matters is the one you wanna write" -Ash Beckham
📅︎ Dec 21
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"You can't base your li...

"You can't base your life on other people's expectations." ( Stevie Wonder)
📅︎ Mar 01
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"I was better after I had cried, than before ...

"I was better after I had cried, than before -more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle." -Charles Dickens, Great Expectations.
📅︎ Jan 10
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"Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding ...

"Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before — more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle." — Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
📅︎ Dec 14
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”Some Planned Things That Happen In Your Life Sometimes Don’t Live Up To The Same Expec...

”Some Planned Things That Happen In Your Life Sometimes Don’t Live Up To The Same Expectations & Joy As You May Have Thought They Would Have,The Unusual Thing Is The Unplanned Things That You Thought Would Not Happen Surprisingly Give You The Most Joy”-Hassan Patel
📅︎ Nov 30
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“We all think we are going to be great and we feel a little robbed when they aren’t ...

“We all think we are going to be great and we feel a little robbed when they aren’t met.But sometimes our expectations sell u short, sometimes, the expected simply pales in comparison to the unexpected...the unexpected is what changes our lives”—meredith grey
📅︎ Dec 01
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Expectations are...

Expectations are the primary sources of the Unhappiness
📅︎ Nov 23
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"Each one of us has to start out with developing his or her definition of success. And w...

"Each one of us has to start out with developing his or her definition of success. And when we have these specific expectations of ourselves we are more likely to live up to them. Ultimately, it's not what you get or even what you give. It's what you become." - Mary Gates
📅︎ Oct 13
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“The most amazing things that can happen...

“The most amazing things that can happen to a human being will happen to you if you just lower your expectations.” — Phil Dunphy
📅︎ Sep 15
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"We will always tend...

"We will always tend to fulfill our own expectations of ourselves."
📅︎ Sep 17
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"Mental transformation takes time, but it becomes easier with familiarity. Don’t entertain unr...

"Mental transformation takes time, but it becomes easier with familiarity. Don’t entertain unrealistic expectations; it doesn’t take place quickly. It requires patience and determination over months and years, but if you keep it up, at the end of your life you’ll be content." - Dalai Lama
📅︎ Aug 17
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“Expectations have been raised and now, in the last quarter of the twentieth century with the...

“Expectations have been raised and now, in the last quarter of the twentieth century with the manifest achievements of technology all around us, the naive belief that happiness can be part of the technological package is increasingly seen to be false.⁣” - the late Prof. Desmond Laurence
📅︎ May 31
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“If you are always expecting a billion dollars you will a...

“If you are always expecting a billion dollars you will always be disappointed with a million, but a million is no disappointment at all. Don’t let your expectations blind you.”
📅︎ Apr 29
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“Holding on to expectations is like holding fin...

“Holding on to expectations is like holding fine pottery. The harder you grip it, the likelier it is to break.” -Brandon Sanderson, the Way of Kings.
📅︎ Jul 17
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Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the l...

Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. ― Roy T. Bennett,
📅︎ Jun 29
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"Keep your expectation...

"Keep your expectations low and you will never be disappointed." - Kratos
📅︎ Dec 25
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"I'm not in this world to live up to ...

"I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations. And you are not in this world to live up to mine" - Bruce Lee
📅︎ Dec 13
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