Almost all change is evolutionary, not revolutionary... expectations
always travel at higher speeds.
Expectations are resentments under construction.
Good things come to those with no expectations.
-David X. Cohen
Happiness equals reality minus expectations.
Honorable beginnings should serve to awaken curiosity, not to heighten
people's expectations. We are much better off when reality surpasses our
expectations, and something turns out better than we thought it would.
How difficult the task to quench the fire and the pride of private
ambition, and to sacrifice ourselves and all our hopes and expectations
to the public weal!
If I answer questions every time you ask one, expectations would be
high. And as you know, I like to keep expectations low.
-George W. Bush
Increase success by lowering expectations.
-Larry Kersten, PhD
It isn't expectations that carry us forward, it is our desire to go on.
One of the common denominators I have found is that expectations rise
above that which is expected.
-George W. Bush
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our
attitudes and expectations.
People are not here to meet your expectations.
Share your profits with all your associates, and treat them as partners.
In turn, they will treat you as a partner, and together you will all
perform beyond your wildest expectations.
Summit meetings tend to be like panda matings. The expectations are
always high, and the results usually disappointing.
The average man's expectations of a home are minimal: warmth, food,
clean shirts, not too many questions asked, and sex when necessary.
The secret to true happiness is a combination of low expectations and
There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your
Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and
-Edward de Bono
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Welcome to the U.S. Capitol: Watch for falling expectations.