Quotes and Sayings about Expectations

Quotes and Sayings about Expectations

Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
The expected is just what keeps us steady. Standing. Still. The expected's just the beginning, the unexpected is what changes our lives.
Meredith Grey in Grey's Anatomy - Season 3 Episode 13
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
Let experience wash over you, absorb it like a sponge. Expect nothing, only then can you be prepared for anything.
Altered Carbon - Season 1 Episode 1
No expectations, no disappointments.
Low expectations is the key to happiness in life.
Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.
Don't place expectations on someone. Enjoy the time you have together, and let it go where it goes.
When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Expectation is the mother of all frustration.
The most amazing things that can happen to a human being will happen to you, if you just lower your expectations.

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Disappoint someone - whatever. And disappoint the world. But never disappoint yourself!
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Suspense is worse than disappointment.
We all have to live with our disappointments. I have to sleep with mine.
Al Bundy in Married... with Children - Season 3 Episode 5
You can't dwell on disappointment. You've got to take the positives and keep looking ahead.
I think making mistakes is as inevitable as receiving disappointments.
Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path.
It's the way it works: Love plus time minus distance equals hate.
The body is a slave to its impulses.
Doesn't matter how tough we are. Trauma always leaves a scar. It follows us home, it changes our lives, Trauma messes everybody up, but maybe that's the point: All the pain and the fear and the crap. Maybe going through all of that is what keeps us moving forward, it's what pushes us. Maybe we have to get a little messed up, before we can step up.
Alex Karev in Grey's Anatomy - Season 5
Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals.
Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you'll never make it through the night.
It's not the bad memories that tear a person apart. It's the good ones.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes in The Naturals - Killer Instinct
Most people built walls to protect themselves. Dean did it to protect everyone else.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes in The Naturals - Killer Instinct
With a bucket of Lego, you can tell any story. You can build an airplane or a dragon or a pirate ship - it's whatever you can imagine.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
Tress considered herself to be categorically boring. She liked her tea lukewarm, she went to bed on time, she loved her parents, occasionally squabbled with her little brother, and didn't litter. She was fair at needlepoint, and had a talent for baking. But had no other noteworthy skills. She didn't train at fencing in secret, she couldn't talk to animals, she had no hidden royalty or deities in her lineage. Though her great-grandmother Glorf had once reportedly waved at the king.
Life breaks us, Teft. Then we fill the cracks with something stronger.
There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles.
Crime sprees would be so much funnier if your get-a-way vehicle was Hodor from Game of Thrones.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Sometimes in life when you get what you want, you end up missing what you left behind.
The man who doesn't want anything is invincible.
Frustration and boredom are great motivators to seek out other pleasures. Human behavior is quite predictable.
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The good news is, Luke has his bike.
More good news, I taught some random kid a valuable lesson by stealing his bike.
Phil Dunphy in Modern Family - Season 1 Episode 3
Sometimes I don't know if I love how much I fear Claire, or fear how much I love her.
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