50 Inspirational Expectations Quotes And Sayings

(Last Updated On: February 25, 2019)

Everyone has different way of thinking and expecting about any angle of life or anything. Expectations are like hope which facilitates the way of your success expectations always gives you soothing and calm full feeling but one the most important to mention here is that we should not always expect too much because it is also true that expecting too much always hurts and for you we have some interesting expectations quotes collection.

Expectations are like fertile soil through which you can groom and grow your dreams and can follow the way towards your destination.

So following are some handpicked inspiring expectations quotes and sayings with images.

Expectations Quotes


It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.

“When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.” — Ryan Reynolds

“If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.” — Sylvia Plath

“High expectations are the key to everything.” — Sam Walton

“i am trying my hardest to not act how i feel.” — Anonymous

“Expectations are dangerous when they are both too high and unformed.” — Lionel Shriver

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” — Alexander Pope

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” — Confucius

“When you learn to accept instead of expect. You’ll have few disappointments.” — Anonymous

“Never get too attached to anyone because attachment leads to expectations, and expectations lead to disappointment.” — Anonymous

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” — Donald Miller

When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.

“i feel like i’m waiting for something that isn’t going to happen.” — Anonymous

“Peace begins When expectation ends.” — Sri Chinmoy

“Imagination is your expectation.” — Anonymous

“If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.” — Terrell Owens

“Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation.” — Anonymous

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” — Bruce Lee

“Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.” — Paulo Coelho

“People are not here to meet your expectations.” — Leo Buscaglia

“Don’t lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.” — Ralph Marston

“Maybe my expectations for honesty are too high.” — Kelley Armstrong

If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.

“If you spent your life concentrating on what everyone else thought of you, would you forget who you really were? What if the face you showed the world turned out to be a mask… with nothing beneath it?” — Jodi Picoult

“Expectations may sometimes lead you to disappointments, but the anger of getting disappointment may sometimes lead you to what you expected.” — Anonymous

“Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.” — Leo Buscaglia

“I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.” — Bill Watterson

“The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our action.” — A. Godin

“It is easier to make our wishes conform to our means than to make our means conform to our wishes.” — Robert E. Lee

“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” — Michael Jordan

“Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.” — Patricia McCormick

“There’s a victory in letting go of your expectations.” — Mike White

“So the secret to good self-esteem is to lower your expectations to the point where they’re already met?” — Bill Watterson

Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations.

“Live your life, sing your song. Not full of expectations. Not for the ovations. But for the joy of it.” — Rasheed Ogunlaru

“Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.” — Brandon Sanderson

“Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations.” — Ryunosuke Satoro

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” — Anonymous

“A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.” — Douglas Adams

“It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.” — Danny Boyle

“You can’t expect everyone to have the same dedication as you.” — Jeff Kinney

“I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.” — Michelle Obama

“Don’t blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.” — Anonymous

“To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect.” — Jane Austen

Expectations Quotes

“I always love to be careful with my expectations so that life has pleasant surprises for me.” — Sebastian Thrun

“There were two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations” — Jodi Picoult

“No expectations, no disappointments.” — Anonymous

“I do know one thing about me: I don’t measure myself by others’ expectations or let others define my worth.” — Sonia Sotomayor

“I wasn’t disappointed. My expectations had been met.” — John Green

“Low expectations is the key to happiness in life.” — Christopher Miller

“too many high hopes too many disappointments.” — Anonymous

“I hope you do not let anyone else’s expectations direct the course of your life.” — Julianne Donaldson

“Never get too attached to anyone, it will lead to expectations and expectations always lead to disappointments…Anticipate everything and expect nothing.” — Anonymous

“Sometimes we expect more from others because we would be willing to do that much for them.” — Anonymous

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