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Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
For most Americans, Friday afternoons are filled with positive anticipation of the weekend. In Washington, it's where government officials dump stories they want to bury. Good news gets dropped on Monday so bureaucrats can talk about it all week.
People don't realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.
Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I can look at the future with anticipation. And it's comforting to know that someday, as Christians, we'll be able to look back and have a little more clarity on why certain things in life happened.
Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
He who matures early lives in anticipation.
We are ever on the threshold of new journeys and new discoveries. Can you imagine the excitement of the Wright brothers on the morning of that first flight? The anticipation of Jonas Salk as he analyzed the data that demonstrated a way to prevent polio?
Joseph B. Wirthlin
As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels.
If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!
Before I ever start a job that I'm really excited about, I usually have some sleepless nights or weeks or months. But that anticipation for a person like me... I don't do so well with a lot of time off.
I look forward to death with great anticipation, to meeting God face to face.
If I had to live my life in anticipation of what others thought of me, little would get done.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
Nobody knows what anticipation is anymore. Everything is so immediate.
In many cases your imagination is much more effective than what can be shown. It primes you to know something is about to happen - the anticipation and anxiety is worse than what ends up happening.
What the world needs is an Emergency Boss. An Emergency Czar. An Emergency Commander. A true Master Of Disaster. One person completely responsible for the anticipation, immediate reconnaissance, and urgent execution of rescue and relief efforts around the world.
Steven Van Zandt
As a child, I was bonkers for Christmas. The entire month of December, I couldn't sleep at night from anticipation.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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