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Pope Francis is not only changing the face of the Catholic Church, he's challenging us to be the face of God in the world by seeing the face of God in the person we least expect to see it, including the person in the mirror.
Joy comes from places you least expect it. It's usually the simple things, like watching my son play basketball or going through Central Park when the blossoms are blooming.
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
I maintain that I never expect anything, therefore I'm always pleasantly surprised.
Lianne La Havas
So many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect.
Expect the best, Prepare for the worst.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
Never try to impress a woman, because if you do she'll expect you to keep up the standard for the rest of your life.
W. C. Fields
You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.
A voice is very intimate. It's something of your own. So there's always this fear, because you feel naked. There's a fear of not reaching up to expectations. As you become more famous, people come and expect to hear something extraordinary, so you don't want to disappoint them. I feel this sense of responsibility.
When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.
It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.
We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.
Robert E. Lee
I just always expect the best because I'm a competitor and if I'm competing, then obviously I'm trying to be better in everything.
A lot of times when you keep it real with somebody, you can't expect them to keep it real with you.
Writing is a journey of discovery because until you start, you never know what will happen, and you can be surprised by what you do - expect the unexpected!
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
Never expect people to treat you any better than you treat yourself.
You can't sow an apple seed and expect to get an avocado tree. The consequences of your life are sown in what you do and how you behave.
At the descriptive level, certainly, you would expect different cultures to develop different sorts of ethics and obviously they have; that doesn't mean that you can't think of overarching ethical principles you would want people to follow in all kinds of places.
Technology is such a broad kind of term, it really applies to so many things, from the electric light to running cars on oil. All of these different things can be called technology. I have kind of a love-hate relationship with it, as I expect most people do. With the computer, I spend so many hours sitting in front of a computer.
Men make the moral code and they expect women to accept it. They have decided that it is entirely right and proper for men to fight for their liberties and their rights, but that it is not right and proper for women to fight for theirs.
If you're cooking and not making mistakes, you're not playing outside your safety zone. I don't expect it all to be good. I have fat dogs because I scrap that stuff out the back door.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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