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Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition.
I ate fantastic Italian food in Croatia, which you wouldn't expect. The food in Istanbul was amazing. I never would've expected that and the food, I guess you're learning something about me, the food in Prague, they're very, very heavy meat eaters, like, a lot of meat, which is great.
I've always done the safest thing, which is to assume that it's going to feel like that, to assume that you're going to feel like a freshman in a group of seniors - if you expect the worst, then it's never going to be that bad.
Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.
Henry David Thoreau
We tend to get what we expect.
Norman Vincent Peale
Considering their impact, you might expect mosquitoes to get more attention than they do. Sharks kill fewer than a dozen people every year, and in the U.S. they get a week dedicated to them on TV every year.
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream, and you need not be surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.
Those outside the church expect followers of Christ to live differently, yet today many in church are chasing after the world - not to win them, but to be like them.
When we understand string theory, we will know how the universe began. It won't have much effect on how we live, but it is important to understand where we come from and what we can expect to find as we explore.
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
Lower your expectations of earth. This isn't heaven, so don't expect it to be.
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.
I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images.
What we anticipate seldom occurs: but what we least expect generally happens.
Everyone knows that when you look at a television ad, you do not expect to get information. You expect to see delusion and imagery.
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety.
Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
I have a lot of faith in President Obama. The thing that seems to be true of him is that he doesn't speak when you would expect him to speak. He's very measured in his response to things. He likes to get all the facts first before he shoots his mouth off. It makes me crazy; it makes a lot of people crazy.
I understand people who boo us. It's like going to Broadway show, you pay for your tickets and expect to be entertained. When you're not, you have a right to complain.
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
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