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Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.
Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Expectation is the mother of all frustration.
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.
Buying a particular vintage because everyone tips it and then waiting for it to mature is like gambling. The thrill is in placing the bet. Once the race is run or the match is played, you'll either win or lose. Until that happens, you're caught in this wonderful, agonising sense of expectation.
The American dream has now morphed into an expectation. And if it isn't provided, or if it doesn't happen, then people feel cheated.
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden
I learnt early to have little expectation so I protected myself from ever feeling greatly disappointed.
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
A desert is a place without expectation.
Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.
Henry David Thoreau
I'd love to do well on a big weekend with people watching and cheering, of course. But it's not fair to create an expectation level before I know what is realistic. I want to finish as well as possible. Is that top 20? Top 15? Top 25? You just have to play it by ear.
Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
You are only as beautiful as the many beautiful things you do for others without expectation.
The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.
When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.
Confidence isn't optimism or pessimism, and it's not a character attribute. It's the expectation of a positive outcome.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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