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My discovery that black holes emit radiation raised serious problems of consistency with the rest of physics. I have now resolved these problems, but the answer turned out to be not what I expected.
I had not expected 'A Brief History of Time' to be a best seller. It was my first popular book and aroused a great deal of interest. Initially, many people found it difficult to understand. I therefore decided to try to write a new version that would be easier to follow.
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.
When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to see an author, and we find a person.
Some years ago I became president of Columbia University and learned within 24 hours to be ready to speak at the drop of a hat, and I learned something more, the trustees were expected to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier; and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.
I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It's totally for myself. I never in my wildest dreams expected this popularity.
J. K. Rowling
We have learned to live with unholiness and have come to look upon it as the natural and expected thing.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
If ever I expected to come face to face with an angry Christian fundamentalist, it wasn't in FAO Schwarz.
J. K. Rowling
Why is it the philosopher who is expected to be easier and not some scientist who is even more inaccessible?
The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do - they always reach.
Of course you have to support the troops. They're just kids. They're doing for their country what's expected of them.
We had hundreds of thousands of people all dedicated to doing the perfect job, and I think they did about as well as anyone could ever have expected.
Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.
You know, the process of making a documentary is one of discovery, and like writing a story, you follow a lead and that leads you to something else and then by the time you finish, the story is nothing like you expected.
In the olden days, everybody sang. You were expected to sing as well as talk. It was a mark of the cultured man to sing.
Brazil goes into every World Cup expecting to win - so when it is in Brazil it is expected even more. You can't understand what the World Cup means to our country.
A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that, purely as a result of having been made, cause the expected or predicted event to occur and thus confirms its own 'accuracy.'
I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers. Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
I was afraid of not living up to what people expected me to be.
It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles.
Discord or jealousy inhibits the ability of the Holy Ghost to teach us and inhibits our ability to receive light and truth. And the feelings of disappointment that invariably follow are the seeds of greater discord and faultfinding among those who expected a learning experience that did not come.
Henry B. Eyring
I grew up in a family where, through my teenage years, I was expected to go to church on Sunday. It wasn't terribly painful. I thought some of the stories were neat; I liked some of the liturgy and some of the songs.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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