Quotes by expectation

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  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of expectation.
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
    American poet 1941-
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    The disappointing second novel is measured against the brilliant first novel - often no novel lives up to the first. Literary improvement seems like an unfair expectation.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.
  • Beth Simone Noveck
    Beth Simone Noveck
    American professor 1971-
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    The same technologies enabling us to work together at a distance are creating the expectation to do better at governing ourselves.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
    William Congreve
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    Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
    Brian Tracy
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    We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.
  • Anne Lamott
    Anne Lamott
    American novelist and non-fiction writer 1954-
    Anne Lamott
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    When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
    Cate Blanchett
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    When I emerged from drama school, I had no expectation that I would ever work in film.
  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
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    You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
  • Andre Breton
    Andre Breton
    French writer 1896-1966
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    The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wishes to avoid confusion. I must add that the public must be kept panting in expectation at the gate by a system of challenges and provocations.
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