Quotes by expectation
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English writer 1778-1830
The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of expectation.
American poet 1941-
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.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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
American professor 1971-
The same technologies enabling us to work together at a distance are creating the expectation to do better at governing ourselves.
British Dramatist 1670-1729
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
English writer 1709-1784
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.
American novelist and non-fiction writer 1954-
When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.
Australian actress and theatre 1969-
When I emerged from drama school, I had no expectation that I would ever work in film.
American writer 1956-
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
French writer 1613-1680
Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
French writer 1896-1966
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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