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Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973+4
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
American businessman, founder Wal-Mart Stores 1918-1992+1
High expectations are the key to everything.
English writer 1709-1784+1
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.
I've always got such high expectations for myself. I'm aware of them, but I can't relax them.
Richard M. DeVos
American businessman, co-founder of Amway Corp. 1926-+1
Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
Ken Keyes Jr
American personal growth author and lecturer, 1921-19950
I always remember that I have everything I need to enjoy my here and now, unless I am letting my consciousness be dominated by demands and expectations based on the dead past or the imagined future.
Norman Vincent Peale
American minister and author 1898-19930
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Frederick W. Robertson
English divine 1816-18530
Men... are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-20180
My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.
Source: The New York Times (12 December 2004)
Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.
American radio speaker and author 1921-19890
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-0
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
People expect a certain reaction from a business and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.