Quotes by expectations
Quotes 31 till 45 of 48.
American actress 1946-
People see you as an object, not as a person, and they project a set of expectations onto you. People who don't have it think beauty is a blessing, but actually it sets you apart.
American playwright and screenwriter 1977-
Real leaders have to live a paradoxical life, where they must break the rules in order to maintain them. If your expectations are high, you're setting yourself up for disillusionment. The land of governance is paved with gray streets, not black or white ones.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
The hardest thing about starting a company and running a company is, there's just so many expectations on you, and there are so many people who have things that they want you to do. It's a lot like life about that.
Nigerian poet 1977-
The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be rather than recognizing how we are. Imagine how much happier we would be, how much freer to be our true individual selves, if we didn’t have the weight of gender expectations.Source: We moeten allemaal feminist zijn (2014)
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
The time comes when each one of us has to give up as illusions the expectations which, in his youth, he pinned upon his fellow-men, and when he may learn how much difficulty and pain has been added to his life by their ill-will.
American singer, songwriter, and musician 1987-
There's always a bit of nerves that come with expectations and new situations.
American Essayist 1934-
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.Source: Slouching Towards Bethlehem (2013) 108
Edward de Bono
Maltese physician, psychologist, philosopher, author and inventor 1933-
Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.
Russian politician 1931-2007
We all have an equal interest in stability and security throughout Europe. The years the OSCE has existed, and particularly this year, have given rise to great expectations and at the same time to powerful disappointments.
American politician, and author 1951-
We need to find ways to elevate the expectations, particularly of those individuals who may start off on a lower socioeconomic rung, who might be seen as disadvantaged. But, you know, the reason I say be seen as disadvantaged, it's because life is so short, and there's so much that can change.
American radio speaker and author 1921-1989
We tend to live up to our expectations.
American author and political activist 1941-
Well I do think there are people who are habitually negative and depressed and take the opposite approach because they imagine the worst, and their minds become dominated by that. They let their own emotions and expectations transform their perceptions of the world.
Armenian-Canadian stage and film director and writer 1960-
When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.
American former professional basketball player and politician 1943-
When you make speeches you elicit expectations against which you will be held accountable.
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