Quotes: expected

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  • Ben Johnston
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    Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
  • A lot of people who voted for Barack Obama expected and were led to expect something new in politics: a new tone of political discourse in Washington. And I think - I think they're disappointed, because Barack Obama is not a new kind of politician. In fact, he's an old Chicago politician.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    A man is not expected to love his country, lest he make an ass of himself. Yet our country, seen through the mists of smog, is curiously lovable, in somewhat the way an individual who has got himself into an unconscionable scrape seems lovable - or at least deserving of support.
  • Margaret Deland
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    A pint can't hold a quart - if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them.
  • Og Mandino
    Og Mandino
    American author 1923-1996
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    Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.
  • A. P. Herbert
    A. P. Herbert
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    An act of God was defined as ''something which no reasonable man could have expected.''
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
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    By 2022, China is expected to cede the dubious distinction of being the world's most populous nation to India, according to the population division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
  • Og Mandino
    Og Mandino
    American author 1923-1996
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    Deliver more than you are getting paid to do. The victory of success will be half won when you learn the secret of putting out more than is expected in all that you do. Make yourself so valuable in your work that eventually you will become indispensable.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to be quite true.
  • Louis Bernieres
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    Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected?
    Source: Kapitein Corelli's mandoline (1994) 74
  • Facts are the most important thing in business. Study facts and do more than is expected of you.
  • Arthur Capper
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    Following the war in Europe a large increase of European immigration to the United States is to be expected, of which the largest part is and always has been made up of men skilled in farming.
  • Cao Yu
    Cao Yu
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    For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom.
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