A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.

A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.

Always expect the worst, and you will never be disappointed.

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

Don't cross the bridge till you come to it.

Employees tend to live up to their managers expectations of them. If a managers expectations are high, productivity is likely to be excellent.

Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?

Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Expect victory and you make victory.

Expect your every need to be met. Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level…

For, he that expects nothing shall not be disappointed, but he that expects much — if he lives and uses that in hand day by day — shall be full to running over.

Good is not good, when better is expected.

High expectations are the key to everything.

How much of human life is lost in waiting.

I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.

I know not anything more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to time the difference between idea and reality. It is by this kind of observation that we grow daily less liable to be disappointed.

I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it is.

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