Expectations Quotes

Following are the quotes about expectation and expecting hurts sayings.

“I hope you do not let anyone else’s expectations direct the course of your life.”

“Never get too attached to anyone, it will lead to expectations and expectations always lead to disappointments. Anticipate everything and expect nothing.”

“We’re wired to expect the world to be brighter and more meaningful and more obviously interesting than it actually is. And when we realize that it isn’t, we start looking around for the real world.” — Lev Grossman

“Don’t blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.”

Disappointment Quotes

“Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation.”

“If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.” — Sylvia Plath

“I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.” — Bill Watterson

“Peace begins When expectation ends.” — Sri Chinmoy

“You can’t expect everyone to have the same dedication as you.” — Jeff Kinney

“Imagination is your expectation.”

“Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.”   

“I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine.”

Selflessness Quotes

“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.”-Stephen Hawking

“Never depend on other people to make you happy because you’ll end up being disappointed as expectations always hurts.    “

“Cut your expectations short lest you wallow in disappointments. But take time to differentiate between dreams n expectations or drown in sorrowful displeasure.”

“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” — Charles F. Kettering

“Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.” — Stephen R. Covey

“Expectations may sometimes lead you to disappointments, but the anger of getting disappointment may sometimes lead you to what you expected.”

“I’d rather be pleasantly surprised than fatally disappointed.” — Julia Glass

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” — Alexander Pope

Hug Quotes

“Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.” — Patricia McCormick, Cut

“No expectations, no disappointments.”

“All unhappiness is due to wrong expectations.”

“There were two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations”

“You are your own worst enemy. If you can learn to stop expecting impossible perfection, in yourself and others, you may find the happiness that has always eluded you.” — Lisa Kleypas

“The greatest cause of anxiety is endless expectations.” — Radhanath Swami

“So the secret to good self-esteem is to lower your expectations to the point where they’re already met?” — Bill Watterson

“Do not live for the expectations of people around you. Live for yourself, for your dreams, for your happiness.”

You’Ve Got To Expect Things Are Going To Go Wrong

“Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.” — Brandon Sanderson

“A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.”

“The better you do, the more expectations you raise in the eyes of the people around!!              “

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” — Bruce Lee

“Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, & respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.”

“That was the thing about the world: it wasn’t that things were harder than you thought they were going to be, it was that they were hard in ways that you didn’t expect.” — Lev Grossman

“Less expectation, less hurt.”

A Gift Is Pure When It Is Given From The Heart To The Right Person At The Right Time And At The Right Place, And When We Expect Nothing In Return

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” — Donald Miller

“Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.” — Paulo Coelho

“Love doesn’t hurt. Expectations do.”

“You don’t ask nobody to give what they can’t give, or be what they can’t be. You’ve learnt that, you got a head start on heartbreak.”

“The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our action.” — A. Godin