Fate is shaped half by expectation, half by inattention.
Desire great things in life.Expect great things in life.
How could I possibly NOT be disappointed by what I would find? Nothing had ever met my expectation, since nothing could compete with my doctoring imagination, my pathetic compulsion to make the world quanter, funnier,...
The best things in life are unexpected – because there were no expectations.
There’s still an expectation that the Fed will raise rates another quarter-point.
We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.
I asked her to wear something revealing, so she showed up in a prophet’s toga.
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
Whatever it is you’re seeking won’t come in the form you’re expecting.