Americans expect to be loved.
Human happiness and human satisfaction must ultimately come from within oneself. It is wrong to expect some final satisfaction to come from money or from a computer.Dalai Lama
After spending a week in Cape Town, finding that they overcharged me at the hotel, and having seen everything there was to see, including the botanical gardens, which seem to me likely to confer a great benefit on the country, and the new Houses of Parliament, which I expect will do nothing of the sort, I determined to go back to Natal.h. rider haggard
… I don't expect everyone to get something deep out of it. Some people can just listen to the music, or get their aggressions out, but I think with any great painting or movie, album or whatever it is, it's better if people can take what they need from it. That they're not forced to get some particular message.marilyn manson
When we do not expect anything we can be ourselves. That is our way, to live fully in each moment of time.shunryu suzuki
To expect truth to come from thinking signifies that we mistake the need to think with the urge to know.hannah arendt
I fully understand it takes time for free societies, truly free societies to evolve. I don't expect instant success.george w. bush
[A]lthough you have a right to appoint me to the office... yet you have no right to expect me either to spend money to forward the election or to cheat any man's vote, and I shall do neither... a seat in the House can never bring me either honours or emoluments, nothing, in short, but labour and trouble – you cannot expect from me, so will not, in fact, receive from me, either flatteries, treats or bribes.godfrey higgins
You cannot tell a man he has the power to make the earth shake, then expect him to walk small.robert jordan
The law does not expect a man to be prepared to defend every act of his life which may be suddenly and without notice alleged against him.john marshall
Actually there is little acute hatred of Germany left in this country, and even less, I should expect to find, in the army of occupation. Only the minority of sadists, who must have their "atrocities" from one source or another, take a keen interest in the hunting-down of war criminals and quislings.george orwell
"Alas! fair Rowena," returned De Bracy, "you are in presence of your captive, not your jailor; and it is from your fair eyes that De Bracy must receive that doom which you fondly expect from him."walter scott
God has not made a world which suits all; how shall a sane man expect to please all?john lancaster spalding
I can by no means approve the scurrility and contempt with which the Romanists have often been treated. I dare not rail at, or despise, any man: much less those who profess to believe in the same Master. But I pity them much; having the same assurance, that Jesus is the Christ, and that no Romanist can expect to be saved, according to the terms of his covenant.john wesley
We must not expect too much from legislation, social service with the masses, or even preaching of the Gospel to large congregations. All of these have their advantages, but they also have their limitations. Nothing can adequately take the place of personal effort with individuals.
O Madhus?dana, the mind is an unsteady thing. Hence it is unrealistic to expect evenness out of it as your system of yoga demands. O, Ke?ava, it is easier to control the wind than to try and control the fickle, unsettling, dominant, and stubborn mind.
The U. S. is occupying a country and one has not only to expect, but also to accept that the people there resist.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good , therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now . Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again.
The nature of mind: much of its power seems to stem from just the messy ways its agents cross-connect. ...it's only what we must expect from evolution's countless tricks.marvin minsky
You don't need to expect to see me in here again if this is the way
And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting to be repaid in full. But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back.
expect the impossible.