Quotes about Expectations.

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I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
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When Marcus Garvey died in 1940, the role of the British Empire was already being challenged by India and the rising expectations of her African colonies. Marcus Garvey's avocation of African redemption and the restoration of the African state's sovereign political entity in world affairs was still a dream without fulfillment.
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Things have gone beyond my wildest expectations and dreams, and I feel like I've been given so many blessings in my life, between my friendship with the guys in the band, our wonderful audience, being able to play this music, and then my family.
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Hollywood has a history of raising expectations beyond Washington's reach, of appealing to the very American desire to mythologize political leaders, particularly the president.
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What's hard, it seems, is living up to the expectations Democracy imposes upon those who would participate in society.
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A voice is very intimate. It's something of your own. So there's always this fear, because you feel naked. There's a fear of not reaching up to expectations. As you become more famous, people come and expect to hear something extraordinary, so you don't want to disappoint them. I feel this sense of responsibility.
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Lower your expectations of earth. This isn't heaven, so don't expect it to be.
Earth, Expect, Expectations, Heaven, Lower, Your
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I do not want to admit to the world that I can be a bad person. It is just that I don't want anyone to have false expectations. Moviemaking is a harsh, volatile business, and unless you can be ruthless, too, there's a good chance that you are going to disappear off the scene pretty quickly.
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Building outrageous expectations about the next big thing - be it a personal video chatting service or venue-based photo sharing app - can create all sorts of complications when things don't go as planned.
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There are certain expectations that are put on you as a child actor, but mainly it's just turn up and say your lines with a lot of energy and a cute smile.
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I was grateful to have two weeks to shoot this one scene in Harry Potter. It's a big, big scene, but they have to deliver. And they have high expectations.
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I think that we could be more careful about what we're saying to young women in terms of their expectations. It's unrealistic to expect people to always be in designer clothes. Girls growing up deserve more freedom in how they look and how they feel about how they look.
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If you're not just a little bit nervous before a match, you probably don't have the expectations of yourself that you should have.
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People have these incredible expectations. So instead of being inspired by, say, Joni Mitchell's music, I look at it and say to myself, 'I'm going to quit - why would I think of writing or performing after listening to that?'
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The good thing is that women have such high expectations of men that it inspires us to live up to them. That's what I learned about male-female relationships.
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Usually when you get a script from actors, you don't have high expectations.
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One of the things that I find so exciting about life is that you're constantly surprised. You never know what's going to happen, and it's certainly like that making movies; every once in a while, one will come along that transcends all of your expectations.
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I have a lot of what you might call creative self-loathing - I have pretty high expectations, and they seem to consistently be higher than what I'm able to accomplish.
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It's great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people.
Blonde, Easy, Expectations, Great, Low, People, Surprise, Very
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I don't play an instrument - I just write in my head, and I usually hear fully formed songs. 'We Are Young' turned out so much like it was in my head. But it also exceeded all my expectations.
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Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.
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If you have an over-preoccupation with perception and trying to please people's expectations, then you can go mad.
Expectations, Go, Mad, People, Perception, Please, Then, Trying, You
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Reputation is fine but you have to keep justifying it. In a sense, it makes it harder because people's expectations of you are higher. So, you have to fulfill those expectations. Or, try to exceed those expectations. But, it becomes more difficult as time goes on.
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The biggest problems with movies are expectations.
Biggest, Expectations, Movies, Problems
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I'm not someone who feels the pressure of someone else's expectations. That's a very young way to feel.
Else, Expectations, Feel, Feels, Pressure, Someone, Very, Way, Who, Young

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