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High expectations are the key to everything.

We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather.
Rarely do the followers exceed the expectations of the leaders.
Winner expects to win in advance. Life is a self-fulfilling prophesy.
I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up.
We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves.
People expect a certain reaction from a business and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.
We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.
The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
Think and feel yourself there! To achieve any aim in life, you need to project the end-result. Think of the elation, the satisfaction, the joy! Carrying the ecstatic feeling will bring the desired goal into view.
I've always got such high expectations for myself. I'm aware of them, but I can't relax them.
I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.
A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
When you expect things to happen -- strangely enough -- they do happen.
We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.
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.
Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our father's have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a large part than what we suspect of what we think.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it is.
Prospect is often better than possession.
If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.
Nothing sets a person up more than having something turn out just the way it's supposed to be, like falling into a Swiss snowdrift and seeing a big dog come up with a little cask of brandy round its neck.
Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.
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.
You can't expect a person to see eye to eye with you when you're looking down on him.

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