expectation quotes

- 10 of 46 Results
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wi ...
A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectatio ...
There is always a degree of ridicule that attends a disappointment, though often very unjustly, if the expectation was reasonably ...
The English public are not yet ripe to comprehend the essential difference between the reason and the understanding,--between a pr ...
The wise man, knowing how to enjoy achieved results without having constantly to replace them with others, finds in them an attach ...
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune; an expectation which the child, if j ...
For, the expectation of gratitude is mean, and is continually punished by the total insensibility of the obliged person. It is a g ...
I have no expectation that any man will read history aright who thinks that what has been done in a remote age, by men whose names ...
When the white frock is laid aside, the bigger miss seats herself in public at a ball, expecting every moment to be chosen by some ...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help