Hopes And Expectations Quotes

Hopes And Expectations Quotes by Samuel Johnson, Thomas Carlyle, Ivan Illich, Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, Bruce Lee and many others.

Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, th

Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain.
Samuel Johnson
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
Thomas Carlyle
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
Ivan Illich
My hope and expectation is that regardless of what Donald Trump said during the campaign, he’s going to have to look carefully at the realities when he moves forward.
Barack Obama
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
John F. Kennedy
I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.
Bruce Lee
A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.
Douglas Adams
Obama came to power with this element of raising many new hopes and expectations but he’s been fought back by the system, becoming almost paralyzed in a way.
Gilberto Gil
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Joseph Addison
How difficult the task to quench the fire and the pride of private ambition, and to sacrifice ourselves and all our hopes and expectations to the public weal! How few have souls capable of
so noble an undertaking!
Abigail Adams
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Emily Dickinson
Expectation makes a blessing dear. Heaven were not heaven if we knew what it was.
John Suckling
Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy – the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
Eric Hoffer
We have vastly different hopes and expectations, as far as the U.S.-Russia relationship is concerned, in Moscow and Washington. What we need, however, is to manage this troubled relationship – we don’t want this relationship to go out of control.
Dimitri Simes