Expectations has contains a large amount of symbolism that can be seen below. By gaining an idea about Expectations and the associations it has we gain a more intuitive insight into its meaning.Man and his symbols
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Quotes on Expectations
Act without expectation.
Controlled persons are always nervous because deep down turmoil is still hidden. If you are uncontrolled, flowing, alive, then you are not nervous. There is no question of being nervous--whatsoever happens, happens. You have no expectations for the future, you are not performing. Then why should you be nervous?
To control that mind one has to remain so cold and frozen that no life energy is allowed to move into your limbs, into your body. If energy is allowed to move, those repressions will surface. That's why people have learned how to be cold, how to touch others and yet not touch them, how to see people and yet not see them.
People live with clichés--"Hallo. How are you?" Nobody means anything. These are just to avoid the real encounter of two persons. People don't look into each other's eyes, they don't hold hands, they don't try to feel each other's energy, they don't allow each other to pour--very afraid, somehow just managing, cold and dead, in a straitjacket.
Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.
Peace begins When expectation ends.
A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.
Unhappiness lies in that gap between our talents and our expectations.
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
Anger always comes from frustrated expectations
Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
There's a victory in letting go of your expectations.