"We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for."
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"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them."
"Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life."
"It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it."
"Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself."
"When you expect things to happen -- strangely enough -- they do happen."
"If something can go wrong it will."
"A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations."
"By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible."
"We tend to live up to our expectations."
"We tend to get what we expect."
"Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so."
"A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped."
"Don't cross the bridge till you come to it."
"I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat."
"Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?"
"I've always got such high expectations for myself. I'm aware of them, but I can't relax them."
"We expect everything and are prepared for nothing."
"Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy."
"We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves."
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