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Top 100 Quotes About Expecting

#1. If you go through life expecting nothing chances are you'll be content most of the time. - Author: Mark W. Boyer
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#2. I will love you like God, because of God, mighted by the power of God. I will stop expecting your love, demanding your love, trading for your love, gaming for your love. I will simply love. - Author: Donald Miller
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#3. Now as she sat in the candlelight waiting for his reaction, her chest hurt from holding her breath, expecting the worst, hoping for the impossible; waiting for him to respond. - Author: Lynette Chambers
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#4. They smiled in their pains and laughed to scorn those who inflicted torments on them, resigned up their souls with great alacrity, expecting to receive them again. - Author: Josephus
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#5. I'd kind of already been expecting the worst, to be in this alone. Now I knew. Twice he'd disappointed me; this couldn't be a surprise. Nothing had changed, not really. - Author: Kylie Scott
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#6. You won't be expecting forever, Annwyl. And once the twins are
here, you'll be as violently cruel and madly bloodthirsty as you always
were."
"Now you're just trying to make me feel better."
"Is it working?"
"A little. - Author: G.A. Aiken
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#7. Never hit a man with a closed fist," he told her. He could feel her pulse.
"Why? Because it gives you an excuse to manhandle me?"
He let go. "Slap his face instead."
"Ha."
"It will make him take you less seriously, and then he won't be expecting it when you knee him in the groin. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#8. Live life expecting the worst, hoping for the best, and living for the future! - Author: Jerry Garcia
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#9. I miss the experience of walking into a record store and find old stuff without expecting to. - Author: Mark Hoppus
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#10. Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendships and intimacies ... and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of mere inertia. - Author: William James
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#11. Nakata never went into these conversations with cats expecting to be able to easily communicate everything. You have to anticipate a few problems when cats and humans try to speak to each other. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#12. Cultivating inner discipline is something that takes time; expecting rapid results is simply a sign of impatience. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#13. I'll take account of things at the end of the season. Now I'm expecting a good finish to the league season. - Author: Carlo Ancelotti
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#14. His wife, Leanne, who came to his waist, looked like an undernourished adolescent with the face of a fly, but her fragility was deceptive: she had given birth to six male children and was expecting the seventh. She knew it would be male because God was determined to test her patience. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#15. I have to tell you it was the first time even after all these years of expecting my own death that i truly knew what it meant to die because with you gone there was nothing left for me to live for. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#16. When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign. - Author: Stefan Molyneux
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#17. Give, expecting nothing there of. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#18. It is not that we should give, expecting to receive. This is not having a perfect heart. Rather out of pure love we should give without expecting knowing - Author: Adam Houge
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#19. I learned a long time ago life just isn't fair, so you better stop expecting it to be. - Author: Dana Reeve
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#20. Never want something without expecting it - Author: Bob Proctor
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#21. I own two beautiful homes, and I'm always half-expecting the cops to pull in, seize me with firm compassion, and escort me out. - Author: MaryJanice Davidson
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#22. Doing your best is taking the action because you love it, not because you're expecting a reward. Most people do the exact opposite: They only take action when they expect a reward, and they don't enjoy the action. And that's the reason why they don't do their best. - Author: Miguel Angel Ruiz
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#23. Being an opener is easy because fans aren't expecting anything. However, when you go up there and blow their minds and they flip out that is such an unbelievable feeling, so you want to make sure you bring your everything, every single night to ensure that happens. - Author: Andrew Ripp
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#24. You never go into a marriage expecting to get divorced. You go into a marriage expecting it's going to last forever, and you have a lot of ways you dream about the future. You have all these expectations, and then you have to adjust those expectations, and it can be a very unnerving, confusing time. - Author: Jenna Fischer
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#25. No one ever asks a kid for her opinion, but it seems to me that growing up means you stop hoping for the best, and start expecting the worst. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#26. People talk about random acts of kindness, and that goes back to the measure of being gentlemanly again. It's about having consideration for others, and not expecting anything back. That's the difference. - Author: Simon Baker
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#27. You don't take a job in acting at all expecting 25 years in and a pension. - Author: Sarah Wayne Callies
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#28. I suppose "giving without expecting anything in return" isn't something new, but it always pushes your happy button when you do it or see it. - Author: Misha Collins
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#29. It says 'Bet you were expecting a heart, shaped like a compass ... '" Jack paused and pulled the note off the bow tie. " ... And then he drew a frowny face. - Author: Brodi Ashton
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#30. Directing is definitely something that is in my life for keeps, and the more I do it, the more I realize how much I want to learn and how much I have to give. And it kind of bolsters my acting - it enhances it in a really wonderful way that I wasn't expecting. - Author: Carrie Preston
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#31. Insanity is everyone expecting you not to fall apart when you find out everything you believed in was a lie. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#32. Agent Smith, a lady is never late, everyone is simply early." I said back, paraphrasing something I saw on a 20/20 special.
"Well, a lady isn't exactly what they are expecting. - Author: Rumi Antoinette
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#33. We all hope for love, enjoy it and desire it, but expecting and demanding it of others fouls up a good relationship. - Author: Alan E. Nelson
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#34. Issues arise not from expecting too much from people, but too little. - Author: Robert J. Braathe
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#35. Others letting you down is ice cream and cookies compared with the rejection of your own soul. I don't know what is sadder, expecting myself to fail or being too scared to dream of success. - Author: Alessandra Torre
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#36. Kept stepping into the same mud puddle and expecting it to be dry. - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#37. But sometimes the key to happiness is just expecting a little bit less. That way, you'll never be disappointed. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#38. Everybody has only a 24-hour day. Most people, if they increase consumption of one medium (like magazines or books) will cut down on another (like TV). This drastically reduces the sort of growth some people have been expecting. - Author: Ted Nelson
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#39. What is it like to a be published author? Image clawing your beating heart from your chest and flopping it onto a plate for a room of food critiques expecting an ambrosia that conjures visions of Heaven. That comes pretty close. - Author: Vallory Vance
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#40. Grownups, as a rule, should always be ready to pay for their own meals - or else ready to graciously accept their date's insistence on paying. The point is, one doesn't sit there batting one's eyelashes, fully expecting someone else to claim the bill. - Author: Lynn Coady
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#41. I will say this: one of the things that is a pain when you're expecting children is how much advice unsolicited people give you when you're not asking for it. - Author: Matthew McConaughey
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#42. Great sculptors and artists spend countless hours perfecting their talents. They don't pick up a chisel or a brush and palette, expecting immediate perfection. They understand that they will make many errors as they learn, but they start with the basics, the key fundamentals first. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#43. Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes. - Author: Norman Vincent Peale
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#44. I - at the table reads, I break constantly. If something is up there that I'm not expecting, I tend to - I can't help myself; I'll start laughing. - Author: Bill Hader
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#45. Do not work at Walmart expecting to receive your salary from Microsoft. - Author: Patience Johnson
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#46. I know it's hard to blame the time, but there's a bit of an expectation for a summer movie. I think that 'Superman Returns' was a bit nostalgic and romantic, and I don't think that was what people were expecting, especially in the summer. - Author: Bryan Singer
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#47. Remember, frustration is out of expectation, and ego is always expecting. The ego is a beggar. - Author: Rajneesh
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#48. I think we get stuck in routines so easily that when an absurd moment in life seems to be there for no reason, it wakes you up out of your everyday pattern. You pull back and look at life a little bit wider because of that one weird thing you weren't expecting. - Author: Kurt Braunohler
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#49. Um ... Mercer? Haven't seen you in nearly a month. I was expecting something like, 'Oh Cross, love of my heart, fire of my loins, how I've longed
- Author: Rachel Hawkins
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#50. Peter took a shuddering breath. He wondered what his fish had thought, expecting the cool blue of the sea, only to wind up swimming in shit. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#51. A Friend is one who incessantly pays us the compliment of expecting from us all the virtues, and who can appreciate them in us. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#52. The flawed human error is expecting someone else to build the world we desire, rather than creating it for ourselves. - Author: Shawn Stern
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#53. When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are. - Author: Donald Miller
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#54. My dad used to say the definition of stupidity was doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Or maybe that was the definition of crazy. - Author: David Estes
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#55. {In the shadows where the ancestors sleep, the bird's song is young, but all else is old. Stillness surrounds me and I breathe softly expecting the unexpected.} from book in progress - Author: Nancy B. Brewer
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#56. So here I was expecting at the very best a cordial welcome from the girls who were prepared to fight me to the death for someone I didn't want. Instead I was embraced. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#57. But as far as trusting the general run of men, there was no need, since she had no intention of ever expecting anything from one of them again. - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#58. Inspiration is very nice when you get it. It's like being given a present you weren't expecting. You don't hand the present back and say, 'My birthday's not till November.' You take it and run. - Author: Jan Mark
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#59. Anyone expecting injustice does not keep a collection of injustices. - Author: Marianne Fredriksson
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#60. Compassion basically means accepting people's frailties, their weaknesses, not expecting them to behave like gods. That expectation is cruelty. - Author: Osho
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#61. After a week of silence Julian finally phones and I nervously tell him of Hamilton's offer, fully expecting him to go crazy. - Author: Lynda Renham
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#62. Washington tends to be full of too many traps. I think reporters there do a lot of attending news briefings and news conferences expecting to get the real news out of those relatively sterile environments. But you've got to deal with the obscure people as well as the names. - Author: Tom Brokaw
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#63. Generosity is doing something for someone else expecting nothing in return. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#64. The definition of stupidity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. - Author: David Estes
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#65. What I wasn't expecting was the euphoria once my body began releasing endorphins. The mixture of pain and pleasure was ecstasy. Getting my tattoo introduced me to secret, dark pleasures. I would always be a marked prisoner, but I was a liberated soul. - Author: Scarlet Risque
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#66. Expecting people to read your mind hardly ever gets you what you desire. - Author: Sue Patton Thoele
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#67. You dont have to know a soul to know what I know
to expect what I'm expecting
to feel yourself alive and dying in your chest every minute of the livelong day
When you're young you wanta cry, when you're old you wanta die. But that's too deep for you now, Ti mon Pousse - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#68. Don't go to Casablanca expecting it to be like the film. In fact, if you're not too busy, and your schedule allows it, don't go to Casablanca at all. - Author: Hugh Laurie
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#69. She did not delude herself into expecting Francis to love her. He had never been taught how to love, but had an arresting way of looking pleased at Adah's achievements. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#70. I wasn't sure what expression I was expecting her to wear when she saw that it was me. I'd braced myself for disgust or anger. But she just
looked at me like I was - nothing. An annoyance, maybe. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#71. Our leaders have asked for 'shared sacrifice.' But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#72. Sometimes people misunderstand being scared and cautious. The former is when you are intimidated into the state of anxiety and confusion, while the later is when you acknowledge a risk but undoubtedly expecting positive outcome. - Author: Uzoma Nnadi
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#73. But the truth is, at some point, our films - almost every single one of them - are really bad. And it's largely hats off to John Lasseter and Ed Catmull who have set up a system whereby they're expecting it. - Author: Pete Docter
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#74. If you were expecting Prince Charming, I'm sorry. He's with his boyfriend. - Author: Shayla Black
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#75. Generally speaking, the more money that's involved in anything, the more people are expecting and hoping that it's not going to fail. - Author: Chris Pine
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#76. He drops the pistol into the right-hand pocket of his raincoat. He is not expecting trouble. Nevertheless, he goes nowhere unarmed. One can never be too careful. Besides, opportunities often arise unexpectedly. In - Author: Dean Koontz
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#77. Run faster, jump higher, reach farther, and you'll always win!
live life expecting the worst, hoping for the best, and living for the future!
Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us. - Author: Jerry Garcia
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#78. We can neither heal nor build if, on the one hand the rich in our society see the poor as hordes of irritants or if on the other hand the poor sit back, expecting charity. All of us must take responsibility for the upliftment of our conditions, prepared to give our best to the benefit of all - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#79. Stop expecting more from us than we can possibly provide, and you'll stop being so disappointed. - Author: Shalom Auslander
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#80. If you have never known the power of God's love, then maybe it is because you have never asked to know it - I mean really asked, expecting an answer. - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#81. O sit and wait for joy to arrive without turning your mind to the things of Christ is like expecting the Holy Spirit to take 15 pounds off your body while sitting on the couch eating ice cream (p. 57). - Author: Hayley DiMarco
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#82. If you're expecting an upside in everything you do you might get extremely disappointed unless you also think about the consequences of a downside first. - Author: Lou Silluzio
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#83. I never grew up thinking, 'One day I will play so and so' because I wasn't expecting to be an actor at all. - Author: Wallace Shawn
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#84. Maybe we can't barter our feelings away, trading good deeds for bad ones and expecting to become whole. - Author: Monica Hesse
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#85. We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time - like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#86. You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again. - Author: Tom Petty
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#87. I think the fans from the original 'Teen Wolf' tuned in expecting us to ruin the franchise, and I think that we've only heightened it. So we've brought 'Teen Wolf' back. - Author: Colton Haynes
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#88. Make sure you're not expecting cute. This isn't Looking For Alaska. - Author: Hannah Moskowitz
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#89. ... so that any time anyone looked up, expecting out of habit to see Shola, they caught his eye, and shared a moment with him, and the hole in the world was known and acknowledged. - Author: Nick Harkaway
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#90. You mustn't wait for someone to rescue you, ... A girl expecting rescue never learns to rescue herself. Even with the means, she'll find her courage wanting. - Author: Kate Morton
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#91. And, lastly, there's a small pack of wide-eyed innocents in awe of my Beacon-ness who follow me around expecting me to perform a miracle any minute. Sometimes I screw up my face like I'm trying. Or constipated. - Author: Eliza Crewe
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#92. I'm surprised you stayed," I admitted to him. I had sort of been expecting him to bolt. "I'm never leaving. - Author: Jessica Florence
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#93. Emailing a meaningful photograph to someone who is not expecting it can change a relationship forever. - Author: Nick Kelsh
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#94. I understand that Call will be your counterweight?"
Aaron looked over at Call as though he was expecting Call to take back the offer.
"Yeah" Call said. "I mean, if he still wants."
That made Aaron give him a lopsided grin. "I want. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#95. But then he'd lived long enough to expect the futility of ever expecting anything at all - Author: Laura Barnett
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#96. Her first week on the job a caller went silent in surprise on the other end of the line, expecting to hear Miss Jacobs' voice. Bertie's response: "Speak ass, 'cause the mouth won't! - Author: Dawn Shamp
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#97. Trust comes by earning it, not expecting it. - Author: Katie Kacvinsky
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#98. Joseph habitually scowled at furniture, expecting it to be impertinent, mischievous, or dusty. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#99. Hardly any one is able to see what is before him, just as it is in itself. He comes expecting one thing, he finds another thing, he sees through the veil of his preconception, he criticizes before he has apprehended, he condemns without allowing his instinct the chance of asserting itself. - Author: Arthur Symons
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#100. Goodnight, Nash."
His lips twist into a wry smile. I wonder what he was expecting. "Good night, beautiful Olivia. - Author: M. Leighton
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