[Best 120+] Quotes On No Expectations About Life, Love

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Quotes On No Expectations | It is said that people who are always free from stress and happy are because they do not expect anything of any kind. They live in the present and face the good and bad times positively.

When a person expects something, then his chances are very high that he will get hurt in the end. But if a person does not have any expectations, he is ready for good and bad results, then he will not feel that bad.

Many people around the world are living in a world of expectation. They always expect something like passing in the interview, promotion in job, the anticipation of never deceiving life partner.

It is true in a way, but they feel a lot of pain when the expectation is broken. What if a person is ready in both the ways in all this? I mean, he should be prepared for good results and bad results. So in such a situation, he will not have much pain because his feeling would not be so attached.

What do you think about expectations, do share them in the comment below? In this article, we will read some motivational quotes related to expectations.


quotes on no expectations


“If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.”

– Sylvia Plath


“Live your life, sing your song. Not full of expectations. Not for the ovations. But for the joy of it.”

– Rasheed Ogunlaru


“You are your own worst enemy. If you can learn to stop expecting impossible perfection, in yourself and others, you may find the happiness that has always eluded you.”

– Lisa Kleypas


“Expectations are premeditated resentments.”

– Unknown


“I don’t expect from people, but I just want a bit of respect for what I served to them.”

– Unknown


“To expect nothing is to gain everything.”

– Unknown


“So often when seen from behind, a female body is so desirable until she turns back.”

– Boghos L. Artinian


“To succeed in life and achieve results, you must understand and master three mighty forces— desire, belief, and expectation.”

– A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


“Disappointment will come when your effort does not give you the expected return.”

– Chetan Bhagat


“I, a product of the New Frontier and Great Society, honestly believed that the world pretty much owed me a living–all I had to do was wait around in order to live better than my parents.”

– Anthony Bourdain


“Be realistic with your expectations. I’d really like to cuddle a unicorn, but it aint going to happen.”

– India Knight


“Eccentricity may be diverting, Mama, but it is out of place in a wife: certainly in my wife!”

– Georgette Heyer


“Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.”

– Elbert Hubbard


“Unhappiness lies in that gap between our talents and our expectations. ”

– Sebastian Horsley


“No expectations mean there is no risk of disappointment.”

– Jude Morgan


quotes about no expectations


“If it be now, ’tis not to come. If it be not to come, it will be now. If it be not now, yet it will come—the readiness is all.”

– William Shakespeare


“You can devise all the plans in the world, but if you don’t welcome spontaneity; you will just disappoint yourself.”

– Unknown


“She was becoming sad. There is no joy involved in following others’ expectations of yourself”

– Miriam Toews


“Life was easier when you stopped caring, when you stopped expecting things to get better.”

– Cora Carmack


“Expect everything so that nothing comes unexpected.”

– Norton Juster


“Expectations should not always be taken as reality; because you never know when you will be disappointed.”

– Samuel P. Huntington


“Life is an experiment in which you may fail or succeed. Explore more, expect least.”

– Santosh Kalwar


“If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.”

– Sylvia Plath


“A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life.”

– Donald Miller


“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.”

– Charles F. Kettering


“You get what you expect and you deserve what you tolerate.”

– Mark Graban


“Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.”

– Charlotte Bronte


“We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.”

– Ivan Illich


“You are your own worst enemy. If you can learn to stop expecting impossible perfection, in yourself and others, you may find the happiness that has always eluded you.”

– Unknown


“What I have since realized is that if people expect you to be brave, sometimes you pretend that you are, even when you are frightened down to your very bones.”

– Sharon Creech


“He was swimming in a sea of other people’s expectations. Men had drowned in seas like that.”

– Robert Jordan\


quotes on no expectations from life


“Expectations should not always be taken as reality; because you never know when you will be disappointed.”

– Samuel P. Huntington


“Be realistic with your expectations. I’d like to cuddle a unicorn, but it ain’t going to happen.”

– India Knight


“If you expect nothing, you can never be disappointed.”

– Tonya Hurley


“The key in letting go is practice. Each time we let go, we disentangle ourselves from our expectations and begin to experience things as they are.”

– Sharon Salzberg


“I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.”

– Bill Watterson


“He was swimming in a sea of other people’s expectations. Men had drowned in seas like that.”

– Unknown


“We’re wired to expect the world to be brighter and more meaningful and more obviously interesting than it actually is. And when we realize that it isn’t, we start looking around for the real world.”

– Lev Grossman


“Maybe my expectations for honesty are too high”

– Kelley Armstrong


“A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.”

– Unknown


“Fathers never have exactly the daughters they want because they invent a notion a them that the daughters have to conform to.”

– Simone de Beauvoir


“Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, & respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.”

– Unknown


“Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds.”

– Laura Ingalls Wilder


“No expectations mean there is no risk of disappointment.”

– Jude Morgan


“That was the thing about the world: it wasn’t that things were harder than you thought they were going to be, it was that they were hard in ways that you didn’t expect.”

– Lev Grossman


“Unhappiness lies in that gap between our talents and our expectations.”

– Sebastian Horsley


quotes on expectations from loved ones


“I’d rather be pleasantly surprised than fatally disappointed.”

– Julia Glass


“If you expect nothing, you can never be disappointed.”

– Tonya Hurley


“You can’t expect everyone to have the same dedication as you.”

– Jeff Kinney


That was the thing about the world: it wasn’t that things were harder than you thought they were going to be, it was that they were hard in ways that you didn’t expect.”

– Lev Grossman


“Positive expectations are the mark of the superior personality.”

– Brian Tracy


“There were two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations”

– Jodi Picoult


“Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.”

– Unknown


“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.”

– Gautama Buddha


“If you’re going to say what you want to say, you’re going to hear what you don’t want to hear.”

– Roberto Bolaño


“Expectation is the another word of the disappointment.”

– Unknown


“All unhappiness is due to wrong expectations.”

– Gautama Buddha


“I suffer because my interactions with others do not meet the expectations I did not know I had.”

– Jim McDonald


“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”

– Donald Miller


“Less expectation, less hurt.”

– Unknown


“If you can’t change your fate, change your expectations from fate.”

– Unknown


“Don’t blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.”

– Unknown


“Expectations may sometimes lead you to disappointments, but the anger of getting disappointment may sometimes lead you to what you expected.”

– Unknown


“Imagination is your expectation.”

– Unknown


“Expect nothing and you will never be disappointed.”

– Unknown


“Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.”

– Bill Gates


Quotes On Expectations about life, love


“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”

– Alexander Pope


“I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.”

– Bill Watterson


“All you need to do is help one person, expecting nothing in return. To me, that is a humanitarian.”

– Rihanna


“I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.”

– Bill Watterson


“You can’t expect everyone to have the same dedication as you.”

– Jeff Kinney


“There is no joy involved in following others’ expectations of yourself.”

– Unknown


“Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.”

– Samuel Johnson


“Expectation wasn’t just about what people expected of you. It was about what you expected of yourself.”

– Brandon Sanderson


“Expectations are dangerous when they are both too high and unformed.”

– Lionel Shriver


“Expect everything so that nothing comes unexpected.”

– Norton Juster


“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”

– Alexander Pope


Some more quotes for no expectations


“Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.”

– Patricia McCormick


“I’d rather be pleasantly surprised than fatally disappointed.”

– Julia Glass


“You can devise all the plans in the world, but if you don’t welcome spontaneity; you will just disappoint yourself.”

– Abigail Biddinger


“Life was easier when you stopped caring, when you stopped expecting things to get better.”

– Cora Carmack


“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”

– Donald Miller


“If you expect great things of yourself and demand little of others, you’ll keep resentment far away.”

– Confucius


“A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.”

– Jonathan Lockwood Huie


“There were two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.”

– Jodi Picoult


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