Quotes with expect
Dad never tried to dictate to me what I should do with my life. He never tried to put his blueprint for my life over mine. His attitude was, "I'm going to teach you basic values. I'm going to unconditionally love you. And I'm going to expect you to chart your own way in life."
Now what should be the relation between science and spirituality? It should be a relation of mutual acceptance and true understanding. It is an act of folly on our part to expect the same truth, the same knowledge and the same power from both science and spirituality. We must not do that. Neither must we set up the same goal for science and spirituality.
Songs of the Soul (1971)
If I'm going to get by in pictures, it's going to be as a singer, with about as much acting as you would expect from a guy standing in front of a microphone.
Babies are unreasonable; they expect far too much of existence. Each new generation that comes takes one look at the world, thinks wildly, "Is this all they've done to it?" and bursts into tears.
The Crow's Nest (1921)
We cannot resign ourselves to the mind-set that says rising inequality is a necessary byproduct of urban success. We cannot expect prosperity to trickle down from the top. That is a philosophy that has failed time and again.
Speech before the Association for a Better New York (October 5, 2013)
I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they'd never expect it.
The study ... of the distribution of consciousness shows it to be exactly such as we might expect in an organ added for the sake of steering a nervous system grown too complex to regulate itself...
The Principles of Psychology
As I know more of mankind, I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man, upon easier terms than I was formerly.
Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell
Don't wish me happiness -- I don't expect to be happy; it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor -- I will need them all.
Bring Me a Unicorn (1971)
Vigorous thought must come from a fresh brain. We cannot expect nerve, snap, robustness and vigor, sprightliness and elasticity, in the speech, in the book, or in the essay, from an exhausted, jaded brain.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
I expect consequences. I don’t want just more speeches or, you know, awareness programs or training, but ultimately folks look the other way. If we find out somebody’s engaging in this stuff, they’ve got to be held accountable, prosecuted, stripped of their positions, court-martialed, fired, dishonorably discharged — period. It’s not acceptable.
About sexual assault in the military during a press conference on May 7, 2013.
I love argument. I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me - that's not their job.
...the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction. To this consideration we ought to ascribe the absence of any regulation respecting religion from the Magna Charta of our country. To the guidance of the Ministers of the Gospel, this important object is, perhaps, more properly committed. It will be your care to instruct the ignorant, and to reclaim the devious: And in the progress of morality and science, to which our Government will give every furtherance, we may confidently expect the advancement of true religion, and the completion of our happiness.
Letter to the leaders of the Presbyterian Church, in Massachusetts Centinel, December 5, 1789, quoted in 1 Church and State in the United States, at 536-37 (Anson Phelps Stokes 1950). Responding to clergy complaints that the Constitution lacked mention of Jesus Christ.