Posts Tagged ‘expect’

Expect Happy?

Posted: June 16, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“We expect the next car, the next house, or the next promotion to make us happy even though the last ones didn’t and even though others keep telling us that the next ones won’t.” -Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert

Taking Shape

Posted: March 17, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“If you put a plant in a jar, it’s going to take the shape of the jar. If you put it in a room, maybe it takes the shape of the whole room. And it blooms even more than you’d ever expect it to bloom.” -Steve Cohen

Lost Guide

Posted: August 29, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“If you expect someone else to guide you, you’ll be lost.” -James Earl Jones

Support Yourself

Posted: August 2, 2016 in Money Matters
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“Don’t expect anyone else to support you.  Maybe you have a trust fund.  Maybe you’ll have a wealthy spouse.  But you never know when either one might run out.” -Mary Schmich

Money Earned

Posted: June 14, 2015 in Money Matters
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“Our kids must know that they are not entitled to money or wealth… or anything for that matter.  They must earn money.  I want my children to learn that they shouldn’t expect anything to be handed to them.” -Tom Dyson

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you.  Never excuse yourself.” -Henry Ward Beecher

“Borrow money from pessimists – they don’t expect it back.” – Steven Wright