'The war in Iraq - if Osama was a Christian - it's the Christmas present he never would have expected.
A friend gave me a CD of the 'Pathetique' Symphony as a Christmas present. I went home and I put on the CD expecting to listen to Tchaikovsky. But it started 'ta ta ta taaa.' It was too long for me. I didn't understand it at first but then I fell in love in love in love.
Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.
Your expectations opens or closes the doors of your supply If you expect grand things and work honestly for them they will come to you your supply will correspond with your expectation.
I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.
Our environment the world in which we live and work is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
If women are expected to do the same work as men we must teach them the same things.
I never expected to get the Tom Jones treatment and it amazes me that I do. Strangely it's women who throw their underwear at me when I'm performing live. My male fans tend to be quite shy. My female fans are wild. I never know what to do with all the lingerie that lands at my feet. Maybe I should open a shop.
Many differences are rooted in biology and reinforced through culture so it's important to acknowledge that. Because if you say men and women are the same and if male behaviour is the norm and women are always expected to act like men we will never be as good at being men as men are.
All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me - consciously or unconsciously. That's to be expected.
To keep your secret is wisdom to expect others to keep it is folly.
To keep your secret is wisdom but to expect others to keep it is folly.
We must expect reverses even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence to call forth greater energies and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.
'That's What She Said' is not Hollywood's standard picture of women: preternaturally gorgeous wedding obsessed boy crazy fashion focused sexed up 'girl' women. These are real women comically portrayed who are trying to wrestle with the very expectations of womanhood that Hollywood movies set up.
I myself have never been enchanted by the dream of the white wedding and heaven help us the expectation that this exquisitely catered event should be 'the happiest moment' of one's life.
Until democracy in effective enthusiastic action fills the vacuum created by the power of modern inventions we may expect the fascists to increase in power after the war both in the United States and in the world.
We have been terrorised by what happened in America and we express our condolences to the American people who suffered from this unexpected catastrophe and a new world war.
In every truth the beneficiaries of a system cannot be expected to destroy it.
So far as hypotheses are concerned let no one expect anything certain from astronomy which cannot furnish it lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.
I have the terrible feeling that because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats not Mount Sinai.
Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it it's true.
These are very subtle things of course and I don't expect everyone to pick them up consciously but I think that there is something there that you must be able to feel there is an energy at work that I must trust my audience will be able to pick up at some level.