35 Inspirational Quotes On Expecting Nothing

35 Inspirational Quotes On Expecting Nothing

Expecting nothing can be defined as not to think or believe something will happen. When you expect nothing you shield yourself from the disappointment, so whatever you do get or achieve is an unexpected reward. May these quotes inspire you to expect nothing and appreciate everything that comes into your life.

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

2. “For, he that expects nothing shall not be disappointed, but he that expects much – if he lives and uses that in hand day by day – shall be full to running over.” Edgar Cayce

3. “Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise. Become a stranger to need of pity. Or if compassion be freely given out, take only enough.” Alice Walker

4. “When you expect nothing from the world – not the light of the sun, the wet of water, nor the air to breathe – everything is a wonder and every moment a gift.” Michael J. Sullivan

5. “Blame no one. Expect nothing. Do something.” Bill Parcells

6. “Hope for everything, expect nothing.” Darren Criss

7. “Expect Nothing, Do Your Work, Celebrate.” Jules Olitski

8. “Don’t just show kindness in passing or to be courteous. Show it in depth, show it with passion, and expect nothing in return. Kindness is not just about being nice; it’s about recognizing another human being who deserves care and respect.” Colin Powell

9. “Never expect anything from anyone, if you want to live a happy life.” Rashid Jorvee

10. “If I expect nothing of you, it will be far easier to forgive your offenses than if I place my whole world in your hands.” Richelle E. Goodrich

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

12. “If you expect nothing, you’re apt to be surprised. You’ll get it.” Malcolm Forbes

13. “Invest in yourself first. Expect nothing from no one and be willing to work for everything.” Tony Gaskins

14. “To love is simply to allow another to be, live, grow, expand, become. An appreciation that demands and expects nothing in return.” Kate Millett

15. “Peace is our inner wealth. This inner wealth we can bring to the fore only when we expect nothing from the outer world and everything from the Supreme Pilot within us.” Sri Chinmoy

16. “Seek to give much – expect nothing.” Jonathan Goforth

17. “If you choose to do something, do it with your utmost. And remember, expect nothing and life will be velvet.” Lisa Gardner

18. “Your mind creates your reality. If you expect nothing, you open up the universe to give you options. If you expect the worst, you usually get it.” James Patterson

19. “Generosity is doing something for someone else expecting nothing in return.” Simon Sinek

20. “There are two ways to avoid getting disappointed. Expect everything – or expect nothing.” Hasse Jerner

21. “My philosophy is: It’s none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am, and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.” Anthony Hopkins

22. “Humility is perfect quietness of heart. It is to expect nothing, to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing done against me.” Andrew Murray

23. “When you give, expect nothing from people and everything from God.” Omar Suleiman

24. “To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine humility.” Ivan Turgenev

25. “Instead of expecting all and being lowered into despair each time I get less, I expect nothing now and occasionally I get a little, and am more than a little happy.” Susan Sontag

26. “Only those who do not expect anything are never disappointed. Only those who never try, never fail. Anyone who is currently achieving anything in life is simultaneously risking failure. It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel in doing nothing. A flawed diamond is more valuable than a perfect brick. People who have no failures also have few victories.” John Landis Mason

27. “Dream, but expect nothing. Desire, but expect nothing. Hope, but expect nothing. Release your need to control and gain real control.” Eric Maisel

28. “When you demand nothing of the world, nor of God, when you want nothing, seek nothing, expect nothing, then the supreme state will come to you uninvited and unexpected.” Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

29. “I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free.” Nikos Kazantzakis

30. “No expectations. Ask nothing, expect nothing and accept everything, and life is very well.” Anthony Hopkins

31. “It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.” Ram Dass

32. “Never expect anything without being prepared to give.” Debasish Mridha

33. “The most content people are those who expect nothing.” Christopher Pike

34. Freedom: To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.” Ayn Rand

35. “The wise expect nothing, hope for nothing, thus avoiding all disappointment and anxiety.” Alexandra David-Neel

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