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"The Church is a family expecting guests." - Andy Stanley

"Stop expecting others to act first, be the one who makes a positive change." - Leon Brown

"Anonymously perform acts of kindness, expecting nothing in return-not even a thank you." - Wayne Dyer

"A boy is a dangerous animal." - Lionel Shriver

"Every puppy should have a boy." - Erma Bombeck

"Barking hard work, being a boy." - Scott Westerfeld

"Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian." - Dennis Wholey

"There is a proper balance between not asking enough of oneself and asking or expecting too much." - May Sarton

"I have failed many times, but I have never gone into a game expecting myself to fail." - Michael Jordan

"My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt." - Chuck Nevitt

"Running well is a matter of having the patience to persevere when we are tired and not expecting instant results." - Robert de Castella

"I don't do drugs. If I want a rush I just stand up when I'm not expecting it." - Dylan Moran

"When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign." - Stefan Molyneux

"You, boy, who owe everything to a name" - Mark Antony

"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." - Stanley Kubrick

"When I was six, I entered a talent contest. I dyed my hair blond, had a chainsaw and pretended I was Eminem. The old folk weren't expecting that." - Nico

"There comes a time when you should stop expecting other people to make a big deal about your birthday. That time is age 11." - Dave Barry

"I do not think that life has a suspense more sickening than that of expecting a letter which does not come." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"The pleasure of expecting enjoyment is often greater than that of obtaining it, and the completion of almost every wish is found a disappointment." - Samuel Johnson

"That was awesome. I wasn't expecting it and when I got the call I got nervous for a second. But I was just really excited." - Charline Labonte

"By 'expecting nothing' you are not 'giving up.' Far from it! You are making a decision to focus on what needs to be done rather than on outcomes." - Eric Maisel

"I'm a dreamer and continue to dream of what can and will be, "Expecting great things from God, Attempting great things for God" - William Carey

"Never want something without expecting it" - Bob Proctor

"Never send a boy to do a man's work; send a woman." - Katie Louchheim

"Mister, I ain't a boy, no I'm a man, and i believe in a promised land." - Bruce Springsteen

"When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble." - Mark Twain

"Give a small boy a hammer and he will find that everything he encounters needs pounding." - Abraham Kaplan

"At Dartmouth, we make you into a man by allowing you to remain a boy." - John Dickey

"Anything under size five isn't a woman. It's a boy with breasts." - Laurell K Hamilton

"A girl meets a boy, Ed, and everything changes, or so she says." - Daniel Handler

"Sleep is a prison for a boy who has friends to meet." - Michael Ondaatje

"Leave it to a boy to make the Faerie Realms look like a dump." - Kiersten White

"He had everything a dream boy should have. Back, front, sides, Everything. A head." - Louise Rennison

"Lately I've been runnin' on faith. What else can a poor boy do?" - Jerry Lynn Williams

"I never joined the Boy Scouts. I don't trust any organization that has a handbook." - George Carlin

"Like a sprained ankle boy I aint nothin to play wit" - Drake

"Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up." - Bill Vaughan

"You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think." - Elbert Hubbard

"got a little red line that tells you, boy where the razor's been." - Tori Amos

"Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy than to fumble this football." - John Heisman

"The two-headed boy in the circus never had such a headache." - W C Fields

"Goldstein, you'd be a pretty good boy if you wasn't so chicken." - Norman Mailer

"One nip from a dragon and you're down? Get up, you craven school (boy/girl)!" - Gangrel

"All work and no play makes jack. With enough jack, Jack needn't be a dull boy." - Malcolm Forbes

"His coworker was velvety-skinned, a sexy boy-on-the-cusp-of man." - Karen Marie Moning

"Sword? Haven't got a sword. That boy has, though. He'll lend you one." - J K Rowling

"Please, I'm a transgender former boy-bander. You think I don't know how to defend myself?" - Libba Bray

"Sometimes in the midst of all your boy drama, you just need a cupcake." - Susane Colasanti

"That boy hardly needed a mask when his naked face was already impenetrable." - Lionel Shriver

"Cara: *Flies* Gen: What? I don't have wings! Cara: Ofcourse not! You're a boy." - Jim Henson

"Do I look like I know how to twerk? I'm a small blonde boy." - Ashton Irwin

"A quiet well-behaved boy is likely to be both frightened and ambitious." - Mason Cooley

"A mountain in labour shouted so loud that everyone, summoned by the noise, ran up expecting that she would be delivered of a city bigger than Paris; she brought forth a mouse." - Jean De La Fontaine

"A lie, as you probably know, has a taste all its own. Blocky and bitter and never quite right, like when you pop a piece of fancy chocolate into your mouth expecting toffee filling and you get lemon zest instead." - Jodi Picoult

"Those of us of a certain age grew up expecting that by now we would have Rosie the Robot from 'The Jetsons' in our house. And all we've got is a Roomba." - Juan Enriquez

"All one's life as a young woman one is on show, a focus of attention, people notice you. You set yourself up to being noticed and admired. And then, not expecting it, you become middle-aged and anonymous." - Doris Lessing

"There's nothing more boring than a rock'n'roll star. Someone who has been on the road for 10 years, expecting attention wherever he goes, drinking himself stupid, who is obnoxious, incoherent, uncreative, and has a massive ego. There's nothing more pointless." - Thom Yorke

"A sellout is putting your name on any piece of crap and then expecting people to buy it because it's got your name on it. That's what a sellout is to me." - Marc Jacobs

"Don't settle for helping those who will help you in return or doing a good deed for others to see. Help others without expecting anything back. Even if nobody else cares, God will notice." - Dillon Burroughs

"May we live here like strangers and make the world not a house, but an inn, in which we sup and lodge, expecting to be on our journey tomorrow." - Charles Spurgeon

"EVE:bite me chillie boy" - Rachel Caine

"Insanity is repeating the same actions and expecting different results." - Starhawk

"If I had the choice of educating a boy or a girl, I would educate the girl. If you educate a boy, you educate one, but if you educate a girl, you educate a generation." - Brigham Young

"Through sports a coach can offer a boy a secret way to sneak up on the mystery that is manhood." - Pat Conroy

"Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots cause it's okay to be a boy. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading cause you think being a girl is degrading" - Madonna Ciccone

"Don't forget I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." - Julia Roberts

"A toy has no gender and no idea of whether a girl or boy is playing with it." - Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"It used to be a good hotel, but that proves nothing - I used to be a good boy." - Mark Twain

"For a mother the project of raising a boy is the most fulfilling project she can hope for." - Andrea Dworkin

"A boy can be two, three, four potential people, but a man is only one. He murders the others." - Mordecai Richler

"It is well known that the older a man grows, the faster he could run as a boy." - Red Smith

"Here I am, an old man in a dry month, Being read to by a boy, waiting for rain." - T S Eliot

"Never put anything on paper, my boy, and never trust a man with a small black moustache." - P G Wodehouse

"You show me a boy who brings a snake home to his mother and I'll show you an orphan." - Erma Bombeck

"It's not so much that I like him as a person God, but as a boy he's very handsome." - Judy Blume

"A boy and a girl, dressed in the T-shirts and denim that are the shabby uniform of this age." - Michael Scott

"Never let a boy be your life. They can live in your world, but never make a guy your world." - Taylor Swift

"The problem is that your daughter has given her heart to a 15-year-old boy, and a 15-year-old boy does not yet qualify as a human being." - Bill Cosby

"Look, let me just say it: He was hot. A nonhot boy stares at you relentlessly and it is, at best, awkward and, at worst, a form of assault. But a hot boy . . . well." - John Green

"I got schooled this year by a boy. A boy that I'm seriously, deeply, madly, incredibly, and undeniably in love with. And he taught me the most important thing of all... To put the emphasis On life." - Colleen Hoover

"And how different her face looked the first time she really liked a boy who was not on a poster on her wall. And how her face looked when she realized she was in love with that boy." - Stephen Chbosky

"I was so poor growing up...if I wasn't a boy...I'd have nothing to play with." - Rodney Dangerfield

"Fill in any figure you want for that boy (Mickey Mantle). Whatever the figure, it's a deal." - Branch Rickey

"I know you want it, boy. I see you tryin. Just keep on pushin, I'm a let you slide in." - Nicki Minaj

"... I saw a small boy who belongs to one of those large families who only practice at birth control." - Anne Ellis

"Recently, a six-year-old boy said to me, 'I've been waiting to meet you for half my life.'" - Fay Wray

"...she yanked open her shoulder bag and pulled out a stake. Boy Scouts and vampire slayers should always be prepared." - Christopher Golden

"And although Margarita lived in a world that predated Technicolor, she always dreamed of the boy in rich pastels." - Salvador Plascencia

"It took me a sleeve of Girl Scout Thin Mints and forty minutes to get over that boy." - John Green

"A person's never too old for stories. Man and boy, girl and woman, we live for them. - Roland Deschain" - Stephen King

"A little boy who's discovered the monster under the bed is actually real, and it's screwing Mommy." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Boy, you'll have a fair trial. Race, creed or color, justice will be done in my courtroom." - Laurence Stallings

"Angry Black White Boy is bananas! Actually, it's a banana split with razor blades in it. Adam Mansbach is the white Richard Wright, and Angry Black White Boy is our generation's Native Son." - William Upski Wimsatt

"How is it I know this little about the boy who says he loves me - the boy whose real name is powerful enough to keep us alive in a train car full of enemies?" - Veronica Roth

"My grandma has never been impressed with the TV show [Desperate Housewives]. She was so angry because I was on television kissing a boy naked; she's very traditional. She said: "If I ever see you kissing that boy again..."." - Eva Longoria

"Alexander and I sat together on a backyard swing. "This is like a dream come true," Alexander said as we gently swung back and forth. "We can finally just focus on us now. Continue the traditional 'Boy meets girl, girl falls for boy, boy turns out to be a vampire' story." - Ellen Schreiber

"It's the oldest story in the world. Boy loves girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girl back thanks to the unethical behavior of megalomaniacal mad scientists who never met a corpse they wouldn't try to resurrect. Anyone coming within a hundred yards of my happy ending had better pray that they're immune to bullets. - Shaun Mason" - Mira Grant

"'I don't need very much now,' said the boy, 'just a quiet place to sit and rest. I am very tired.' 'Well,' said the tree, straightening herself up as much as she could, "well, an old stump is good for sitting and resting. Come, Boy, sit down. Sit down and rest.'And the boy did. And the tree was happy." - Shel Silverstein

"Boy meets girl. Boy marries girl. Boy and girl angst over which family they visit at Thanksgiving and which one in December and whether or not it's best to serve turkey or goose for the family feast. When first faced with the reality that the family you married into does things differently, the warmth of tradition can take on a chill." - Margaret Kennedy

"The Scoutmaster guides the boy in the spirit of an older brother.... He has simply to be a boy-man, that is: (1) He must have the boy spirit in him: and must be able to place himself in the right plane with his boys as a first step. (2) He must realise the needs, outlooks and desires of the different ages of boy life. (3) He must deal with the individual boy rather than with the mass. (4) He then needs to promote a corporate spirit among his individuals to gain the best results." - Robert Baden-Powell

"I go to movies expecting to have a whole experience. If I want a movie that doesn't end, I'll go to a French movie. A movie has to be complete within itself; it can't just build off the first one or play variations." - Joss Whedon

"I believe that authors don't have a responsibility to include "messages" in their work, but they do have a responsibility to write a world that seems true and real, never more than when expecting readers to believe in magic and angels and fairies." - Cassandra Clare

"I think people were not expecting us [with Robert Ben Garant] to, they were just like, "Well here come the writers," but we both were coming out of a sketch comedy background, so when we pitch a movie, we play every character in the film. You act it out, you perform it - you do a 10-minute performance of the movie." - Thomas Lennon

"Pleasures, riches, honor and joy are sure to have care, disgrace, adversity and affliction in their train. There is no pleasure without pain, no joy without sorrow. O the folly of expecting lasting felicity in a vale of tears, or a paradise in a ruined world." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"whether they'll write the story of my life as a tragedy or an epic fantasy... I was wondering if it was going to be a kiss at the end, or sad music and a sweeping camera shot over the fields I once roamed freely. I'm hoping for the kiss, but expecting the sweeping camera shot." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Prowling the meanings of a word, prowling the history of a person, no use expecting a flood of light. Human words have no main switch. But all those little kidnaps in the dark. And then the luminous, big, shivering, discandied, unrepentant, barking web of them that hangs in your mind when you turn back to the page you were trying to translate..." - Anne Carson

"Children, don't waste a single second. Serve others, above all the poor, expecting nothing in return. Just as the person who offers God flowers is the first to enjoy their fragrance, the person who offers compassion is the first to receive its blessing. Wherever a heart beats with compassion: God is there." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Promise me we'll stay together, okay? His eyes are once again the clear blue of a perfectly transparent pool. They are eyes to swim in, to float in, forever. "You and me". "I promise". I say. behind us the door creaks open, and I turn around, expecting Raven, just as a voice cuts through the air: "Don't believe her." - Lauren Oliver

"At noon, you walk across a river. It is dry, with not this much water: it is just stones and pebbles. But it rains cats and dogs in the mountains, and towards afternoon, the water descends wildly and she ravages all in its path, the madwoman. That is how death comes. Without our expecting it, and we cannot do a thing against it, brothers." - Jacques Roumain

"I find that it's easier to disguise yourself when you go to Florida or places like that, because no one is expecting to see a celebrity there. When you throw on a hat and glasses, no one really looks at you twice - because why would you be in Florida? People just assume that if you're famous, you're in Hollywood." - Megan Fox

"You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you, too." - Roy Campanella

"I cop a fair bit of flack for going from 'such a babe to such a boy'. I wanted to share (that) story." - Ruby Rose

"Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise, He who defers this work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream, which stopped him, should be gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on." - Abraham Cowley

"It is more than their land that you take away from the people, whose native land you take. It is their past as well, their roots and their identity. If you take away the things that they have been used to see and will be expecting to see, you may, in a way, as well take their eyes." - Isak Dinesen

"I can get dressed earlier in the evening with every intention of going to a dance at midnight, but somehow after the theatre the thing to do seems to be either to go to bed or sit around somewhere. It doesn't seem possible that somewhere people can be expecting you at an hour like that." - Robert Benchley

"As our boys and men are all expecting to be Presidents, so our girls and women must all hold themselves in readiness to preside inthe White House; and in no city in the world can honest industry be more at a discount than in this capital of the government of the people." - Jane Swisshelm

"There is no sin in not liking to play; it's a mistake for a boy to be there if he doesn't want to." - Bear Bryant

"When I was a little boy, I wanted to be a baseball player and also join the circus. With the Yankees, I've accomplished both." - Graig Nettles

"A boy shows how much he wants to play in the spring, when it's tough, and during two a days, when it's hot and tough." - Darrell Royal

"Why a tender curb upon the youthful burning boy? Why a little curtain of flesh on the bed of our desire?" - William Blake

"Then let not what I cannot have My cheer of mind destroy. Whilst thus I sing, I am a king, Although a poor blind boy!" - Colley Cibber

"He is a boy sleeping against the mosque wall, ejaculates wet dreaming into a thousand cunts pink and smooth as sea shells..." - William S Burroughs

"He was a little boy, and she was grown up. She huddled by the fire not daring to move, helpless and guilty, a big woman." - James M Barrie

"You're staring," Lana said. "Yes. I am. I'm a teenage boy. Beautiful girls in wet underwear have a tendency to cause staring in teenage boys." - Michael Grant

"My genius from a boy Has fluttered like a bird within my heart; But could not thus confined her power employ, Impatient to depart." - George Moses Horton

"Though logic-choppers rule the town, And every man and maid and boy Has marked a distant object down, An aimless joy is a pure joy...." - William Butler Yeats

"From a boy I gloated on existence. Earth to me Seemed all-sufficient and my sojourn there One trembling opportunity for joy." - Alan Seeger

"A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does" - Lewis Blaine Hershey

"When I was a kid, my father told me every day, 'You're the most wonderful boy in the world, and you can do anything you want to.'" - Jan Hutchins

"I am competitively aggressive. My dream since I was a young boy was to be an NFL quarterback. I am living that dream." - Tim Tebow

"I got a coat lined with hampster. You couldn't do that kind of thing in America. All the Boy Scouts would go on strike." - Suzy Parker

"It's not easy for me to raise my hand and send a boy off to die without talking about it first" - Reginald Rose

"A small boy puts his hand on the wall, and looks down intently as he wriggles his toes. The birth of thought?" - Mason Cooley

"In the small town of Hannibal, Missouri, when I was a boy, everybody was poor, but didn't know it; and everybody was comfortable and did know it." - Mark Twain

"The last living boy in America drops into my bedroom only he wants to be a monk. I think that pretty much sums up my life." - Susan Beth Pfeffer

"I gulped, then stepped over the threshold into the house where I'd lived as a boy. After eighteen long years of wandering, I had finally come home." - Darren Shan

"I feel that I am entitled to my share of lightheartedness and there is nothing wrong with enjoying one's self simply, like a boy." - Leo Tolstoy

"I grew up around strong women; weak men were pickled and salted. The women wouldn't waste time raising a weak boy." - Robert Jordan

"A child's instinct is almost perfect in the matter of fighting. The child's hero is always the man or boy who defends himself suddenly and splendidly against aggression." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"You can't see the water until you run into it. A little boy took off running through it. He got all muddy." - Shannon O'Brien

"When the father dies, he writes, the son becomes his own father and his own son. He looks at is son and sees himself in the face of the boy. He imagines what the boy sees when he looks at him and finds himself becoming his own father. Inexplicably, he is moved by this. It is not just the sight of the boy that moves him, not even the thought of standing inside his father, but what he sees in the boy of his own vanished past. It is a nostalgia for his own life that he feels, perhaps, a memory of his own boyhood as a son to his father." - Paul Auster

"Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold." - Maurice Setters

"To be brave is to love unconditionally without expecting anything in return." - Madonna Ciccone

"What is destructive is impatience, haste, expecting too much too fast." - May Sarton

"To be kind is good. To be kind without expecting anything in return is better." - Tariq Ramadan

"Expect the unexpected, my mother once said. Because the unexpected most certainly will be expecting you." - Marjorie M. Liu

"Zealots are like one track-pony. Don't get in their way without expecting to get hurt." - Patricia Briggs

"Maybe that was the secret of happiness-not expecting any one thing to last forever." - Barbara Samuel

"But whereas a puppy will cringe away or roll on its back, groveling, a little boy may cover his shyness with nonchalance, with bravado, or with secrecy. And once a boy has suffered rejection, he will find rejection even where it does not exist-or, worse, will draw it forth from people simply by expecting it." - John Steinbeck

"My whole life, I had thought that my story was, again and again: Once upon a time, there was a boy, and he had to risk everything to keep what he loved. But really, the story was: Once upon a time, there was a boy, and his fear ate him alive." - Maggie Stiefvater



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