Expecting People to be Anything Only Leads to Disappointment

Expect to be disappointed.The person who learns to expect nothing from anybody else will never experience disappointment.

  • Don’t expect people to be nice to you just because you’re a nice person.
  • Don’t expect people to laugh at your jokes all the time.
  • Don’t expect people to be grateful for your honesty.
  • Don’t expect people to be beautiful on the inside just because they’re beautiful on the outside.
  • Don’t expect to know anybody else until you know yourself first.
  • Don’t expect people to be intelligent.
  • Don’t expect people to be stupid.
  • Don’t expect manners from young people, or some old people for that matter.
  • Don’t expect people to like how you dance.
  • Don’t expect people to be like you.
  • Don’t expect sadness to last forever.
  • Don’t expect everybody to like you.
  • Don’t expect everybody to hate you.
  • Don’t expect people to understand your point of view.
  • Don’t expect to be happy all the time.
  • Don’t expect the people you love to love you back.

“Expecting life to be fair just because you’re fair is equivalent to expecting a lion not to eat you because you don’t want to eat it.” The one thing most people can expect is.

“Expect to be disappointed.”

 

 

 

 

About BrendanDunne

If you refuse to accept every opportunity you're given, you can't blame anybody for the life you're living.
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