Quotes and Sayings about Anticipation



"Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Time, Health, Thoughts, Day, Events, Moods, Sight)

"Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Work, Anticipation, Writing)

"Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil."
- Aristotle
(Related: Fear, Anticipation, Evil, Pain)

"At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Success, Positive, Anticipation, World)

"Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Success, Time, Health, Failure, Anticipation, Hollywood, Sickness)

"Anticipation of movement, through muscular innervation and memory, by its retention of nerve impulse images, extend the present to the limit of a second or so."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Anticipation, Memory, Present)

"Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Fear, Anticipation, Thinking)

"Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Wisdom, Anticipation, Consequences)

"There is no great sport in having bullets flying about one in every direction, but I find they have less horror when among them than when in anticipation."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Anticipation, Direction, Flying, Horror)

"The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Car, Ability, Anticipation, Mind, Racing)

"A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Anticipation, Calamity, Future, Lies, Past, Present, Regret)

"I can look at the future with anticipation. And it's comforting to know that someday, as Christians, we'll be able to look back and have a little more clarity on why certain things in life happened."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Life, Anticipation, Clarity, Future)

"I have good anticipation, and good reaction to the the ball because I've played so many matches in my life."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Life, Anticipation)

"There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Anticipation, Terror)

"If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Anticipation, Trouble)

"Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Change, Life, Anticipation, Nothing, State)

"When I was little I always thought I was marked out, special, on the verge of something momentous. I used to tingle with anticipation."
- Felicity Kendal
(Related: Thought, Anticipation)

"Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Successful)

"There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page."
- Ted Koppel
(Related: Anticipation, Journalism)

"So not only do we need to deal with threats as they emerge, we have to be thinking in anticipation of future threats, and the things we do have to be things that enable the system to continue to work."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Work, Anticipation, Future, Thinking)

"But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!"
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Life, Time, Opportunity, Anticipation, Learning, Open, Waiting)

"Fulfill - you can far more than fulfill - the brightest anticipations of those who, in the name of human freedom, and in the face of threats that have ripened into terrible realities since, fought that battle which placed you where you now stand."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Battle, Freedom, Name, Now)

"I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending."
- Fred Rogers
(Related: Anticipation, Ending, Favorite, Holiday, Moments, Pleasure, Suspense)

"Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Anticipation, Living, Today, Tomorrow)

"An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Possibility, Anticipation, Being, Reality)

"As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: Life, Anticipation)

"Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others."
- Henry Taylor
(Related: Men, Anticipation, Conscience, Opinions)

"Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Men, Anticipation, Conscience, Opinions)

"It varies from song to song, although Buck Owens and I recently collaborated on writing a duet together and am looking forward with a great deal of anticipation to recording that track for the new studio album."
- Dwight Yoakam
(Related: Anticipation, Song, Writing)