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1. "I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep everyone's expectations."
Author: Bill Watterson
2. "And they know I didn't hold expectations for them like I do for myself. But I also tell them I'm not going to lower the expectations I do have for them because we're playing Division II."
Author: Cat Osterman
3. "...no way could I fall in love. I just couldn't go there yet. Settle for less. I didn't want to process through anything. I didn't want to pick up any pieces. Lower my expectations."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
4. "I just couldn't go there yet. Settle for less. I didn't want to process through anything. I didn't want to pick up any pieces. Lower my expectations. Get on with my less-than life. I didn't want to feel better about being still alive. Start compensating."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
5. "The goal with hostages is to gradually lower expectations; in nonhostage crises, it's to lower emotions."
Author: Dave Cullen
6. "Writers often torture themselves trying to get the words right. Sometimes you must lower your expectations and just finish it."
Author: Don Roff
7. "Bridget decided she should at least enjoy some of the advantages of having a pretend boyfriend, especially the 3 Fs. Flowers. Fine Dining. Fine-looking man. And threw in an N: No expectations."
Author: J. Lynn
8. "Good therapy, gently but firmly, moves people out of denial and compartmentalization. It helps clients to develop richer inner lives and greater self-knowledge. It teaches clients to live harmoniously with others and it enhances Existential consciousness, and allows people to take responsibility for their effects on the world at large. For me , happiness is about appreciating what one has. Practically speaking,this means lowering expectations about what is fair, possible and likely. It means,finding pleasure in the ordinary."
Author: Mary Pipher
9. "Lower your expectations of earth. This isn't heaven, so don't expect it to be."
Author: Max Lucado
10. "The thing that binds us together is that we have both lowered our expectations of life"
Author: Orhan Pamuk
11. "Since I spent much of my childhood being left behind and ignored, one might think that, as an adult, moments of perceived abandonment would feel old hat. The truth is, as an adult, I am always waiting to be left behind. I'm always ready to be discarded and, therefore, I spend a significant amount of time preparing for this eventuality.I lower my expectations, I don't seek out meaningful relationships, and I don't engage in any sort of real intimacy, physical or otherwise.Engage is the key word here. Except, when I engage, when it happens, when I'm left behind it doesn't feel old hat. It feels like it did the first time and it takes me by surprise. So, I don't let it happen."
Author: Penny Reid
12. "Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality."
Author: Ralph Marston
13. "I'd become more adept at being with other people; I'd lowered my expectations of them and learned to let my mind drift into neutral when they spoke."
Author: Sebastian Faulks

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