Quotes about Anticipation

What we anticipate seldom occurs: but what we least expect generally happens. Benjamin Disraeli

Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes. Seneca

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. Benjamin Franklin

If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble. Elbert G Hubbard

There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it. Alfred Hitchcock

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. Norman Cousins

Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others. John Maynard Keynes

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

There are theoretical reformers at all times, and all the world over, living on anticipation. Henry David Thoreau