Quotes About Realistic Expectations

Do you find yourself having unrealistic expectations on your friends and sometimes life in general? I find that this is often the case with me. I can't be alone.

Because you're not what I would have you be, I blind myself to who in truth you are.
Madeline L'Engle

Expect nothing and life will be velvet.
Lisa Gardiner

If you expect perfection from other people, your whole life is a series of disappointments, grumbling and complaints. If, on the contrary, you pitch your expectations low, taking folks as the inefficient creatures which they are, you are frequently surprised by having them perform better than you had hoped.
Bruce Barton

Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.
O. Henry

More to come :)