Disappointment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Disappointment

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If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment.
~By Frances Wright ~


The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success.
~By Roy Wilkins ~


Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
~By Ansel Adams ~


I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment - but you have to be positive.
~By Jean Alesi ~


Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
~By Les Brown ~


Parents - especially step-parents - are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
~By Anthony Powell ~


Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
~By Kurt Vonnegut ~


Aware that his disappointment has its source in a defective education, he looks with anxiety on his other daughters, whose minds, like lovely buds, are beginning to open. Where shall he find a genial soil in which he may place them to expand?
~By Emma Willard ~


When too many Americans don't vote or participate, some see apathy and despair. I see disappointment and even outrage. And I believe that out of this frustration can come hope and action.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


I've had disappointments and heartbreaks and setbacks and roles I didn't get, but something always came along that either made me better or was an even better role.
~By Lee Majors ~


Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
~By Anthony Powell ~


I don't feel a lack of hope. It's just disappointment that after all these years we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people.
~By Geezer Butler ~


Show business is made up of disappointments, and it's through life's disappointments that you grow.
~By Minnie Pearl ~


I think the intelligent thing about it is that you have to carefully listen to it all to grasp it, and because I'm not in every scene - colossal disappointment to everybody that it may be - I'm not getting the full picture here today while recording it.
~By Paul Darrow ~


I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past.
~By Monica Lewinsky ~


The disappointment of losing is huge.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.
~By Charles Lamb ~


There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The 9/11 Commission recently released their report, citing important changes which need to be made to improve our nation's homeland security. I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership when this report was left until after the August recess for action.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


I thought we were going to win the game but we won't take the disappointments, we will take the positives.
~By Graham Roberts ~


Wet Hot American Summer so far is a financial disappointment and money was lost on it. But perhaps it will find its audience in video, cable, etc, maybe over the course of years.
~By David Wain ~


I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses.
~By Maggie Kuhn ~


The episodes all blend together for me, so I don't remember. I can't even remember what I had for breakfast this morning. I always feel I must be such a disappointment to them.
~By Sarah Michelle Gellar ~


Reality is the name we give to our disappointments.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I don't have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments.
~By Michael Landon ~


I don't know what to say to that, but I have to agree with Johnny that, yeah, we do touch upon things that most men would rather not admit: That we feel pain, we cry, get sad and sometimes don't deal well with disappointment.
~By Peter Steele ~


Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Don't fall in love with politicians, they're all a disappointment. They can't help it, they just are.
~By Peggy Noonan ~


I have to be happy in the here and now because every time you start focusing on your legacy you're really setting yourself up for disappointment.
~By Michael Bolton ~


While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
~By Jim Fiebig ~


Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished.
~By Famke Janssen ~


I think It's a bit of a disappointment that a lot of people's Golden Age of music is still the '60s.
~By Jonny Greenwood ~


What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power.
~By William S. Paley ~


For many my behavior has been a major disappointment, my behavior has caused considerable worry to my business partners, and everyone involved in my business, but most importantly to the young people we influence, I apologize.
~By Tiger Woods ~


It is with great disappointment that I call on Representative Anthony Weiner to resign. The behavior he has exhibited is indefensible and Representative Weiner's continued service in Congress is untenable.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


Please let me assure you, however, that the keen disappointment and regret which I feel in this regard serve only to enhance my profound appreciation of the great honor which you have done me; and my sincere gratitude for your generous action.
~By Cordell Hull ~


I wish I had had a great disappointment, a real one.
~By Nastassja Kinski ~


Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book.
~By Anita Desai ~


There was a tremendous amount of disappointment in missing the World Cup finals in 1998, so they're getting excited about this one and I really think we could do well in the Far East.
~By Robbie Keane ~


If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life - that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment - that would be the perfect state.
~By Cate Blanchett ~


Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power - a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment.
~By Marsha Sinetar ~


When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


It's a disappointment to lose key players. On the other hand it creates an opportunity to play other players.
~By Tom Moody ~


I think making mistakes is as inevitable as receiving disappointments.
~By Loretta Young ~


If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Obviously the first sentiment is disappointment that we didn't get the car home and more disappointment that at the time that it stopped the car was in the lead.
~By John Surtees ~


A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
~By Michael Bergin ~


I shall take all the troubles of the past, all the disappointments, all the headaches, and I shall pack them in a bag and throw them in the East River.
~By Trygve Lie ~


Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate.
~By Christopher Hampton ~


Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


We must return optimism to our parenting. To focus on the joys, not the hassles; the love, not the disappointments; the common sense, not the complexities.
~By Fred G. Gosman ~


The one major disappointment I have is that I didn't get a hundred against India in India. I got lots of runs against India in England including a double hundred I am very proud of.
~By David Gower ~


Yet there is disappointment in Washington and in the United States that Canada is not supporting us fully.
~By Paul Cellucci ~


We all have an equal interest in stability and security throughout Europe. The years the OSCE has existed, and particularly this year, have given rise to great expectations and at the same time to powerful disappointments.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives.
~By William Throsby Bridges ~


I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Yes, disappointment over perceived unfairness, injustice, promises not kept, tends to go hand in hand with increasing prosperity. Expectations are dashed. What can I say!
~By Mary Douglas ~


No, I don't have any problems leaving disappointments behind. I've had lots of good days at golf and a few disappointments, so you never know what's around the corner.
~By Lee Westwood ~


There's a disappointment there because I still feel there's an emptiness in my career that just wasn't filled.
~By Alonzo Mourning ~


Of course there will be disappointments and the way will not always be as I expected it. But if it seemed easy, then that would be the time to worry that I am on the wrong path.
~By Anne Perry ~


Cynicism is full of naive disappointments.
~By Mason Cooley ~


When I left Van Halen, I went in the studio and made a CD called Marching to Mars with all studio musicians. I did it immediately. With the disappointment riding on my shoulders of the breakup of the band.
~By Sammy Hagar ~


Music is 10% exhilaration and 90% utter disappointment.
~By John Barrow ~


There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.
~By Frank Luntz ~


First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


All have disappointments, all have times when it isn't worthwhile.
~By John H. Johnson ~


Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do.
~By Judd Nelson ~


Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view.
~By Fridtjof Nansen ~


It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
~By Benjamin Britten ~


The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment, no matter what the score.
~By Nick Hornby ~


The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment.
~By Evan Esar ~


My failure, during the first five or six years of my art training, to get set in the right direction, and the disappointment which it caused me, drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative.
~By Laurence Housman ~


Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
~By Euripedes ~


No, only disappointment in myself on those occasions I didn't manage to rise to the occasion as I felt I should've done. I can always see how to do it, and then the challenge is, Can I manage that each and every day?
~By Christian Bale ~


The more we shelter children from every disappointment, the more devastating future disappointments will be.
~By Fred G. Gosman ~


Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
~By Robert Kiyosaki ~


We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
~By Jim Rohn ~


I am afraid I am a constant disappointment to my party. The fact of the matter is, the longer I am president the less of a party man I seem to become.
~By William Howard Taft ~


Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


But when you're a celebrity, you discover that you're no longer the pursuer, but the one being pursued. That's one of the disappointments I have had since becoming a single man.
~By Hugh Grant ~


Most of us women like men, you know; it's just that we find them a constant disappointment.
~By Clare Short ~


Suspense is worse than disappointment.
~By Robert Burns ~


I give and give, even when I get nothing back - and that sets me up for disappointment.
~By Angie Stone ~


I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school.
~By Alberto Salazar ~


Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it.
~By Ralph Vaughan Williams ~


How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.
~By Letitia Landon ~


The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number of people in this business with very shortsighted views.
~By Greg Ginn ~


What keeps me going is a constant sense of disappointment with what I've already done.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


They may turn out to be a great disappointment, or perhaps they may be full of enchanting surprises.
~By Mary Wesley ~


Not only is our love for our children sometimes tinged with annoyance, discouragement, and disappointment, the same is true for the love our children feel for us.
~By Bruno Bettelheim ~

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September 28 ,2022
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