Quotes of Disappointment

“ Disappointments are to the soul what the thunderstorm is to the air. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. ”

- Thomas Hardy

“ Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of. ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ 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. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. ”

- Aleister Crowley

“ Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation . ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead. ”

- Les Brown

“ Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy — the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom. ”

- Bayle Roche

“ Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Failure is a disappointment but not defeat. ”

- Jeanne Robertson

“ If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Suspense is worse than disappointment. ”

- Robert Burns

“ The disappointment of manhood succeeds the delusion of youth. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. ”

- Jim Rohn

“ 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. ”

- William S. Paley

“ Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything. ”

- Kurt Vonnegut

“ Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything. ”

- Kurt Vonnegut

“ There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ I feel sorry for people who don't drink. They wake up in the morning and that's the best they're going to feel all day. ”

- Dean Martin

“ America, I've given you all and now I'm nothing. ”

- Allen Ginsberg

“ You've gotta be slightly stupid. ”

- Joe Strummer

“ Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa! ”

- Allen Ginsberg

“ A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment. ”

- Carl Jung

“ I confused things with their names: that is belief. ”

- Jean Paul Sartre

“ We are all failures — at least, all the best of us are. ”

- Sir James M. Barrie
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