Quotes of Dissatisfaction

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

- Martin Luther King Jr.

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

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

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

- Joseph Addison

“ It was a big disappointment right after the match. Even during, at certain times. ”

- Mary Pierce

“ Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes. ”

- Doug Horton

“ The chemistry of dissatisfaction is as the chemistry of some marvelously potent tar. In it are the building stones of explosives, stimulants, poisons, opiates, perfumes and stenches. ”

- Eric Hoffer

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

- Thomas Hardy

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

- Eric Hoffer

“ Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment. ”

- Charles Lamb

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

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ Success is buried on the other side of frustration. ”

- Anthony Robbins

“ Ah sorts of allowances are made for the illusions of youth; and none, or almost none, for the disenchantments of age. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.. - Martin Luther King. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ I nearly won the British Grand Prix in 1993, but missed out when the engine gave up on me. That moment was one of sheer disappointment. ”

- Damon Hill

“ Carve a tunnel of hope through the dark mountain of disappointment. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ There was a lot of tabloid journalism about my supposed sex addiction. Bullshit. It's all bullshit. I mean, come on, I never pretended to be a saint. But give me a break. ”

- Michael Douglas

“ We had a great season, a franchise record. It's all gone now. ”

- Tim Duncan

“ As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ A fierce unrest seethes at the core of all existing things: it was the eager wish to soar that gave the gods their wings. ”

- Don Marquis

“ No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, All centuries but this, and every country but his own. ”

- W. S. Gilbert

“ If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger. ”

- Hubert H. Humphrey

“ In a land which is fully settled, most men must accept their local environment or try to change it by political means; only the exceptionally gifted or adventurous can leave to seek his fortune elsewhere. In America, on the other hand, to move on and make a fresh start somewhere else is still the normal reaction to dissatisfaction and failure. ”

- W. H. Auden

“ The problem lay buried, unspoken for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States. Each suburban housewife struggled with it alone… ”

- Betty Friedan

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

- Benjamin Britten

“ There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere. ”

- Jane Austen

“ One of man's finest qualities is described by the simple word "guts" — the ability to take it. If you have the discipline to stand fast when your body wants to run, if you can control your temper and remain cheerful in the face of monotony or disappointment, you have "guts" in the soldiering sense. ”

- John S. Roosman

“ That would have been the one,... That's something that's always going to be a disappointment for me. But I think there are so many good things that happened in the playoffs previous to that, that it will diminish those feelings. ”

- Mark Messier

“ It's a disappointment. We thought we had the game in hand but we didn't have a big enough lead to have it in hand. That's the way the National Football League is. You've got to finish it and we didn't finish it tonight. ”

- Bill Parcells

“ Many ordinary illnesses are nothing but the expression of a serious dissatisfaction with life. ”

- Paul Tournier
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