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Disappointment Quotes

Feeling disappointed is quite natural and almost all of us feel disappointed at some point in time in our lives. Disappointment comes to you naturally when things are not in your favor or didn’t turn out to be the way you expected it to be. However, disappointment usually is temporary and does not last for a long period. It is therefore important to learn how to overcome your dissatisfaction. Here is a list of some of the most famous quotes on disappointment to help you get over your dissatisfaction.

Ryan Reynolds

When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.

Conan O'Brien

The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.

Eudora Welty

It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Discipline trains you to put up with disappointments, every rose has a thorn.

Robert Burns

Suspense is worse than disappointment.

George Foreman

Evil lurks where disappointment lodges.

Gene Tierney

The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings.

Henry Cavill

Regrets are something you can't really have as an actor, because ultimately you'll end up destroying yourself... there's a lot of disappointment in this business.

Bill Bryson

America is a great disappointment to me. As I said in one of my books, other societies create civilisations; we build shopping malls.

Joseph Campbell

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.

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Phil Collins

You know, a song is like a kid. You bring it up. And sometimes something you thought was going to be fantastic, by the time it's finished, is a bit of a disappointment.

Charles Lamb

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

Eric Hoffer

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

Les Brown

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

Elie Wiesel

My greatest disappointment is that I believe that those of us who went through the war and tried to write about it, about their experience, became messengers. We have given the message, and nothing changed.

I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don't go out with Halley's Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: 'Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together.'

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Bill Bryson

I often feel I'm a disappointment to people because they expect me to be the guy in the books. When I sit next to someone at a dinner party I can see they expect me to be quick and witty, and I'm not at all.

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Ambrose Bierce

Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.

Christian Bale

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?

Henry David Thoreau

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

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

My mother was a powerful influence. She made me toe the line. If I didn't have a perfect report card, she showed her disappointment.

Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness.