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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.

Tiger Woods

I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children.

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.

David Harbour

In a sense, human beings are human beings. Their feelings of aloneness, of brokenness, their feelings of hurt and disappointment, are universal. It's the ways they choose to act on their feelings that separates them.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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

Robert Burns

Suspense is worse than disappointment.

Cate Blanchett

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.

Tiger Woods

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.

George Foreman

Evil lurks where disappointment lodges.

Al Pacino

I don't think actors should ever expect to get a role, because the disappointment is too great. You've got to think of things as an opportunity. An audition's an opportunity to have an audience.

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.

For many progressives, 2016 will go down as a year of electoral shocks and profound disappointment. In the U.S., France and many other parts of Europe, the right enters 2017 with newfound confidence while the left recoils in fear of the future, unsure how to get back on the front foot.

Sammy Hagar

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.

Les Brown

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

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

We had an agreement with Borussia that I could leave. It didn't happen. It is a disappointment. But I'm also happy to stay.

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.

George Clooney

My parents were disappointed I didn't finish college, and they were really upset when I went to Hollywood to become an actor. I was a big disappointment to them.

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.

Orlando Bloom

I'm sure I was a great disappointment to many women because I wasn't Errol Flynn. But I'm me. I think that's got some merit.

Kenneth Branagh

In any given project, there are a few moments where there is the usual disappointment, as it were, when you look in the mirror, and you realize you're not 23 and looking like Brad Pitt.

I wish President Obama had succeeded because I want America to succeed. But his promises gave way to disappointment and division. This isn't something we have to accept. Now is the moment when we can do something. With your help we will do something.

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