Disappointment Quotes Quotes

Disappointment is often the salt of life.

Theodore Parker

Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom.

Sir Boyle Roche

Golf: A five mile walk punctuated with disappointments


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.

Joseph Campbell

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

Thomas Hardy

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.

Ansel Adams

The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.

Thomas S. Monson

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.

Robert Kiyosaki

Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Suspense is worst than disappointment.

Robert Burns

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

Eric Hoffer

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

Thomas Hardy

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.

Samuel Johnson

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
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