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Disappointment Quotes


These are some of the best 'Disappointment' quotations and sayings.

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A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.

A life directed chiefly toward the fulfillment of personal desires will sooner or later always lead to bitter disappointment.

All have disappointments, all have times when it isn't worthwhile.

An old man once said, "When I was young, I was poor; when old, I became rich; but in each condition I found disappointment. - When I had the faculties for enjoyment, I had not the means; when the means came, the faculties were gone."

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

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

Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air.

Disappointments should be cremated, not embalmed.

He who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment seldom cures us of expectation, or has any other effect than that of producing a moral sentence or peevish exclamation.

Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment.

How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.

If you want one thing too much it's likely to be a disappointment. The healthy way is to learn to like the everyday things, like soft beds and buttermilk - and feisty gentlemen.

In the light of eternity we shall see that what we desired would have been fatal to us, and that what we would have avoided was essential to our well-being.

In youth, what disappointments of our own making: in age, what disappointments from the nature of things. See quote detail

It is sometimes of God's mercy that men in the eager pursuit of worldly aggrandizement are baffled; for they are very like a train going down an inclined plane - putting on the brake is not pleasant, but it keeps the car on the track and from ruin.

Life often seems like a long shipwreck of which the debris are friendship, glory, and love. - The shores of existence are strewn with them.

Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater.

Mean spirits under disappointment, like small beer in a thunderstorm, always turn sour.

Men's best successes come after their disappointments.

No man, with a man's heart in him, gets far on his way without some bitter, soul-searching disappointment. - Happy he who is brave enough to push on another stage of the journey, and rest where there are "living springs of water, and three-score and ten palms."


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