Disappointment Quotes

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How Disappointment tracks
The steps of Hope.


Elizabeth lived by the adage that expectations were disappointments under construction.


See your disappointments as good fortune.  One plan's deflation is another's inflation.
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
Expectations destroy our peace of mind, don't they?  They're future disappointments, planned out in advance.


Toss your dashed hopes not into a trash bin but into a drawer where you are likely to rummage some bright morning.
It is only by knowing how little life has in store for us that we are able to look on the bright side and avoid disappointment.
Blessings may appear under the shape of pains, losses, and disappointments; but let him have patience, and he will see them in their proper figures.

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Like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectation improperly indulged in must end in disappointment.
How we deal with the big disappointments in life depends a great deal on how the people who loved us helped us deal with smaller disappointments when we were little.


There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.

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And now let me ask you, my friend, whether you do not think, that many of our disappointments and much of our unhappiness arise from our forming false notions of things and persons.

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Today I tell you that whether you fear it or not, disappointment will come. The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.