Quotes: disappointed

Quotes 1 till 15 of 42.

1 2 3 Next 
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
    - +
    +1
    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
    Sidney J. Harris
    - +
     0
    A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
  • A lot of people who voted for Barack Obama expected and were led to expect something new in politics: a new tone of political discourse in Washington. And I think - I think they're disappointed, because Barack Obama is not a new kind of politician. In fact, he's an old Chicago politician.
  • Peter Wastholm
    Peter Wastholm
    - +
     0
    Always expect the worst, and you will never be disappointed.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    - +
     0
    As a kid at the World's Fair in 1965, I missed seeing the big global population clock roll over from 2,999,999,999 to 3 billion - I was really disappointed.
  • Bjorn Borg
    Bjorn Borg
    - +
     0
    As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it.
  • At some point in my life I'd honestly hoped love would rescue me from the cold, drafty castle I lived in. But at another point, much earlier I think, I'd quietly begun to hope for nothing at all in the way of love, so as not to be disappointed. It works. It gets to be a habit.
    Source: Animal Dreams
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
    - +
     0
    Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
    - +
     0
    Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
    Source: Letter to William Fortescue (23 september 1725)
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
    Billy Graham
    - +
     0
    Every President I think I've ever known, except Truman, has thought they didn't quite get done what they wanted done. And toward the end of their Administrations, they were disappointed and wished they had done some things differently.
  • Edgar Cayce
    Edgar Cayce
    - +
     0
    For, he that expects nothing shall not be disappointed, but he that expects much - if he lives and uses that in hand day by day - shall be full to running over.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
    Jane Austen
    - +
     0
    Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
  • How could she ever understand that there isn't any way could be disappointed since I no longer find anything worth looking forward to?
    Source: American Psycho (2014) 301
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
    - +
     0
    I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
    - +
     0
    I know not anything more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to time the difference between idea and reality. It is by this kind of observation that we grow daily less liable to be disappointed.
1 2 3 Next