Quotes: disappointment

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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    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.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    A lot of spiritual gains come through pain, hurt, struggle, confusion and disappointment.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
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    A lot of the material is about the inevitable disappointment people feel as they move through life, and things don't feel the way they expect. No experience will ever match up to the idealized version in your mind.
    Source: The Meaning Of Life
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    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.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
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    Don't fall in love with politicians, they're all a disappointment. They can't help it, they just are.
  • How many young hearts have revealed the fact that what they had been trained to imagine the highest earthly felicity was but the beginning of care, disappointment, and sorrow, and often led to the extremity of mental and physical suffering.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    I am eagerly awaiting my next disappointment.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    I married your mother because I wanted children, imagine my disappointment when you came along.
  • Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey
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    I'm English, and as such I crave disappointment. I actively seek it out.
    Source: Part Troll
  • Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
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    I'm interested in the hope we invest in science, and the disappointment we can feel when science flattens, or 'explains,' the larger mysteries of religion.
  • It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams
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    Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
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