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American author 1874-19460
Disillusionment in living is the finding out nobody agrees with you not only those that are and were fighting with you.
Hope is essential to any political struggle for radical change when the overall social climate promotes disillusionment and despair.
Real leaders have to live a paradoxical life, where they must break the rules in order to maintain them. If your expectations are high, you're setting yourself up for disillusionment. The land of governance is paved with gray streets, not black or white ones.
The average GOP presidential vote in these last five elections was 44.5 percent. In the last three, it was 48.1 percent. Give Romney an extra point for voter disillusionment with Obama, and a half-point for being better financed than his predecessors. It still strikes me as a path to narrow defeat.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
French writer 1873-19540
There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.
American academic and social critic 1947-0
We remain in the Romantic cycle initiated by Rousseau: liberal idealism canceled by violence, barbarism, disillusionment and cynicism.Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 19520
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.