Quotes: disillusionment

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  • Gertrude Stein
    Gertrude Stein
    American author 1874-1946
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    Disillusionment in living is the finding out nobody agrees with you not only those that are and were fighting with you.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
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    Hope is essential to any political struggle for radical change when the overall social climate promotes disillusionment and despair.
  • Beau Willimon
    Beau Willimon
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    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.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
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    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
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    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)
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
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