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 George Eliot - “You know nothing about Hope, that immortal, delicious maiden forever courted forever propitious, whom fools have called deceitful, as if it were Hope that carried the cup of disappointment, whereas it is her deadly enemy, Certainty, whom she only escapes by transformation.”  
 Jack Youngblood - “The disappointment of losing is huge.”  
 Robert Wyatt - “What keeps me going is a constant sense of disappointment with what I've already done.”  
 Mary Wesley - “They may turn out to be a great disappointment, or perhaps they may be full of enchanting surprises.”  
 Bobby Thomson - “I think I had potential to be a legitimate guy out there, but I think I was a disappointment to the Giants because I was inconsistent.”  
 John Surtees - “Obviously the first sentiment is disappointment that we didn't get the car home and more disappointment that at the time that it stopped the car was in the lead.”  
 Angie Stone - “I give and give, even when I get nothing back - and that sets me up for disappointment.”  
 Marsha Sinetar - “Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power - a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment.”  
 Maximilian Schell - “First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment.”  
 Clare Short - “Most of us women like men, you know it's just that we find them a constant disappointment.”  
 David Ogden Stiers - “Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them.”  
 Simon Newcomb - “Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.”  
 Juliet Mills - “You have to be passionate about it. You have to be able to take rejection and disappointment at first and not let your confidence be undermined.”  
 Jack Levine - “The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication of my disappointment in man, which is the opposite way of saying that I have high expectations for the human race.”  
 Robbie Keane - “There was a tremendous amount of disappointment in missing the World Cup finals in 1998, so they're getting excited about this one and I really think we could do well in the Far East.”  
 Laurence Housman - “My failure, during the first five or six years of my art training, to get set in the right direction, and the disappointment which it caused me, drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative.”  
 Eric Hoffer - “Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.”  
 Sammy Hagar - “When I left Van Halen, I went in the studio and made a CD called Marching to Mars with all studio musicians. I did it immediately. With the disappointment riding on my shoulders of the breakup of the band.”  
 Jurgen Habermas - “Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations.”  
 David Gower - “The one major disappointment I have is that I didn't get a hundred against India in India. I got lots of runs against India in England including a double hundred I am very proud of.”  
 Murray Gell-Mann - “Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.”  
 Paul Darrow - “I think the intelligent thing about it is that you have to carefully listen to it all to grasp it, and because I'm not in every scene - colossal disappointment to everybody that it may be - I'm not getting the full picture here today while recording it.”  
 Phil Collins - “You know, a song is like a kid. You bring it up. And sometimes something you thought was going to be fantastic, by the time it's finished, is a bit of a disappointment.”  
 Geezer Butler - “I don't feel a lack of hope. It's just disappointment that after all these years we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people.”  
 Michael Bolton - “I have to be happy in the here and now because every time you start focusing on your legacy you're really setting yourself up for disappointment.”  

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