Disappointment Quotes

It is folly to pretend that one ever wholly recovers from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar. There are faces I can never look upon without emotion; there are names I can never hear spoken without almost starting to cry.

The best – laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft agley, an’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, for promis’d joy!

Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater.

Suspense is worst than disappointment.

Disappointment should always be taken as a stimulant, and never viewed as a discouragement.

“There is only one sure means in life,” Deasy said, “of ensuring that you are not ground into paste by disappointment, futility, and disillusionment. And that is always to ensure, to the utmost of your ability, that you are doing it solely for the money.”

It’s not what you are but what you don’t become that hurts.

Blessed is he that expects nothing, for he shall be gloriously surprised.

“Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed” was the ninth beatitude.

The disappointment of manhood succeeds the delusion of youth.