I know not anything more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to time the difference between idea and reality. It is by this kind of observation that we grow daily less liable to be disappointed.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
I think people are just really disappointed, disappointed with Blair as well, who's just like Bush's lapdog. I think everyone's just disillusioned with politics in our country, and it must be the same in your country.
Well, you have to keep your faith in the fact that there are a lot of intelligent people who are actively looking for something interesting, people who have been disappointed so many times.
A pier is a disappointed bridge; yet stare at it for long enough and you can dream it to the other side of the Channel.
Those who never philosophized until they met with disappointments, have mostly become disappointed philosophers
Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
Each day you must choose, the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.
God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.
I am astonished, disappointed, pleased with myself. I am distressed, depressed, rapturous. I am all these things at once and cannot add up the sum.
In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder.
I'm not disappointed - just disappointed.
If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.
Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater.
He who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment seldom cures us of expectation, or has any other effect than that of producing a moral sentence or peevish exclamation.
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
I think we could have done a lot more great music, so I was disappointed that we didn't continue making records and touring, but it's hard to argue with 10 good years.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
I got disappointed in human nature as well and gave it up because I found it too much like my own.
I was very disappointed that Denzel didn't win Best Actor for The Hurricane because I thought he deserved it.
When you are coming out, you say it's for you. But when everybody says it's not OK, it becomes about that rather than about you. It disappointed me.
I would be terribly disappointed if anything would get in the way of my being cast in something, or if performances were canceled. It was a fix that I obviously needed.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
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