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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Each day you must choose, the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.
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.
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
I was slightly disappointed, but also encouraged, because I put myself in position to win a major, which is all even Tiger says he tries to do.
I am extremely disappointed by the actions of the 9/11 commission.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy to a hell of a lot of women. And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed.
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.
I am disappointed and disturbed by both the NFL and the Dodgers - but much more by the Dodgers.
When we win, I'm so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I'm so depressed, I eat a lot. When we're rained out, I'm so disappointed I eat a lot.
They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised.
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
I was really disappointed that Warner Bros. didn't think highly enough of my film or my filmmaking to ask me to make the new Superman.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
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