The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
It is sometimes of God's mercy that men in the eager pursuit of worldly aggrandizement are baffled; for they are very like a train going down an inclined plane - putting on the brake is not pleasant, but it keeps the car on the track and from ruin.
If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life - that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment - that would be the perfect state.
See your disappointments as good fortune. One plan's deflation is another's inflation.
You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.
Disappointment tears the bearable film of life.
Let's face it: None of us are ever going to get to the place in life where we have no more disappointments. We can't expect to be sheltered from every little thing. Disappointment is a fact of life--one that must be dealt with.
There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.
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 es
Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment.
Nobody ever gets what they want when it comes to love.
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.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
People look at you and me to see what they are supposed to be. And, if we don't disappoint them, maybe, just maybe, they won't disappoint us.
God makes the life fertile by disappointments, as he makes the ground fertile by frosts.
Each day you must choose, the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
In the light of eternity we shall see that what we desired would have been fatal to us, and that what we would have avoided was essential to our well-being.
Those who never philosophized until they met with disappointments, have mostly become disappointed philosophers
How many young hearts have revealed the fact that what they had been trained to imagine, the highest earthly felicity, was but the beginning of care, disappointment, and sorrow, and often led to the extremity of mental and physical suffering.
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
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