Expect people to be better than they are; it helps them to become better. But don't be disappointed when they are not; it helps them to keep trying.
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.
It's heartbreaking but we're trying to get over it. As disappointed as we were, I think that somehow you have to find a way to think that it happened for a reason.
I'm surprised and disappointed in American culture.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
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 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'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils.
I'm really disappointed at every event if I don't do less than what I wanted to do.
I am extremely disappointed by the actions of the 9/11 commission.
I got disappointed in human nature as well and gave it up because I found it too much like my own.
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.
I think that if you idealise someone for so long, they can only disappoint and I wouldn't want to be disappointed by those people.
I don't think success arrives and you're suddenly happy. It's not like that. If people think that they'll be very disappointed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise, but he will be disappointed in its content. The New Year's prospect fairly chills his daunting breast.
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.
I was disappointed not to be able to interview Mr. Clinton. I met him two years ago. I was looking forward to talking with him about issues from Africa to terrorism.
Every time I show up to do something here it's considered a comeback. If I came into town and they didn't call it that, I'd be disappointed.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
You'll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you'll be challenged and growing and having fun.
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