Disappointment Quotes - Page 3

“But there were worse things than disappointment, and I’d lived through several of them already.”

– R.J. Anderson

“You really didn’t see the sadness or the longing unless you already knew it was there. But that was the trick, wasn’t it? Everyone had their disappointment and their baggage; only, some people carried it in their inside pockets and not on their backs.”

– Maggie Stiefvater

“It may help us, in those times of trouble, to remember that love is not only about relationship, it is also an affair of the soul.”

– Thomas Moore

“I thought I was eating a candy bar, but it turned out to be a yummy burrito. I was both disappointed and appointed at the same time.”

– Jarod Kintz

“You fall in love, it’s intoxicating, an for a little while you feel like you’ve actually become one with the other person. Merged souls, and so on. You think you’ll never be lonely again. Only it doesn’t last and soon you realize you can only get so close and you end up brutally disappointed, more alone than ever, because the illusion-the hope you’d held on to all those years-has been shattered.”

– Nicole Krauss

“Never touch your idols: the gilding will stick to your fingers.”

– Gustave Flaubert

“Disappointments in love, even betrayals and losses, serve the soul at the very moment they seem in life to be tragedies. The soul is partly in time and partly in eternity. We might remember the part that resides in eternity when we feel despair over the part that is in life.”

– Thomas Moore

“If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once.
By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.”

– Toba Beta

“Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”

– Jodi Picoult

“Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy – the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.”

– Eric Hoffer

“It was one of those times you feel a sense of loss, even though you didn’t have something in the first place. I guess that’s what disappointment is- a sense of loss for something you never had.”

– Deb Caletti

“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.”

– Marilyn Monroe

“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“Nobody likes being alone that much. I don’t go out of my way to make friends, that’s all. It just leads to disappointment. ”

– Haruki Murakami

“We met each other when we were young, before we knew enough about disappointment, and once we did we found we reminded each other of it.”

– Nicole Krauss

“She wanted none of those days to end, and it was always with disappointment that she watched the darkness stride forward. ”

– Markus Zusak

“Nobody ever gets what they want when it comes to love.”

– Scott Turow

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”

– Alexander Pope

“There are some things in this world you rely on, like a sure bet. And when they let you down, shifting from where you’ve carefully placed them, it shakes your faith, right where you stand.”

– Sarah Dessen

“Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it.”

– Eliza Tabor Stephenson