200+ Best Disappointment Quotes And Sayings

Disappointment is a word that many of us hear often. What does disappointment even mean? Who decides when you should be disappointed? And, how do we deal with this feeling? Let these quotes about disappointment help you navigate the waters of disappointment and let you know that it’s ok, and normal to feel disappointed at times.

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I have a history of making decisions very quickly about men. I have always fallen in love fast and without measuring risks. I have a tendency not only to see the best in everyone, but to assume that everyone is emotionally capable of reaching his highest potential. I have fallen in love more times than I care to count with the highest potential of a man, rather than with the man himself, and I have hung on to the relationship for a long time (sometimes far too long) waiting for the man to ascend to his own greatness. Many times in romance I have been a victim of my own optimism. Elizabeth Gilbert
Nobody ever gets what they want when it comes to...
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Nobody ever gets what they want when it comes to love. Scott Turow
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The strength of a love is always misjudged if we evaluate it by its immediate cause and not the stress that went before it, the dark and hollow space full of disappointment and loneliness that precedes all the great events in the heart's history. Stefan Zweig
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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
When you find your path, you must not be afraid....
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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. Paulo Coelho
He had the look of one who had drunk the...
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He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom. P.g. Wodehouse
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Freddie experienced the sort of abysmal soul-sadness which afflicts one of Tolstoy's Russian peasants when, after putting in a heavy day's work strangling his father, beating his wife, and dropping the baby into the city's reservoir, he turns to the cupboards, only to find the vodka bottle empty. P.g. Wodehouse
The person you hurt the most in this world was...
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The person you hurt the most in this world was the person that brought you into it. Vannary Rang
I was a veritable Johnny Appleseed of grand expectations, and...
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I was a veritable Johnny Appleseed of grand expectations, and all I reaped for my trouble was a harvest of bitter fruit. Elizabeth Gilbert
You just cannot have the same thing twice without being...
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You just cannot have the same thing twice without being disappointed. Vann Chow
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I caught myself thinking about falling in love with someone who I hoped was out there right now thinking about the possibility of me, but I quickly banished the notion. It was that kind of thinking that landed me in this situation to begin with. Hope can ruin you. Perry Moore
I embraced a cloud, but when I soaredit rained.
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I embraced a cloud, but when I soaredit rained. Frank OHara
What hurts so bad about youth isn't the actual butt...
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What hurts so bad about youth isn't the actual butt whippings the world delivers. It's the stupid hopes playacting like certainties. Mary Karr
Disappointment had to be postponed, hope kept alive as long...
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Disappointment had to be postponed, hope kept alive as long as possible; Graham Greene
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I really rarely meet someone with quality like this:has great expectation and persistent efforts to earn it, yet also had a high immunity against disappointment. Jarang sekali aku bertemu orang dengan kualitas seperti ini:memiliki harapan besar dan upaya gigih untuk mencapainya, namun juga punya kekebalan yang tinggi terhadap kekecewaan. Toba Beta
Do not dwell on your loss. Look forward with bright...
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Do not dwell on your loss. Look forward with bright new hopes. Lailah Gifty Akita
To have my hopes raised and dashed again, it's like...
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To have my hopes raised and dashed again, it's like cold steel twisting in my gut. Paula Hawkins
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Renewed hope followed renewed effort: It shone like the former for some weeks, then, like it, faded, flickered: Not a line, not a word reached me. When half a year wasted in vain expectancy, my hope died out, and then I felt dark indeed. Unknown
I'll say I love you, Which will lead, of course,...
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I'll say I love you, Which will lead, of course, to disappointment, but those words unsaidpoison every next moment. I will try to disappoint youbetter than anyone else has. Stephen Dunn
I will try to disappoint youbetter than anyone else has.
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I will try to disappoint youbetter than anyone else has. Stephen Dunn