Topics

Top 70 Quotes About Disappointment in Life (LOVE)

Top 10 Most Famous Quotes About Disappointment

“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.”

Joel Osteen
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. - Robert Kiyosaki
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. – Robert Kiyosaki
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“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.”

Joyce Meyer
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. - Beverly Sills
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. – Beverly Sills
When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment. - Ryan Reynolds
When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment. – Ryan Reynolds

“It’s your own expectations that hurt you. Not the world you live in. Whatever happens in the world is real. What you think should happen is unreal. So people are hurt by their expectations. You know , you’re not disappointed by the world, you are disappointed by your own projections.”

Jacque Fresco
Disappointments are inevitable; discouragement is a choice. - Charles Stanley
Disappointments are inevitable; discouragement is a choice. – Charles Stanley
We must all suffer one of two things the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. - Jim Rohn
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. – Jim Rohn
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility. - Thomas S. Monson
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility. – Thomas S. Monson

5 Quotes About Disappointment In Relationship

“You’re not looking for perfection in your partner. Perfection is all about the ego. With soulmate love, you know that true love is what happens when disappointment sets in – and you’re willing to deal maturely with these disappointments.”

Karen Salmansohn
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. - Jane Austen
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. – Jane Austen
No one gets tired of loving, they just get tired of waiting, apologizing, getting disappointed and being hurt.
No one gets tired of loving, they just get tired of waiting, apologizing, getting disappointed and being hurt.

“When people get married because they think it’s a long-time love affair, they’ll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.”

Joseph Campbell
Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious both are disappointed. - Oscar Wilde
Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed. – Oscar Wilde

4 Quotes about Disappointment in Acting

“You start at a young age, going on auditions, and you think you did a good job and expect to get that role, and you don’t, and it’s a letdown, a disappointment. So you tell yourself to just do the work and disconnect, because you have no control over the outcome.”

Michael B. Jordan
Yes, years of compromise and disappointment have added depth to my acting. - Rufus Sewell
Yes, years of compromise and disappointment have added depth to my acting. – Rufus Sewell
Regrets are something you can't really have as an actor, because ultimately you'll end up destroying yourself… there's a lot of disappointment in this business. - Henry Cavill
Regrets are something you can’t really have as an actor, because ultimately you’ll end up destroying yourself… there’s a lot of disappointment in this business. – Henry Cavill
I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished. - Famke Janssen
I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it’s great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished. – Famke Janssen

5 Quotes About Disappointment That Inspires Faith in God

“Disappointment is inevitable. But to become discouraged, there’s a choice I make. God would never discourage me. He would always point me to himself to trust him. Therefore, my discouragement is from Satan. As you go through the emotions that we have, hostility is not from God, bitterness, unforgiveness, all of these are attacks from Satan.”

Charles Stanley
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
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

“This is a day of little faith – of few convictions – a day when men seem to have no great causes and no great passions. So in frustration, in disappointment, they are inclined to say, ‘You can’t change human nature.’ It is true that we cannot change human nature. But God can.”

Peter Marshall

“Without transformation, you can assume you’re at a high moral, spiritual level just because you call yourself Lutheran or Methodist or Catholic. I think my great disappointment as a priest has been to see how little actual spiritual curiosity there is in so many people.”

Richard Rohr

“Regret is not a proactive feeling. It is situated in disappointment, sorrow, even remorse. It merely wishes things were different without an act to cause a difference. However, repentance is different. Repentance is an admission of, hatred of, and turning away from sin before God.”

Monica Johnson

17 Quotes About Disappointment In Life That Will Encourage You To Do Better

“Let all your moments of self-doubt, fear or disappointment fuel your drive to be great. Because it will be in those moments of fear that we have to realize we must redefine success and what it means to us.”

Jason McCourty
When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. - Kristin Armstrong
When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. – Kristin Armstrong

“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.”

Michael J. Fox
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. - Henry David Thoreau
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. – Henry David Thoreau
Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power - a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment. - Marsha Sinetar
Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power – a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment. – Marsha Sinetar

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead. - Les Brown
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead. – Les Brown
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. - Thomas Hardy
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. – Thomas Hardy

“As someone who has faced as much disappointment as most people, I’ve come to trust not that events will always unfold exactly as I want, but that I will be fine either way.”

Marianne Williamson
Sometimes when you get disappointment it makes you stronger. - David Rudisha
Sometimes when you get disappointment it makes you stronger. – David Rudisha
When things are a disappointment, try not to be so discouraged. - Carol Burnett
When things are a disappointment, try not to be so discouraged. – Carol Burnett
The only way I know to get out of disappointment is to work hard, keep doing the right things, and don't make any rash decisions. - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
The only way I know to get out of disappointment is to work hard, keep doing the right things, and don’t make any rash decisions. – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives. - William Throsby Bridges
Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives. – William Throsby Bridges
Disappointment builds character and strength. - Nafessa Williams
Disappointment builds character and strength. – Nafessa Williams
You can't dwell on disappointment. You've got to take the positives and keep looking ahead. - AJ Tracey
You can’t dwell on disappointment. You’ve got to take the positives and keep looking ahead. – AJ Tracey
Men's best successes come after their disappointments. - Henry Ward Beecher
Men’s best successes come after their disappointments. – Henry Ward Beecher
Struggle and disappointment are necessary ingredients to success both in the present and in the future. - Britney Watkins
Struggle and disappointment are necessary ingredients to success both in the present and in the future. – Britney Watkins

2 Quotes About Disappointment In Sports

The disappointment of getting relegated from the Premier League is an awful time for anybody as a footballer. - Harry Maguire
The disappointment of getting relegated from the Premier League is an awful time for anybody as a footballer. – Harry Maguire
The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment, no matter what the score. - Nick Hornby
The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment, no matter what the score. – Nick Hornby

2 Quotes About Disappointment In Family

“The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.”

James E. Faust
Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes. - Euripides
Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes. – Euripides

2 Funny Quotes About Disappointment

“I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together’.”

Mark Twain

Ambition is a very dangerous thing because either you achieve it and your life ends prematurely, or you don’t, in which case your life is a constant source of disappointment. You must never have ambition.”

Jeremy Clarkson

2 Quotes About Disappointment in War

“My greatest disappointment is that I believe that those of us who went through the war and tried to write about it, about their experience, became messengers. We have given the message, and nothing changed.”

Elie Wiesel
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. - Geezer Butler
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. – Geezer Butler

2 Quotes About Disappointment That Will Brighten Your Curiosity

“People ask me, ‘Don’t you ever run out of ideas?’ Well, on the first place, I don’t use ideas. Every time I have an idea, it’s too limiting and usually turns out to be a disappointment. But I haven’t run out of curiosity.”

Robert Rauschenberg
Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment. - Charles Lamb
Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment. – Charles Lamb

19 Quotes About Disappointment That Will Make You Think

“It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.”

Benjamin Britten
Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope. - Ambrose Bierce
Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope. – Ambrose Bierce
A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment. - Carl Jung
A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment. – Carl Jung

“As I look back and connect the dots, all I want to do is go back and hug my scared young self, who took a lot of steps out of impulse not knowing what will happen. So many nights of disappointment, so many others of being disillusioned where I would have just gone ahead and quit it all – I still do not know what kept me hanging in there.”

Arfi Lamba
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“When you create Hope in people, you create expectations. When you do not fulfill those expectations, when the change becomes more of the same old, same old, the Hope that was created can only turn to anger, frustration and bitter disappointment.”

Vermin Supreme
The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality. - Conan O'Brien
The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality. – Conan O’Brien
Perfectionism rarely begets perfection, or satisfaction - only disappointment. - Ryan Holiday
Perfectionism rarely begets perfection, or satisfaction – only disappointment. – Ryan Holiday

“In England, an inventor is regarded almost as a crazy man, and in too many instances, invention ends in disappointment and poverty. In America, an inventor is honored, help is forthcoming, and the exercise of ingenuity, the application of science to the work of man, is there the shortest road to wealth.”

Oscar Wilde
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything. - Kurt Vonnegut
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything. – Kurt Vonnegut
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
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
There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner. - Rosa Parks
There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner. – Rosa Parks
Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement. - Joyce Meyer
Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement. – Joyce Meyer
Suspense is worse than disappointment. - Robert Burns
Suspense is worse than disappointment. – Robert Burns
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment. - Ansel Adams
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment. – Ansel Adams
Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do. - Judd Nelson
Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do. – Judd Nelson
Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them. - David Ogden Stiers
Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them. – David Ogden Stiers
Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment. - Evan Esar
Hope is tomorrow’s veneer over today’s disappointment. – Evan Esar
Trying to design the perfect plan is the perfect recipe for disappointment. - Patrick Lencioni
Trying to design the perfect plan is the perfect recipe for disappointment. – Patrick Lencioni

(MUST READ) It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered

Also read:

Quotes About Disappointment in Life (LOVE) - Gracious Quotes

Explore More Quotes

37 Inspiring Dare to Start Quotes (DETERMINATION)

Jeremiah Say

65 Most Inspiring Quotes About Beauty (EMBRACE)

Erwin Morillo

60 Quotes to Inspire You to Give More Hugs (WARMTH)

Jeremiah Say

70 Most Painful Quotes on Betrayal (RELATIONSHIP)

Erwin Morillo

38 Fortune Quotes to Inspire Success (MOTIVATION)

Jeremiah Say

48 Mercy Quotes to Inspire Compassion (GRACE)

Jeremiah Say