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Disappointed Quotes

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H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“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., P.S. I Love You

Masaru Emoto
“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.”
Masaru Emoto, Secret Life of Water

Haruki Murakami
“I’m not totally mad at you. I’m just sad. You’re all locked up in that little world of yours, and when I try knocking on the door, you just sort of look up for a second and go right back inside.”
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

M.F. Moonzajer
“Do not be disappointed if no one appreciates your true feelings, because they do not deserve them.”
M.F. Moonzajer

Larry McMurtry
“At times he felt that he had almost rather not be in love with her, for it brought him no peace. What was the use of it, if it was only going to be painful?”
Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Expectation is the only seed of disappointment.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Iris Murdoch
“People have disappointed me and deceived me and let me down.”
Iris Murdoch, The Nice and the Good

“Don't set your husband up on a pedestal and then cry when you find that he is only an ordinary man, after all.”
Blanche Ebbutt, Don'ts for Wives

Catherine Lacey
“But we always avoided talking about these things—difficult things—and I wondered if that meant we'd be a little uncomfortable with or disappointed by each other for the rest of our lives.”
Catherine Lacey, Nobody Is Ever Missing

Dorothea Lasky
“Not sure what of this you did offer me
Never did amount to anything
So with this
I go”
Dorothea Lasky, Rome: Poems

“We are never disappointed with people we think little of, those who disappoint us are thus by definition of importance to us.”
Lamine Pearlheart, The Sunrise Scrolls: To Life from the Shadows II

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Destroying the seeds of disappointment requires you to unexpect the expected.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mouloud Benzadi
“THE GREATEST DISAPPOINTMENT IS WINNING ALL THE BATTLES THEN LOSING THE WAR”
Mouloud Benzadi

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“To be thankful for one thing is infinitely more powerful than to be bitter about a hundred others.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If we stand for nothing we will likely become nothing and subsequently achieve nothing, for nothing can only breed more of itself.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough, The Eighth Page: A Christmas Journey

Stewart Stafford
“There are moments when disappointment comes to seek your soul as musicians do with notes, and the more these are wide and deep, the more a single word or gesture is enough to make music resonate within you that you would never want to hear.”
Stewart Stafford

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Don’t think for a moment that there’s nothing to be learned from the people who’ve failed us. For some of the greatest lessons that we’ve been granted are from those who showed us how ‘not’ to do something. And we’d be wise to remember that some of those people are us.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Disappointment is an unwanted—but invited—guest.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Jeffrey Fry
“Better to pay more for superior work and be delighted, than less for inferior effort and be disappointed.”
Jeffrey Fry

Jason Medina
“He would have liked spending a little time with one of the girls himself. Instead, he had to settle for sleeping in a room with a bunch of guys. It was a total sausage fest, he thought.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

Jason Medina
“She could see the destroyed remnants of the George Washington Bridge and kept preparing for the flash and mushroom cloud, but it did not come. In a way, she was slightly disappointed.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

Ken Grimwood
“he would awake from those dreams with an overpowering sadness and the familiar knowledge that this deprivation could not be alleviated without the risk of further betrayal and the eventual certainty of absolute erasure. Both pains were too extreme to face again. Better, it seemed, just to let his soul die slowly, bit by lonely bit.”
Ken Grimwood, Replay

Iris Murdoch
“Ducane knew that Willy had looked forward to this visit. He knew too that the visit was rendering Willy unspeakably miserable.”
Iris Murdoch, The Nice and the Good

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Of course I fear the journey. For if I didn’t, I’d be left with the horribly disappointing sense that it was never big enough. And if there’s something I should fear, that would be it.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Dia directed her grudge towards that book, which only provided a modest explanation.

For some reason, it was always like that. Things always didn’t work out—

—and here she thought she would finally be able to impress Noin…”
Sakurase Ayaka (桜瀬彩香), 長い夜の国と最後の舞踏会 1 ~ひとりぼっちの公爵令嬢と真夜中の精霊~

Michael Bassey Johnson
“In the dictionary of those who do not expect anything, there is no expression like ‘shattered expectations.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Before You Doubt Yourself: Pep Talks and other Crucial Discussions

Fábio Moon
“Only you don’t change, Omar. You’re still a wreck. Look at your clothes, your hair…the hour you arrive at home. Now you have no father, you should look for a job and stop with this idle lunacy. Your father couldn’t bear looking at you like this. He couldn’t bear watching your life thrown away.”
Fábio Moon, Two Brothers

Dania Irshad
“A decision she made,
To fly
Not to fall by.”
Dania Irshad, Ecstasy

Steven Magee
“Every year I am so disappointed not to get a Nobel Prize!”
Steven Magee

“Don't be disappointed at any point you meet yourself in life. Always know that God have a better plan for you.”
Ojingiri Hannah

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