59 Disappointment Quotes

Be encouraged by these disappointment quotes. May they remind you while you may feel disappointed you can choose how you will react. You can let it get you down, or you can take a breathe and start again or change an action.

  1. One thing that we can determine is how we handle disappointments. Reg Morais, How to Handle Disappointments
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  2. The best way to deal with disappointment is to acknowledge and work through the feelings it induces. Noaman Kaysingwala, How to handle disappointment in life

  3. If you put in little effort and expect big returns, you will be deeply disappointed. You don't get apples by planting lemon seeds. Catherine Pulsifer

  4. Life is all about setbacks. A life lived without disappointment is a life lived in a cocoon. People have recovered from far worse setbacks. Tony Clark

  5. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment. William Arthur Ward

  6. Our role as leaders is to turn away from our disappointment and abandonment, and give ourselves to those with whom we still have influence. Costa Mitchell, Giving Leadership

  7. Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher
  8. Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher

  9. Nothing in life has happened to you. It's happened for you. Every disappointment. Every wrong. Even every closed door has helped make you into who you are. Joel Osteen

  10. Now it's time to get over our past and the disappointments that came with it. Now it's about making the rest of our lives the best of our live's. Not only do we all have the potential to be Great, Greatness is upon you. Eric Thomas, Greatness Is Upon You

  11. God is the only source of hope that'll never disappoint. When we place our faith in him, he provides joy, peace, and hope that overflows. Rick Warren

  12. When life disappoints - when it batters and bruises us; when we batter and bruise ourselves - God places us in the shadow of his hand to quiet, succor, and strengthen us. Judith Couchman, The Shadow of His Hand

  13. There is space within sisterhood for likeness and differences, for the subtle differences that challenge and delight; there is space for disappointment - and surprise. Christine Downing

  14. If the only dream we have is of a perfect life, we are doomed to disappointment since such dreams simply cannot come true in the real world. Tal Ben-Shahar, Being Happy

  15. Struggle and disappointment are necessary ingredients to success both in the present and in the future. Britney Watkins, The Ultimate Guide To Parenting
    Life and Struggles

  16. Blessed is he that expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. Benjamin Franklin

  17. As you work towards your goals, disappointments may slow you down, but they don't have to keep you down. Catherine Pulsifer

  18. To courageously straighten up again after our heads have been bowed by defeat, disappointment and suffering is a supreme test of character. Wilferd Peterson

  19. Life will throw many obstacles onto our life path that will make us sad or disappointed at times. Dealing positively with these obstacles is what makes the difference between them turning into worse states or being overcome. Jonny Oates, Wisdom for My Son and Daughter
    Overcoming Obstacles

  20. If you are someone who is in constant doubt and your life thus far has been a constant string of disappointments, it's time you stop fixating on doubt and spend your valuable time on building a list of things that make you feel confident and assertive. Zak Frazer, Mastering Motivation

  21. You need to keep your emotions in balance, treading that fine line between commitment to your goals and disappointment when they do not come to fruition, whilst still being optimistic and positive about the future. Tom Laurie, Goal Setting

  22. Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead. Les Brown
  23. Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead. Les Brown

  24. Success at anything requires two vital ingredients: enthusiasm and perseverance. Both can be helped by the broad view that looks beyond temporary difficulties and disappointments to a great goal. Norman Vincent Peale

  25. 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

  26. There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. Martin Luther King Jr.

  27. . . . we need to encourage and inspire others in our 'network' of fellow believers, trying to point people to the only hope and answer we have in a world of hurt and disappointment: Jesus Christ. Matt Brown, Awakening

  28. Trust turns rejection, abandonment, disappointment, and loneliness into motivations rather than a deterrents. Iyanla Vanzant, Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts

  29. We do not become masters of our own destiny in a day, nor do we develop the kind of outlook where we can turn negatives into positives, or disappointments into valuable lessons of life, or change adversity into opportunities. Catherine Pulsifer, The Little Steps
    Life Lessons

  30. If you are waiting for something to bring balance to your life, you'll be sourly disappointed because it will not happen. In fact, quite the opposite will occur. Whether you realize it or not, you are the very one who is setting the tone for lack of balance. Byron Pulsifer, The Hard Part Of Balance

  31. If my attitude is one of fear, not faith, about one who has disappointed me; if I say, 'Just what I expected," if a fall occurs, then I know nothing of Calvary love. Amy Carmichael, If: Devotional Edition

  32. We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. Jim Rohn

  33. Give thanks to God in all things; the happy times, the good,
    As well in disappointments, when you're misunderstood.
    Greta Zwaan, Be Vigilant . . . Not Late
    Hope Poem

  34. The Bible is full of stories about everyday men and women whose plans didn't work out. It's full of people who were trying to figure out what to do with a life that wasn't turning out the way they expected. Pete Wilson, Plan B
    Words of Encouragement

  35. Unfortunately, there are many things in life that hold us back like agonizing personal experiences, hurts, disappointments and major setbacks that form in us limiting beliefs about ourselves. Clarence Chan, Inspiration Champions
    Giving Up

  36. Part of the challenge that comes with striving for success is how the entire journey comes with its own fair share of failures and disappointments. Rupert Johnson, Build for Success

  37. You may encounter many disappointments. Be strong. Tell yourself, "I am good enough, I will try again." Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom
    Being Strong

  38. It is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder. Oscar Wilde
  39. It is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder. Oscar Wilde
    Inspirational Sayings

  40. Life's too tough to get to the top without passion. You're going to fail, be taken advantage of, be disappointed by people you trust, disappoint yourself, run out of resources - almost every day you're going to encounter a good, solid, logical reason why you ought to give up. And without passion, you just might. Zig Ziglar

  41. A lack of sleep causes stress on our bodies and will eventually lead to burn out or disappointment. Josh Austin, Habits

  42. To lean one's hopes on anything other than God and His wondrous grace, is to set oneself up for disappointment and despair. John Krohn PhD, Holding on to Faith when God is Silent
    God's Grace

  43. We all know intuitively that we're more productive in our careers when we are feeling emotions like happiness, appreciation, enthusiasm and excitement. But if you try to jump from feeling anxious with your current career to being ecstatic about it, then you're setting yourself up for disappointment. Karen Kelloway, Nail It!

  44. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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. Mark Twain
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  45. Disappointments can have a negative effect and can be difficult to rise above. However, by the grace of God, we can move from that place of brokenness to peace and wholeness where there is nothing missing, and nothing broken!!! Linda Chapman, Overcoming Disappointments, Delays, & Setbacks

  46. On a larger scale, focus can be seen as a person's ability to achieve their life goals without falling prey to pitfalls like disappointment, internal and external criticism, and the everyday obstacles that are presented through chance. Justin Byers, Focus Forward

  47. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. Beverly Sills

  48. There will be times when your journey will take you off course. Hopefully the fortitude you possess by your self-belief will convert those valleys of disappointment to mountains of satisfaction and be consistent with your personal life objectives. Daniel Kulick

  49. Patience produces character, and character produces hope. And this hope will never disappoint us. Romans 5:4, 5
    Encouraging Bible Verses

  50. We've all experienced change for a moment, only to feel let down and disappointed in the end. Tony Robbins, Awaken the Giant Within

  51. Starting a business and building a product are not for the faint of heart. You have to learn to not let little disappointments get you down and to stay focused on the big picture. Gillian Tans

  52. Don't go into the new year holding a grudge from last year. Leave the hurts and disappointments behind. Joel Osteen
    New Year

  53. Forget yesterday and last month and last year, with their gloomy diary of failures and disappointments. All that is in the past. Og Mandino, Og Mandino's University of Success
    Quotes to Live By

  54. It would be easy to forget about the demands of a new business and take that vacation but that absence could turn out to be costly.... Does the owner disappoint his family or disappoint his clients? This is the point at which the owner has to weigh perseverance, dedication and smart business practice against what his family wants. Is there a solution? Probably there is. Catherine Pulsifer, Focus A Direction

  55. If you think one day you will get it all done, and then you can relax, you are bound to be disappointed. Christina Winsey-Rudd

  56. The crushing disappointments that are so often part of the human condition have sometimes led to crises of confidence in the future, replacing hope with despair. Al Gore, The Future

  57. When something different happened, we either expressed our joy or voiced our disappointment at the way things turned out. Brian F. Reynolds, What do you expect?: The question you need to ask!

  58. It is in the eye of the storm, in the midst of disappointment, that you can experience the beauty of God who turns trials into gold. These times are what I call "beautiful disappointments," where God reveals Himself to us in powerful, life-changing ways! Colin McCartney, The Beautiful Disappointment
    Life Changing

  59. I find that many people are afraid to dream big. They are reluctant to hope for too much because they don't want to be disappointed. As a result, they satisfy themselves with the mundane. John C. Maxwell, Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
    Dream Big

  60. My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail. Sara Blakely

  61. Most of your fears . . . are just self-created. Matthew Lewis Browne
  62. You have to think positively. Most of your fears, like thinking that people will be disappointed in you, are just self-created. Matthew Lewis Browne, How to Say No

  63. We deal with disappointing and depressing experiences each day of our lives. Rest assured that these difficult times are your opportunity to grow and to learn more advanced strategies in order scale your next mountain more quickly. Michelle C. Ustaszeski, Scaling Life's Mountains

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