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.
One thing that we can determine is how we handle disappointments.
Reg Morais, How to Handle Disappointments
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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
If you put in little effort and expect big returns, you will be deeply
disappointed. You don't get apples by planting lemon seeds.
Life is all about setbacks. A life lived without disappointment is a life lived
in a cocoon. People have recovered from far worse setbacks.
The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.
William Arthur Ward
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
Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher
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.
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
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.
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
There is space within sisterhood for likeness and differences,
for the subtle differences that challenge and delight; there is space
for disappointment - and surprise.
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
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
Blessed is he that expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
As you work towards your goals, disappointments may slow you down, but they don't have to keep you down.
To courageously straighten up again after our heads have been bowed
by defeat, disappointment and suffering is a supreme test of character.
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
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
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
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head
down and plow ahead.
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
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.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Martin Luther King Jr.
. . . 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
Trust turns rejection, abandonment, disappointment, and loneliness
into motivations rather than a deterrents.
Iyanla Vanzant, Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts
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
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
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
Amy Carmichael, If: Devotional Edition
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or
the pain of regret or disappointment.
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
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
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
Part of the challenge that comes with striving for success
is how the entire journey comes with its own fair share of failures
Rupert Johnson, Build for Success
You may encounter many disappointments. Be strong. Tell
yourself, "I am good enough, I will try again."
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom
It is better to know and be disappointed, than to
not know and always wonder.
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.
A lack of sleep causes stress on our bodies and will eventually lead
to burn out or disappointment.
Josh Austin, Habits
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
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!
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.
Funny Graduation Quotes
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
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
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
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.
Patience produces character, and character produces hope.
And this hope will never disappoint us.
Romans 5:4, 5
Encouraging Bible Verses
We've all experienced change for a moment,
only to feel let down and disappointed in the end.
Tony Robbins, Awaken the Giant Within
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.
Don't go into the new year holding a grudge from last year.
Leave the hurts and disappointments behind.
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
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
If you think one day you will get it all done,
and then you can relax, you are bound to be disappointed.
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
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!
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
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
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.
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
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