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Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist.
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
There's as much crookedness as you want to find. There was something Abraham Lincoln said - he'd rather trust and be disappointed than distrust and be miserable all the time. Maybe I trusted too much.
What we have, what we wish we had - ambitions fulfilled, ambitions disappointed, investments won, investments lost, elections won, elections lost - these things may occupy our attention, but they do not define us.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.
Expect people to be better than they are; it helps them to become better. But don't be disappointed when they are not; it helps them to keep trying.
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
Every President I think I've ever known, except Truman, has thought they didn't quite get done what they wanted done. And toward the end of their Administrations, they were disappointed and wished they had done some things differently.
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.
If we get our self-esteem from superficial places, from our popularity, appearance, business success, financial situation, health, any of these, we will be disappointed, because no one can guarantee that we'll have them tomorrow.
For, he that expects nothing shall not be disappointed, but he that expects much - if he lives and uses that in hand day by day - shall be full to running over.
The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday.
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.
If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
You'll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you'll be challenged and growing and having fun.
The people that were invested in me staying the same way after a decade will most likely by default have to be disappointed.
It's heartbreaking but we're trying to get over it. As disappointed as we were, I think that somehow you have to find a way to think that it happened for a reason.
I think somehow men understand other men's need for respect differently than they understand it for a woman. I'm disappointed to have to say that, but I think it's undeniably true.
I hate it when there's a good movie, someone overhypes it and I'm disappointed that I don't like it more.
In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
There's nothing worse than being disappointed in somebody.
I'm very disappointed in my country right now, because I think we've kind of lost our moral compass.
All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.
Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband.
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