The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
We must now brace ourselves for disquisitions on peer pressure, adolescent anomie, and rage.
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.
Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
People look at you and me to see what they are supposed to be. And, if we don't disappoint them, maybe, just maybe, they won't disappoint us.
Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Suspense is worse than disappointment.
Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment
How many young hearts have revealed the fact that what they had been trained to imagine, the highest earthly felicity, was but the beginning of care, disappointment, and sorrow, and often led to the extremity of mental and physical suffering.
The pleasure of expecting enjoyment is often greater than that of obtaining it, and the completion of almost every wish is found a disappointment
Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom