Disappointment Quotes and Sayings

Don’t blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.

No expectations, no disappointments.

Submitted by: mustang 68 on April 18, 2008

Never get too attached to anyone, it will lead to expectations and expectations always lead to disappointments…Anticipate everything and expect nothing.

Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the person you thought you would never let you down.

What disappoints us most in life, is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be.

Expectations may sometimes lead you to disappointments, but the anger of getting disappointment may sometimes lead you to what you expected.

Submitted by: JAIMIN on February 1, 2011

Disappointments are just God’s way of saying: I have got something better. Be patient, live life and have faith.


Cut your expectations short lest you wallow in disappointments. But take time to differentiate b/w dreams n expectations or drown in sorrowful displeasure.

Submitted by: Lake kiel on January 18, 2013

After being disappointed so many times, you start to lose hope in everything.

Sometimes a plan is just a list of things that don’t happen.

Submitted by: Tom Parsons on March 10, 2013

I’d rather be pleasantly surprised than fatally disappointed.
– Julia Glass

Remember that sometimes no getting what you want, can be the best thing for you.

If you expect nothing, you can never be disappointed.
– Tonya Hurley

I’m never shocked when people let me down nowadays. I just hate the fact that I put myself in a position to be let down in the first place.

One minute of sincere gratitude can wash away a lifetime’s disappointments.
– Silvia Hartmann


Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.
– Bernard M. Baruch

Disappointment is really just a term for our refusal to look on the bright side.
– Richelle E. Goodrich

No expectations mean there is no risk of disappointment.
– Jude Morgan

One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

Assuming is the root of all disappointments.
– Rogienel Reyes

Sometimes when you get disappointment it makes you stronger.
– Daid Rudisha

Expectations should not always be taken as reality; because you never know when you will be disappointed.
– Samuel P. Huntington

Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.
– Chogyam Trungpa

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

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
– Thomas Hardy


Blessed is he who expects no gratitude, for he shall not be disappointed.
– W.C. Bennett

The more we shelter children from every disappointment, the more devastating future disappointments will be.
– Fred G. Gosman

Disappoint anyone, disappoint everyone, just don’t disappoint yourself.

Disappointments are to the soul what a thunder- storm is to the air.
– Schiller

Blessed are they who expect nothing for they shall not be disappointed.
– L.M. Montgomery

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