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Disappoint Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Disappoint

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Our desires always disappoint us;
for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction,
yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
- Elbert Hubbard

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I think that if you idealise someone for so long,
they can only disappoint and I wouldn't want to be
disappointed by those people.
- Jane Horrocks

As a general rule, people disappoint you as you know them.
- Maria Mitchell

People that have been interested in our work for awhile...
those are the last people you want to disappoint.
- Joel Coen

 

I couldn't disappoint people.
I did not want to fail and exhaust myself,
because I was the kind of runner who trained so little
that I couldn't race again within another 10 days.
- Roger Bannister

I always seemed to disappoint them.
They expected me to be different than Henry or exactly like Henry.
I was neither.
- Peter Fonda

Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them
in advance that they are doomed to failure.
- Sidney Hook

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People take chances every now and then,
and you don't want to disappoint them.
- Jason Statham

You try to get the feel of any role,
but it's much more difficult in the case of Christ
because everyone has their own personal image of Him.
It's a role you take on, knowing that no matter how you play it,
you are going to disappoint many.
- Jeffrey Hunter

That's true, you don't want to let anybody down and
here are millions of people who've been waiting for
their favorite characters to be brought to life and
you don't want to disappoint.
- Rebecca Romijn

Well, it's a - I don't want to disappoint you,
but it's a time worn tradition of Australian Governments
over many years not to get into any discussion about
that aspect of intelligence matters.
- Alexander Downer

It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability
which no-one can see or understand,
you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents,
and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.
- Susan Hampshire

Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself.
He belongs to his character, to his author,
to his public.
He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first,
not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.
- Sarah Bernhardt

Even when I was Archbishop of Wales and working with new bishops,
I used to say, not realising quite how true it was,
'One of the things you will do as a bishop is disappoint people'.
- Rowan Williams

Pleasure disappoints, possibility never
- Soren Kierkegaard

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I'm very comfortable with failure.
I'm very comfortable being the guy who disappoints people.
- Steven Soderbergh

I never say too much about that in public interviews,
because it disappoints the public to tell them you're
not that crazy about a property you did that possibly they liked.
- Jackie Cooper

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.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Friendship is certainly the finest balm
for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen

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

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

A pessimist is never disappointed.
- Jack Cleary

Anger is something that each one of us has experienced -
some of us only occasionally, some almost daily.
Can we eliminate all anger? Probably not.
We will always have expectations,
and those expectations will often be unmet.
Disappointment is the principle cause of anger.
When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
Anger is always directed at someone -
possibly toward God or the non-specific "they,"
but at some animate entity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love comes to those who still hope
even though they've been disappointed,
to those who still believe
even though they've been betrayed,
to those who still love
even though they've been hurt before.
- Anonymous

I don't think success arrives and you're suddenly happy.
It's not like that.
If people think that they'll be very disappointed.
- Michael Hutchence

I was slightly disappointed, but also encouraged,
because I put myself in position to win a major,
which is all even Tiger says he tries to do.
- Stuart Appleby

When you are coming out, you say it's for you.
But when everybody says it's not OK,
it becomes about that rather than about you.
It disappointed me.
- Anne Heche

I think we could have done a lot more great music,
so I was disappointed that we didn't continue making records and touring,
but it's hard to argue with 10 good years.
- Jerry Harrison

I knew I was coming home, I thought they would consider acquittal,
I was disappointed that they didn't.
- Louise Woodward

What had disappointed me at the time of the last tour,
was to go on a worldwide tour, we were at some incredible
places and we couldn't enjoy it,
hadn't the time.
- Ed O'Brien

Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair
and had been disappointed in her first husband.
- Al Capp

I guess I harboured hopes that things would happen more quickly,
but I'm not disappointed.
- Jerry Greenfield

I was very disappointed that Denzel didn't win Best
Actor for The Hurricane because I thought he deserved it.
- Norman Jewison

I'm disappointed in acting as a craft.
I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake
noses and changing your voice.
It's become so much about personality.
- Spencer Tracy

In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs
to a disappointed person.
- George Bancroft

When you have put all your faith in man and continue to be disappointed,
don't you hope there is something out of there that is not of human element?
- Natalie Cole

Inside every cynical person,
there is a disappointed idealist.
- George Carlin

I was disappointed not to be able to interview Mr. Clinton.
I met him two years ago.
I was looking forward to talking with him about issues
from Africa to terrorism.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

I had no inducement to proceed further into the interior.
I had been sufficiently disappointed in the termination of this excursion,
and the track before me was still less inviting.
- Charles Sturt

When I see professional clowns, mimes,
or people who makes ballon animals, I think of their
relatives and how disappointed they must be.
- Jimmy Fallon

Only a few millionaires with wet bottoms were very disappointed.
- Tom Callahan

You'll never be disappointed if you always keep an
eye on uncharted territory,
where you'll be challenged and growing and having fun.
- Kirstie Alley

When we win, I'm so happy I eat a lot.
When we lose, I'm so depressed, I eat a lot.
When we're rained out, I'm so disappointed I eat a lot.
- Tommy Lasorda

Blessed is the man who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
- Alexander Pope

What happened was very sad.
Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and
appalled that the front of the book was all commentary
and that he wanted hard news.
- Sydney Schanberg

I was actually a bit disappointed about the amount of sex in the show.
I think Backus should get out a bit more,
get a relationship, perhaps make her a lesbian.
- Lexa Doig

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.
- Edgar Cayce

Now my way of doing it is I always get disappointed,
but there's always a level of high quality.
- Andrea Martin

If you're expecting an intellectual film,
then you will be disappointed.
- Barry Pepper

Hard disks have disappointed me more than most technologies.
- Steve Wozniak

I'm very disappointed with the McCain campaign.
In my opinion, it was inept.
- Paul Broun

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.
- Merry Browne

It was wonderful to play such a part,
but I was disappointed with the picture.
- Herbert Lom

Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy
to a hell of a lot of women.
And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed.
- Terence Fisher

I was rather disappointed, because the one thing I
wanted to gain from that opportunity was to add something to his music,
and have him add something to mine.
- Michael Nyman

Don't remember me as too nice or beautiful or funny,
because then you'll be disappointed.
- Celia Johnson

I am disappointed in the music business,
I feel like a lot of people in the music business are phoney,
there's a lot of people who will abuse and take my kindness.
- Blu Cantrell

I am extremely disappointed by the actions of the 9/11 commission.
- Curt Weldon

It is much more painful to have lost
something you thought you had,
than never to have had it at all.
If feels as if our trust was dashed.
We are disappointed and we are angry;
but not quite sure at who to direct our anger.
Someone, perhaps "the system," perhaps God,
should have done better.
Most of all we are angry at ourselves -
even though we did our best -
and we are afraid.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm disappointed.
I don't care about Will Smith, I don't want to.
- Robert Conrad

I was very disappointed that so much of the work I
did on The Haunted Mansion didn't arrive in the final cut.
- Terence Stamp

We are born crying, live complaining,
and die disappointed.
- Thomas Fuller

I would be terribly disappointed if anything would
get in the way of my being cast in something,
or if performances were canceled.
It was a fix that I obviously needed.
- Trevor Nunn

The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain,
disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday.
- Theodor Adorno

We don't get groupies, well I don't see them,
anyway.
That was something that I always looked forward to
and am constantly disappointed by the lack of!
- Mark Webber

I got disappointed in human nature as well and gave
it up because I found it too much like my own.
- J. P. Donleavy

Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks.
Perhaps this person will never
be disappointed or disillusioned;
perhaps she won't suffer the way
people do when they have a dream to follow.
But when the person looks back -
and at some point everyone look back -
she will hear her heart, saying,
"What have you done with the miracles
that God planted in your days?
What have you done with the talents
God bestowed on you?"
- Paulo Coelho

I continue to be disappointed that people don't try
and diversify the kind of work they are doing in comics.
- Harvey Pekar

They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis
For A Weekend competition.
The woman who won was disappointed.
She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
- Tony Curtis


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