Friday, 17 March 2017

Disappointment

All that weak people learn from disappointment, is less confidence in future enterprise. - Norman MacDonald

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy – the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation. - Eric Hoffer

Disappointment is to a noble soul what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys. - Eliza Stephenson

Disappointment or misfortune don't last long among us, the poor; we can't live if we brood on them the whole time. - Viramma Racine

Mean spirits under disappointment, like small beer in a thunderstorm, ever turn sour. - William West

Most things disappoint till you look deeper. - Graham Greene

Rigid beliefs make disappointments seem unbearable, whereas realistic beliefs help us to accept disappointment and go on from there. - Eileen Kennedy-Moore

See your disappointments as good fortune. One plan's deflation is another's inflation. - Jean Cocteau

Those who never philosophized until they met with disappointments, have mostly become disappointed philosophers. - Arthur Helps

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