Quotations on Disappointments

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Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Blessings, Disappointments, Patience)

The more we shelter children from every disappointment, the more devastating future disappointments will be.
- Fred G. Gosman
(Keywords: Children, Disappointment, Disappointments, Future, Will)

We must return optimism to our parenting. To focus on the joys, not the hassles; the love, not the disappointments; the common sense, not the complexities.
- Fred G. Gosman
(Keywords: Love, Parenting, Optimism, Common sense, Disappointments, Focus)

But when you're a celebrity, you discover that you're no longer the pursuer, but the one being pursued. That's one of the disappointments I have had since becoming a single man.
- Hugh Grant
(Keywords: Being, Celebrity, Disappointments, Man)

A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate.
- Christopher Hampton
(Keywords: Life, Belief, Being, Disappointments, Energy, Literature, Result, World)

Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses.
- Maggie Kuhn
(Keywords: Age, Strength, Disappointments, Disease, Old, Trials)

I don't have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments.
- Michael Landon
(Keywords: Life, Disappointments, Expectations)

What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power.
- William S. Paley
(Keywords: History, Power, Contention, Disappointments, Public, Quarrels, Vices)

Of course there will be disappointments and the way will not always be as I expected it. But if it seemed easy, then that would be the time to worry that I am on the wrong path.
- Anne Perry
(Keywords: Time, Disappointments, Will, Worry, Wrong)

I thought we were going to win the game but we won't take the disappointments, we will take the positives.
- Graham Roberts
(Keywords: Thought, Disappointments, Will)

I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school.
- Alberto Salazar
(Keywords: Challenge, Competition, Disappointments, First, Freedom, Now, Running, School, Training, Years)

The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success.
- Roy Wilkins
(Keywords: Success, Work, Winning, Disappointments, Talk)

But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it.
- Ralph Vaughan Williams
(Keywords: Music, Being, Disappointments, World)

We all have an equal interest in stability and security throughout Europe. The years the OSCE has existed, and particularly this year, have given rise to great expectations and at the same time to powerful disappointments.
- Boris Yeltsin
(Keywords: Time, Disappointments, Europe, Expectations, Interest, Security, Stability, Years)

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