33 Quotes About Dealing with Disappointment


Some of the worst moments in life we experience make us who we are today. These quotes about dealing with disappointment are the perfect example to the type of feelings we experience.

“Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.”

“Being let down by another person is always tough, especially when it’s a family member, friend or significant other you’d come to respect and trust.”

“But as difficult as it can be to let go of your anger, it’s important to remember that by holding a grudge, you’re actually hurting yourself rather than the other person.”

“But you know that disappointment is just the action of your brain readjusting itself to reality after discovering things are not the way you thought they were.”

“Disappointment is a good sign of basic intelligence. It cannot be compared to anything else: it is so sharp, precise, obvious, and direct. If we can open, then we suddenly begin to see that our expectations are irrelevant compared with the reality of the situations we are facing.”

“Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy – the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.”

“Disappointment is nothing but an eye-opening learning process for your future endeavors. ”

“Disappointment is really just a term for our refusal to look on the bright side.”

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

“Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.”

“Disappointments are a result of failed expectations. To have less disappointments, either expect less from other people or demand more from yourself.”

“Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air.”

“Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.”

“Even if you can’t forgive or forget, vow to focus on the positive things in your life instead of letting anger consume and control you.”

“Every disappointment gives you opportunity to make another appointment. ”

“God makes the life fertile by disappointments, as he makes the ground fertile by frosts.”

“High expectations lead to higher disappointments.”

“If I am to meet with a disappointment, the sooner I know it, the more of life I shall have to wear it off.”

“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”

“In the midst of my disappointment I am never defeated. Only given the opportunity to rise again willing to take on new challenges.”

“It is through disappointment that I must learn to never accept defeat, but to always come up with a brand new plan and find a solution.”

“Life is not always a celebration; so be ready to courageously face disappointments when they come, and be sure to grow stronger and wiser from them.”

“Many disappointments in life stem from trying to please others and live up to expectations about what we’re supposed to be, believe and do.”

“One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments.”

“See your disappointments as good fortune. One plan’s deflation is another’s inflation.”

“Sometimes when you get disappointment it makes you stronger.”

“The simple solution for disappointment depression: Get up and get moving. Physically move. Do. Act. Get going.”

“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.”

“There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.”

“Use disappointments as material for patience.”

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”

“What do you do when disappointment comes? When it weighs on you like a rock, you can either let it press you down until you become discouraged, even devastated, or you can use it as a stepping-stone to better things.”

“Yet another one of the best ways to overcome disappointment and keep it from overwhelming you is to remove negative people and influences from your life.”

Dealing with disappointment takes some courage.

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