49 Quotes About Being Let Down


Dealing with hopelessness can be the result of continual failure. These quotes about being let down will remind you that this is not the end, just the beginning.

“A big part of letting go is recognizing when it is time to stay in a situation and when it is time to move on.”

“Alas for those that never sing, But die with all their music in them!”

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

“As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.”

“Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.”

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

“Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives.”

“Don’t mind me. I’ll just sit here, crying over yesterday.”

“Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.”

“Even when you are feeling down, you have to live your life positively, that way, happy days and happy feelings will come to you some day.”

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”

“I just got tired of being sick and tired and feeling down. Unfortunately, you don’t realize this until you’re getting sober but the reason why you’re depressed all the time is it’s the drugs that are depressing you.”

“I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.”

“I think I’m afraid to be happy because whenever I get too happy, something bad always happens.”

“I try to make myself do things for other people when I’m feeling down. Like, you can call your local hospital and help out in the pediatric unit.”

“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 I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life – that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment that would be the perfect state.”

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

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”

“It feels like every other part of my body is broken too.”

“It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.”

“It’s raining in my heart like it’s raining in the city. What is this sadness that pierces my heart?”

“Most of my life I’ve had long periods of feeling down and lost. That’s why every five years or so I’ve smashed my life to pieces and started again.”

“Pick yourself up when you’re feeling down. No one else is likely to.”

“Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.”

“Regrets are the tears of choices not made, and of good deeds left undone.”

“She had tricked him. She had made him leave his old self behind and come into her world, and then before he was really at home in it but too late to go back, she had left him stranded there–like an astronaut wandering about on the moon. Alone.”

“The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.”

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.”

“The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.”

“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.”

“There’s always failure. And there’s always disappointment. And there’s always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.”

“This is what it felt like to have a broken heart. It felt less like a cracking down the middle and more like she had swallowed it whole and it sat bruised and bleeding in the pit of her stomach.”

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

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

“When someone you love dies, you don’t lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time.”

“When you are feeling down, look at the skies. You are not always alone.”

“When youre feeling down just close your eyes, and the magic I brought back your side.”

“When you’re feeling down, sad, lonely, negative, you don’t want to take care of yourself – and the weight problem and the diabetic problem and the heart attack and stroke problems and high cholesterol set in.”

“Whenever you leave behind failure that means you’re doing better. If you think everything you’ve done has been great, you’re probably dumb.”

“Whenever you’re feeling down… And I am not around let the sight of me be the reason you smile.”

“Write your sad times in sand, write your good times in stone.”

“You can go to the doctor a million times if you’re feeling down, and get nowhere, but if you go for a run it makes you feel really good.”

“You not supposed to feel down over whatever happen to you. I mean, you’re supposed to use whatever happen to you as some type of upper, not a downer.”

“You were merely wishing for the end of pain, the monster said. Your own pain. An end to how it isolated you. It is the most human wish of all.”

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”

Stopping your efforts in an attempt to control everything can yield you surprising results.

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