Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.
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In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
The man who appeals to the best side of his fellows is rarely disappointed.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
I'd like to have no rules and eat what I want, but I've learned over the years that I'm so disappointed when I can't wear the clothes I want to wear.
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.
It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film.
Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised.
CYNIC: One who not only reads bitter lessons from the past, but who is prematurely disappointed with the future.
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.
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.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Me and my dad are friends. We're cool. I'll never be disappointed again, because I don't expect anything anymore from him. I just let him exist, and that's how we get along.
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.
Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished.
The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday.
It's heartbreaking but we're trying to get over it.
As disappointed as we were, I think that somehow you have to find a way to think that it happened for a reason.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.
A garden, you know, is a very usual refuge of a disappointed politician.
Accordingly, I have purchased a few acres about nine miles from town, have built a house, and am cultivating a garden.
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.
One lesson we learn early, that in spite of seeming difference, men are all of one pattern. We readily assume this with our mates, and are disappointed and angry if we find that we are premature, and that their watches are slower than ours. In fact, the only sin which we never forgive in each other is difference of opinion.
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past;
he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
Are you disappointed, discouraged and discontented with your present level of success? Are you secretly dissatisfied with your present status? Do you want to become a better and more beautiful person than you are today? Would you like to be able to really learn how to be proud of yourself and still not lose genuine humility? Then start dreaming! It?s possible! You can become the person you have always wanted to be!
I know not any thing more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to time the difference between idea and reality. It is by this kind of observation that we grow daily less liable to be disappointed.
It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed;
yet disappointment seldom cures us of expectation, or has any effect other than that of producing a moral sentence or peevish exclamation.
Always expect the worst, and you will never be disappointed.
The sumptuous age of stars and images is reduced to a few artificial tornado effects, pathetic fake buildings, and childish tricks which the crowd pretends to be taken in by to avoid feeling too disappointed. Ghost towns, ghost people. The whole place has the same air of obsolescence about it as Sunset or Hollywood Boulevard.
Though you are disappointed is hope; never let hope fail you! Though one door is shut, there are thousands still open to you.
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness. but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow Up.
Many are always praising the by-gone time, for it is natural that the old should extol the days of their youth; the weak, the time of their strength; the sick, the season of their vigor; and the disappointed, the spring-tide of their hopes.
Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game.
You cannot lose at it; you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you can never be disappointed. Having reckoned what to do in the worst possible circumstances, when better arise, as they may, life becomes child's play.
Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure.
When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it.
In fast-moving, progress-conscious America, the consumer expects to be dizzied by progress. If he could completely understand advertising jargon he would be badly disappointed. The half-intelligibility which we expect, or even hope, to find in the latest product language personally reassures each of us that progress is being made: that the pace exceeds our ability to follow.
I was disappointed in Niagara -- most people must be disappointed in Niagara.
Every American bride is taken there, and the sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life.
Nine times out of ten it is over the Bridge of Sighs that we pass the narrow gulf from youth to manhood. That interval is usually marked by an ill placed or disappointed affection. We recover and we find ourselves a new being. The intellect has become hardened by the fire through which it has passed. The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion, and we may measure our road to wisdom by the sorrows we have undergone.
We women are always in danger of living too exclusively in the affections;
and though our affections are perhaps the best gifts we have, we ought also to have our share of the more independent life -- some joy in things for their own sake. It is piteous to see the helplessness of some sweet women when their affections are disappointed -- because all their teaching has been, that they can only delight in study of any kind for the sake of a personal love. They have never contemplated an independent delight in ideas as an experience which they could confess without being laughed at. Yet surely women need this defense against passionate affliction even more than men.
Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?
He who seeks truth shall find beauty.
He who seeks beauty shall find vanity. He who seeks order shall find gratification. He who seeks gratification shall be disappointed. He who considers himself the servant of his fellow beings shall find the joy of self-expression. He who seeks self-expression shall fall into the pit of arrogance.
[My college roommate] asked if she could listen to what she called my 'tribal music,' and was consequently very disappointed when I produced my tape of Mariah Carey.
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.
I am disappointed and disturbed by both the NFL and the Dodgers - but much more by the Dodgers.
I'm very disappointed with the McCain campaign. In my opinion, it was inept.