quote by Oprah Winfrey

If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren't going to change simply because you want them to.

— Oprah Winfrey

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People disappoint quote You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.

It’s your own expectations that hurt you.

Not the world you live in. Whatever happens in the world is real. What you think should happen is unreal. So people are hurt by their expectations. You know , you’re not disappointed by the world, you are disappointed by your own projections.

It is better to disappoint people with the truth than to appease them with a lie.

People disappoint quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

I don't have expectations with people, but I have very high standards for myself. The only time I get disappointed in life is when I disappoint myself.

Even if people have disappointed you or circumstances have not turned out as you had hoped or prayed, know that God is with you, cares for you, and loves you. He is working all these things together for your good right at this very moment.


I have talked about choosing rather than acting from compulsion.

When you feel that you have to live according to someone else's direction or live so that you never disappoint or hurt anybody, then your life is a continual assessment of whether or not you please other people.

People disappoint quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

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.

Sometimes when you get disappointment it makes you stronger.

If you want to live an authentic, meaningful life, you need to master the art of disappointing and upsetting others, hurting feelings, and living with the reality that some people just won't like you. It may not be easy, but it's essential if you want your life to reflect your deepest desires, values, and needs.

People disappoint quote Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
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A lot of disappointed people have been left standing on the street corner waiting for the bus marked Perfection.


Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.

When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.

People disappoint quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

If we look for ways to get rid of necessary pain, we'll be disillusioned or misled. For people who define real change as the elimination of inevitable struggle, the final chapters will be terribly disappointing.

We continually encounter hardships. People disappoint us. We disappoint ourselves. But God is constant and compassionate. We are not alone. He cares. Against all reason, the transcendent God loves us so much that He has committed Himself to us.

It was a noteworthy lesson, even for someone who'd been fed a daily diet of italicized lessons: that people in high places, luminaries with advanced degrees in Classics and in possession of excellent manners, can disappoint you as profoundly as anyone else.

People disappoint quote Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpac
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.

That’s the big challenge of life—to chisel disappointment into wisdom so people respect you and you don’t annoy your friends with your whining.

No-one can disappoint you, only your thoughts about them can

One thing I've always struggled with in life is loving people too much.

It's painful when that love is not reciprocated. But one thing I always comfort myself with is the fact that Allah will always show greater love to those who love Him. Allah doesn't disappoint you so keep your heart attached to Him.

People disappoint quote The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.

Many companies are disappointing the citizens of this world by manipulating labor rates, putting horse meat instead of beef out there, or thinking it's totally acceptable to make a T-shirt from a collapsing factory. Increasingly, people don't want to work for these companies, and consumers don't want to buy from them.

So many people have disappointed me. And there's also been so many people - not so many, but a few people who make everything worth it, stick through it, and they show loyalty. And no matter what goes down, seas or rough or calm Sunday afternoon, those are people that are worth it. You die for those people.


The death anxiety of many people is fueled .

.. by disappointment at never having fulfilled their potential. Many people are in despair because their dreams didn't come true, and they despair even more that they did not make them come true. A focus on this deep dissatisfaction is often the starting point in overcoming death anxiety.

People disappoint quote Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
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Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin.

Most of life is hell. It’s filed with failure and loss. People disappoint you. Dreams don’t work out. Hearts get broken. Innocent journalists die. And the best moments of life, when everything comes together, are few and fleeting. But you’ll never get to the next great moment if you don’t keep going. So that’s what I do. I keep going.

Most people who make movies are in real life a bitter disappointment.

I, on the other hand, am so much better in real life.

People disappoint quote When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people wh
When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.

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.


God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.

Donald Trump is going to put his hand on the Bible in five days.

And I think it's incredibly disappointing, and I think it's irresponsible for people like himself to question the legitimacy of the next United States president.

People disappoint quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.

Even when I was Archbishop of Wales and working with new bishops, I used to say, not realising quite how true it was, 'One of the things you will do as a bishop is disappoint people'.

Let me think about the people I care about the most, and how when they fail or disappoint me, I still love them. I still give them chances, and I still see the best in them - Then let me extend that generosity to myself.

People disappoint quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
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The most disappointing feature of working for a cause is that so few people have a philosophy of life. We used to say, in the suffrage movement, that we could trust the woman who believed in suffrage, but we could never trust the woman who just wanted to vote.

If you expect perfection from people your whole life is a series of disappointments, grumblings, and complaints.

In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of your own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give you a humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of people, or the iniquity of the times may rob you of other rewards.

It is a good thing to learn the truth one's self.

To first believe with all your heart, and then not to believe, is good too. It fattens the emotions and makes them to stretch.

Someone once said, if you scratch a cynic, and you'll find a disappointed idealist. That really rang a bell with me - because I recognized that, within me, there is this flame, of wishing it were better, wishing people had better lives, that there was more of an authentic sharing and harmony with nature.

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