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73 Being Let Down Quotes That Will Inspire You To Move On

73 Being Let Down Quotes That Will Inspire You To Move On
Well, things don’t go the way we wish all times. So, while we may love them, our friends, family members, colleagues, and spouses are fail us at times. It may sound like an uphill battle. But it is possible to create a healthier, happier life. How? If you are experiencing discomfort and disappointment, take a look at the following let down quotes.

Let Down Quotes To Help You To Move On…

These quotes about being let down may not save you the loss, but they can alleviate the pain you have caused by disappointment. And, we can’t change events or circumstances. But we can definitely choose how to react to them. If used in a proper way, disappointments can bring huge change in our life.

1. “When things are a disappointment, try not to be so discouraged.” – Carol Burnett

2.“When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.” – Ryan Reynolds

3.“Sometimes when you get disappointment, it makes you stronger.” – David Rudisha

4.“There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner.” – Rosa Parks

5.“I choose to live without hope to protect myself from disappointment. It’s very effective!” – Spencer Kayden

6.“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.” – Thomas Hardy

7.“There is nothing I can do to undo what I did. I can only say again how sorry I am to those I let down and then strive to go forward with a greater sense of humility and purpose, and with gratitude to those who stood with me during a very difficult chapter in my life.” – David Petraeus

8.“I never expect anything from anybody. I’m a bit Scottish like that – I don’t like to be disappointed and let down. I like to take life very slowly.” – Rosamunde Pilcher

9.“I want to apologize to all the people I have let down because of my behavior which has reflected badly on my family, friends, co-workers, business associates and others.” – Kate Moss

10.“I say this all the time: I’ve always been really good at managing my expectations so that I’m not let down.” – Brett Young

11.“Feel ashamed of my generation. We’ve let down our children and their children.” – Gary Lineker

12.“I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen.” – Alan Ladd

13.“I’ve not really been let down by anyone I’ve admired and then worked with.” – Will Poulter

14.“Don’t pretend to comfort me, my friend. I might also pretend to not let you down.” – Toba Beta

15.“Even the ones who love you most will let you down. They are the ones who will disappoint you more, because your expectations of them are higher. When you feel like they have let you down, you need to realize that it is not them who have let you down, but it is only your expectations that were not met.” – Pinkie Numa

16.“In my experience, the biggest reason people struggle to get where they want to be is guilt. Guilt that they have let someone down, and also guilt that they are about to leave someone they love … behind.” – Bethany Brookbank

17.“Some people pray to their guides and feel let down by their guides when they go through a challenge in life.” – Echo Bodine

18.“I think we all have experiences, when we were young where we either had an interaction with someone we admired or you know, had a vision of how they were and found out that they weren’t necessarily that and that it tends to be a big letdown sometimes.” – John Cena

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19.“Rather, we let down the world than the world let us down!” – Cao

20.“We are often let down by the most trusted people and loved by the most unexpected ones. Some make us cry for things that we haven’t done, while others ignore our faults and just see our smile. Some leave us when we need them the most while some stay with us even when ask them to leave. The world is a mixture of people. We just need to -know which hand to shake and which hand to hold! After all that’s life, learning to hold on and learning to let go.” – Unknown

21.“I know what it is to feel unloved, to want revenge, to make mistakes, to suffer disappointment, yet also to find the courage to go forward in life.” – Tim O’Brien

22.“Like everyone else in this world, I have had struggles. There’s disappointment and obstacles in everybody’s life. I feel like I was writing ‘Second Chance’ not just for myself, but also for the people who have struggled.” – El DeBarge

23.“When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong

24.“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.” – Robert Kiyosaki

25.“Have you recently been through a challenge, disappointment, break up or disloyalty with somebody in your life? If so, it’s important after you’ve been hurt, to take some time to think like a lion tamer about your pain, so you can tame the possibility of more negativity coming back to bite you again!” – Karen Salmansohn

26.“Hope is tomorrow’s veneer over today’s disappointment.” – Evan Esar

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

28.“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

29.“There’s always something good to come out of disappointment: Comfort.” – Deborah Wiles

30.“Disappointment is a sticky one, because no one can steal contentment, joy, gratitude, or peace – we have to give it away.” – Kristin Armstrong

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

32.“You don’t have to do everything by the time you’re 30. Or 40. All you need is a work ethic. It’s what allows you to push through moments of disappointment and self-doubt and fear.” – Candace Bushnell

33.“I see disappointment as something small and aggregate rather than something unified or great. With a little effort, every failure can be turned into something good.” – Eleanor Catton

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

35.“As someone who has faced as much disappointment as most people, I’ve come to trust not that events will always unfold exactly as I want, but that I will be fine either way.” – Marianne Williamson

36.“Perfectionism rarely begets perfection, or satisfaction – only disappointment.” – Ryan Holiday

37.“Ambition is a very dangerous thing because either you achieve it and your life ends prematurely, or you don’t, in which case your life is a constant source of disappointment. You must never have ambition.” – Jeremy Clarkson

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38.“There is no such thing as disappointment for those who continue to cherish the selflessness of which is born the noblest inner self. There is no such thing as a failure for those who invest in the potentialities of the Ideal of the Soul.” – Ameen Rihani

39. “There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

41.“God makes the life fertile by disappointments, as he makes the ground fertile by frosts.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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

43.“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.” – Edmond Mbiaka

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

45.“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.” – Eleesha

46. “Disappointment or misfortune don’t last long among us, the poor; we can’t live if we brood on them the whole time.” – Viramma Racine

47.“There’s only so many times you can allow someone to let you down before you will no longer tolerate being disappointed. When things go wrong between two people, something has got to give. You get to the point where you get tired of being the only one trying to fix things, it’s not giving up, it’s realizing you had enough. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts.” – Brigitte Nicole

48.“You cannot be disappointed by something that doesn’t exist.” – Unknown

49.“Understanding is the key to getting over disappointment.” – Unknown

50.“Never trust a person that has let you down more than twice. Once was a warning, twice was a lesson, and anything more than that is simply taking advantage.” – Unknown

51.“Getting disappointed is like becoming broke. You invested so much in something and end up with nothing for your troubles.” – Unknown

52.“Regret is a bed mate of disappointment and is a lethal combination.” – Unknown

53.“Like a mortal wound, getting over a disappointment will only make you stronger.” – Unknown

54.“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.” – Jodi Picoult

55.“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” – Alexander Pope

56.“Nobody likes being alone that much. I don’t go out of my way to make friends that’s all. It just leads to disappointment.” – Haruki Murakami

57.“There are some things in this world you rely on, like a sure bet. And when they let you down, shifting from where you’ve carefully placed them, it shakes your faith, right where you stand.” – Sarah Dessen

58.“If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.” – Toba Beta

59.“Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.” – Patricia McCormick

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60.“One of the best protections against disappointment is to have a lot going on.” – Alain de Botton

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

62.“If you expect nothing, you can never be disappointed.” – Tonya Hurley

63.“Disappointment is really just a term for our refusal to look on the bright side.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

64.“Find a way to learn something from every disappointment.” – Laurie Nadel

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

66.“Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.” – Murray Gell-Mann

67.“You just cannot have the same thing twice without being disappointed.” – Vann Chow

68.“Disappointment is a blessing. If you were never disappointed, you’d never know what was important to you.” – Kamand Kojouri

69.“Disappointment was never a thing you looked for, but it had a wonderful way of clearing the mind.” – Stephen King

70.“People will let you down in this business every single day. I think you’ll be let down and disappointed more than you’ll be accepted and excited. But you need to find ways to keep yourself inspired. This is mine. What’s yours?” – Jenna Mullins

71.“While disappointment and failure aren’t identical, they often occur together, and both can hold us back from God’s best for our lives.” – Billy Graham

72.“Always give but never expect. Giving is happiness; disappointment is sadness.” – Debasish Mridha

73.“Stay strong; disappointments will not stay for that long. Wipe away your tears; be ready to receive cheers from people all over the world, beginning from you!” – Israelmore Ayivor

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Disappointment often comes from acquaintances or people who are very trustworthy. It is because we trust them that we will feel disappointed. If we have never believed in anyone and have no expectations of anyone, how can we be disappointed?

Therefore, disappointment is not necessarily a bad thing to some extent, at least it prove that we have believed in someone. What we have to do is not to trust anyone anymore, but to have a correct expectation and hope for others.

How can we treat others with a correct attitude? Read the above-mentioned wisdom let down quotes. These quotes are the golden words that have been summarized through the experience of several generations.Enjoy!