Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it.
— Eliza Tabor
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Disappointments are a certain part of life. If you’re dealing with one right now, reading these disappointment quotes will help you feel better.
Whether someone you trusted let you down, something at work or in business didn’t go right, or your life just isn’t where you want it to be right now, life has a way of kicking us when we’re already down.
Disappointment may not be an easy thing to face, but is an inevitable feeling we all face.
So here are the very best quotes about disappointment, and overcoming it, to help you feel good again. Whatever brought you to this page will soon pass, and brighter days will come.
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.” – Thomas Hardy
“Disappointment is really just a term for our refusal to look on the bright side.” – Richelle E. Goodrich
We hope you’ve been inspired by these disappointment quotes and feel ready to overcome your disappointments today. Remember, these feelings won’t last. Think positive and keep moving forward. A brighter tomorrow awaits you!
*Update: Published on March 21, 2012 and updated on May 1, 2020.
— Quincy Seale
Quincy is KIM's lead editor and content writer, and has invested in online properties since 2009. Quincy holds an MBA from the University of Dundee and an MSc from the University of Edinburgh, and lives in San Antonio with his wife Natalie and his dog Oban. When not working on KIM, he enjoys traveling, poker, and anything related to crypto.