On Disappointments and Expectations

Who has disappointed you lately? Better yet, ask yourself “Who have I disappointed lately?”

“Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation.”

“I have been disappointed many times, but never defeated.”
– Glenda Jackson

“I’ve never been disappointed because I’ve never given somebody I liked that much power.”
– Albert Brooks

“Don’t blame people for disappointing you,
blame yourself for expecting too much from them.”

“Inside every cynical person there is a disappointed Idealist.”
– George Carlin

“Things are as they are. We suffer because we imagined different.”

“Hurt is often mistaken for anger. 85% of the time, a person isn’t actually mad at you, but instead disappointed.”

“Evil lurks where disappointment lodges.”
– George Foreman

“Don’t be sorry. I trusted you. My mistake, not yours.”

“They burned the bridge, then ask why I don’t visit.”

“If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.”
– Sylvia Plath

“Companion animals never disappoint – they don’t have that capacity.”
– M

Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation

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