There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.
The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment.
Publilius Syrus (1st Centry BC-?) Roman writer and poet.
The man who appeals to the best side of his fellows is rarely disappointed.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet and satirist.
Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy -- the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.