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None of us can be free of conflict and woe. Even the greatest men have had to accept disappointments as their daily bread. ... The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits.

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

The best enjoyment is half disappointment to what we intend or would have in this world.

The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gley, And leave us nought but grief and pain, For promised joy.

The disappointment of manhood succeeds to the delusion of youth.

We mount to heaven mostly on the ruins of our cherished schemes, finding our failures were successes.

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.


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