Disappointment quotes

314 disappointment quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “Five o'clock Christmas morning, I run downstairs and look under the tree and what do I find? Uncle Alfresco, dead on the floor, shot through the back of the head. Plus no bicycle. It was a disappointing Christmas on many levels.”
    Steve Martin - Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli
    [Tag:christmas, disappointment, relatives]
  • “I used to think that men went gray because they had stressful jobs with stressful decisions to make. Now, I think it happens when men start to feel in their bones that the great moments of their lives... might not turn out to be quite as great as they'd always hoped. When the real world starts creeping in. What separates the believers like Glen...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Scoot McNairy - Sean Cullen
    [Tag:aging, disappointment, life, reality]
  • “- Nick Parker: Hal, come here. We have to talk
    - Annie as Hallie: Okay shoot.
    - Nick Parker: Okay, honey... I want to know what you think about making Meredith part of the family?
    - Annie as Hallie: Part of our family?
    - Nick Parker: Yeah.
    - Annie as Hallie: I think it's an awesome idea. Inspired. Brilliant really.
    - Nick Parker: You do? Really?...” (continue)
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    Dennis Quaid - Nick Parker
    Lindsay Lohan - Annie James
    Lisa Ann Walter - Chessy
    [Tag:disappointment, fear, marriage]
  • “I have wasted thousands and thousands of kisses on you, kisses that I thought were special because of your lips and your smile and all your color and life. I used to think that was the real you, when you smiled. But now I know you don't mean any of it.”
    Liv Tyler - Faye Dolan
    [Tag:disappointment, kiss, relationships]
  • “Years of compromise and disappointment have added depth to my acting.”
    Rufus Sewell
    [Tag:acting, career, disappointment]
  • “Sex? I can't even say the word... not that I was ever really into it, but... when you don't have any and there are no prospects, well, it's very upsetting!”
    Diane Keaton - J.C. Wiatt
    [Tag:desire, disappointment, sex]
  • “- Ernie: Mr. Carson's last year as team owner, he must be really depressed.
    - Bob Carson: Oh boy, Fish, look a decoder ring... I got it out of the Cracker Jack box... look it fits on your finger.
    - Larry 'Fish' Fisher: Yeah, yeah, that's great, Uncle Bob.
    [whispers to assistant]
    - Larry Fisher: That man is turning into a cracker jack.”

    Andy Berman - Ernie
    Eddie Bracken - Bob Carson
    Dan Hedaya - Larry 'Fish' Fisher
    [Tag:depression, disappointment]
  • You know, when you were a baby in your crib, your father looked down at you, he had but one hope: "someday, my son will grow to be a man". Well look at you now; you just got your asses whipped, by a bunch of goddamn nerds.
    John Goodman - Coach Harris
    [Tag:disappointment, father, hope]
  • “You got yourself a distraction that needs dealing with.”

    Chris Mulkey - Frank
    [Tag:criticism, disappointment, job]
  • “I trusted you, loved you, and you betrayed me!”

    Sir Sean Connery - King Arthur
    [Tag:cheating, disappointment, trust]
  • Now you listen to me, I'm an advertising man, not a red herring. I've got a job, a secretary, a mother, two ex-wives and several bartenders that depend upon me, and I don't intend to disappoint them all by getting myself "slightly" killed.
    Cary Grant - Roger Thornhill
    [Tag:death, disappointment]
  • “Blessed are they who expect nothing, for they shall not be disappointed.”
    Edmund Gwenn - Capt. Albert Wiles
    [Tag:disappointment, expectation]
  • “- Jojo Betzler: Nothing makes sense anymore.
    - Yorki: Yeah, I know, definitely not a good time to be a Nazi.”

    Roman Griffin Davis - Jojo
    Archie Yates - Yorki
    [Tag:disappointment, nazism]
  • “Let me give you some advice. Assume everyone will betray you. And you will never be disappointed.”
    Woody Harrelson - Beckett
    [Tag:disappointment, treachery]
  • “- Gabi Silva: I think we're going to get bored of each other.
    - Martin Hallock: That's okay. You know, bored is okay.
    - Gabi Silva: We're going to resent each other, too.
    - Martin Hallock: We'll remind each other why we're worth it.
    - Gabi Silva: I will disappoint you.
    - Martin Hallock: I will disappoint you.
    - Gabi Silva: You promise?
    - Martin...” (continue)
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    Laia Costa - Gabi Silva
    Nicholas Hoult - Martin Hallock
    [Tag:disappointment, promises, relationships]
  • “I think, Doctor, that you expect too much of people. If you do you'll always be disappointed.”
    Betty Linley - Mrs. Montgomery
    [Tag:disappointment, expectation, relationships]
  • “A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate.”
    Christopher Hampton
    [Tag:disappointment, imagination, literature]
  • “The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed. I can't begin to explain that. Or the craziness inside myself and everyone else. But guess what? Sunday's my favorite day again. I think of what everyone did for me, and I feel like a very lucky guy.”
    Bradley Cooper - Pat
    [Tag:disappointment, gratitude]
  • “Since when is being a slut a crime in this family?”
    Sandra Bullock - Sally Owens
    [Tag:attitude, disappointment, family]
  • “- Coach: Wait a minute, that's the kidnap victim, ain't it? You didn't kill her.
    - Wayne: No, coach.
    - Coach: I'm real disappointing in you boys.”

    R. Lee Ermey - Coach
    Steve Zahn - Wayne
    [Tag:disappointment, kidnapping, killing]
  • “- Walt Disney: Please sit down.
    - P.L. Travers: I shall not sit in the seat of a trickster! A fraudster! A sneak!
    - Walt Disney: Mrs. Travers, what in the world has upset you so?
    - P.L. Travers: Penguins have very much upset me! Animated, dancing penguins! Now, you have seduced me with the music, Mr. Disney, yes, you have. Those Sherman boys...” (continue)
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    Tom Hanks - Walt Disney
    Emma Thompson - P.L. Travers
    [Tag:disappointment, imagination, movie]
  • “I'm done! I'm leaving Annie. I'm going back to Chicago. I'm sorry. I'm sorry Annie. Ever since you were small people have been letting you down. You got to think for yourself now. Oh I know what you are thinking. Fate comes along and snatches it away but not this time Annie. Not this time.”

    William Johnson - Manny
    [Tag:disappointment, fate, selfishness]
  • “- Riggan: This is my career, this is my chance to do some work that actually means something.
    - Sam: Means something to who? You had a career before the third comic book movie, before people began to forget who was inside the bird costume. You're doing a play based on a book that was written 60 years ago, for a thousand rich old white people...” (continue)
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    Michael Keaton - Riggan
    Emma Stone - Sam
    [Tag:disappointment, fame, glory]
  • “- Ann Bishop Mullany: Nothing's what I thought it was. John's a bastard. Let's make a videotape.
    - Graham Dalton: No, I... ahem... I don't think that's a good idea.
    - Ann Bishop Mullany: Why not?
    - Graham Dalton: Because I don't think it's a choice that you'd make in a normal frame of mind.
    - Ann Bishop Mullany: And what would you know about a...” (continue)
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    Andie MacDowell - Ann Bishop Mullany
    James Spader - Graham Dalton
    [Tag:anger, decision, disappointment]
  • - Terry, the Banker: It is what it is.
    - Vincent: "It is what it is"? Everyone's saying that now. You know what it means? You're screwed, and you shall remain screwed.

    Nate Corddry - Terry, the Banker
    Bill Murray - Vincent
    [Tag:acceptance, disappointment]
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