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Quotes of the Day for 21 May 2001 – Disappointment

As the school year draws to a close I'm looking for quotes that would be good for tests and graduation, if you have a favorite please pass it along. I'd also like to remind everyone that if you will be away from your mailbox for an extended period you can enter a "Vacation hold" at the website (link below) so that you aren't faced with a whole month's worth of quotes to catch up on when you return. By request, today's quotes relate to Disappointment.

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The quotes:

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
     - Beverly Sills

The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mood of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; for happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
     - Charles Langbridge Morgan

We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
     - Samuel Johnson

We tend not to choose the unknown, which might be a shock or a disappointment or simply a little difficult to cope with. And yet it is the unknown with all its disappointments and surprises that is the most enriching.
     - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Economists can certainly disappoint you. One said that the economy would turn up by the last quarter. Well, I'm down to mine and it hasn't.
     - Robert Orben


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