Success is not achieved by winning all the time. Real success comes when we rise after we fall. Some mountains are higher than others. Some roads steeper than the next. There are hardships and setbacks but you cannot let them stop you. Even on the steepest road you must not turn back.— Muhammad Ali
Contentment Setback quotations
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
If sequestration takes place, that's going to be a great setback.
We don't need to be having something like sequestration that's going to cause these job losses - over 170 million jobs that could be lost.
You may be in a tough time but that setback is simply a setup for a greater comeback.
Exceptional people convert life's setbacks into future successes.
Your career you will only hear the drum of setback but it is time to shine! Whatever situation you have been facing - this is the time you have been praying for to shine, to move, to overcome, in the mighty name of Jesus Christ!
Every setback has a major comeback.
Nothing is a surprise to God; nothing is a setback to His plans; nothing can thwart His purposes; and nothing is beyond His control.
I think one of life's great milestones is when a person can look back and be almost as thankful for the setbacks as for the victories.
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
You should always keep your word. All the setbacks in life come only because you don't keep your word.
Why doesn't constant trampling defeat the dandelion? The key to its strength is its long and sturdy root, which extends deep into the earth. The same priciple applies to people. The true victors in life are those who, enduring repeated challenges and setbacks, have sent the roots of their being to such a depth that nothing can shake them.
a setback is a setup for a comeback
Every setback might be the very thing that makes you carry on and fight all the harder and become much better.
I think whether you're having setbacks or not, the role of a leader is to always display a winning attitude.
Two heads are definitely better than one and by sourcing ideas from each other, you have a better chance of coming up with a strategy that will allow your business to overcome a setback or challenge.
The possibilities are endless, so never be discouraged by a setback, no matter how big.
Your ability to face setbacks and disappointments without giving up will be the measure of your ability to succeed.
If you do base your life on how many touchdowns you score, how many championships you win, then when you have a setback, then when you have an injury, you're not playing, or something goes wrong, your self-worth goes down.
I've had disappointments and heartbreaks and setbacks and roles I didn't get, but something always came along that either made me better or was an even better role.
Temporary setbacks are overshadowed by persistence.
I hadn't played any music since freshman year of college, more than thirty years ago, so I had to relearn everything. I started writing songs. Some were dance and trance songs (I listen to them a lot while I'm writing), and some were love songs, because that after all is what music is about - dancing and trancing and love and love's setbacks.
Notwithstanding these setbacks, the dream of a beautiful American orchestra goes on, and I share Dr. King's faith that each year we move inexorably closer to a magnificent opening night.
You have to keep pushing toward those dreams no matter what setbacks happen.
A great champion deals with setback with a comeback.
Meditation gives you the wherewithal to pause, observe how easily the mind can exaggerate the severity of a setback, and resist getting drawn into the abyss.
Problems, weaknesses, setbacks, regrets and mistakes teach you if you're willing to learn, or they punish you if you're not.
The beautiful thing about setbacks is they introduce us to our strengths.
Realize that illness and other temporal setbacks often come to us from the hand of God our Lord, and are sent to help us know ourselves better, to free ourselves of the love of created things, and to reflect on the brevity of this life and, thus, to prepare ourselves for the life which is without end.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Meditation has made me happy, loving, and peaceful-but not every single moment of the day. I still have good times and bad, joy and sorrow. Now I can accept setbacks more easily, with less sense of disappointment and personal failure, because meditation has taught me how to cope with the profound truth that everything changes all the time.
When suddenly you seem to lose all you thought you had gained, do not despair.
You must expect setbacks and regressions. Don't say to yourself "All is lost. I have to start all over again." This is not true. What you have gained you have gained....When you return to the the road, you return to the place where you left it, not to where you started.
If you have a setback, Don’t take a step back- Get ready for a comeback!
The difference between stepping stones and stumbling blocks is not in the event itself but how you think about it and what you do after it. Every failure and setback can become part of your success or an excuse for quitting or failing. People who develop the discipline of positivity are both happier and more successful.
Our success has not been a continual series of victories.
We have had a number of devastating setbacks; how these are handled is the making of a great team... winning does not happen in straight lines.