Setback Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old setback quotes, setback sayings, and setback proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A head on collision with a setback / Makes you either want to get lost or get back / Where there's a will, there is another way / If it's all a game then let's go and play The Evolutionist
Abolished once,now we're back / Our dreams never fading / A setback's not enough / It's time to seek justice / Get the ultimate revenge Below the Bottom
Well, a setback can be a setup / For a comeback if you don't let up David Berman
Yeah, we had a little setback / But ain't nothing gonna stop this southern pride, no, no / So heave-ho, let's pull together now, boys / Once again this town's gonna make some noise Keith Lionel Urban
Minor setback for a major compilation / Meant to say comeback but I might drop a compilation Radric Delantic Davis
I'm still on top of the game / Still dropping flames, still cock and aim / Still at the top had the Roc for the fame / Over setbacks, there's been a lot since I came David James Watson
It's just a temporarily setback / It's on when I get back, please don't forget that Jamal F. Jones
I flows when I hit that / Strive till I get that / Never mind a setback / No time to wet that James Todd Smith
Setbacks and take steps back from pied pipers / Be leaders, believers in yourself and mean it / I mean you only get one shot, take it or leave it Albert J. Johnson
Tenaciously pursue your dream in the face of setbacks, even failures. Stay focused. Failure itself is never the tragedy. John A. Andrews
Life is full of setbacks. You cannot avoid them, no matter what you do, no matter who you are. The challenge is knowing how you an overcome your setback. Rick McDaniel
Though comeback are absolutely possible, it is important to understand and identify the reasons for you setback. You must begin with the setback before you can get to the comeback. Rick McDaniel
The setback doesn't mean we have to take a step back, nor does it mean we have to stay in the setback position. Rick McDaniel
The setback is so that you might sharpen your ax and be smarter the next time. Rick McDaniel
Maturity, good judgement, grown-up behavior, and common sense are the best forms of setback insurance. Robert D. Ramsey
A setback is just a special kind of problem. It should be handled like any other problem. Look for causes, correct them, consider options, pick one, and go for it. Robert D. Ramsey
Effective leaders come out swinging. They realize that no setback is the end of the world. Robert D. Ramsey
We will all have setbacks in life--not maybe, not might, but for sure. We will all have setbacks in life. Both success and failure are decisions. Once your vision is in place, you need to decide you're going to win despite the setback. Willie Jolley
Where you put your focus and your energy will determine where you will go. If you focus on the setback and challenges it brought you, you cannot effectively move forward. Willie Jolley
When you focus your vision on what you want to become--despite the setback--then you're using the setback for what it really is: a transition period. Willie Jolley
We will all go through some sort of change or setback at one time or another, it's important to be able to look past the obstacle and plan your future strategies. Willie Jolley
Life would be dull if you got everything you wanted without having to struggle a bit. The key is to turn whatever setback you experienced into something positive. Jamyn Edis
When you experienced a setback in your life, the last thing you want to do is let it continue for a prolonged period of time. You don't want to camp out there. John Reddoch
You can turn your setback in to a comeback. You can go over and not under. John Reddoch
Your setback can actually become a focal point of healing and restoration for somebody else. John Reddoch
Your setback is not permanent. Your comeback is inevitable. John Reddoch
A setback is a knockdown not a knockout--unless you stay down. Shelia Payton
Sometimes what you think is a setback is not really a setback, but rather a new door opening to opportunities you might not have considered before. Shelia Payton
Every setback is a setup, every breakdown is a breakthrough. Pastor Daniel T. Mangrum