Setback Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Setback Quotes from Joel Osteen, Tim Tebow, Jack Keane, Zalmay Khalilzad, Fidel Castro. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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Every setback means you’re one step closer to seeing the dream come to pass.
Joel Osteen
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.
Tim Tebow
If you took ISIS’ oil, that would not stop them. It’s not their only source of revenue. It would be a setback, but it would not stop them.
Jack Keane
Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world.
Zalmay Khalilzad
The death of Abdel Nasser on September 28, 1970, was an irreversible setback for Egypt.
Fidel Castro
If you have any setback in your life, like not being in the England squad was for me – any setback, like losing a family member – everyone handles it in different ways. When I first wasn’t included I was numb. I’d been the main England striker for years and years. It was really disappointing.
Michael Owen
My birth at the end of July 1967 makes me a child of the naksa, or setback, as the Arab defeat during the June 1967 war with Israel is euphemistically known in Arabic.
Mona Eltahawy
The financial and economic crash of 2008, the worst in over 75 years, is a major geopolitical setback for the United States and Europe.
Roger Altman
I don’t know if this is a stumbling block, but I had a real setback when I won a Nebula Award for the first story I ever had nominated for a Nebula in 1982. And you might think that was a good thing – and it was a wonderful thing, I don’t regret it a bit. But I was sort of discombobulated by it.
John Kessel
People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success.
Jerry Gillies
There is no doubt that the Mindset failure is a major setback for Axovant, but it is not the end of the road.
Vivek Ramaswamy
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
Les Brown
Sometimes, if you are nervous, it could actually turn out to be a manifestation of your exhaustion. The point is that any setback is bad, but if you see it from a perspective, you’ll recover.
Viswanathan Anand
I knew that I did not have to buy into society’s notion that I had to be handsome and healthy to be happy. I was in charge of my ‘spaceship’ and it was my up, my down. I could choose to see this situation as a setback or as a starting point. I chose to begin life again.
Warren Mitchell
If you have a setback, and you’re not doing well and then you overcome it somehow, it always sticks with you. You know it could happen again.
Sam Donaldson
If you don’t learn from why you’re in the position you’re in, you are doomed to repeat it. You need to bring meaning to every setback.
Jillian Michaels
There’s never been a point when I’ve questioned myself. If I’ve ever had a setback at a club I’ve always made it my mission to show why I should be in the team instead of dwelling on it.
James Maddison
In Kaifi’s poetry and in his work as a social activist, every setback only strengthened his resolve to fight back with renewed vigor and strength.
Shabana Azmi
When there’s a setback, someone with a fixed mindset will start thinking, ‘Maybe I don’t have what it takes?’ They may get defensive and give up. A hallmark of a successful person is that they persist in the face of obstacle, and often, these obstacles are blessings in disguise.
Carol S. Dweck
Every time I get an injury or suffer from a personal setback, that’s exactly what I do: I persevere.
Through every victory and every setback, I’ve insisted that change is never easy and never quick; that we wouldn’t meet all of our challenges in one term, or one presidency, or even in one lifetime.
Barack Obama
Cancer definitely rekindled my spirit. It made me realise that every human being has the capacity to overcome a huge setback.
Manisha Koirala
The most important thing is to get better at your craft, and concussions and head impacts are a setback.
Abby Wambach
Not many people get up after a setback or two. But those who do make the impossible come true.
Nuseir Yassin
To have a comeback, you have to have a setback.
Mr. T
It’s not the winning that teaches you how to be resilient. It’s the setback. It’s the loss.
Beth Brooke
We suffered a setback and there were too many trades until Dave Taylor came along and Charlie Simmer.
Marcel Dionne
Whenever you have a failure or setback, you need to take a step back and find out what you can learn from the scenario. What did you do to contribute to that failure? This way, you can make sure you don’t repeat that pattern.
Jillian Michaels
Once I failed in cricket, I joined a law course, but when it also did not work out, it was another setback. When you get back-to-back failures, you automatically start to work harder in life.
Aparshakti Khurana
Everyone’s had a setback, but it’s how you move forward and what you do with your future, that’s what matters.
Christina Anstead
Striking down the Affordable Care Act would be a tragic setback.
Ned Lamont
I had a great job and I lost it, but I’m doing great now, I have a great family, my daughters all live with me. Did I have a setback? Absolutely, but I don’t look at it like a ruined my life.
Tim Donaghy
Getting injured is a massive setback. When you look back at it, it makes you a better and a stronger person today, but at the time, it’s hard to deal with.
Danny Welbeck
Where you have a little setback or you are out of the team you’re considered a different player but you know you will come out of the other side of it.
Gary Cahill
The idea that my mother would go around swearing after a personal setback is ridiculous.
Carol Thatcher
Rhetoric that vilifies American Muslims is counter to our efforts. It’s a setback to our Homeland Security efforts.
Jeh Johnson
Honestly, the biggest setback to my music career was people’s perception that I was a reality TV star, not a rapper.
Chanel West Coast
CASIS has to succeed because for it not to succeed would be a huge setback for the International Space Station program.
Alan Stern
I’m open to all kind of scripts. As long as there’s enough scope to perform, I’d take up the offer. In fact, before Yuvan and ‘TT’ happened, I got an opportunity to work with a top actor-director combination. But my height proved to be a setback.
Rakul Preet Singh
If you suffer a setback but recover from it you become all the stronger as person and a fighter.
Rocky Fielding