“Life has pounded me down and thrashed me around, Time and time again, But I always get right back up, Because I still love life – Just as the earth still loves The rain.” -Suzy Kassem
“You are likely to fall when you stop paddling your bicycle. Such is life. As long as you don’t give up, you will never end up failing!” -Israelmore Ayivor
“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn
Even loving partners repeat the cycle of falling apart and getting back together.
“I think it’s great to be flawed. I am hugely flawed, and I like it this way. That’s the fun of life. You fall, get up, make mistakes, learn from them, be human and be you.” – Priyanka Chopra
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman
We love each other, so let’s forgive and forget and fall in love again.
“You fall off the horse and you get back on.” – Bethany Hamilton
“The heart’s words fall back unheard from Wisdom’s throne.” – Sri Aurobindo.
“When a man can’t trust his eyes what does he fall back on . . . and what does the choice he makes reveal about him?” – Mark Lawrence
“If you fall, get back up. That’s what life is about.” – Keith Sweat
“Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” – Oliver Goldsmith
“Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.” – Jimi Hendrix.
“It’s not how we fall. It’s how we get back up again.” – Patrick Ness
“We were built to fall apart and fall back together.” – Taylor Swift
“I fall in love every day. Not with people but with situations.” – Amy Winehouse
A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don’t function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick.” – Brene Brown.
“If you hold back in hurdles, you are going to fall over.” – Sally Pearson
“We all fall in life – the question is who gets back up!” – Greg Plitt
“You’ve got to rise from the floor alone or fall back alone.” – Charles Bukowski
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God.” – Charles Horton Cooley
“Don’t have a fallback, because if you do, you’ll fall back.” – Mary-Louise Parker
“Life is like riding a bicycle: you don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling.” – Claude Pepper
“I think it’s my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.” – Leonard Nimoy
“If you fall off a horse, you get back up. I am not a quitter.” – Olivia Wilde
“Courage! Do not fall back.” – Joan of Arc
“I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.” – Martin Lawrence
“Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back upon himself.” – Charles de Gaulle
“If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.” – Jesse Jackson
It is common to break-up and fall apart. But only courageous partners get up and get back together.
“Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you’d been before the fall.” – Jodi Picoult.
Only fortunate people get a second chance to get back together.
“My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again.” – Richard Branson.
“It doesn’t matter if you fall down, it’s whether you get back up.” – Michael Jordan.
“Into each life some rain must fall.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“My mum always told me, ‘Have something to fall back on’ and I never really listened”. – Chuck Mosley.
“Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” – William Shakespeare.
“When real people fall down in life, they get right back up and keep walking.” – Sarah Jessica Parker.
“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” – Victor Kiam.
”Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius.
"Deprived of their newspapers or a novel, reading-addicts will fall back onto cookery books, on the literature which is wrapped around bottles of patent medicine, on those instructions for keeping the contents crisp which are printed on the outside of boxes of breakfast cereals. On anything." ~ Aldous Huxley
"That which a man spits against heaven, shall fall back on his own face." ~ Thomas Adams
"Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration." ~ Rudolf Nureyev
"A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned." ~ Ewan McGregor
"When speaking to young people, I tell them that it is important to make sure that your mind is right, so you will have something to fall back on." ~ Archie Griffin
"Some people don't have a family to fall back on, like I have, and that's when something greater than even that comes in, and that's faith and that's what I have for me, that's what keeps me strong." ~ Miley Cyrus
"We have advantages. We have a cushion to fall back on. This is abundance. A luxury of place and time. Something rare and wonderful. It's almost historically unprecedented. We must do extraordinary things. We have to. It would be absurd not to." ~ Dave Eggers
"In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies." ~ Stephen Leacock
"So yes, I do want to try and keep things going if I can. I have a few things brewing And if it doesn't happen, I did buy an ice cream van a while ago. So I always have that to fall back on." ~ Rupert Grint
"Suffer me never to think that I have knowledge enough to need no teaching, wisdom enough to need no correction, talents enough to need no grace, goodness enough to need no progress, humility enough to need no repentance, devotion enough to need no quickening, strength sufficient without Your spirit; lest, standing still, I fall back for evermore." ~ Eric Milner-White
"In order to receive forgiveness, we need to place our trust in Christ as our Savior and the Lord of our lives. But if we reject Christ, then we reject God's mercy and fall back on His justice. And you know where you stand there. If we reject Jesus' offer of forgiveness, then there is simply is no one else to pay the penalty for your sin-except yourself." ~ William Lane Craig
"The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor." ~ Albert Camus
"Eighty percent of the people in the world have no food safety net. When disaster strikes — the economy gets blown, people lose a job, floods, war, conflict, bad governance, all of those things — there is nothing to fall back on." ~ Josette Sheeran
"When love and adventure are finished, it's nice to have getting and spending to fall back on." ~ Mason Cooley
"It's so easy for me to fall back into depression. I think it comes with having money. I don't have to work. I could be sitting bored and depressed at home with a bag on my head." ~ Kelly Osbourne
"You need not be proud of me.... I'm only being active till you can be again--it isn't such a great desire on my part to serve theworld and I'll fall back into habits of sloth quite easily!" ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
"One of the reasons the English got through all their falls and the loss of their empire, all their disasters, their strikes, their difficulties, their wars through the years was they had Shakespeare to fall back on. And they speak well in England." ~ Norman Mailer
"It's very hard for a studio to take a chance on a piece of original material. They used to have the fall-back of DVD sales. They had ways in which they could safely make an investment in a piece of original material, and those opportunities aren't necessarily there anymore." ~ Doug Liman
"I had to work hard and hit the books because the opportunity to play in the NFL is not really that big, so I knew I needed something to fall back on. That’s the message I want to send to those kids when I talk to them in person and let them know the most important thing is getting your education." ~ Jerry Rice
"But when we start to focus in on what our own mind is up to, for instance, it is not unusual to quickly go unconscious again, to fall back into an automatic-pilot mode of unawareness. These lapses in awareness are frequently caused by an eddy of dissatisfaction with what we are seeing or feeling in that moment, out of which springs a desire for something to be different, for things to change." ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
"You've got to rise from the floor alone or fall back alone." ~ Charles Bukowski
"When one practices discipline and moves from the beginner's territory to immovable wisdom, one makes a return and falls back to the level of the beginner." ~ Takuan Soho
"I've always wondered why European politicians as a group seemed brighter than American politicians as a group. Maybe it's becausemany American politicians have the race issue to fall back on. They become lazy, suspicious of innovative ideas, and as a result American institutions atrophy." ~ Ishmael Reed
"... with every Asiatic country where we operate in cooperation with the existing culture, the need for intelligent understanding of that country and its ways of life will be crucial. These nations will very likely not respond to appeals with which we are familiar, and not value rewards which seem to us irresistible. The danger--and it would be fatal to world peace--is that in our ignorance of their cultural values we shall meet in head-on collision and incontinently fall back on the old pattern of imposing our own values by force." ~ Ruth Benedict
"Ubuntu is not a biblical concept but an ancient African one. Nevertheless it falls back on one simple thing: that humans have been created for togetherness, and what drives us apart is greed, lust for power, and a sense of exclusion, but those are aberrations." ~ Allan Boesak
"We have a choice. We can shape our future, or let events shape it for us. And if we want to succeed, we can't fall back on the stale debates and old divides that won't move us forward." ~ Barack Obama
"There is nothing but nonviolence to fall back upon for retaining our freedom, even as we had to do for gaining it." ~ Mahatma Gandhi
"Its always important to fall back on your instincts and core beliefs and that was pretty hard for me to do but trusting in my self the way I trusted that if I were to sit at a piano for two hours and I was going learn something, that trust I'd put in myself really helped me get through it. For five to six months I just wrote songs and believed they would turn out to be things I could be proud of and be happy." ~ James Vincent McMorrow
"Kipling, the grandson of a Methodist preacher, reveals the tin-pot evangelist with increasing clarity as youth and its ribaldries pass away and he falls back upon his fundamentals." ~ H. L. Mencken
"It is almost as hard to define mathematics as it is to define economics, and one is tempted to fall back on the famous old definition attributed to Jacob Viner, "Economics is what economists do," and say that mathematics is what mathematicians do. A large part of mathematics deals with the formal relations of quantities or numbers." ~ Kenneth E. Boulding
"[On dishonest business methods:] ... frequently the defender of the practice falls back on the Christian doctrine of charity, and points out that we are erring mortals and must allow for each other's weaknesses! - an excuse which, if carried to its legitimate conclusion, would leave our business men weeping on one another's shoulders over human frailty, while they picked one another's pockets." ~ Ida Tarbell
"Nothing suffers annihilation, but at dissolution there is a change, and things fall back to the essential element in which they were before." ~ Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
"The depressed fall back exhausted from every undertaking." ~ Mason Cooley
"Usually, when special effects get in the way, it's because the story isn't strong enough. If you don't start with a strong screenplay, it's easy to fall back on special effects, thinking it's going to carry you. But it never works. It's just tiresome." ~ Ridley Scott
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