116+ Best Comeback Quotes to Unlock Your Power

With learning from setbacks and taking steps to success, you are able to overcome your challenges and emerge stronger than ever. Profoundly inspirational comeback quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Comeback Quotes

To have a comeback, you have to have a setback. – Mr. T

Turn your setback into a comeback.

My comeback was not about winning or losing; it was about the feeling of being able to compete at top level again. – Thomas Muster

That’s the greatest comeback since Lazarus. – Sid Waddell

Nothing is cooler and more attractive than a big comeback, and that’ll be me. – Steven Adler

I’ve mastered the art of bouncing back.

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. – Babe Ruth

Real winners come back stronger than ever.

I’m always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I’ve been. – Billie Holiday

You’re never a loser until you quit trying. – Mike Ditka

Tough times don’t last, but tough people do.

Making a comeback is one of the most difficult things to do with dignity. – Greg Lake

Take your time, recharge and comeback stronger.

To admit you want to have a comeback means you have to admit you weren’t what you were supposed to be. You dropped below your own standard. – Marilyn Manson

The comeback is always stronger than the setback.

There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance. – Rachel Griffiths

We remember, We rebuild, We comeback stronger.

There is nothing as sweet as a comeback, when you are down and out, about to lose, and out of time. – Anne Lamott

A minor setback paves the way for a major comeback.

I’m a comeback waiting to happen. No one deserves it more than I do. – Sean Young

Sometimes you have to get away to come back stronger.

I am facing a challenge, I am not facing defeat. Remember this. – Nikki Rowe

Every setback leaves behind a path to make your comeback.

Fall down seven times, get up eight. – Naoki Higashida

Failure is not the end. It is the start of your comeback story.

I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. – Tom Landry

Your setback is just a setup for your comeback. – Steve Harvey

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. – Pele

I build myself back up and come back stronger. That’s what I do.

I don’t know if God is a sports fan or not, but I do know this: He loves a good comeback. – Lane Kiffin

The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it. – Vince Lombardi

comeback quotes

When life unexpectedly knocks you down, make an unexpected comeback.

The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose. – Ernie Banks

Savage Comeback Quotes

A great champion deals with setback with a comeback. – Donna de Varona

If you have a problem with me than cry me a river and drown yourself in it.

When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge. – Terry Bradshaw

Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss. – Doug Williams

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. – Marv Levy

You’re the reason God created the middle finger.

The hardest walk you can make is alone. But it’s the walk that will make you stronger.

During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball. – Mickey Mantle

Persevere like a seed; even when people try to bury you, flourish. – Matshona Dhliwayo

I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback. – Alonzo Mourning

Your secrets are always safe with me. I never even listen when you tell me them.

To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them. – Picabo Street

You may be in a tough time but that setback is simply a setup for a greater comeback. – Joel Osteen

Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding. – Jim Valvano

Sometimes you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand back up taller than you ever were.

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

A comeback is a setback that did its homework, learned the lesson, and then moved forward. – Eleanor Brownn

I am the underdog, and I want to prove that one can follow one’s dreams despite all the flaws and setbacks. – Winnie Harlow

I never expect to lose. Even when I’m the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I’ve always felt like the underdog, and I’m comfortable with that label. – Pink

I’ve dealt with adversity before, had injuries before. I didn’t let that slow me down. It just changed my attitude about the game. – Deshaun Watson

I love being the underdog. – Howard Schultz

He’s been to the brink and come back. I guess when you lose your pride, even for just a moment, you realize how much it means to you. – Markus Zusak

I’ve always been an underdog. I feel like I beat the odds. – J. Cole

popular comeback quotes

That’s a great comeback the kids made. They weren’t about to give it up. This group of kids… they’re not going to quit until the buzzer sounds. – Tim Branham

This is where I start my comeback. I will spend no more time asking God why doors have been closed because I’ll be too busy praising God for doors that are about to open.

Motivational Comeback Quotes

I was the undersized underdog who people never gave a chance. From that, the motivation to prove people wrong just grew and grew. – Baker Mayfield

Always try to come back to your senses when in love, because that’s the moment you become almost carried away by sensuality and sentiments. – Michael Bassey Johnson

There’s a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog. – Halle Berry

Never give up on you. Disappointments will happen. No one gets a free pass from them. Look not at these trials as setbacks . Rather, look at the lessons attached for your greatest personal comeback yet. You’ve got this. – Christine E. Szymanski

I just think, as a people in general, we should always look at ourselves as the underdog, so we should always go harder than the next person. – Shaggy

Every team deals with obstacles throughout the course of the season, and it’s as a unit that they need to be worked through. Injuries are part of the game, just like facing tough teams on the road or having one of your best players get into foul trouble. – Scottie Pippen

You cannot get the same me twice.

You only think of the best comeback when you leave. – Jimmy Fallon

Many will start fast, Few will finish strong.

Unfortunately, I am incapable of thinking up perfectly biting, split-second retorts, in any language. The French even have a word for this: l’esprit de l’escalier; staircase wit, something you only think of on the way out. – Tania Aebi

Don’t look back. You are not going that way.

I always think of the good comebacks on the car ride home. – Ron Howard

My will can move mountains. – Tiger Woods

I am often tongue-tied with strangers and have what the philosopher Monsieur Diderot calls l’esprit de l’escalier, staircase wit: only long after a remark is made to me will my imagination supply the thing I should have said in reply. – Debra Dean

I was sure I’d have the perfect answer sometime tonight. – Karen Tayleur

A tiger does not need to boast that it is a tiger.

Of course I talk like an idiot. How else could you understand me? – Unknown

I’d agree with you but then we’d both be wrong.

There’s no need to repeat yourself. I ignored you just fine the first time. – Unknown

Always make the comeback bigger than the setback.

No, I’m not insulting you. I’m describing you. – Unknown

empowering comeback quotes

I’m making the comeback of the century. – Bob Backlund

My name must taste good because it’s always in your mouth.

If you ran like your mouth you’d be in good shape. – Unknown

Deep Comeback Quotes

A champion is defined by the adversity he overcomes. – Anderson Silva

I was going to give you a nasty look, but I see you already have one. – Unknown

My setbacks may have amused you but my comebacks are going to confuse you.

If you’re going to be two-faced, at least make sure one of them is pretty. – Unknown

My injury, I told myself to deal with it, and bounce back stronger. I think I have.

I’ve found puddles deeper than you. – Unknown

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

Someday you’ll go far—and I really hope you stay there. – Unknown

Everyone’s entitled to act stupid once in a while, but you really abuse the privilege. – Unknown

You’re about as useful as a screen door on a submarine. – Unknown

Comeback is a good word, man. – Mickey Rourke

It’s hilarious watching you try to fit your entire vocabulary into one sentence. – Unknown

It’s not too late for a new beginning. – Eleanor Brownn

The village called. They’d like their idiot back. – Unknown

God has your come back planned and it’s going to be glorious.

Oh you’re talking to me, I thought you only talked behind my back. – Unknown

It’s a shame you can’t Photoshop your personality. – Unknown

Whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you stronger. – Batman

A setback only paves a way for a comeback. – Evander Holyfireld

I’m an acquired taste. If you don’t like me, acquire some taste. – Unknown

I feel blessed to have as many comebacks as I can. – Paula Abdul

I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

Books can teach you many nice comebacks. – Tamuna Tsertsvadze

The moment you give up is the moment you let someone else win. – Kobe Bryant

Every time I show up to do something here it’s considered a comeback. If I came into town and they didn’t call it that, I’d be disappointed. – Sheena Easton

To persevere is important to everybody. Don’t give up. Don’t Give in. There is always an answer to everything. – Louis Zamperini

powerful comeback quotes

I do a movie once every four years and they call it a comeback. – Pam Grier

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. – Michael Jordan

When you’re crying, your tears may be watering the seeds of your come-back. – Steve Maraboli

Every setback is a setup for a comeback. God wants to bring you out better than you were before.

You comeback in my life like a morning and independent me from the deep darkness. – Anish Sharma

Sometimes loneliness makes the loudest noise. – Aaron Ben-Ze’ev

Kindness is the key that opens the door of favour and beautiful surprises. – Michael Bassey Johnson