The true sign of a robust and mature life rests in how many times that life has been knocked down, for to be incessantly knocked down and yet find oneself still standing means that someone had the resolve to get up that many times plus one. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out.
I feel like somebody just punched me in the stomach and knocked all my wind out. I'm only 30 years old and I want to have a chance to continue creating things. I know I've got at least one more great computer in me. And Apple is not going to give me a chance to do that. - Steve Jobs
If the amount of times we get up is just one less than the amount of times that we've been knocked down, then we're spending our lives lying down. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The world and everyone in it is always ready to blame a man for anything when he is already knocked down. - Therese May
If I am brave enough to stand against those who have been groomed by fear, I will recognize that where I get knocked down is all about where life begins, and has nothing to do with where it ends. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Bravery is not found in getting knocked down. Rather, bravery is found is getting back up knowing that you’re going to get knocked down again. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A thousand time knocked down by life; A thousand times pick-up by the Lord. - Rick W. Terry
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. Thats the essence of it. - Vince Lombardi Jr.
Life is so complete that even when we are knocked on our backs, we have the best view of the stars. - Laura Teresa Marquez
It is not what they built. It is what they knocked down.It is not the houses. It is the spaces between the houses.It is not the streets that exist. It is the streets that no longer exist. - James Fenton
We are stronger than we think. We have emotional, spiritual and even physical resources at our disposal. We may get knocked down, but we don’t have to stay down. - Steve Goodier
It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down. - Roy T. Bennett
Life will hit you hard in the face, wait for you to get back up just so it can kick you in the stomach. But getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air. - Sarah Kay
Maybe being oneself is an acquired taste. For a writer it's a big deal to bow--or kneel or get knocked down--to the fact that you are going to write your own books and not somebody else's. Not even those books of the somebody else you thought it was your express business to spruce yourself up to be. - Patricia Hampl
Blow by blow a giant is knocked down. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A commitment to never getting knocked down is in reality a decision to never stand up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A man can be knocked down a thousand times and can still get back up, but when he puts himself down he has defeated himself more than a million others could have done. - Stephen Richards
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up. - Vince Lombardi Jr.