51 Best Fall Back Quotes for Inspiration

In case of an emergency, always have a fall back plan. Whether it’s calling your best friend or family member, stocking up on food and water, or packing a bag, having a backup plan is key in ensuring your safety. Here are 50 fall back quotes that can help you in any situation.

Fallback Meaning

Fallback meaning is the term used to describe when a person or organization falls back on a plan, strategy, or action in the event that another plan fails. Fallback can be effective if it is approached in a structured and deliberate manner. Fallback can also lead to feelings of vulnerability and insecurity if not managed effectively.

51 Best Fall Back Quotes

1. “An acting career usually has about a shelf life of ten years before people get sick of seeing you. It’s a good thing to have a job to fall back on and I really do enjoy directing.” — George Clooney

2. “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

3. “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

4. “The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall.” — Helen Garner

5. “Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.” — Ray Bradbury

6. “I fall in love every day. Not with people but with situations.” — Amy Winehouse

7. “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” — Ernest Hemingway

8. “The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.” — Pawan Kalyan

9. “Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.” — Jimi Hendrix

10. “If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.” — Jesse Jackson

11. “We fall into the old stuff of textuality, and almost everything becomes safe because nobody wants to talk about what is not safe in poetry. We fall back on the psychologic, the ethnic, the quota, and serve the perpetuation of the machine.” — Fady Joudah

12. “As a good rule of thumb, you want to secure 3-months of living expenses on the side, just in case shit hits the fan. Ideally, you’ll want a 6-month rainy-day fund because it never hurts to fall back on much more.” — Jay Breezy

13. “Do you know that pain of leaving when you look back expecting to see a face waving goodbye at you but all you see is a dark abandoned corner? There won’t be any reason to return then. All you can do is look ahead and not to stumble and fall on the pit ahead waiting for you.” — Sanhita Baruah

14. “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

15. “I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.” — Roy Orbison

16. “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

17. “He who seeks truth shall find beauty. He who seeks beauty shall find vanity. He who seeks order shall find gratification. He who seeks gratification shall be disappointed. He who considers himself the servant of his fellow beings shall find the joy of self-expression. He who seeks self-expression shall fall into the pit of arrogance.” — Moshe Safdie

18. “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

18. “Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.” — Bernard Baruch

19. “Once we get our corporate culture the way we want it, we have to hire people who fit. Otherwise, the wheels fall off the wagon and we quickly find ourselves back where we started.” — Quint Studer

20. “I’m lucky to have a great support system in my friends and some of my family. If you have those people that you trust, go ahead and fall back into them and let them be your hammock and cocoon and let them embrace you.” — Jojo

21. “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

22. “If it’s me and yer granny on bongos, it’s the fall.” — Mark E. Smith

23. “The airplane stays up because it doesn’t have the time to fall.” — Orville Wright

24. “I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter’s gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.” — Yasser Arafat

25. “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

26. “The greatest want of the world is the want of men – men who will not be bought or sold; men who in their inmost souls are true and honest; men who do not fear to call sin by its right name; men whose conscience is as true to duty as the needle to the pole; men who will stand for the right though the heavens fall.” — Ellen G. White

27. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius

28. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman

29. “Into each life some rain must fall.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

30. “To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.” — Anna Louise Strong

31. “Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on the other. Place two enemies in the midst of a crowd, and they will inevitably meet; it is a fatality, a question of time; that is all.” — Jules Verne

32. “The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.” — Leon Trotsky

33. “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

34. “Vader approached, drawing and igniting his Sith blade. Shryne blinked blood from his eyes; lifted his lightsaber hand only to realize that he had lost the sword during his fall. Slumping back, he loosed a ragged, resigned exhalation. — James Luceno

35. “Marriage. Isn’t it great? Each time you fall back in love with your [spouse] it gets better and better.” — Fannie Flagg

36. “I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.” — Gabby Douglas

37. “Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” — Oliver Goldsmith

38. “We need to move beyond the idea of ‘environment’ and fall back in love with Mother Earth.” — Nhat Hanh

39. “A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other… maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever.” — Dave Matthews

40. “Do you realize that if you fall into a black hole, you will see the entire future of the Universe unfold in front of you in a matter of moments and you will emerge into another space-time created by the singularity of the black hole you just fell into?” — Neil deGrasse Tyson

41. “Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.” — Mel Brooks

42. “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

43. “Everything is a learning process: any time you fall over, it’s just teaching you to stand up the next time.” — Joel Edgerton

44. “The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.” — Che Guevara

45. “You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.” — Kirsten Dunst

46. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

47. “You got to have a strong mind if you fall back. When you fall back, they going to count you out. So you got to have a strong mind and know your worth. When you come back, you’ve got to be different and even more better.” — Lil Durk

48. “Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” — William Shakespeare

49. “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” — Victor Kiam

50. “If you fall off a horse, you get back up. I am not a quitter.” — Olivia Wilde

51. “Life is like riding a bicycle: you don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling.” — Claude Pepper






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