Joel Osteen Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old joel osteen quotes, joel osteen sayings, and joel osteen proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The first place we must win the victory is in our own minds. If you don't think you can be successful, then you never will be.     

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No matter what comes your way, shake it off and move forward. When you have a positive mindset, you can't be defeated.     

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I'm not for gay marriage, but I'm not for discriminating against people.     

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Keep believing. You may be tired, discouraged, but don't give up on your future.     

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Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.     

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Don't focus on what's wrong. Things may not be perfect, but be grateful for the opportunity to experience each day. Live each day like it could be your last.     

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Faith is all about trusting God even when you don't understand His plan.     

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When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.     

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I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors.     

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Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions.     

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The main rule to me is to honor God with your life. To life a life of integrity. Not be selfish. You know, help others. But that's really the essence of the Christian faith.     

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You're going to go through tough times that's life. But I say, nothing happens to you, it happens for you. See the positive in negative events.     

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The older I get, the better I understand that every day is a gift.     

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Nothing in life has happened to you. It's happened for you. Every disappointment. Every wrong. Even every closed door has helped make you into who you are.     

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If you can see the invisible, God will do the impossible.     

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Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.     

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You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.     

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Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.     

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You need to associate with people that inspire you, people that challenge you to rise higher, people that make you better. Don't waste your valuable time with people that are not adding to your growth. Your destiny is too important.     

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Every setback means you're one step closer to seeing the dream come to pass.     

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You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.     

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You're going to go through tough times - that's life. But I say, 'Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.' See the positive in negative events.     

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It's easy to see the negative, but every person has something great about them. Develop a habit of looking for the good.     

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Strive to make every person feel special. After all, every person you meet is made in the image of God.     

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If you want to reap financial blessings, you have to sow financially.     

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Slow down and enjoy the journey right now. Take time for the people in your life. They won't always be there.     

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You may be at a crossroads in your life. You may have issues to deal with; people you need to forgive. You can go one of the two ways. You can ignore what you now know to be true and keep burying that bitterness in your life, pushing it deeper and allowing it to poison and contaminate you and those around you. Or you can make a much better choice by getting it out in the open and asking God to help you to totally forgive and let it all go.     

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Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.     

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Everybody is going to have their critics. It's easy to get discouraged in life.     

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I think a big test we all face in life on a regular basis is that discouragement test. Life's not always fair, but I believe if you keep doing the right thing, God will get you to where you are.     

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