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.


Stones of judgment, discouragement or doubt may be thrown at you. You can't stop them, but you can make the choice to keep your walls up and not let them affect you.     

Joel Osteen

Stay the course. keep believing. You may be tired discouraged and tempted tobe frustrated but don't give up on your future.     

Joel Osteen

Quit dwelling on the negative things people have said about you. You don't have to have everyone's approval. You have God's approval.     

Joel Osteen

When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It's up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.     

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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.     

Joel Osteen

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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Don't waste your energy trying to convince people to understand you. Your time is too valuable to try to prove yourself to people.     

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No matter how dark and gloomy it looks in your life right now, if you'll release the weight of those burdens, you will see the sun break forth.     

Joel Osteen

You don't know what's on the inside until you put a demand on your potential.     

Joel Osteen

We can not prepare for defeat and expect to live a life in Victory.     

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When you face adversity, you need to remind yourself that whatever is trying to defeat you could very well be what God will use to promote you.     

Joel Osteen

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.     

Joel Osteen

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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Other people's opinions do not determine your potential.     

Joel Osteen

The greatest difficulty always comes right before the birth of a dream.     

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God wants you to become a winner, not a whiner.     

Joel Osteen

Rewards await you if you stay steadfast in your faith.     

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If you don't set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you.     

Joel Osteen

If you don't have the gift of a loving supportive family, be that gift for someone else. It doesn't have to be a relative, just someone you know who is alone or hurting over the holiday.     

Joel Osteen

Replace those thoughts of worry with thoughts of hope, faith, and victory.     

Joel Osteen

When the negative thoughts come - and they will; they come to all of us - it's not enough to just not dwell on it... You've got to replace it with a positive thought. https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/joel_osteen_579038     

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You'll never rise any higher than the way you see yourself.     

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When you have big dreams, you’re going to have big challenges. If you were an average person you would have average problems.     

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The bigger your obstacle, the bigger your future. Don't get discouraged, keep moving forward.     

Joel Osteen

Don't focus on the good old days, look forward towards the good new days.     

Joel Osteen

Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, 'Boy, those were great old days.' Well, you know, we're living in the good old days.      

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The ultimate connection is when you are connected to the creator of the universe.     

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You can't hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life.     

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You will never rise above the image you have of yourself in your own mind.     

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You have greatness in you. The key is to get it out.     

Joel Osteen