All Time Famous Joel Osteen Quotes

Joel Osteen Quotes

Joel Scott Osteen is an American pastor, televangelist, businessman, and author based in Houston, Texas, United States. Known for his weekly televised services and several best-selling books, Osteen is one of the more prominent figures associated with prosperity theology and the Word of Faith movement.

Joel Osteen Quotes

1. “Stay focused, ignore the distractions, and you will accomplish your goals much faster.”
— Joel Osteen

2. “People of excellence go the extra mile to do what’s right.”
— Joel Osteen

3. “Every setback is a setup for a comeback!”
— Joel Osteen

4. “I’m getting better every day in every way.”
— Joel Osteen

5. “Today is a new day, so rise up and move forward into the victory God has prepared for you!”
— Joel Osteen

6. “Don’t settle for mediocrity; never let good enough be good enough.”
— Joel Osteen

7. “Be the one to stand out in the crowd.”
— Joel Osteen

8. “Don’t waste your energy trying to convince people to understand you. Your time is too valuable to try to prove yourself to people.”
— Joel Osteen

9. “You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ’I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.”
— Joel Osteen

10. “God knows the dreams and desires in your heart; in fact, He gave them to you. He will order your steps and take you where you need to be.”
— Joel Osteen

11. “You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.”
— Joel Osteen

12. “We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside.”
— Joel Osteen

13. “When you keep God in first place, He will take you to places you’ve never dreamed of.”
— Joel Osteen

14. “If you cannot be positive, then at least be quiet.”
— Joel Osteen

15. “Crows can’t hang with eagles.”
— Joel Osteen

16. “You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.”
— Joel Osteen

17. “When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.”
— Joel Osteen

18. “You may think there is a lot wrong with you, but there is also a lot right with you.”
— Joel Osteen

19. “God would not have put a dream in your heart if He had not already given you everything you need to fulfill it.”
— Joel Osteen

20. “Don’t use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe.”
— Joel Osteen

21. “It’s always darkest before the dawn. The bigger your challenge, the closer you are to your victory.”
— Joel Osteen

22. “Sometimes you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong, but because you’re doing something right.”
— Joel Osteen

23. “The greatest gift you can give someone is your time, your attention, your love, your concern.”
— Joel Osteen

24. “Be a victor, not a victim.”
— Joel Osteen

25. “Instead of telling God how big your problems are, tell your problem how BIG your God is.”
— Joel Osteen

26. “Don’t just accept whatever comes your way in life. You were born to win; you were born for greatness; you were created to be a champion in life.”
— Joel Osteen

27. “Don’t do anything that you wouldn’t feel comfortable reading about in the newspaper the next day.”
— Joel Osteen

28. “Do all you can to make your dreams come true.”
— Joel Osteen

29. “Don’t just go through it; grow through it.”
— Joel Osteen

30. “I believe God will fight my battles for me.”
— Joel Osteen

31. “Life’s too short to spend it trying to keep others happy. You can’t please everyone. To fulfill your destiny, stay true to your heart.”
— Joel Osteen

32. “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

33. “Don’t allow negative people to steal your joy. When you lose your joy, you lose your strength.”
— Joel Osteen

34. “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.”
— Joel Osteen

35. “Today could be the start of something amazing.”
— Joel Osteen

36. “Slow down and enjoy the journey right now. Take time for the people in your life. They won’t always be there.”
— Joel Osteen

37. “It’s our faith that activates the power of God.”
— Joel Osteen

38. “To live your best life now, you must learn to trust God’s timing, you may not think He’s working, but you can be sure that right now, behind the scenes, God is arranging all the pieces to come together to work out His plan for your life.”
— Joel Osteen

39. “God knows your value; He sees your potential. You may not understand everything you are going through right now. But hold your head up high, knowing that God is in control and he has a great plan and purpose for your life.”
— Joel Osteen

40. “Your job isn’t to judge. – Your job isn’t to figure out if someone deserves something or decide who is right or wrong. – Your job is to lift the fallen, restore the broken, and heal the hurting.”
— Joel Osteen

41. “I’m blessed to be a blessing to someone else.”
— Joel Osteen

42. “Whatever follows ‘I AM’ will always come looking for you!”
— Joel Osteen

43. “Change the way you speak about yourself and you can change your life.”
— Joel Osteen

44. “No matter what’s happening, choose to be happy. Don’t focus on what’s wrong. Find something positive in your life. Thank God for the small things.”
— Joel Osteen

45. “You’ve got to believe that God is in control of your life. It may be a tough time but you’ve got to believe that God has a reason for it and he’s going to make everything good.”
— Joel Osteen

46. “No matter what comes your way, shake it off and move forward. When you have a positive mindset, you can’t be defeated.”
— Joel Osteen

47. “Don’t make excuses, don’t blame the past. The rest of your life can be the best of your life!”
— Joel Osteen

48. “I want to challenge you today to get out of your comfort zone. You have so much incredible potential on the inside. God has put gifts and talents in you that you probably don’t know anything about.”
— Joel Osteen

49. “You spend your time like you spend money. You can waste it or invest it.”
— Joel Osteen

50. “God planted a dream in your heart for a reason. No one else can dream it for you. No one else will accomplish it for you.”
— Joel Osteen

51. “You will become what you believe. The truth is, I am what I am today because of what I believed about myself yesterday. And I will be tomorrow what I believe about myself right now.”
— Joel Osteen

52. “You may have had unfair things happen to you, but the depth of your pain is an indication of the height of your future.”
— Joel Osteen

53. “God’s way is better than your way. His plan is bigger than your plan. His dream for your life is more rewarding, more fulfilling, better than you’ve ever dreamed of. Now stay open and let God do it His way.”
— Joel Osteen

54. “Your destiny is too great, your assignment too important, your time too valuable. Don’t let fear intimidate you.”
— Joel Osteen

55. “When you face difficult times, know that challenges are not sent to destroy you. They’re sent to promote, increase, and strengthen you.”
— Joel Osteen

56. “Keep on keeping on!!!”
— Joel Osteen

57. “You may have failed, but you are not a failure. That’s what you did. That’s not who you are.”
— Joel Osteen

58. “Life is short. Don’t miss opportunities to spend time with the people that you love.”
— Joel Osteen

59. “You may not be where you want to be, but you can look back and be thankful you’re not where you used to be.”
— Joel Osteen

60. “No matter what may be happening today, God has good things in store for your future! It may not be easy to see now, but God has already lined up a new beginning, new friendships and new opportunities for you.”
— Joel Osteen

61. “This is my Bible. I am what it says I am. I have what it says I have. I can do what it says I can do.”
— Joel Osteen

62. “It may look impossible, but God can do the impossible. Just because you don’t see anything happening doesn’t mean God is not working.”
— Joel Osteen

63. “You may be in a tough time but that setback is simply a setup for a greater comeback.”
— Joel Osteen

64. “You have to turn it around and say God still has a great plan for my life. I may not understand things that happen, but faith is all about trusting when you don’t understand it.”
— Joel Osteen

65. “Life is going by. Don’t waste a minute being negative, offended, or bitter. Choose to be happy.”
— Joel Osteen

66. “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.”
— Joel Osteen

67. “Start calling yourself healed, happy, whole, blessed, and prosperous. Stop talking to God about how big your mountains are, and start talking to your mountains about how big your God is!”
— Joel Osteen

68. “Act like you’re blessed. Talk like you’re blessed. Walk like you’re blessed. Put actions behind your faith, and one day you will see it become a reality.”
— Joel Osteen

69. “The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.”
— Joel Osteen

70. “There will always be somebody more successful, more beautiful, more talented. You have to realize, you’re not running their race. You’re running your race.”
— Joel Osteen

71. “God wants you to be a winner, not a whiner.”
— Joel Osteen

72. “If you have your health, if you have people in your life to love, you are blessed. Slow down and enjoy the simple things in life.”
— Joel Osteen

73. “When you serve others, when you make somebody else’s life better, when you lift up people when you help heal those that are hurting, not only are they being blessed, but you’re being blessed.”
— Joel Osteen

74. “If you will transform your mind, God will transform your life.”
— Joel Osteen

75. “Every day, set your mind in the right direction. Find something to be grateful for.”
— Joel Osteen

76. “Your time is too valuable, your destiny is too great, and your future is too bright to waste a single moment. Be a new person.”
— Joel Osteen

77. “Don’t get stuck where you are, keep growing. It’s a decision you have to make because it is easy to get stuck. Make a decision to develop better habits, to have better relationships and just to keep the enthusiasm for life.”
— Joel Osteen

78. “No matter how many times you get knocked down, keep getting back up. God sees your resolve. He sees your determination. And when you do everything you can do, that’s when God will step in and do what you can’t do.”
— Joel Osteen

79. “Difficult times don’t come your way just so you can survive them; God uses these times in your life to form and refine you.”
— Joel Osteen

80. “God will give you strength when you think you can’t go on. He will give you joy when you should be discouraged. He can make a way when it looks impossible.”
— Joel Osteen

81. “If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you can’t just wait to see what kind of day you’ll have. You have to decide what kind of day you’ll have.”
— Joel Osteen

82. “To reach up for the new, you must let go of the old. What lies behind you is not nearly as important as what lies in front of you.”
— Joel Osteen

83. “You are a person of destiny. You are not here by accident. There is no obstacle too big, no dream you can’t accomplish.”
— Joel Osteen

84. “Our words have creative power. With our words, we can speak blessings over our future or we can speak negative things over our future.”
— Joel Osteen

85. “Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.”
— Joel Osteen

86. “There are some things you can only learn in a storm.”
— Joel Osteen

87. “Quit worrying about people that are trying to hold you back. God knows how to move the wrong people out of your life and bring the right people in. He knows how to prepare you to Break Out.”
— Joel Osteen

88. “When you’re blessed, the haters come out. When you wear God’s blessings well, don’t be surprised if it draws jealousy out on people.”
— Joel Osteen

89. “God made you a masterpiece – be blessed, secure, disciplined and equipped.”
— Joel Osteen

90. “Before you leave the house, you need to make up your mind that you’re going to stay positive and enjoy the day no matter what comes your way. You have to decide ahead of time.”
— Joel Osteen

91. “Today, use your words to lift up and bless the people around you.”
— Joel Osteen

92. “People can call you many different things, but you are not what people call you. You are what you answer to.”
— Joel Osteen

93. “Don’t use your words to describe the situation. Use your words to change the situation.”
— Joel Osteen

94. “God has destined you to soar. You have victory, freedom, and excellence on the inside.”
— Joel Osteen

95. “No matter how many times you get knocked down, keep getting back up.”
— Joel Osteen

96. “Every day is a gift from God. There’s no guarantee of tomorrow, so that tells me to see the good in this day to make the most of it.”
— Joel Osteen

97. “Don’t go into the new year holding a grudge from last year. Leave the hurts and disappointments behind.”
— Joel Osteen

98. “When you have a spirit of excellence, you do the right thing not because somebody is watching or making you do it; you do it because it’s the right thing to do.”
— Joel Osteen

99. “If you truly want to become a better you, it is imperative that you learn to feel good about yourself.”
— Joel Osteen

100. “You sacrifice the few to save the many.”
— Joel Osteen

101. “Sometimes, God uses difficult people, like sandpaper, to rub the rough edges off us.”
— Joel Osteen

102. “People will try to label you not good enough, too slow, too old, too many mistakes. You can’t stop negative comments or prevent negative labels, but you can choose to not let them hold you back.”
— Joel Osteen

103. “You’re not RESPONSIBLE for somebody else’s happiness. You’re responsible for your own HAPPINESS.”
— Joel Osteen

104. “God works where there’s an attitude of faith. I believe faith is all about hope.”
— Joel Osteen

105. “Take your dreams and the promises God has put in your heart, and every day declare that they will come to pass.”
— Joel Osteen

106. “Don’t talk about the way you are. Talk about the way you want to be.”
— Joel Osteen

107. “You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.”
— Joel Osteen

108. “Fear and faith have something in common. They both ask us to believe in something we cannot see.”
— Joel Osteen

109. “You have greatness in you. The key is to get it out.”
— Joel Osteen

110. “Make the decision and say, “I’m not letting that worry in. I’m done being upset when my plans don’t work out. I’m not letting that stress in.” Negative thoughts will still come to your mind, but you don’t have to let them into your spirit.”
— Joel Osteen

111. “Where God gives vision He always provides provision.”
— Joel Osteen

112. “If you will focus on meeting other people’s needs, God will always make sure your needs are supplied. God will take care of your problems for you.”
— Joel Osteen

113. “If you don’t set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you.”
— Joel Osteen

114. “God is preparing you for greater things. He’s going to take you further than you thought possible, so don’t be surprised when He asks you to think better of yourself and to act accordingly.”
— Joel Osteen

115. “No matter how dark it looks, no matter how long it’s been, no matter how many people are trying to push you down; if you will stay in faith, God will always take you from Friday to Sunday. He will always complete what He started in you!”
— Joel Osteen

116. “You can be committed to Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to church.”
— Joel Osteen

117. “You are not defined by your past. You are prepared by your past.”
— Joel Osteen

118. “Just because we’re in a STRESSFUL situation doesn’t mean that we have to get stressed out. You may be in the storm. The key is, don’t let the storm get in YOU.”
— Joel Osteen

119. “At this very moment, God’s working behind the scenes in your life, arranging things in your favor. Stay in faith!”
— Joel Osteen

120. “The moment God put a dream in your heart, the moment the promise took root, God not only started it, but He set a completion date.”
— Joel Osteen

121. “Keep honoring God with your life, stay in peace, trust His timing and God will open doors that no man can shut.”
— Joel Osteen

122. “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.”
— Joel Osteen

123. “God will always bring the right people into your life, but you have to let the wrong people walk away.”
— Joel Osteen

124. “We live in a society that likes to kick people when they’re down. Don’t be a fair-weather friend. Stick with people. They need you more in the tough times than they do in the good times.”
— Joel Osteen

125. “Believe that God is in control. There is no need to be stressed out or worried.”
— Joel Osteen

126. “You will never change what you tolerate.”
— Joel Osteen

127. “Being successful doesn’t necessarily make you great. What makes you great is when you reach back and help somebody else become great.”
— Joel Osteen

128. “God’s got you in the palm of His hand. You won’t leave one second before your time. If God wants you to be here, then you’re going to be here.”
— Joel Osteen

129. “Let’s be the kind of people that do good for others whether we get paid back or not, whether they say thank you or not.”
— Joel Osteen

130. “Learn to trust His timing. Don’t get in a hurry; don’t grow impatient; don’t try to force doors open. Don’t try to make things happen in your own strength. Let God do it His way.”
— Joel Osteen

131. “Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy.”
— Joel Osteen

132. “If you can see the invisible, God will do the impossible.”
— Joel Osteen

133. “Quit questioning God and start trusting Him!”
— Joel Osteen

134. “There may be times when you just have to love people from a distance.”
— Joel Osteen

135. “Wake up every morning with a thankful attitude. Expect something good to happen in your life today.”
— Joel Osteen

136. “Life is short. You can’t afford to put off what God has put in your heart. You don’t have time to live with things holding you back.”
— Joel Osteen

137. “God wants to increase you financially, by giving you promotions, fresh ideas and creativity.”
— Joel Osteen

138. “I struggled for a long time with survivin’, and no matter what, you keep finding something to fight for.”
— Joel Osteen

139. “Bottom line: God will not allow any person to keep you from your destiny. They may be bigger, stronger, or more powerful, but God knows how to shift things around and get you to where you’re supposed to be.”
— Joel Osteen

140. “You only have so much emotional energy each day. Don’t fight battles that don’t matter.”
— Joel Osteen

141. “Where you are now is not where you will always be. There are brighter days up ahead.”
— Joel Osteen

142. “Quit worrying about how everything is going to turn out. Live one day at a time; better yet, make the most of this moment.”
— Joel Osteen

143. “A grateful heart is like a sponge that soaks up God’s goodness.”
— Joel Osteen

144. “Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions.”
— Joel Osteen

145. “You don’t have to fight every battle. You don’t have to respond to every critic. You don’t have to be offended because of what others say. You can rise above these things and soar.”
— Joel Osteen

146. “There’s a lot that is good in your life-don’t take it for granted. Don’t get so focused on the struggles that you miss the gift of today.”
— Joel Osteen

147. “Replace those thoughts of worry with thoughts of hope, faith, and victory.”
— Joel Osteen

148. “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

149. “Life’s a fight. It’s a good fight of faith.”
— Joel Osteen

150. “If you develop an image of success, health, abundance, joy, peace, happiness, nothing on earth will be able to hold those things from you.”
— Joel Osteen

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