"Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Joel Osteen on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Joel Osteen on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Joel Osteen on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Joel Osteen on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Joel Osteen on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"It's amazing how people will give when you don't ask. Many of them send money because they believe in the message."
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."
"Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it's hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way."
"People in tough times - it doesn't mean they don't have a great attitude."
"Why don't you start believing that no matter what you have or haven't done, that your best days are still out in front of you."