"There's pros and cons of a big church. Cons is I don't get to know everybody, I don't get to go to their ballgame, I don't get to marry everybody, but the pros are you get all this community, 800 ushers come in to serve, getting there at 7 in the morning on their day off and coming in on Saturday to make all those wafers."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Joel Osteen on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Joel Osteen on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Joel Osteen on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Joel Osteen on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Joel Osteen on Kevyn Aucoin
"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."