"History shows that when the church accommodates culture, it weakens it."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Rick Warren on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Rick Warren on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Rick Warren on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Rick Warren on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Rick Warren on Thomas Jefferson
"We're a nation of laws, but the good thing about America, is that laws reside in the people and people can change the laws."
"I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I just disagree that it's the government's role to provide everything."
"You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense."
"God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: 'Use me.'"
"What gives me the most hope every day is God's grace knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God."