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40+ Chuck Swindoll Quotes From The Christian Pastor And Preacher

Charles Swindoll is a senior pastor at a church in Texas.

Charles Rozell Swindoll aka Chuck Swindoll is an American pastor and author.

He's widely known for preaching the practical applications of the Bible's lessons in life. We've collected the best Charles Swindoll quotes from the wise pastor in this article.

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Best Charles R. Swindoll Quotes

Charles Swindoll is a well-known Christian author.

Here are the best quotes by Chuck Swindoll.

1. "God is a specialist at making something useful and beautiful out of something broken and confused."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

2. "If the pace and the push, the noise and the crowds are getting to you, it's time to stop the nonsense and find a place of solace to refresh your spirit."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

3. "Cultivate your own capabilities, your own style. Appreciate the members of your family for who they are, even though their outlook or style may be miles different from yours. Rabbits don’t fly. Eagles don’t swim."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

4. "Love has been called the most effective motivational force in all the world. When love is at work in us, it is remarkable how giving and forgiving, understanding and tolerant we can be."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

5. "Make a plan now to keep a daily appointment with God. The enemy is going to tell you to set it aside, but you must carve out the time. If you're too busy to meet with the Lord, friend, then you are simply too busy."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

6. "Your call will become clear as your mind is transformed by the reading of Scripture and the internal work of God's Spirit."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

7. "I am a preacher. I’m involved in many other things, but, mainly, I preach. And I love it!"

- Charles R. Swindoll.

8. "The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

9. "I let people see the cracks in my life. We can’t be phony. We’ve got to keep it real."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

10. "When I think of vision, I have in mind the ability to see above and beyond the majority."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

11. "If you want to stop an argument, close your mouth."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

12. "The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

13. "If we want the advantages of love, then we must be willing to take the risks of love. And that requires vulnerability. Of course, we can refuse this path and trod another one devoid of openness. But the toll on such a road is extremely high."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

14. "Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

15. "I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

16. "Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitudes toward life. The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

17. "Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

18. "The remarkable thing is we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

Inspirational Charles R. Swindoll Quotes

Here are some motivational Charles Swindoll quotes.

19. "Don't get older; get better: Live realistically. Give generously. Adapt willingly. Trust fearlessly. Rejoice daily."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

20. "Today is unique! It has never occurred and it will never be repeated. At midnight it will end, quietly, suddenly, totally. Forever. But the hours between now and then are opportunities with eternal possibilities."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

21. "Don't expect wisdom to come into your life like great chunks of rock on a conveyor belt. Wisdom comes privately from God as a byproduct of right decisions, godly reactions, and the application of spiritual principles to daily circumstances."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

22. "We shouldn't deny the pain of what happens in our lives. We should just refuse to focus only on the valleys."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

23. "Know yourself, like yourself, be yourself."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

24. "Nothing is so common as unsuccessful men with talent. They lack only determination."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

25. "All it takes is discipline–daily discipline, not annual discipline."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

26. "If you’re running a 26-mile marathon, remember that every mile is run one step at a time."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

27. "Without a quest, life is quickly reduced to bleak black and wimpy white, a diet too bland to get anybody out of bed in the morning. A quest fuels our fire. It refuses to let us drift downstream gathering debris."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

28. "People who soar, are those who refuse to sit back and wish things would change."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

29. "The past is over... forget it. The future holds hope... reach for it."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

30. "Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a man's or a woman's shoulders. To breathe fresh air into the fading embers of a smoldering dream. To actually change the course of another human being's day, week, or life."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

31. "We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

32. "On tough days, you gotta have heart. Don’t quit, whatever you do. Persevere."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

33. "Encourage one another. Many times a word of praise or thanks or appreciation or cheer has kept people on their feet."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

34. "The longer I live the more convinced I become that life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we respond to it."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

35. "The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

36. "The real tests of courage are much quieter."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

37. "Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

38. "We cannot change our past...we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude."

- Charles R. Swindoll.

Chuck Swindoll Quotes On Marriage

Here are the best Charles Swindoll quotes about marriage and love.

39. "You may have made a mess of this marriage, another marriage, or even several marriages. Don’t allow that to keep you from making your current situation a tribute to God’s grace. It’s never too late to start anew!"

- Charles Swindoll.

40. "If you have children, the changes you make in your marriage will affect the rest of the household more quickly and dramatically than you think."

- Charles Swindoll.

41. "Focus on your marriage. Because that's the nucleus of the home, whatever you do to restore its health and strength will naturally restore what's broken among the other relationships."

- Charles Swindoll.

42. "An anniversary says, 'Think of the dreams you have weathered together.' They are intimate accomplishments."

- Charles Swindoll.

43. "When love is at work in us, it is remarkable how giving and forgiving, understanding and tolerant we can be."

- Charles Swindoll.

44. "Love has been called the most effective motivational force in all the world."

- Charles Swindoll.

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