65 Rick Warren Quotes On Success In Life

Richard Duane Warren is an American Baptist evangelical Christian pastor and author. He is the founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church, an evangelical megachurch affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention in Lake Forest, California. These Rick Warren quotes will motivate you.

Best Rick Warren Quotes

  1. “Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate.” ~ Rick Warren
  2. “If you are facing trouble right now, don’t ask, “Why me?” Instead ask, “What do you want me to learn?” Then trust God and keep on doing what’s right.” ~ Rick Warren
  3. “The greatest use of your words is prayer. Talk to God about EVERYTHING, all the time. Maintain a running conversation.” ~ Rick Warren, Rick Warren quotes on prayer
  4. “When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you’ll never get back.Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time” ~ Rick Warren
  5. “A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good, just because it’s accepted by a majority.” ~ Rick Warren
  6. “God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He’s working on you, too.” ~ Rick Warren
  7. “Not everything in this life has a happy ending, but this life is not the end of the story.” ~ Rick Warren

  8. “Happy moments, PRAISE GOD Difficult moments, SEEK GOD Quiet moments, WORSHIP GOD Painful moments, TRUST GOD Every moment, THANK GOD” ~ Rick Warren
  9. “Little people belittle people. Great people make people feel great.” ~ Rick Warren
  10. “Let me tell you how worthwhile you are. You are infinitely valuable to God. First, God created you. Second, Jesus died for you. Third, he puts his Spirit within you. Fourth, he wants you to be with him forever in eternity. That’s how valuable you are to God. You are infinitely valuable to God.” ~ Rick Warren
  11. “The closer you live to God, the smaller everything else appears.” ~ Rick Warren

  12. “People may refuse our love or reject our message, but they are defenseless against our prayers.” ~ Rick Warren
  13. “If you try to serve people, it impresses them. If you try to impress people it irritates them.” ~ Rick Warren
  14. “God will never love you any less or more than he does right now because his love is based on who he IS,not what you’ve done.” ~ Rick Warren
  15. “Even through such simple acts as telling the truth, being kind, and encouraging others, we bring a smile to God’s face.” ~ Rick Warren
  16. “To make the most of your life you must keep the vision of eternity continually in your mind and the value of it in your heart.” ~ Rick Warren
  17. “Worry is a waste of energy. It cant change the past. It cant control the future. It only makes today miserable” ~ Rick Warren
  18. “God sometimes removes a person from your life for your protection. Don’t run after them.” ~ Rick Warren

  19. “If God only used perfect people, He would have no one to use.” ~ Rick Warren
  20. “Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record. If someone hurts you repeatedly, you are commanded by God to forgive them instantly, but you are not expected to trust them immediately, and you are not expected to continue allowing them to hurt you.” ~ Rick Warren
  21. “Life is a series of problem-solving opportunities. The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you depending on how you respond to them.” ~ Rick Warren
  22. “Never let an impossible situation intimidate you. Let it motivate you – to pray more, trust more, expect more.” ~ Rick Warren
  23. “God specializes in giving people a fresh start.” ~ Rick Warren

  24. “Since God intends to make you like Jesus, he will take you through the same experiences Jesus went through. That includes loneliness, temptation, stress, criticism, rejection, and many other problems.” ~ Rick Warren
  25. “Unkind people need your kindness the most. They advertise their pain.” ~ Rick Warren
  26. “The ultimate test of faith is not how loudly you praise God in happy times but how deeply you trust him in dark times.” ~ Rick Warren, Rick Warren quotes on faith
  27. “God doesn’t intend for you to handle all the pain and stress in your life by yourself. We were wired for each other. We need each other.” ~ Rick Warren
  28. “You are as close to God as you choose to be.” ~ Rick Warren

  29. “The way you think determines the way you feel, and the way you feel determines the way you act.” ~ Rick Warren
  30. “God is much more concerned about your character than your career, because you will take your character into eternity, but not your career.” ~ Rick Warren
  31. “He created the church to meet your five deepest needs: a purpose to live for, people to live with, principles to live by, a profession to live out, and power to live on. There is no other place on earth where you can find all five of these benefits in one place.” ~ Rick Warren
  32. “You’ll find success in life when you stop trying to include God in your plans and Instead ask God to include you in His.” ~ Rick Warren
  33. “To make the best use of your life, you must never forget two truths: First, compared with eternity, life is extremely brief. Second, earth is only a temporary residence. You won’t be here long, so don’t get too attached.” ~ Rick Warren
  34. “You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.” ~ Rick Warren

  35. “The secret of endurance is to remember that your pain is temporary but your reward will be eternal.” ~ Rick Warren
  36. “Doing the easy thing makes you popular. Doing the hard thing makes you a leader.” ~ Rick Warren
  37. “When you use your life for God’s glory, everything you do can become an act of worship” ~ Rick Warren
  38. “In God’s eyes, the greatest heroes of faith are not those who achieve prosperity, success, and power in this life, but those who treat life as a temporary assignment and serve faithfully, expecting their promised reward in eternity.” ~ Rick Warren
  39. “Our hope is not in the man we put in the White House but in the Man we put on the Cross.” ~ Rick Warren

  40. “There is nothing you can do that will make God stop loving you. You could try, but you simply can’t do it – because his love for you is based upon his character and not on anything you do or say or feel.” ~ Rick Warren
  41. “Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.” ~ Rick Warren
  42. “Most of the time, it’s your thinking, not your talent, that holds you back.” ~ Rick Warren
  43. “God teaches us to love by putting some unlovely people around us.” ~ Rick Warren

  44. “If you prayed as much as you worry, you’d have nothing to worry about.” ~ Rick Warren
  45. “Measured against eternity, our time on earth is just a blink of an eye, but the consequences of it will last forever.” ~ Rick Warren, Rick Warren quotes on time
  46. “The problem is that tolerant has changed its meaning. It used to mean ‘I may disagree with you completely, but I will treat you with respect. Today, tolerant means – ‘you must approve of everything I do.’ There’s a difference between tolerance and approval. Jesus accepted everyone no matter who they were. He doesn’t approve of everything I do, or you do, or anybody else does either. You can be accepting without being approving.” ~ Rick Warren
  47. “When God is at the center of your life, you Worship, when He’s not, you Worry.” ~ Rick Warren

  48. “God loves to bring good out of bad. He loves to turn crucifixions into resurrections. Every obstacle is an opportunity. Every problem has potential. Every crisis is an opportunity for ministry. Every hurt God wants to use for His glory.” ~ Rick Warren
  49. Love leaves legacy. How you treated other people, not your wealth or accomplishments, is the most enduring impact you can leave on earth.” ~ Rick Warren, Rick Warren quotes on love
  50. “Without the grace of Jesus: a hopeless end. With the grace of Jesus: an endless hope.” ~ Rick Warren, Rick Warren quotes on hope
  51. “People are interested by talent. God is impressed by character” ~ Rick Warren

  52. “Nothing shapes your life more than the commitments you choose to make.” ~ Rick Warren
  53. “Pride builds walls between people, humility builds bridges.” ~ Rick Warren
  54. “God’s ultimate goal for your life on earth is not comfort, but character development. He wants you to grow up spiritually and become like Christ.” ~ Rick Warren
  55. “You never know God is all you need until God is all you have.” ~ Rick Warren
  56. “Resentment always hurts you more than it does the person you resent. While your offender has probably forgotten the offense and gone on with life, you continue to stew in your pain, perpetuating the past. Listen: those who hurt you in the past cannot continue to hurt you now unless you hold on to the pain through resentment. Your past is past! Nothing will change it. You are only hurting yourself with your bitterness. For your own sake, learn from it, and then let it go.” ~ Rick Warren
  57. “You weren’t put on earth to be remembered. You were put here to prepare for eternity.” ~ Rick Warren
  58. “The greatest tragedy is not death, but life without purpose.” ~ Rick Warren

  59. “When God wants to make a mushroom, he does it overnight, but when He wants to make a giant oak, He takes a hundred years. Great souls are grown through struggles and storms and seasons of suffering. Be patient with the process.” ~ Rick Warren
  60. “Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.” ~ Rick Warren
  61. “In deep pain, people don’t need logic, advice, encouragement, or even Scripture. They just need you to show up and shut up.” ~ Rick Warren
  62. “Without implementation, all of our Bible studies are worthless.” ~ Rick Warren

  63. “Our time on earth and our energy, intelligence, opportunities, relationships, and resources are all gifts from God that he has entrusted to our care and management. We are stewards of whatever God gives us. This concept of stewardship begins with the recognition that God is the owner of everything and everyone on earth. … We never actually own anything during our brief stay on earth. God just loans the earth to us while we’re here. It was God’s property before you arrived, and God will loan it to someone else after you die.” ~ Rick Warren
  64. “For God to mend your broken heart you must give him ALL the pieces. You can’t hold any back.” ~ Rick Warren
  65. “If you want your life to have impact, focus it! Stop dabbling. Stop trying to do it all. Do less. Prune away even good activities and do only that which matters most. Never confuse activity with productivity. You can be busy without a purpose, but what’s the point?” ~ Rick Warren

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