Put Yourself on That Happiness List

“As women, we’re nurturers by nature.  We want to make sure everyone is happy.  That’s a good thing, but we also have to put ourselves on that ‘Happiness List’.”
~ Victoria Osteen,
Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist &
Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

Be Tough Enough to Follow Through

“”You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.””
~ Rosalynn Carter
First Lady of the United States (1977-1981), Author, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (1998- ), National Women’s Hall of Fame (2002), Presidential Medal of Freedom (1999), Mental Illness Foundation Dorothea Dix Award (1988), Georgia Woman of the Year Award (1996), Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged (1996), United Nations Children’s Fund International Child Survival Award (1999), Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health – Institute of Medicine (2000), United States Surgeon General’s Medallion (2000) & American Peace Award (2009)
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Those Beautiful, Lit-up, Bejeweled ‘Christmas’ Trees

“I am a Jew, and every single one of my ancestors was Jewish.
And it does not bother me even a little bit when people call
those beautiful, lit-up, bejeweled trees ‘Christmas’ trees.
I don’t feel threatened. I don’t feel discriminated against.”

Benjamin Jeremy “Ben” Stein
Actor, Writer, Lawyer, Commentator,
& Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host

Be a Blessing

“Make it a point to be a blessing to someone today with a smile, a word of encouragement or an act of kindness.”
~ Lisa Osteen Comes,
Associate Pastor – Lakewood Church & Author

What Are You Speaking About Yourself?

“Words can knock you down, pull you down or put you on your feet, and not just the words of others. You know, it’s what you speak yourself.”
~ John Osteen,
Co-Founder & Senior Pastor – Lakewood Church & TV Program – John Osteen

Making You or Breaking You

“There lots of times in my life when I wish I’d put my hand over my mouth instead of saying things because, you know, words can put men on their feet. Words can either make you or break you.”
~ Dodie Osteen,
Co-Founder – Lakewood Church, Speaker & Author

My Humanity & Your Humanity

“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.”
~ Desmond Tutu
Anglican Cleric, Theologian, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Human Rights Activist, Dean – St Mary’s Cathedral Johannesburg (1975), Bishop of Lesotho, General-Secretary – South African Council of Churches (1978-1985)
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Try to Inspire People

“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.”
~ Kobe Bryant
Los Angeles Lakers Basketball Player (20-Seasons), NBA Championships (5X), All-Star(18X), All-NBA Team (15X), All-Defensive Team (12X), NBA Most Valuable Player (2008), NBA Finals MVP (2X) & Summer Olympics Gold Medals (2008 & 2012) & Academy Award – Best Animated Short Film (2018)
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