Robert H. Schuller Quotes

Robert H. Schuller



Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.

Robert H. Schuller


I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.

Robert H. Schuller


Tough times never last, but tough people do.

Robert H. Schuller


What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?

Robert H. Schuller


If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller


It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Schuller


The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.

Robert H. Schuller


Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.

Robert H. Schuller


Anybody who succeeds is helping people. The secret to success is find a need and fill it; find a hurt and heal it; find a problem and solve it.

Robert H. Schuller


There are two views of interpreting the Bible in America: that every word is literally the truth without qualification, and then the other view is, it's called plenary inspiration, which holds that all religious truth taught in the Bible is true from God, but each word is not necessarily interpreted literally.

Robert H. Schuller


A mission is a place where you ask nonbelievers to come and find faith and hope and feel love.

Robert H. Schuller


I think that there are cancers of the body, but I think they are what I would call cancer of the emotional system, too. These are the kind of diseases or illnesses or sicknesses of the emotional system that are as incurable as cancer.

Robert H. Schuller


My family and I would never receive royalties on the revenue that my materials brought into the church; materials that were created on our own personal time.

Robert H. Schuller


I tell people, 'I was born in a little house at the dead end of a dirt road that had no name and no number, and you can go anywhere from nowhere.'

Robert H. Schuller