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Charles R. Swindoll Quotes

A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.

A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven.

Alleged "impossibilities" are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched.

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.

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

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

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.

Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitudes toward life. 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.