Myles Munroe quotes and sayings are some of the most inspirational quotes you’ll find anywhere. Munroe was an evangelistic Christian who founded Bahamas Faith Ministries International. He was a prolific author, writing over 60 books, and a renowned preacher and public speaker but created controversy with his views and statements about gay rights.
He and his wife were killed when the plane they were travelling in hit a shipyard crane on its approach into Bahama International Airport on 9th November, 2012. All nine people aboard the plane were killed. Munroe was 60 years of age. Below is a selection of the most inspirational Myles Munroe quotes and sayings.
Myles Munroe Quotes
The greatest tragedy in life is not death, but a life without a purpose.
People generally fall into one of three groups: the few who make things happen, the many who watch things happen, and the overwhelming majority who have no notion of what happens. Every person is either a creator of fact or a creature of circumstance. He either puts color into his environment, or, like a chameleon, takes color from his environment.
If you have hope for the future you have true riches; no matter how much you have in your account.
Solid character will reflect itself in consistent behavior, while poor character will seek to hide behind deceptive words and actions.
When you believe in your dream and your vision, then it begins to attract its own resources. No one was born to be a failure.
You become a leader when you decide to be an original and not a copy.
Communication is the ability to ensure that people understand not only what you say but also what you mean. It is also the ability to listen to and understand others. Developing both of these aspects of communication takes a lot of time, patience, and hard work.
The value of life is not in its duration, but in its donation. You are not important because of how long you live, you are important because of how effective you live.
The greatness of a man is measured by the way he treats the little man. Compassion for the weak is a sign of greatness.
You are meant to be going somewhere, to be headed to a destination. The poorest person in the world is the person without a dream.
The bible does not say that a man’s education makes room for him, but that his gift does. Education is not the key to success, it doesn’t guarantee anything; it is your gift that is the key to success.
Purpose is when you know and understand what you were born to accomplish. Vision is when you see it in your mind and begin to imagine it.
Being open to correction means making ourselves vulnerable, and many people are not willing to do that.
Friendship is not a gift, but is the result of hard work.
True leaders don’t invest in buildings. Jesus never built a building. They invest in people. Why? Because success without a successor is failure. So your legacy should not be in buildings, programs, or projects; your legacy must be in people.
Every human heart cries and yearns for the same thing: a chance to fulfil his or her own dreams and desires. Even the poorest man has a dream.
The wealthiest places in the world are not gold mines, oil fields, diamond mines or banks. The wealthiest place is the cemetery. There lies companies that were never started, masterpieces that were never painted… In the cemetery there is buried the greatest treasure of untapped potential. There is a treasure within you that must come out. Don’t go to the grave with your treasure still within you.
You must decide if you are going to rob the world or bless it with the rich, valuable, potent, untapped resources locked away within you.
We manifest character when self-sacrifice for the sake of our principles becomes more important than compromise for the sake of popularity.
We are a sum total of what we have learned from all who have taught us, both great and small.
Don’t be a pigeon if you were born to be an eagle. Experience God’s altitude for your life.
Leadership is the capacity to influence others through inspiration motivated by passion, generated by vision, produced by a conviction, ignited by a purpose.
Reputation is what others think about you. Character is the truth about you. Reputation is what you are in public. Character is what you are in private.
Work is God’s gift to help you discover your potential.
You shouldn’t want people around you who haven’t made any mistakes; you should want to be around people who survived mistakes.
Quotes By Myles Munroe
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