77 Awesome Attitude Quotes Swindoll (Uplifting)

Discover the power of attitude with these insightful quotes by Charles Swindoll, inspiring you to embrace positivity and resilience.

Click a link to jump to your section of interest!

Best Attitude Quotes Swindoll

Attitude is more important than facts. It is more important than the past than education money circumstances than failures and success Attitude QuotesPin

Attitude is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, money, circumstances, than failures and success, than what other people think, say, or do. It is more important than appearance, ability, or skill. It will make or break a business, a home, a friendship, an organization. The remarkable thing is I have a choice every day of what my attitude will be. I cannot change my past. I cannot change the actions of others. I cannot change the inevitable. The only thing I can change is attitude. Life is ten percent what happens to me and ninety percent how I react to it. Charles Swindoll

Attitude is more important than the past than education than money than circumstances than what people do or say.Pin

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. Charles Swindoll

Attitude keeps me going or cripples my progress. It alone fuels my fire or assaults my hopes. When my attitudes Attitude QuotesPin

Attitude keeps me going or cripples my progress. It alone fuels my fire or assaults my hopes. When my attitudes are right, there is no barrier too high, no valley too deep, no dream too extreme, no challenge too great for me. Charles Swindoll

This is a story about four people named Everybody Somebody Anybody and Nobody. There was an important job to do andPin

This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was an important job to do and Everybody was asked to do it. Everybody was sure Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought Anybody would do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done. Charles Swindoll

While I wholeheartedly believe in choosing to approach every challenge with a great attitude I dont mean that we should abandon authenticity and live in fantasyland. Attitude QuotesPin

While I wholeheartedly believe in choosing to approach every challenge with a great attitude, I don’t mean that we should abandon authenticity and live in fantasyland. Charles Swindoll

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

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

Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitudes toward life. The longer I live the more convinced I Attitude QuotesPin

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 percent what happens to us and percent how we respond to it. Charles Swindoll

I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day to day basis is my choice of attitude.Pin

I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude. It is more important than my past, my education, my bankroll, my successes or failures, fame or pain, what other people think of me or say about me, my circumstances, or my position. Charles Swindoll

One of the worst things you can give to your people is someone youre not. Attitude QuotesPin

One of the worst things you can give to your people is someone you’re not. Charles Swindoll

Only you can determine your choice of attitude. Choose wisely choose carefully choose confidently!Pin

Only you can determine your choice of attitude. Choose wisely, choose carefully, choose confidently! Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

Joy is a deeply felt contentment that transcends difficult circumstances and derives maximum enjoyment from every good experience. Attitude QuotesPin

Joy is a deeply felt contentment that transcends difficult circumstances and derives maximum enjoyment from every good experience. Charles Swindoll

Encourage one another. Many times a word of praise or thanks or appreciation or cheer has kept people on their feet.Pin

Encourage one another. Many times a word of praise or thanks or appreciation or cheer has kept people on their feet. Charles Swindoll

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things you develop the habit in little matters. Attitude QuotesPin

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Charles Swindoll

Humility � the discipline of putting others ahead of self the choice to value others above self � is at its core a matter of faith.Pin

Humility – the discipline of putting others ahead of self, the choice to value others above self – is, at its core, a matter of faith. Charles Swindoll

I let people see the cracks in my life. We cant be phony. Weve got to keep it real. Attitude QuotesPin

I let people see the cracks in my life. We can’t be phony. We’ve got to keep it real. Charles Swindoll

The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is ten percent what happensPin

The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is ten percent what happens to me and ninety percent of how I react to it. And so it is with you. we are in charge of our attitudes. Charles Swindoll

It is in lonely solitude that God delivers His best thoughts and the mind needs to be still and quiet to receive them. Attitude QuotesPin

It is in lonely solitude that God delivers His best thoughts, and the mind needs to be still and quiet to receive them. Charles Swindoll

The pursuit of happiness is a matter of choice it is a positive attitude we choose to express. It is not a gift delivered to our door each morning norPin

The pursuit of happiness is a matter of choice…it is a positive attitude we choose to express. It is not a gift delivered to our door each morning, nor does it come through the window. And it is certain that our circumstances are not the things that make us joyful. If we wait for them to get just right, we will never laugh again. Charles Swindoll

One of the marks of maturity is the ability to disagree without becoming disagreeable. Attitude QuotesPin

One of the marks of maturity is the ability to disagree without becoming disagreeable. Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a mans or a womans shoulders. To breathe fresh air intoPin

Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a man’s or a woman’s shoulders. To breathe fresh air into the fading embers of a smoldering dream. To actually change the course of another human being’s day, week, or life. Charles Swindoll

Lets choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith and joy and belief and compassion. Attitude QuotesPin

Let`s choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith and joy and belief and compassion. Charles Swindoll

Leadership is influence. To the extent we influence others we lead them.Pin

Leadership is influence. To the extent we influence others, we lead them. Charles Swindoll

Disagreements are inevitable. There will always be opposing viewpoints and a variety of perspectives on most subjects. Attitude QuotesPin

Disagreements are inevitable. There will always be opposing viewpoints and a variety of perspectives on most subjects. Tastes differ as well as preferences. That is why they make vanilla and chocolate and strawberry ice cream, why they build Fords and Chevys, Chryslers and Cadillacs, Hondas and Toyotas. That is why our nation has room for Democrats and Republicans, conservatives and liberals – and moderates. The tension is built into our system. It is what freedom is all about, including religious freedom. Charles Swindoll

I know of nothing more valuable when it comes to the all important virtue of authenticity than simply being who you are.Pin

I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are. Charles Swindoll

Prejudice is a learned trait. Youre not born prejudiced youre taught it. Attitude QuotesPin

Prejudice is a learned trait. You’re not born prejudiced; you’re taught it. Charles Swindoll

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

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

People who soar are those who refuse to sit back and wish things would change Attitude QuotesPin

People who soar, are those who refuse to sit back and wish things would change Charles Swindoll

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

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

Nothing speaks louder or more powerfully than a life of integrity. Attitude QuotesPin

Nothing speaks louder or more powerfully than a life of integrity. Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

Times may be hard and people may be demanding but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day.Pin

Times may be hard and people may be demanding, but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day. Charles Swindoll

Learning more truth is a poor and cheap substitute for stopping and putting into action the truth already learned Attitude QuotesPin

Learning more truth is a poor and cheap substitute for stopping and putting into action the truth already learned Charles Swindoll

Leaders need to cultivate two things a righteous heart and a rhinoceros skin.Pin

Leaders need to cultivate two things: a righteous heart and a rhinoceros skin. Charles Swindoll

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

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

The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really its a matter of programmingPin

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. Charles Swindoll

When I have a wrong attitude I look at life humanly. When I have a right attitude I look at life divinely. Attitude QuotesPin

When I have a wrong attitude, I look at life humanly. When I have a right attitude, I look at life divinely. Charles Swindoll

On tough days you gotta have heart. Dont quit whatever you do. Persevere.Pin

On tough days, you gotta have heart. Don’t quit, whatever you do. Persevere. Charles Swindoll

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

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

Short Attitude Quotes Swindoll

Real integrity stays in place whether the test in adversity or prosperity.Pin

Real integrity stays in place whether the test in adversity or prosperity. Charles Swindoll

Anything under Gods control is never out of control. Attitude QuotesPin

Anything under God’s control is never out of control. Charles Swindoll

Patience is a bitter plant that produces sweet fruit.Pin

Patience is a bitter plant that produces sweet fruit. Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

Lead with action and let the feelings follow. Attitude QuotesPin

Lead with action and let the feelings follow. Charles Swindoll

Refuse to let your situation determine your attitude.Pin

Refuse to let your situation determine your attitude. Charles Swindoll

Hope is like an anchor. Our hope in Christ stabilizes us in the storms of life but unlike an anchor it does not hold us back. Attitude QuotesPin

Hope is like an anchor. Our hope in Christ stabilizes us in the storms of life, but unlike an anchor, it does not hold us back. Charles Swindoll

Think first. Talk less. Start today.Pin

Think first. Talk less. Start today. Charles Swindoll

Good listeners believe they can learn something from everyone. Attitude QuotesPin

Good listeners believe they can learn something from everyone. Charles Swindoll

First impressions never have a second chance.Pin

First impressions never have a second chance. Charles Swindoll

Worry erases the promises of God from your mind. Attitude QuotesPin

Worry erases the promises of God from your mind. Charles Swindoll

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

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

We are in charge of our attitudes. Attitude QuotesPin

We are in charge of our attitudes. Charles Swindoll

The lens of fear magnifies the size of uncertainty.Pin

The lens of fear magnifies the size of uncertainty. Charles Swindoll

Excellence moral ethical personal excellence is worth whatever it costs. Attitude QuotesPin

Excellence-moral, ethical, personal excellence-is worth whatever it costs. Charles Swindoll

Home is the bottom line of life the anvil upon which attitudes and convictions are hammered out the single most influential force in our earthlyPin

Home is the bottom line of life, the anvil upon which attitudes and convictions are hammered out the single most influential force in our earthly existence. No price tag can adequately reflect its value. Charles Swindoll

Alleged �impossibilities are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched.Pin

Alleged ‘impossibilities’ are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched. Charles Swindoll

Worry is a complete waste of energy. It solves nothing.Pin

Worry is a complete waste of energy. It solves nothing. Charles Swindoll

Friends make life a lot more fun.Pin

Friends make life a lot more fun. Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

Attitude Quotes Swindoll (About Life)

The stronger the winds the deeper the roots and the longer the winds the more beautiful the tree.Pin

The stronger the winds, the deeper the roots, and the longer the winds, the more beautiful the tree. Charles Swindoll

When you have a sense of calling whether its to be a musician soloist artist in one of the technical fields or a plumber there is somethingPin

When you have a sense of calling, whether it’s to be a musician, soloist, artist, in one of the technical fields, or a plumber, there is something deep and enriching when you realize it isn’t just a casual choice, it’s a divine calling. It’s not limited to vocational Christian service by any means. Charles Swindoll

A story without context is like a diamond without a mounting. The stone may be beautiful lyingPin

A story without context is like a diamond without a mounting. The stone may be beautiful lying loose on a table, but when it is carefully mounted in the right setting it can dazzle you with its brilliance and sparkling beauty. Charles Swindoll

Im here today to warn you I want you to watch out for the adversary. Guard yourself from any spirit of entitlement.Pin

I’m here today to warn you: I want you to watch out for the adversary. Guard yourself from any spirit of entitlement. Restrain any and all subtle temptation to gain attention or to find ways to promote yourself. Charles Swindoll

Fortunately God made all varieties of people with a wide variety of interests and abilities. He has called people ofPin

Fortunately, God made all varieties of people with a wide variety of interests and abilities. He has called people of every race and color who have been hurt by life in every manner imaginable. Even the scars of past abuse and injury can be the means of bringing healing to another. What wonderful opportunities to make disciples! Charles Swindoll

The happiest people I know are the ones who have learned how to hold everything loosely and have given the worrisome stress filledPin

The happiest people I know are the ones who have learned how to hold everything loosely and have given the worrisome, stress-filled, fearful details of their lives into God’s keeping. Charles Swindoll

Gods timing is always on time.Pin

God’s timing is always on time. Charles Swindoll

I am fairly firm in my theological convictions but that doesnt mean you (or anyone) must agree with me. All this explains why we must place soPin

I am fairly firm in my theological convictions, but that doesn’t mean you (or anyone) must agree with me. All this explains why we must place so much importance on leaving “wobble room” in our relationships. One’s theological persuasion may not bend, but one’s involvement with others must. Charles Swindoll

God doesnt work on our timetable. He has a plan that He will execute perfectly and for the highest greatest good of all and for His ultimate glory.Pin

God doesn’t work on our timetable. He has a plan that He will execute perfectly and for the highest, greatest good of all, and for His ultimate glory. Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

It helps me if I remember that God is in charge of my day � not I.Pin

It helps me if I remember that God is in charge of my day – not I. Charles Swindoll

Dont expect wisdom to come into your life like great chunks of rock on a conveyor belt. Wisdom comes privately from God as aPin

Don’t expect wisdom to come into your life like great chunks of rock on a conveyor belt. Wisdom comes privately from God as a byproduct of right decisions, godly reactions, and the application of spiritual principles to daily circumstances. Charles Swindoll

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

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

We need discernment in what we see and what we hear and what we believe.Pin

We need discernment in what we see and what we hear and what we believe. Charles Swindoll

God will never adjust His agenda to fit ours. He will not speed up His pace to catch up with ours we need to slow our pace in order toPin

God will never adjust His agenda to fit ours. He will not speed up His pace to catch up with ours; we need to slow our pace in order to recover our walk with Him. God will not scream and shout over the noisy clamor; He expects us to seek quietness, where His still small voice can be heard again. Charles Swindoll

Its the most exciting thing to watch God work when Ive asked him about something to listen to him and watch him work.Pin

It’s the most exciting thing to watch God work when I’ve asked him about something, to listen to him and watch him work. It’s like this friendship, and it just grows and grows and grows and grows. Charles Swindoll

Grace has to be the loveliest word in the English language. It embodies almost every attractive quality we hope to find in others.Pin

Grace has to be the loveliest word in the English language. It embodies almost every attractive quality we hope to find in others. Grace is a gift of the humble to the humiliated. Grace acknowledges the ugliness of sin by choosing to see beyond it. Grace accepts a person as someone worthy of kindness despite whatever grime or hard-shell casing keeps him or her separated from the rest of the world. Grace is a gift of tender mercy when it makes the least sense. Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

God never asked us to meet lifes pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that wePin

God never asked us to meet life’s pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest. Charles Swindoll

God also allows suffering so that we might learn what it means to depend on Him not on our own strength and resources.Pin

God also allows suffering so that we might learn what it means to depend on Him, not on our own strength and resources. Charles Swindoll

When God is involved anything can happen. Be open. Stay that way. God has a beautiful way of bringing good vibrations out of broken chords.Pin

When God is involved, anything can happen. Be open. Stay that way. God has a beautiful way of bringing good vibrations out of broken chords. Charles Swindoll

God is able to take your life with all of the heartache all of the pain all of the regret all of the missed opportunities and use you for His glory.Pin

God is able to take your life, with all of the heartache, all of the pain, all of the regret, all of the missed opportunities, and use you for His glory. Charles Swindoll

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

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

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.Pin

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. Charles Swindoll Attitude Quotes

Our Challenge: Adopt a More Positive Attitude Using Swindoll’s Wisdom as a Guide.

In a world often fraught with challenges and uncertainties, the power of attitude cannot be overstated. Charles Swindoll, a renowned author, educator, and preacher, has long emphasized the transformative potential of a positive mindset. His insightful wisdom serves as a beacon for those seeking to navigate life’s ups and downs with resilience and grace. By embracing Swindoll’s teachings, one can embark on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth, ultimately leading to a more fulfilling and enriching existence.

At the heart of Swindoll’s philosophy is the belief that attitude is a choice—one that each individual has the power to make, regardless of external circumstances. He reminds us that while we may not always have control over what happens to us, we do have control over how we respond. This empowering message serves as a catalyst for change, urging us to take ownership of our thoughts and emotions.

One of Swindoll’s most famous quotes encapsulates this sentiment perfectly: “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” This simple yet profound statement reminds us that our attitude, more than anything else, shapes our experiences and determines our outcomes. By adopting a positive attitude, we can approach life’s challenges with optimism and resilience, turning obstacles into opportunities for growth and learning.

But cultivating a positive attitude is easier said than done, especially in the face of adversity. It requires conscious effort and practice, as well as a willingness to challenge ingrained patterns of thinking. Swindoll encourages us to start by reframing our perspective, focusing on the blessings and opportunities present in every situation rather than dwelling on the negatives.

Moreover, Swindoll emphasizes the importance of surrounding ourselves with positivity—in our thoughts, our words, and our relationships. By seeking out sources of inspiration and encouragement, whether through literature, music, or supportive communities, we can reinforce our commitment to maintaining a positive attitude.

Perhaps most importantly, Swindoll reminds us that setbacks and failures are inevitable parts of life—but they need not define us. Instead of allowing ourselves to be consumed by disappointment or despair, we can choose to see these experiences as valuable lessons that contribute to our growth and development.

Charles Swindoll’s wisdom offers a powerful blueprint for adopting a more positive attitude in life. By embracing his teachings, we can cultivate resilience, optimism, and gratitude, transforming challenges into opportunities and living more fully in the present moment. As Swindoll himself famously said, “Attitude is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. It will make or break a company…a church…a home.”

Visited 96 times, 1 visit(s) today