34 Motivational T.D. Jakes Quotes

T.D Jakes really needs no introduction. New York Times Best-selling author, Bishop, entrepreneur, actor, mentor to millions etc, etc.

Anyways are a few of T.D. Jakes quotes you will enjoy. 



No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn't in submission to God!

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If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.

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When God has a plan for your life, I don't care how much you murmur and complain and kick and fuss and scream and yell. When you know that God has a plan for your life, He got you tied up I serve a God who will tie you up when you're acting crazy, tie you up, while you're trying to do your own thing, tie you up while your temper is raging, tie you up, when your ambition is out of control.

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Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation.

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We are the people that we have been waiting for and no one else is coming.

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Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. 

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And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and your intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

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If you stick your head in the sand and ignore things that you have the power to change, you canít blame anyone when they donít turn out right!

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God has invested entirely too much in you for you to be comfortable in anything less than you were created to be.

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When you don't become fixated on winning the prize or appearing successful, and instead pursue your passions, then you will discover the fulfillment that comes from living by instinct.

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Destiny is not for comfort seekers. Destiny is for the daring and determined who are willing to endure some discomfort, delay gratification, and go where Destiny leads.

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Sometimes, God will tie you up til the time is right. Nothing will work, your money won't work, your career won't work, the boyfriend will leave, the house will sell, cause when God has you tied up, He's not gonna let you get away. He'll say, Be still and see the salvation of the Lord.

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To be unforgiving is like to drink poison and wait for someone else to die.

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If someone must be hurt, if it ever becomes necessary to bear pains, weather strong winds, or withstand trials or opposition, let it be adults and not children.

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One of the great healing balms of the Holy Spirit is forgiveness. To forgive is to break the link between you and your past.

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When you begin to realize that your past does not necessarily dictate the outcome of your future, then you can release the hurt. It is impossible to inhale new air until you exhale the old.

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The art of avoiding extremes is an art that is drawn on the canvas of maturity and painted with the abstract strokes of many experiences.

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Our greatest power doesn't always emerge from our experiences, not even from our most intense ones.  If you can spend some time with yourself, you may be on the verge of the most powerful part of your life, discovering whatís inside that your instincts want to express outside. Think about what you gravitate toward when given time to relax and recharge.

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There's incredible hidden treasure locked up in your instincts that may not always show on your resume.

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God will not let your needs and wants go unattended, especially when you desire to be more like Him.

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It is important to remember that for every person, there will be a problem. Even more importantly, for every problem, our God has a prescription!

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Serving the Lord is not always easy or popular. Folks may laugh at you on your job, mocking and making fun of your faith. But once you decide that there's no turning back, something in your heart rises up and says no to the devil and yes to the Lord.

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A church that focuses on the external has lost its passion for souls.

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Big ideas come from forward thinking people who challenge the norm, think outside the box, and invent the world they see inside rather than submitting to the limitations of current dilemmas.

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People haters can't stand your dreaming of a better life, despise your happiness, turn their nose up at you because you take extra care in your speech and appearance. They get angry when you find a better job or a new love. They stop speaking to you when you give up negative behaviors.

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You can't Tell Everybody One of the saddest realities we must face about life is that everybody is not going to be happy when we prosper.

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Nobody likes hard times, but it's the unpleasant experiences that are often the catalysts to build the character required for our destiny.

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Gossip is hater activity. So is listening to gossip, which you can cut short by interrupting the gossiper with I don't need to know and steering the conversation to another subject. Only God knows the full story of everyone's destiny; you don't, so you're not equipped to judge. If you find yourself rooting against anyoneís success, I encourage you to focus on yourself, what you do best, and march to your own destiny. Do not let yourself become a hater.

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Seek your destiny, and do not worry about others. 

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When God blesses you, not only will He bless you personally, but He will bless your family, your field, your crops, and your land. According to Deuteronomy 28, God will take you who used to be the tail and make you the head.

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If you can dream it, you can achieve it. The secret to recapturing dreams is to enjoy the pursuit of the dream, rather than to focus on the outcome.

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What woman would not appreciate a God who becomes her attorney, assumes her case, requires no fee, and wins her the victory?

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