30 Fascinating Myles Munroe Quotes

Myles Munroe was a Bahamian evangelist and ordained minister. As an author, speaker, and leadership consultant, Munroe founded the Bahamas Faith Ministries International. With decades of work and ministry, here is a look at some of the most notable Myles Munroe quotes ever recorded.

“A man leads with his mind while a woman leads with her heart.”

“A person’s readiness to date is largely a matter of maturity and environment.”

“A wedding is and event, but marriage is a life.”

“A woman may be beautiful but have poor character. A man may be a business genius, making money left and right, but lack common courtesy, sensitivity, and compassion.”

“Being open to correction means making ourselves vulnerable, and many people are not willing to do that.”

“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.”


“Desire is craving enough to sacrifice for.”

“Don’t ever make the mistake of telling God that you have nothing to offer. That simply is not true. God does not create any junk.”

“Every conscientious husband and wife should measure their marriage by the unchanging standard of the principles found in God’s Word.”

“Friendship is not a gift, but is the result of hard work.”

“God did not create woman from man’s head, that he should command her, nor from his feet, that she should be his slave, but rather from his side, that she should be near his heart.”

“God’s will and desire—His pleasure—is that we love Him. We cannot please God unless we love Him. We cannot love Him unless we know Him, and we cannot know Him unless we have faith in Him.”

“Healthy relationships should always begin at the spiritual and intellectual levels – the levels of purpose, motivation, interests, dreams,and personality.”

“Here are a few important principles to remember with regard to the giving and receiving between males and females. When a male demands, a female reacts; she doesn’t respond. ”

“Humility is simply believing and accepting what God says about us, and God says that we are anything but worthless.”

“It is not enough just to know who we love; we need to know what we love. We need to know why we love the person we love. This is critically important for building a happy and successful marriage.”

“It is the same way with dating. The time you are most prepared for dating is when you don’t need anyone to complete you, fulfill you, or instill in you a sense of worth or purpose.”

“Junk is in the eyes of the beholder. Some look, but others see.”

“Marriage is two imperfect people committing themselves to a perfect institution, by making perfect vows from imperfect lips before a perfect God.”

“No matter what type of leader you are or how widespread your influence, you face personal temptations, challenges, and stresses. And only a foundation of character will sustain you and your leadership.”

“One of the greatest tragedies in life is to watch potential die untapped.”

“Solid character will reflect itself in consistent behavior, while poor character will seek to hide behind deceptive words and actions.”

“Submission is the willingness to give up our right to ourselves, to freely surrender our insistence on having our own way all the time.”

“The greatest tragedy in life is not death, but a life without a purpose.”

“The husband provides direction; the wife, maintenance.”

“The past is the past. Who or what we used to be doesn’t matter anymore. What matters is who and what we are now and who and what we can become in the future.”

“We are a sum total of what we have learned from all who have taught us, both great and small.”

“We will never obtain God’s kind of marriage simply by going along with the crowd, doing what everybody else does. We have to dig deep into the heart of God to discover His principles.”

“When purpose is not known, abuse is inevitable.”

“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.”

Here is an interview with Dr. Myles Munroe as he discusses his ideals on Purpose, Priority, and Pleasure. Focused on the transformation of followers into leaders.

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