21 Delightful Bob Goff Quotes

Bob Goff is a lawyer, speaker, and author of the New York Times best-selling books Love Does and Everybody, Always. His devotional book “Live in Grace, Walk in Love” is a treasure of wisdom quotes. Check out “Dream Big” and share Bob Goff stories with family, coworkers, and friends. Get to know Bob Goff through his books, podcast appearances, and social media. You will find encouragement, humor, and Biblical wisdom in his stories.

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“The kind of love that God created and demonstrated is a costly one because it involves sacrifice and presence. It’s a love that operates more like a sign language than being spoken outright.” -Bob Goff

“I learned that fully loving and fully living are not only synonymous but the kind of life that Jesus invited us to be part of.” -Bob Goff

“I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me,  but now I’m more afraid of succeeding at things that don’t matter.” -Bob Goff

“I used to want to fix people, but now I just want to be with them.” -Bob Goff

“I don’t validate my faith with a church attendance scorecard.” -Bob Goff

“I’ve never read in Genesis that God created “typical” and called it good.” -Bob Goff

“Pride loves to compare itself with the next person in hopes that they don’t quite measure up. Humility says there’s room for all of us to flourish side by side, doing our best. Pride says success means beating the competition, and everyone is the competition. Kindness passes the ball and lets everyone take a shot.” -Bob Goff

“The hidden cost of pride is isolation.” -Bob Goff

“Pride is always sizing up other people; humility is always showing people how much they can grow.” -Bob Goff

“Advertisers know that what we long for more than anything else is connection. We want to be accepted unconditionally and have deeper relationships where we’re more fully known.” -Bob Goff

“We don’t need to present a different version of ourselves to make new friends; we need to be more authentic with the ones we already have.” -Bob Goff

“People who spend all their time trying to make money spend all their money trying to make time. Be wealthy in friendships.” -Bob Goff

“People aren’t projects; people are people.” -Bob Goff

“When love has an agenda, it isn’t love anymore. It’s just another program. We choose to give away love for no other reason than our recognition that people are worth it.” -Bob Goff

“Tell people who they are becoming, not who they were.” -Bob Goff

“Sometimes when we’re looking for an answer, God sends a friend.” -Bob Goff

“God doesn’t bookmark our failures. He celebrates our attempts.” -Bob Goff

“If the walls of your life are crashing down, maybe God has a renovation in mind.” -Bob Goff

“People will figure out what we believe when they see the way we live.” -Bob Goff

“You are brave. You are kind, You are valued. You have what it takes. You have a spark that is unique to you.” -Bob Goff

“The most beautiful scenery on the world is when our friends come into view.” -Bob Goff

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