quotes tagged with 'conduct'

When we make a covenant or agreement with God, we must keep it at whatever the cost.

Author: Spencer W. Kimball, Source: "The Example of Abraham," Ensign, June 1975, 6Saved by mlsscaress in conduct covenant deceit rationalization oath 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Correct conduct under stress is more likely when one has correct expectations about life.

To err by having naive expectations concerning the purposes of life is to err everlastingly. Life is neither a pleasure palace through whose narrow portals we pass briefly, laughingly, and heedlessly before extinction, nor is life a cruel predicament in an immense and sad wasteland. It is the middle (but briefest) estate of the three estates in man's carefully constructed continuum of experience.
Author: Neal A Maxwell, Source: Taking Up the Cross, Firesite BYU 4 Jan 1976: http://speeches....Saved by mlsscaress in experience pleasure conduct expectations stress predicament 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Today, when a concerted effort is made to obliterate this point, it cannot be repeated too often that the Constitution is a limitation on the government, not on private individuals - that it does not prescribe the conduct of private individuals, only the conduct of the government - that it is not a charter for government power, but a charter of the citizens' protection against the government.
Author: Ayn Rand, Source: The Virtue of SelfishnessSaved by cboyack in constitution government power conduct protection limit corruption 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The virtue of man ought to be measured, not by his extraordinary exertions, but by his everyday conduct.
Author: Blaise Pascal, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in virtue life exertion conduct measure 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

« Previous 1 » Next

tag cloud

Visit the tag cloud to see a visual representation of all the tags saved in Quoty.

popular tags