quotes tagged with 'life', page 9

Young people with an itch for fame should be encouraged not only to excel at something, but also to care for something- their music, their acting, their cause- more than themselves.

Author: Gene Veith, Source: Gene VeithSaved by wordlovergirl in life fame purpose actor singer 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

[Life's] always worth living, and living well.

Author: Katherine Heigl, Source: Katherine HeiglSaved by wordlovergirl in life good encouragement 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

We all have only one life to live on Earth. And through television we have the choice of encouraging others to demean this life or to cherish it in creative, imaginative ways.

Author: Fred "Mister" Rogers, Source: Fred "Mister" RogersSaved by wordlovergirl in life responsibility creative television 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.

Author: Ralf Waldo Emerson, Source: UnknownSaved by Jacob in life failure risk 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

One’s life … cannot be both faith-filled and stress-free. …


Therefore, how can you and I really expect to glide naively through life, as if to say, ‘Lord, give me experience, but not grief, not sorrow, not pain, not opposition, not betrayal, and certainly not to be forsaken. Keep from me, Lord, all those experiences which made Thee what Thou art! Then let me come and dwell with Thee and fully share Thy joy!’ …


Real faith … is required to endure this necessary but painful developmental process.

Author: Neal A. Maxwell, Source: “Lest Ye Be Wearied and Faint in Your Minds,” Ensign, May 1991, 88, 90.Saved by davejames99 in life happiness faith adversity stress 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.  I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.... What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.

Author: Henry David Thoreau, Source: unknownSaved by bluesfreak in life behavior persuasion books 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

So, the great test of life is to see whether we will hearken to and obey God's commands in the midst of the storms of life. It is not to endure storms, but to choose the right while they rage. And the tragedy of life is to fail in that test and so fail to qualify to return in glory to our heavenly home

Author: Henry B. Eyring, Source: "Spiritual Preparedness: Start Early and Be Steady," Ensign, Nov. 2005, 37-38Saved by davejames99 in life adversity obey 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is wonderful to know that our Heavenly Father loves us--even with all our flaws! His love is such that even should we give up on ourselves, He never will.


We see ourselves in terms of yesterday and today. Our Heavenly Father sees us in terms of forever. Although we might settle for less, Heavenly Father won't, for He sees us as the glorious beings we are capable of becoming.

Author: Joseph B Wirthlin, Source: "The Great Commandment," Ensign, Nov. 2007, 29 30Saved by davejames99 in god life love 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

We knew before we were born that we were coming to the earth for bodies and experience and that we would have joys and sorrows, pain and comforts, ease and hardships, health and sickness, successes and disappointments; and we knew also that we would die. We accepted all these eventualities with a glad heart eager to accept both the favorable and unfavorable. … We were willing to come and take life as it came

Author: Spencer W. Kimball , Source: “Tragedy or Destiny,” Improvement Era, Mar. 1966, 217Saved by davejames99 in life adversity 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Your lives, your friendships, your marriages, your families, your neighbors and coworkers currently constitute the sample of humanity which God has given you. We are each other’s clinical material, and we make a mistake when we disregard that sober fact.........These special moments—one-on-one, in small groups, in corridors, hallways, or wherever—do something so subtle that we are scarcely aware that it is happening. Yet these help to further define our relationships with the Lord and with each other. It is often the one-liners that come from these special moments which have such a long shelf life and which help us long after the dispersal of those friends has occurred.

Author: Neal A. Maxwell, Source: “Jesus, the Perfect Mentor,” Ensign, Feb. 2001, 8Saved by davejames99 in life family friends 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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