quotes tagged with 'quiet'

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."

Author: Mary Anne Radmacher, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in courage quiet roar maryanneradmacher tomorrow 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Getting through the hazards of life requires understanding, skill, experience, and self-assurance like that required to sink a difficult basket under pressure. In the game of life, that is called righteous character. Such character is not developed in moments of great challenge or temptation. That is when it is used. Character is woven quietly from the threads of hundreds of correct decisions (like practice sessions). When strengthened by obedience and worthy acts, correct decisions form a fabric of character that brings victory in time of great need.


Righteous character provides the foundation of spiritual strength that enables you to make difficult, extremely important decisions correctly when they seem overpowering.


Righteous character is what you are. It is more important than what you own, what you have learned, or what you have accomplished. It allows you to be trusted. It opens the door to help from the Lord in moments of great challenge or temptation.

Author: Elder Richard G. Scott, Source: http://tinyurl.com/lnkjreSaved by mlsscaress in obedience strength trust character challenge experience skill quiet understanding temptation trials practice worthy decisions selfassurance 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Some [people] have looked exclusively for the great manifestations that are recorded in the scriptures and have failed to recognize the still, small voice that is given to them. … We need to know that the Lord rarely speaks loudly. His messages almost always come in a whisper. …Not understanding these principles of revelation, some people postpone acknowledging their testimony until they have experienced a miraculous event. They fail to realize that with most people … gaining a testimony is not an event but a process.

Author: Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Source: Ensign, Mar. 1997, 11–12, 14Saved by mlsscaress in revelation process quiet testimony holyghost acknowledge discern answers whisper soft 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Real charity is not something you give away; it is something that you acquire and make a part of yourself. And when the virtue of charity becomes implanted in your heart, you are never the same again. It makes the thought of being a basher [critical or verbally abusive] repulsive.


Perhaps the greatest charity comes when we are kind to each other, when we don’t judge or categorize someone else, when we simply give each other the benefit of the doubt or remain quiet. Charity is accepting someone’s differences, weaknesses, and shortcomings; having patience with someone who has let us down; or resisting the impulse to become offended when someone doesn’t handle something the way we might have hoped. Charity is refusing to take advantage of another’s weakness and being willing to forgive someone who has hurt us. Charity is expecting the best of each other.

Author: Elder Marvin J. Ashton, Source: http://library.lds.org/nxt/gateway.dll/Magazines/Ensign/1992.h...Saved by mlsscaress in virtue judge forgive heart quiet patience kindness charity new differences expectations selfless resist accepting acquire implanted categorize shortcomings 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
Author: Hans Margolius, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in mind conscience quiet perception 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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