quotes tagged with 'seed'
Author: David O. McKay, Source: Teachings of Presidents of the Church: David O. McKay, 23: Developing a Christlike Character
"The kind of life you live, your disposition, your very nature, will be determined by your thoughts, of which your acts are but the outward expression. Thought is the seed of action."
18 Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be.Author: Paul, Source: Romans 4:18-22
19 And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara’s womb:
20 He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;
21 And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
True ideas are those that we can assimilate, validate, corroborate and verify. False ideas are those that we can not. That is the practical difference it makes to us to have true ideas; that, therefore, is the meaning of truth, for it is all that truth is known as....Author: William James, Source: http://weblog.infoworld.com/openresource/archives/2007/01/open...
The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent in it. Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its verity is in fact an event, a process: the process namely of its verifying itself, its verification. Its validity is the process of its validation.
A man having planted seed must needs leave it alone. He may tend the field, removing weeds, protecting the plants as best he may, but the growth itself is dependent upon conditions and forces beyond his power to ultimately control.Author: James E. Talmage, Source: Jesus the Christ, p. 269