quotes tagged with 'selflessness'

Each spasm of selfishness narrows one's universe that much more by reducing his awareness of or concern with others.

Author: Neal A. Maxwell, Source: @nealamaxwellSaved by bhquoty in selfishness service discipleship selflessness 6 years ago[save this] [permalink]

You can make more friends in 2 months by becoming interested in other people than you can in 2 years trying to get other people interested in you.

Author: Dale Carnegie, Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People, p. 54Saved by amberb in friendship selflessness 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Lift Where You Stand

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf 

Some Want to Lead, Others Want to Hide

Although it may seem simple, lifting where we stand is a principle of power. Most of the priesthood bearers I know understand and live by this principle. They are eager to roll up their sleeves and go to work, whatever that work might be. They faithfully perform their priesthood duties. They magnify their callings. They serve the Lord by serving others. They stand close together and lift where they stand.

However, there are those who sometimes struggle with this concept. And when they do, they seem to fall into one of two camps: either they seek to lead, or they seek to hide. They covet a crown or a cave.

Oddly enough, often the root cause of both of these tendencies—seeking to lead or seeking to hide—may be the same: selfishness.

Brethren, may we cease to aspire and cease to retire!

Author: Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Source: http://lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-947-18,00.h...Saved by kevinmiller in apathy humility pride priestcraft selflessness 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Many men though they’ve lived with a woman for years don't seem to have the faintest idea about what a woman needs and how she could be inspired to be made perfect.
Author: Boyd K. Packer, Source: http://videoweb.lib.byu.edu/Transcriptions/HRC/HTML/101_brinle...Saved by richardkmiller in man inspire perfection woman needs selflessness 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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