quotes tagged with 'stone'

If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot.

Author: Korean proverb, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in stone anger proverb EDS angry foot 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Even in the Church many are prone to garnish the sepulchres of yesterday’s prophets and mentally stone the living ones [see Matthew 23:29–30, 34].

Let us not make the error of the ancients. Numerous modern sectarians believe in the Abrahams, the Moseses, and the Pauls, but resist believing in today’s prophets. The ancients also could accept the prophets of an earlier day, but denounced and cursed the ones who were their contemporaries.
Author: Spencer W. Kimball, Source: “Chapter 23: Shepherds of the Flock,” Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Spencer W. Kimball, (2006), 249–57Saved by cboyack in prophet stone rejection 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner
Author: the Lord, Source: Luke 20:17Saved by mlsscaress in stone rejected parablewickedhusbandmen 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Author: Chinese Proverb, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in mountain stone patience 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
We don't stone the prophets, we just ignore them.
Author: Monte J. Brough, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in obedience prophet stone 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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