"Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, and people will like it more."
"Faith never demands an answer to every question but seeks the assurance and courage to move forward, sometimes acknowledging, "I don't know everything, but I do know enough to continue on the path of discipleship."
“There is no conflict between science and religion. Conflict only arises from an incomplete knowledge of either science or religion, or both...”
"People who are spiritually mature are people who are truly grateful."
"Artists and philosophers not only show us what we have felt, they present our experiences more poignantly and intelligently than we have been able; they give shape to aspects of our lives that we recognize as our own, yet could never have understood so clearly on our own. They explain our condition to us, and thereby help us to be less lonely with, and confused by it."
"Not every story has a happy ending. But that doesn't make it a bad story. This was a good story."
"Are the habits that you have today on par with the dreams that you have for tomorrow?"
"Collective pride takes the burden of self regard off of the individual. We don't have to do it all ourselves. We can belong to something better, and sometimes greater, than we are."
"After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world."
"Sisters, do not allow yourselves to be made to feel inadequate or frustrated because you cannot do everything others seem to be accomplishing. Rather, each should assess her own situation, her own energy, and her own talents, and then choose the best way to mold her family into a team, a unit that works together and supports each other. Only you and your Father in Heaven know your needs, strengths, and desires. Around this knowledge your personal course must be charted and your choices made."