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There are some that only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts.
Author: Voltaire, Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/VoltaireSaved by writegerl in disguise words 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman.
Author: Mexican Proverb, Source: UnknownSaved by writegerl in woman 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
Author: Confucius, Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/ConfuciusSaved by writegerl in revenge 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Author: William Falkner, Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Criminal_MindsSaved by writegerl in becoming 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Those who speak of blind obedience may appear to know many things, but they do not understand the doctrines of the gospel. There is an obedience that comes from a knowledge of the truth that transcends any external form of control. We are not obedient because we are blind, we are obedient because we can see.
Author: Boyd K. Packer, Source: Ensign, May 1983Saved by writegerl in obedience commandments 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
“The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but what he becomes by it.”
Author: John Ruskin, Source: UnknownSaved by writegerl in work 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
If we looked at mortality as the whole of existence, then pain, sorrow, failure, and short life would be calamity. But if we look upon life as an eternal thing stretching far into the premortal past and on into the eternal post-death future, then all happenings may be put in proper perspective.
Author: Spencer W. Kimball, Source: Teachings of the Presidents of the Church: Spencer W. Kimball, p. 15Saved by writegerl in trial suffering failure sorrow mortality eternity perspective tragedy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The great struggle of life is that you are you and this is now. The inspiration of that is that you're not just remembering history, you're making it. It's a blank page. You can fill it with good things.
Author: Peggy Noonan, Source: http://www.opinionjournal.com/columnists/pnoonan/?id=110009543...Saved by writegerl in history present now future struggle 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Largely due to television, your generation lives inside of the great and spacious building.
Author: Boyd K. Packer, Source: BYU Devotional, 1/16/07Saved by writegerl in television greatandspaciousbuilding 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I have given much advice to the Latter-day Saints in my time, and one of the principal items was never to criticize any one but ourselves. I believe in fault-finding for breakfast, dinner and supper, but with our own dear selves.
Author: Heber J. Grant, Source: LDS General Conference, April 1902Saved by writegerl in progress development repentance advice introspection 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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