the all time favorite quotes {pt. 6}

"Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are." —Marianne Williamson

"When we do not retiliate--when we turn the other cheek and resist feelings of anger, we too stand with the Savior. We show forth His love, which is the only power that can subdue the adversary and answer our accusers without accusing them in return. that is not weakness. That is Christian courage." —Robert D. Hales

"The Savior is the source of true peace. Even with the trials of life, because of the Savior's Atonement and His grace, righteous living will be rewarded with personal peace."  Quentin L. Cook

"I cannot imagine anything that is so vastly important as to work for and obtain one's own indivdual exaltation and glory. That undoubtedly is one great purpose for which we came into the world. ...No man or woman should be discouraged when they feel that they cannot complete what they would like to perform, but we all should do what we can toward carrying out the grand work for which we are here." Lorenzo Snow

"How can we sincerely pray to be an instrument in His hands, if the instrument seeks to do the instructing?" Neal A. Maxwell

"Write it on your heart that ever day is the best day." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you." Ovid

"In the end, only three things will matter -- how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you." Buddhist saying

"The primary purpose of this Priesthood power is to bless, sanctify, and purify us so we can live together with our families in the presence of our Heavenly parents." M. Russell Ballard

"Yes, weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.' Then in the dawn of our increased faith and understanding, we arise and choose to wait upon the Lord, saying, ' Thy will be done.' " Robert D. Hales

"In all things, it is better to hope than to despair." —Johann Van Goethe

"We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." —Carlos Castenada

"Use what talents you possess. The woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best." Henry Van Dyke

"We can be walking witnesses and standing sermons to which objective onlookers can say a quiet amen." —Neal A. Maxwell

"The pure love of Christ can remove the scales of resentment...from our eyes, allowing us to see others the way our Heavenly Father sees us: as flawed and imperfect mortals who have potential and worth far beyond our capacity to imagine." Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"I find in reflecting on life, that this world is short compared with eternity; that our intelligence, the divinity within us, has always existed, was never crated, and will always exist through all eternity." Lorenzo Snow

"The hottest fires remove the most impurities." James Rohr

"Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve." —J.K. Rowling

"My life has been a weaving between my God and me. I do not choose the colors, He worketh steadily. Often times, He weaveth sorrow and I, in foolish pride, forget He sees the upper, and I the underside. Not til the loom is silent and the loom cease to fly will God unroll the canvas and explain the reasons why. The dark threads are as needful in the skillful weaver's hands as the threads of gold and silver in the pattern He has planned."—Unknown author, as quoted by Neal A. Maxwell

"Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart." Ghandi

"I know nothing with any certainty, but looking at the stars always makes me dream." Vincent Van Gogh

"She smiled at himthat smile as if they two together had managed to get rid of all the trouble in the world and were now at peace in their own heaven." F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Continue to share your heart with people, even if it's been broken." —Amy Poehler

"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been." —Mark Twain

"If you are not too long, I will wait here for you my whole life." —Oscar Wilde

"We turn not older with years, but newer every day." —Emily Dickinson

"We don't discover humility by thinking less of ourselves; we discover humility by thinking less about ourselves." Dieter F. Uchtdorf 

"I know your lives are busy [with] much to do. But I make you a promise that if you will go to the House of the Lord, you will be blessed; life will be better for you." Gordon B. Hinckley

"You are never lost when you can see the temple." Gary E. Stevenson

"True repentance is about transformation, not torture or torment." Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." —Ghandi

"In the sight of the Lord it is not so much what we have done or where we have been but where we are willing to go." Edward Dube

"Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change." —Brene Brown

"A grateful person is rich in contentment." David A. Bednar

"I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day." Abraham Lincoln 

"There is really no way we can know the heart, the intentions, or the circumstances of someone who might say or do something we find reason to criticize. Thus the commandment, 'judge not'." Thomas S Monson

"You demonstrate love by giving it unconditionally to yourself. And as you do, you attract others into your life who are able to love you without conditions." —Paul Ferrini 

"Because deep down we know that what matters in life is more than winning for ourselves. What matters is helping others win, even if it means slowing down and changing our course. Life teaches us that we can achieve happiness when we seek the happiness and well-being of others." Elaine Dalton

"Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy." —Jacques Maritain

"Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." John D Rockefeller

"When you are given entrance to the heart of a trusting friend, you stand on holy ground." Bruce C. Hafen

"Our Heavenly Father asks only that we do the best we can—that we work according to our full capacity, however great or small that may be." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, but somewhere in the middle we've become the best of friends." —Anonymous

"God's gift put man's best dreams to shame." Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"What is done in love is done well." —Vincent Van Gogh

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