the all time favorite quotes {pt. 8}

"The fact that our heart yearns for something Earth can’t supply is proof that Heaven must be our home."  C.S. Lewis

"Mortality's supreme test is to face the 'WHY' and then let it go, trusting humbly in the Lord's promise that ALL things must come to pass in their time." — Elder Lance Wickman, October 2002, "But If Not"

"So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain." — Helen Keller

"Guard your time fiercely. Be generous with it, but be intentional about it." — David Duchemin

"A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow." — William Shakespeare

The end of all knowledge should be in virtuous action.” — Philip Sydney

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

"yours is the light by which my spirit's born; you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars." — e.e. cummings

"Don't be a jerk. Try to love everyone. Give more than you take. And do it despite the fact that you only really like about seven out of 500 people." — Judd Apatow (read this on a bag from Chipotle, who knew such wisdom could be found while eating a burrito bowl?)

"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my way in the end." — Margaret Thatcher (Not the best attitude/approach in life, but it made me laugh!) 

"Because Christ’s eyes were unfailingly fixed on the future, He could endure all that was required of Him...How could He do this? How could He believe it? Because He knows that for the faithful, things will be made right soon enough. He is a King; He speaks for the crown; He knows what can be promised. He knows that 'the Lord … will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. … For the needy shall not alway[s] be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.' He knows that 'the Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.' He knows that 'the Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.' " — Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, October 1999,  "An High Priest of Good Things To Come"

"I loved you when I saw you today and I loved you always, but I never saw you before." — Ernest Hemingway

"The Lord is completely aware of you, He has miracles in store for you, and He knows what He is about to do. Give him all that you have to offer. He will bless it. He will make it more." — David Butler and Emily B. Freeman, "The Peter Potential"

"Every single day, do something that makes your heart sing." — Marcia Wieder

"If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever." — Sir Alfred Lord Tennyson

"If we had just met...I would have asked for your number and I wouldn't have been able to wait even twenty four hours before calling you up and asking you, 'Hey, how's about some coffee or drinks or dinner or a movie...for as long as we both shall live?" — Joe Fox (Tom Hanks), "You've Got Mail" (we all know I think Nora Ephron is a genius//the clip here)

"As opportunity for change reaches into our lives, as it always will, we must ask: 'Where do I need development?', 'What do I want out of life?', 'Where do I want to go?', and 'How can I get there?' " — Elder Marvin J. Ashton, October 1979, "Progress Through Change"

"As we extend our hands and hearts toward others in Christlike love, something wonderful happens to us. Our own spirits become healed, more refined, and stronger." — President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, April 2010, "You Are My Hands"

[find links to the other parts in this series here]

1 comment:

  1. Hey! Love these quotes! I was trying to find your email address so I could email you and ask for some advice on this crazy grad school application process! I know you've recently gone through it and I could definitely use some advice, especially because we are going into the same field. :)

    This is my email! allienotsally@att.net



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