One of the fondest memories of my Granddad Nelson was trading quotes regularly over email. Sadly I lost the email archive when I went on my mission, but it has continued to be an interest of mine. I hope you enjoy my collection of quotes. A bit of everything from religion to politics to leadership.

Government is never the solution, but it is almost always the problem. I’m a capitalist. And I believe in effort and progress and the ingenuity of our species. The continuing evolution and advancement of our kind based on fair competition.
— Quicksilver

Your words start to lose value when your actions don't match.

Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark.

They say a kingdom divided against itself cannot stand. They made no mention of the heart.

He who notes the fall of a sparrow surely hears the pleadings of our hearts.

Sooner or later you are going to fall back in love with your life. Sooner or later your chest isn't going to weigh heavy like an anchor within your body. Sooner or later, you will remember the lightness, the days that didn't end in aching, and that is when you will realize it, that is when you will understand - you survived.

Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.

Sometimes tomorrow’s just a today that got lost.

The philosophy is engagement. I feel very strongly about engaging with people regardless of whether they agree with you or not. I actually think it’s even more important to engage when there’s disagreement.

Fathers provide a sense of security to their children, but they also model behavior. For boys, fathers model and teach how to be a protector; for girls, fathers model and teach how men ought to protect them.