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.
[I have] observed that some of our most — I’m looking for the right word — vexing problems come from mixing science and politics. What I see happening in connection with the masks that we wear, the inoculations that we receive, is a certain number of people who get their direction on matters of science from political authorities.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
Contrary to the doubts of some, there really is such a thing as right and wrong. There really is absolute truth—eternal truth. One of the plagues of our day is that too few people know where to turn for truth.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
It is possible to fail in a school lesson and then, using the same discredited data and methodology, to succeed in life.
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Just knowing you don't have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn - and those are all good things.
True humility is being able to accept criticisms as graciously as we accept compliments.
Taking care of your mental health is so hard because when you need help the most is the hardest time to ask.
We could learn a lot from crayons. Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.