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.
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays
Adolescence is when you dream of being a superhero and come to understand your own worthlessness, both at once.
Nothing will kill a great employee faster than watching you tolerate a bad one.
When people feel safe enough to raise their hands and say, “I made a mistake” or “I need some help.” the leader has created an environment where people feel safe to be themselves.
It is easier to build strong children than to piece back together broken men.
The life of a nation can be secure only while it is virtuous and true.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; the want of learning a calamity.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
…doing anything is usually a mistake. And so is doing nothing. Almost everything is a mistake.
Worry is believing God won't get it right.