Quotes

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.


If satan can talk angels out of heaven, he can talk you into hell. Be careful what voices you listen to.


It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.


Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.


A fact is information minus emotion. An opinion is information plus experience. Ignorance is an opinion lacking information. And stupidity is an opinion that ignores a fact.


There has now been created a world in which the success of others is a grievance, rather than an example.


The only one ever qualified to throw a stone didn't.


Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.


When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it's our job to share our calm, not join their chaos.


But whatever life offers, it is to be lived, it is to be learned from. We need to get on with it—and reach for joy.


A wise person perceives advice as advice, while a foolish person perceives advice as an insult.