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.
Common sense is not a gift, it's a punishment. Because you have to deal with everyone who doesn't have it.
just because you lost me as a friend doesn't mean you gained me as an enemy. I'm bigger than that. I still wanna see you eat, just not at my table.
I never want to forget this is the life I prayed for. Every messy, loud, busy part of it. It's not always easy, but it's so good. I’m so very grateful for this family, this journey, this life prayed for.
Leaders create new leaders by inspiring their followers!
I can’t go at it alone, and I don’t need to, and I won’t.
Don't be your body or your mind.
They will fail you. Be your spirit because it is unbreakable.
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.
Stop being a baby when you get feedback.
Someone is giving you a window into how they experience you. They might fumble, be insensitive, offend you, or even be wrong. Who cares?
Show gratitude for their courage so they'll keep doing it. This is the data you need to improve.
When I say I'll figure it out I mean I'll just adapt to whatever new level of hell is coming.
On days when we feel we have been pushed to our limit, we are reminded that we won’t be pushed beyond our faith. The old adage is, ‘man’s extremity is God’s opportunity.’