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.
You know folks, I never cared that you were gay, until you started shoving it down my throat, and I never cared what color you were, till you started blaming me for your problems, and I never cared about your political affiliation, until you started condemning me for mine. I really never even cared where you were born, until you wanted to erase my history, and blame my ancestors for your problems you know I never even cared if your beliefs were different than mine, until you said my beliefs were wrong, but now I care, my patience and tolerence are gone, and I am not alone in feeling like this, there are millions of us who feel like this.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to fnd easier ways to do something.
With celestial sight, trials impossible to change become possible to endure.
It is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
Let the past die. Kill it, if you have to. That's the only way to become what you are meant to be.
A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts.
The saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it's like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that
Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state lives at the expense of everyone.
Differences in habits and attitudes are differences in human capital, just as much as differences in knowledge and skills—and such differences create differences in economic outcomes.