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.


When you’re in a heated argument, stop and ask what evidence would change your mind? If the answer is nothing, there’s no point in continuing the debate. You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it think.


Government can’t guarantee your happiness, but it should guarantee your right to pursue it.


unless a drastic change is made, the way a person is raised will most likely be the way that person will raise their children.


Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.


Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got


If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results.


Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.


Love [does]n’t grow very well in a place where there [is] only fear, just as plants [do]n’t grow very well in a place where it [is] always dark.


Someone who uses your anger against you when your anger is justified due to their bad behavior is a person who is manipulative to their core.


Hold on to what is good, even if it's a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, even if it's a tree that stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, even if it's a long way from here. Hold on to your life, even if it's easier to let go. Hold on to my hand, even if I've gone away from you.