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.

We could learn a lot from crayons. Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.

You can never get enough of what you don’t need, because what you don't need won't satisfy you.

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.

Never let a problem to be solved, become more important than a person to be loved.

An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.

Don't be a part-time Christian, who demands a full-time God.

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Historically, great progress comes about through bold visions. Only weak leaders make decisions based upon the phrase “Thus it has always been done.”

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.

The most important parenting skill is knowing when to exert control and when to let go.