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.

Enduring to the end is not a separate step in the doctrine of Christ—as though we complete the first four steps and then hunker down, grit our teeth, and wait to die. No, enduring to the end is actively and intentionally repeating the steps

Being an introvert is confusing.
We like going out, but not too often.
We like talking, but not to everyone.
We like company, but need alone time.
We hate small talk, but love deep chats.
We are outgoing, but not with everyone.
We find people intriguing, and exhausting.

Blessed are the meek because they are not easily offended.

Anger is a powerful force. If turned inward and held too long, it can destroy a man’s soul. But if directed outward at a carefully chosen target, anger can be an effective, even decisive, weapon.

A key element of strategy is to understand your enemy’s motivations.

An impossible plan is not always an exercise in futility. It can instead be a rallying point for hopes and dreams.

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities

power is worthless without boundaries and the self-control to respect them

It’s not a failure… It’s just the simple fact that until you think of a thing, you haven’t thought of it yet.

Anyone can change the world… But to change it for the better—that’s always the challenge.