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.


Unforgiveness is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.


Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.


Strive to be first: first to nod, first to smile, first to compliment, and first to forgive.


Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away.


Surely the thing God enjoys most about being God is the thrill of being merciful, especially to those who don’t expect it and often feel they don’t deserve it.


There are only two industries they call their customers users: illegal drugs and software.


An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.


A good friend is a connection to life, a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.


If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.


People rise to the occasion without hesitation when they feel inspired and challenged.