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.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
Six Ways to Disagree
- Express feelings with love.
- Don't think you know best.
- Don't compete.
- Don't rigorously defend your position.
- Let the Spirit guide your conversations.
- Be filled with charity, the pure love of Christ.
[The] only teacher who’s worth anything to you is your enemy.
Our constitution is made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for the government of any other.
Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.
The wise are not wise because they make no mistakes. They are wise because they correct their mistakes as soon as they recognize them.
If I had any part of you in me… I would not have needed to marry you to become a complete person.
Wives should live longer than husbands. Women [are] more complete inside themselves. They [are] also better at living in their children. They [are] never as solitary as a man alone.
We will never regret being too kind. In God’s eyes, kindness is synonymous with greatness.
I think there is pressure on people to turn every negative into a positive, but we should be allowed to say,
“I went through something really strange and awful, and it has altered me forever.”