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.

Always plan ahead… but worry too hard over next year, and you can trip over tomorrow.

A student asked to his master: You teach me fighting but you talk about peace. How do you reconcile the two?
The master replied: It's better to be warrior in garden than to be a gardener in war.

Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.

We must reject the idea that every time a laws broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.

Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.

Just because fate has chosen something for you instead of you choosing it for yourself doesn’t mean it has to be bad. Even if it’s something you are sure you would never have chosen in a hundred years.

I love you, dear brothers and sisters, and assure you that wonderful days are ahead