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.


Just as God rejoices when we persevere, He is disappointed if we do not recognize that others are trying too.


One of God’s greatest gifts to us is the joy of trying again, for no failure ever need be final.


Forgiveness is not just a one-time act but a continuous process that requires patience, compassion, and understanding.


Wasn’t that I was afraid of making the wrong decision. I was afraid she was. Afraid of not living up to her expectations… it’s women who see us better than we see ourselves.


The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of it.


I have found that, rather than dwelling on the negative, if we will take a step back and consider the blessings in our lives, including seemingly small, sometimes overlooked blessings, we can find greater happiness.


justice isn’t about fixing the past, it’s about fixing the future. We’re not fighting for the dead. We’re fighting for the living. And for those who aren’t yet born.


Government is never the solution, but it is almost always the problem. I’m a capitalist. And I believe in effort and progress and the ingenuity of our species. The continuing evolution and advancement of our kind based on fair competition.
— Quicksilver


Your words start to lose value when your actions don't match.


Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark.