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.


Charity is having patience with someone who has let us down. It is resisting the impulse to become offended easily. It is accepting weaknesses and shortcomings. It is accepting people as they truly are.


The opposite of love is indifference!


Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.


Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.


Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.


Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.


if a man does not properly love and cherish his wife while he’s living with her here, God will not give him the privilege of having her there.

- Joseph Smith


Choosing to be loved is not a career-limiting decision.


A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.


Real men stay faithful. They don’t have time to look for other women because they’re too busy looking for new ways to love their own.


But isn’t that the best reason of all? I don’t need a reason to love you. I just do.


Ted: And I wasted it.
I mean, how many places have I ruined forever by being there with the wrong girl?

Lilly: So come back with the right girl.

Ted: I don't know.
I'm starting to think a person gets a certain allotment of lighthouses per lifetime.
And I've used all mine up.

Ted the Narrator: And that, kids, is the kind of stupid thing you say before you've met the person who hits the reset button on the world, who makes everything new again, who makes it seem ridiculous that you ever considered settling...