President Thomas S. Monson Quotes

“Brethren, the Lord knows each of us. Do you think for a moment that He who notes the sparrow’s fall would not be mindful of our needs and our service? We simply cannot afford to attribute to the Son of God the same frailties which we find in ourselves.”

– “The Service That Counts,” general conference, October 1989

“Learn what we should learn. Do what we should do. Be what we should be. By so doing, the blessings of heaven will attend. We will know that we do not serve alone. He who notes the sparrow’s fall will, in His own way, acknowledge our service.”

– “To Learn, To Do, To Be,” general conference, April 1992

“When you were confirmed a member of the church, you received the right to the companionship of the Holy Ghost. He can help you make good choices. When challenged or tempted, you do not need to feel alone. Remember that prayer is the passport to spiritual power.”

– “Preparation Brings Blessing,” general conference, April 2010

Solemn Assembly

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Living for Today

If we live only for tomorrow, we’ll have a lot of empty yesterdays today. Have we been guilty of declaring, “I’ve been thinking about making some course corrections in my life. I plan to take the first step-tomorrow”? With such thinking, tomorrow is forever. Such...

Moral Courage

Moral Courage

“Of course we will face fear, experience ridicule, and meet opposition. Let us have the courage to defy the consensus, the courage to stand for principle. Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God’s approval. Courage becomes a living and an attractive virtue...

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Vision

Vision

“Vision without effort is daydreaming, effort without vision is drudgery; but vision, coupled with effort, will obtain the prize.” (”‘Finishers Wanted’,” Ensign, Jul 1972, 68.)

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Is There a Way to Safety?

“Anxiously you ask: I counsel you: Look for the lighthouse of the Lord. There is no fog so dense, no night so dark, no gale so strong, no mariner so lost but what its beacon light can rescue. It beckons through the storms of life. It calls: This way to safety. This...

Youth: Participants on the Stage of Service

Youth: Participants on the Stage of Service

"Youth of the Church, the world is in need of your help. There are feet to steady, hands to grasp, minds to encourage, hearts to inspire, and souls to save. The harvest truly is great. Let there be no mistake about it; the missionary opportunity of a lifetime is...

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