32 Great Gordon B Hinckley Quotes

32 Great Gordon B Hinckley Quotes

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Gordon B. Hinckley was an author and religious leader from Salt Lake City, Utah. He is most known for serving as the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from 1995 until his death in 2008. During his reign as president he built many temples all over the country.

“Conflict grows out of ignorance and suspicion. ”

“Faith in something greater than ourselves enables us to do what we have said we’ll do, to press forward when we are tired or hurt or afraid, to keep going when the challenge seems
overwhelming and the course is entirely uncertain.”

“Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great purpose in heart.”

“God gave us our agency. He taught us a way. He showed us what to do. But he gave us our agency and left us free to act as we choose to do. ”

“Good books are as friends, willing to give to us if we are willing to make a little effort.”

“I am totally in the hands of the Lord.”

“If Life Gets Too Hard To Stand, Kneel.”

“If you are too busy in your church activities to take care of your family, then perhaps we had better find something else for you to do.”

“It is both relaxing and invigorating to occasionally set aside the worries of life, seek the company of a friendly book…from the reading of ‘good books’ there comes a richness of life
that can be obtained in no other way.”

“Jesus said, ‘Except a man be born of water and of the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.’ There are no exceptions. Baptism is a necessary ordinance.”

“Knowledge, learning, is an eternal thing.”

“Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.”

“Life is precious. Life is sacred. And it ought so to be observed.”

“Life is to be enjoyed, not endured.”

“Mediocrity will never do. You are capable of something better.”

“Missionary work has never been easy, and yet the joyful rewards cannot be equaled by any other experience.”

“Of course we’re Christian. The very name of the church declares that.”

“Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women.”

“Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.”

“The Lord would want you to be successful. He would. You are His sons and His daughters. He has the same kind of love and ambition for you that your earthly parents have. They want you to do
well and you can do it.”

“There is no substitute under the heavens for productive labor. It is the process by which dreams become realities. It is the process by which idle visions become dynamic achievements.”

“True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one’s companion.”

“Try a little harder to be a little better.”

“We all know that education unlocks the door of opportunity for the young. ”

“We live in a world of shifting values. The family is falling apart. Parents failing in what they ought to do.”

“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”

“You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good
that is in you must be spread to others.”

“You can be smart and happy or stupid and miserable. . . it’s your choice.”

“You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. ”

“You don’t need coffee. Nobody needs coffee. You can get along without it.”

“You have not failed until you quit trying.”

“You will find peace and happiness if you will live the gospel.”