“THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man … Continue reading →
“I have often wondered that those who convene the great festivals and have established athletic contests, have deemed physical excellence worthy of such great rewards, and yet to those who have individually toiled for the public good, and have so … Continue reading →
“If you cross to the devil’s side of the line one inch, you are in the tempter’s power, and if he is successful, you will not be able to think or even reason properly, because you will have lost the … Continue reading →
“Sin creates inner conflict, causes loss of self-respect, saps moral strength, causes injury to and estranges others, makes men more susceptible to temptation, and in numerous other subtle ways retards, delays, and blocks our journey toward our goal. Its enticements … Continue reading →
“The greatest battle of life is fought out within the silent chambers of the soul. A victory on the inside of a man’s heart is worth a hundred conquests on the battlefields of life. To be master of yourself is … Continue reading →
“The greatest battles of your life are fought within the private chambers of your soul.” David O. McKay.
“Temptation accompanies weakness and defeat, but a man is destined for glory.” James Allen.
“And finally, when you are compelled to give up something or when things that are dear to you are withdrawn from you, know that this is your lesson to be learned right now. But know also that, as you are … Continue reading →
“If there is any one thing that will bring peace and contentment into the human heart, and into the family, it is to live within our means. And if there is any one thing that is grinding and discouraging and … Continue reading →
“It is true intelligence for a man to take a subject that is mysterious and great in itself and to unfold and simplify it so that a child can understand it.” John Taylor, Discourse, Deseret News, Sept. 30, 1857, 238.