Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.
The Call for Courage, speaking at General Conference in April 2004.
Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.Thomas S. Monson
When you choose your friends with caution, plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith, you will merit the companionship of the Holy Spirit.Thomas S. Monson
Several years ago my dear wife went to the hospital. She left a note behind for the children: "Dear children, do not let Daddy touch the microwave" followed by a comma, "or the stove, or the dishwasher, or the dryer." I'm embarrassed to add any more to that list.Thomas S. Monson
Choose your love; love your choice.Thomas S. Monson
Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life.Thomas S. Monson
Remember that faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other.Thomas S. Monson
I acknowledge that I do not understand the processes of creation, but I accept the fact of it.Thomas S. Monson
The wisdom of God oft times appears as foolishness to men, but the greatest single lesson we can learn in mortality is that when god speaks and a man obeys, that man will always be right.Thomas S. Monson