89 President Monson Quotes to Celebrate His 89th Birthday

89 President Monson Quotes to Celebrate His 89th Birthday

21: Our Heavenly Father is aware of our needs and will help us as we call upon Him for assistance. I believe that no concern of ours is too small or insignificant. The Lord is in the details of our lives.Consider the Blessings, October 2012

22: A dictionary defines a pioneer as “one who goes before to prepare or open up the way for others to follow.” Can we somehow muster the courage and steadfastness of purpose that characterized the pioneers of a former generation? Can you and I, in actual fact, be pioneers?The Word Needs Pioneers Today, July 2013

23: Rather than being judgmental and critical of each other, may we have the pure love of Christ for our fellow travelers in this journey through life.Charity Never Faileth, October 2010

24: We can’t direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. For maximum happiness, peace, and contentment, may we choose a positive attitude.Living the Abundant Life, January 2012

25: The good you have done, the kind words you have spoken, the love you have shown to others, can never be fully measured.Facebook Post, February 18,  2016

26: If you want to give a light to others, you have to glow yourself.For I Was Blind, but Now I See, April 1999

27: As we follow the example of the Savior, ours will be the opportunity to be a light in the lives of others.Be an Example and a Light, October 2015

28: As we attend the temple, there can come to us a dimension of spirituality and a feeling of peace.Blessings of the Temple, April 2015

29: Like the vital rudder of a ship, brethren, we have been provided a way to determine the direction we travel. The lighthouse of the Lord beckons to all as we sail the seas of life. Our purpose is to steer an undeviating course toward our desired goal—even the celestial kingdom of God. A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder, never likely to reach home port. To us comes the signal: chart your course, set your sail, position your rudder, and proceed. – Guided Safely Home, October 2014


30: Where did we come from? Why are we here? Where do we go after this life? No longer need these universal questions remain unanswered.The Race of Life, April 2012 

31: The empty tomb that first Easter morning was the answer to Job’s question, “If a man die, shall he live again?”He Is Risen! April 2010

32: From the very beginning to the present time, a fundamental question remains to be answered by each who runs the race of life. Shall I falter or shall I finish? On the answer await the blessings of joy and happiness here in mortality and eternal life in the world to come.Finishers Wanted, April 1972

33: Brethren, 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.To the Rescue, April 2001

34: We have no way of knowing when our privilege to extend a helping hand will unfold before us.Compassion, April 2001

35: To live greatly, we must develop the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and triumph with humility. You ask, “How might we achieve these goals?” I answer, “By getting a true perspective of who we really are!”Yellow Canaries with Gray on Their Wings, April 1973

36: May we live so that when that final summons is heard, we may have no serious regrets, no unfinished business.Now Is The Time, October 2001

37:  Let’s not pass to future generations the grievances, the anger of our time. Let’s remove any hidden wedges that can do nothing but destroy.Hidden Wedges, April 2002

38: We do live in turbulent times. Often the future is unknown; therefore, it behooves us to prepare for uncertainties.If Ye Are Prepared Ye Shall Not Fear, October 2004

39: He beckons to each of us and extends the warm invitation not only to gaze at the beauty seen through the windows He opens, but also to pass through them to the priceless opportunities He provides to bless the lives of others.Windows, October 1989

40: A patriarchal blessing is a revelation to the recipient, even a white line down the middle of the road, to protect, inspire, and motivate activity and righteousness. A patriarchal blessing literally contains chapters from your book of eternal possibilities. I say eternal, for just as life is eternal, so is a patriarchal blessing. What may not come to fulfillment in this life may occur in the next. We do not govern God’s timetable.Your Patriarchal Blessing: A Liahona of Light, October 1986



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Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and is loves organic milk, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.
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