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89 President Monson Quotes to Celebrate His 89th Birthday

89 President Monson Quotes to Celebrate His 89th Birthday

61: Your mind is a cupboard, and you stock the shelves.Constant Truths for Changing Times, April 2005

62: Charity is having patience with someone who has let us down. It is resisting the impulse to become offended easily. It is accepting weaknesses and shortcomings. It is accepting people as they truly are. It is looking beyond physical appearances to attributes that will not dim through time. It is resisting the impulse to categorize others.Charity Never Faileth, October 2010

63: It’s in the doing, not just the thinking, that we accomplish our goal. A Royal Priesthood, October 2007

64: Perhaps most significant of all classrooms is the classroom of the home. It is in the home that we form our attitudes, our deeply held beliefs. It is in the home that hope is fostered or destroyed. Our homes are the laboratories of our lives. What we do there determines the course of our lives when we leave home.Precious Children – A Gift from God, October 1991

65: Blame keeps wounds open. Only forgiveness heals.Love – the Essence of the Gospel, April 2014

66:  A home is much more than a house. A house is built of lumber, brick, and stone. A home is made of love, sacrifice, and respect. A house can be a home, and a home can be a heaven when it shelters a family. When true values and basic virtues undergird the families of society, hope will conquer despair, and faith will triumph over doubt.Dedication Day, October 2000

67: At times we may think that no one cares—but someone always cares! Your Heavenly Father will not leave you to struggle alone but stands ever ready to help. – Three Gates to Open, November 2006

68: You are somebody! You are a child of promise. You are a man of might. You are a son of God, endowed with faith, gifted with courage, and guided by prayer. Your eternal destiny is before you.Go For It! April 1989

69: May we be persistent in those things which are good and noble. May we ever stay safely on the Lord’s side of the line. May we be considerate, studious, and responsive to the whisperings of the Holy Spirit. May we be dedicated to the gospel of Jesus Christ. May we love one another and always look for the best in people. May we do our best in all that we do. – Principles from Prophets, September 2009

70: When we keep the commandments, our lives will be happier, more fulfilling, and less complicated.Keep the Commandments, October 2015

71: What is most important—and what is most important almost always involves the people around us.Finding Joy in the Journey, October 2008

72: Time passes. Circumstances change. Conditions vary. Unaltered is the divine command to succor the weak and lift up the hands which hang down and strengthen the feeble knees. Each of us has the charge to be not a doubter, but a doer; not a leaner, but a lifter.With Hand and Heart, October 1971

73: Pitied is the hand that sins. Envied is the hand that paints. Honored is the hand that builds. Appreciated is the hand that helps. Respected is the hand that serves. Adored is the hand that saves—even the hand of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Redeemer of all mankind. With that hand he knocks upon the door of our understanding.Hands, October 1972

74: Today, the challenge which we face and must meet is not that we should go forth on the battlefield of war and lay down our lives. Rather, it is that we, on the battlefield of life, so live and serve that our lives and actions reflect a true love of God, of His Son, Jesus Christ, and of our fellowmen.Those Who Love Jesus, October 1985

75: We who have been ordained to the priesthood of God can make a difference. When we qualify for the help of the Lord, we can build boys, we can mend men, we can accomplish miracles in His holy service. Our opportunities are without limit.You Make a Difference, April 1988

76: Let each of us learn of Him, believe in Him, trust in Him, follow Him, obey Him. By so doing, we can become like Him.Today Determines Tomorrow, October 1998

77: Because our Savior died at Calvary, death has no hold upon any one of us.I Know That My Redeemer Lives, April 2007

78: Miracles are everywhere to be found when the priesthood is understood, its power is honored and used properly, and faith is exerted.Willing and Worthy to Serve, April 2012

79: Who can measure a mother’s grief? Who can probe a mother’s love? Who can comprehend in its entirety the lofty role of a mother? With perfect trust in God, she walks, her hand in his, into the valley of the shadow of death that you and I might come forth unto life.“Behold They Mother”, October 1973

80: Each of us has come to this earth with all the tools necessary to make correct choices.The Three Rs of Choice, October 2010

81: When we [trust in the Lord], we will come to realize that we have been on His holy errand, that His divine purposes have been fulfilled, and that we have shared in that fulfillment.Becoming Our Best Selves, October 1999

82: We look heavenward for that unfailing sense of direction, that we might chart and follow a wise and proper course.Guided Safely Home, October 2014

83: As we follow that Man of Galilee—even the Lord Jesus Christ—our personal influence will be felt for good wherever we are, whatever our callings.Your Personal Influence, April 2004

84: Jesus Christ … has built the bridges over which we must cross if we are to reach our heavenly home.The Bridge Builder, October 2003

85: As we enter through the doors of the temple, we leave behind us the distractions and confusion of the world. Inside this sacred sanctuary, we find beauty and order. There is rest for our souls and a respite from the cares of our lives.Blessings of the Temple, April 2015

86: It is imperative that we recognize that whatever has happened to us has happened to others. They have coped and so must we. We are not alone. Heavenly Father’s help is near.Miracles – Then and Now, October 1992

87: Home teaching is more than a mechanical visit once per month. Ours is the responsibility to teach, to inspire, to motivate, and where we visit those who are not active, to bring to activity and to eventual exaltation the sons and daughters of God.True Shepherds, October 2013

88: He who created us and who loves us perfectly knows just how we need to live our lives in order to obtain the greatest happiness possible.Keep the Commandments, October 2015

89: We discover he is more than the babe in Bethlehem, more than the carpenter’s son, more than the greatest teacher ever to live. We come to know him as the Son of God. He never fashioned a statue, painted a picture, wrote a poem, or led an army. He never wore a crown or held a scepter or threw around his shoulder a purple robe. His forgiveness was unbounded, his patience inexhaustible, his courage without limit. Jesus changed men. He changed their habits, their opinions, their ambitions. He changed their tempers, their dispositions, their natures. He changed men’s hearts.The Paths Jesus Walked, April 1974





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