Latter-day Saints love to learn! Seeking after both spiritual and secular knowledge is an important tenet of our faith and we can see great examples in our history of people who loved to learn. As you fully entrench yourself in a new school year, here are some great quotes and scriptures to keep you motivated!
Seek not for riches but for wisdom, and behold, the mysteries of God shall be unfolded unto you, and then shall you be made rich. Behold, he that hath eternal life is rich. – D&C 6:7
God gave you moral agency and the opportunity to learn while on earth, and He has a work for you to do. To accomplish this work, you have an individual responsibility to seek learning. – Mary N. Cook
And as all have not faith, seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith. – D&C 88:118
O, remember, my son, and learn wisdom in thy youth; yea, learn in thy youth to keep the commandments of God. – Alma 37:35
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. – Matthew 11:29
Education is the difference between wishing you could help other people and being able to help them. – Russell M. Nelson
Maintain an enthusiasm for learning throughout your life. – For the Strength of Youth
Knowledge is power and the man who has the most knowledge has the greatest power. – Joseph Smith
In the Church, obtaining an education and getting knowledge are a religious responsibility. We educate our minds so that one day we can render service of worth to somebody else. – Russell M. Nelson
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 loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.