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A strange game. The only winning move is not to play. -Joshua (WarGames)
I have a vision that the south will one day baptize more people into the church than the rest of the english speaking world together. I believe the Lord is preparing a mighty host of devoutly religious people who will, when they see their pastors and minsters veering away from the gospel, come into the church in great numbers. - Elder Vaughn J. Featherstone area president North America South East - April 1983
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. - Aesop
I pray thee cease thy counsel, Which falls into mine ears as profitless as water in a sieve. - William Shakespeare
I am not bound to please thee with my answers. - William Shakespeare
"In this life you see what you look for, and you get what you are open to receive. And you belong to those whose company you cherish." -Robert Fulghum
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. -Terry Pratchett
Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It's where belief stops, because it isn't needed any more. -Terry Pratchett
A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street. -Peter Laurence
If two wrongs don't make a right, try three. -Peter Laurence
We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Realistic adjustment is not failure. -Robert Fulghum
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. -Sir Winston Churchill
Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebbles that causes you to stumble.
The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Only two things are infinite,
the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former.
I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it. -Terry Pratchett
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
"You're to teach the old doctrines, not so plain that they can just understand, but you must teach the doctrines of the Church so plainly that no one can misunderstand" President Harold B. Lee ("Loyalty," in Charge to Religious Educators, 2nd ed. , 64).