Quotes

November 19, 2021 01:00 PM MST
Looking for some inspiration? We adore our LDS Living Book Club authors because they always have such great advise and wisdom! Here are just eight of our favorite quotes from a few of them.
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By  LDS Living
November 12, 2021 08:53 AM MST
If you find yourself far from the Spirit, here are five motivating quotes to help you to keep trying to hear the Holy Ghost in your life.
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By  LDS Living
November 05, 2021 09:01 AM MDT
Here are a few precious truths from inspired Church leaders for those moments when you find yourself surrounded in darkness or bogged down with doubt.
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By  LDS Living
October 29, 2021 09:00 AM MDT
We’ve all been there. Maybe it’s a Monday, or a hard week, or rough news at work, or challenges with a loved one. But when you are feeling especially down, don’t forget to look up, and here are a few quotes that might help get you through.
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December 01, 2020 01:00 PM MST
President Thomas S. Monson was well known for saying, “Decisions determine destiny.” If you're in the midst of making a decision, we hope scrolling through these quotes will provide some guidance on your path.
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By  LDS Living
November 24, 2020 09:33 AM MST
Feeling less than inclined to have an attitude of gratitude lately? Here are 7 quotes from Latter-day Saints about the blessings of having a grateful heart.
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By  LDS Living
October 06, 2019 07:33 PM MDT
To help you remember the memorable messages from the October 2019 general conference and the spirit you felt, here's one inspiring quote from every talk.
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August 31, 2019 01:58 PM MDT
Distractions can easily offset any Latter-day Saint trying to do the right thing. Our bright, frantic surroundings work hard to captivate and keep our attention. Focusing on what matters most requires a concentrated effort and, although hard, blesses you with clarity, confidence, and surety that God is aware of what you’re doing to follow Him. Below are nine quotes from Church leaders that aim to inspire and remind you why focusing on what matters most will lead to the true happiness we all seek.
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By  Emily Abel
August 26, 2019 09:00 AM MDT
At Elder Neal A. Maxwell’s funeral, President Gordon B. Hinckley said:
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By  LDS Living
August 07, 2019 04:00 PM MDT
When momentary discouragement arises or overwhelming trials are staring us in the face, it can make a world of difference to feel like someone is in your corner cheering you on. And these 20 quotes from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland do just that.
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By  Emily Abel
June 19, 2019 12:00 PM MDT
As much as we would all love to get in-person life advice from Elder Holland (and he would probably love to give it), that is unlikely to happen to most of us. But somewhere on this handy list, there's a quote from this passionate apostle that will speak directly to your situation.
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By  LDS Living
February 12, 2019 06:00 PM MST
Although we should share our love all year long, Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to remind the special people in our life that we love them. Choose a quote below to share with those you love most.
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January 26, 2019 03:00 PM MST
From P. Diddy to ESPN and Criminal Minds, the wisdom from our latter-day prophets and apostles has shown up in some pretty unexpected places. Here are just a few:
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By  LDS Living
October 01, 2018 12:00 PM MDT
April 2018 marked a memorable and historic general conference, and our prophet asked us to study and apply the messages that were presented. In order to help us remember the incredible words of each speaker, here is one great quote from each talk from the April 2018 general conference.
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By  LDS Living
August 18, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
Whether you're preparing to receive your patriarchal blessing or are looking for new perspective as you study yours, these resources offer wonderful suggestions and advice to help you navigate and understand the counsel God has for you.
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By  LDS Living
August 09, 2018 02:16 PM MDT
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July 19, 2018 03:00 PM MDT
For more uplifting quotes and daily inspiration, be sure to follow @ldsliving on Instagram.
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By  LDS Living
July 11, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
For more uplifting quotes and daily inspiration, be sure to follow @ctr.life on Instagram.
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July 10, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
Memorizing scripture and reciting it on the spot isn't always easy. Here are some memorization tips so when gospel topics come up or you are feeling down you can quickly recall the plain and simple truths God has given us through living prophets.
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June 16, 2018 02:00 PM MDT
We speak about “excellence” a great deal, but by definition, excellence does not come easily or quickly—an excellent education does not; a successful mission does not; a strong, loving marriage does not; rewarding personal relationships do not. It is simply a truism that nothing very valuable can come without sacrifice and effort and patience on our part. Perhaps you discovered that when you got your last grades. Maybe you are also finding that many of the most hoped-for rewards in life can seem an awfully long time coming.
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By  LDS Living
May 07, 2018 03:16 PM MDT
Whether you've been told otherwise or you feel you do not amount to those around you, let these LDS quotes remind you of how important you really are.
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By  LDS Living
May 03, 2018 04:00 AM MDT
Waiting can be difficult. As you exercise faith and ask God for the blessings you are in need of, read these LDS quotes to remind you that God hears your pleas and is mindful of your situation.
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By  LDS Living
May 01, 2018 02:45 PM MDT
No matter your circumstances, church leaders share inspiration to remind you that even on the darkest of days everything will work out.
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By  LDS Living
May 01, 2018 04:00 AM MDT
It is hard to speak kindly of those we have been offended by or do not like. However, through the pure love of Christ, we find that we can free ourselves from feelings of hurt or anger and find happiness as we serve them. Read these inspiring quotes that Church leaders have shared to help broaden our perspective.
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By  LDS Living
April 25, 2018 04:00 AM MDT
No matter what's making you feel down, know that you are not alone. Each of us has our triumphs and our downfalls and each of us needs a little encouragement here and there. Scroll for a little reminder that you are doing your very best.
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By  LDS Living
April 16, 2018 04:00 AM MDT
When it seems like all of your friends are on to the next step and are posting their "happily ever after" stories across social media it is hard not to wonder, "Why am I still single?" As we battle with thoughts of insecurity and question why we haven't met "the right one" these quotes, inspired by many LDS leaders, remind us of our value and worth.
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April 12, 2018 11:57 AM MDT
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By  LDS Living
April 11, 2018 04:00 AM MDT
No matter the question and no matter the time these 9 quotes will remind you that God truly does speak to his children.
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By  LDS Living
March 21, 2018 04:00 AM MDT
Each day we are faced with new challenges and we must choose how to respond. Read what inspiration LDS leaders have shared to help us recognize what changes we can make in ourselves to be just a little better.
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By  LDS Living
March 09, 2018 05:00 AM MST
Getting the courage to open your mouth and share the gospel can be scary. These quotes, written by LDS leaders, will help remind you that your efforts never go wasted as you follow the spirit and speak with others about your beliefs.
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By  LDS Living
March 03, 2018 05:00 AM MST
Rather than dwell on the disappointments in our lives and be unhappy about our circumstances, LDS leaders share these quotes to remind us where true happiness lies.
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By  LDS Living
February 07, 2018 05:00 AM MST
Bad days only affect us as much as we let them. Read these LDS quotes for comfort in knowing that difficulties come to an end and a lot of happiness lies in the future as we learn to accept and enjoy all that life puts in front of us.
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By  LDS Living
January 02, 2018 06:35 PM MST
When we are feeling down, all it takes is a change in perspective. If we choose to look at the good, we welcome happiness and hope. Read these LDS quotes for inspiration to remember to slow down and find the joy in your life right now.
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December 28, 2017 03:00 PM MST
What do prophets and apostles, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien have in common? Their wisdom is timeless and their words touch our hearts. But can you tell these inspiring men's words apart? Find out how well you know the writings of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as well as counsel from prophets and apostles in the quiz below!
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By  LDS Living
October 17, 2017 07:53 PM MDT
From violent TV shows to weight watching apps, here are a few bizarre places you wouldn't expect to hear quotes from our prophets and apostles. This just goes to show how pervasive and crucial their words are to all of us today.
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By  LDS Living
October 04, 2017 08:43 PM MDT
Offering inspiration and encouragement, these LDS quotes are perfect to send to your missionary.
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By  LDS Living
May 09, 2017 03:45 PM MDT
When the mountains in your life seem too hard to climb, take a step back and read these LDS quotes to give you the motivation to get going.
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By  LDS Living
May 01, 2017 08:04 PM MDT
When life's got you feeling down and you need a little boost, here are 9 quotes by LDS speakers to give you confidence and hope for what's ahead.
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By  LDS Living
April 03, 2017 02:40 PM MDT
Another conference has come and gone, but the words of God's chosen leaders still linger in our minds and hearts. In order to help you better remember the inspiring messages you heard over the weekend, here is one powerful quote from every talk given during general conference.
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By  LDS Living
April 01, 2017 12:57 PM MDT
Hugh Nibley was a man of great intellect and spiritual strength. As one of the most gifted scholars of the Church, Nibley enlightened many through his study of the gospel.
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By  LDS Living
February 10, 2017 07:20 PM MST
Knowing that God has a plan for each of us and that he has our best interests in mind can help us push through life's hardest trials. Read what these LDS speakers have shared about courage.
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By  LDS Living
January 31, 2017 05:00 AM MST
Can you believe we're already a month into 2017?! How are your New Year's resolutions holding up? Whether you're in need of some motivation to keep up the good work or some encouragement to get back on track, take a look at these 7 quotes to help you achieve your goals this year.
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By  LDS Living
January 19, 2017 08:45 PM MST
We're told over and over that God loves us and wants what is best for us, even if it's not what we had in mind. But sometimes, especially when we're enduring lasting trials, it can be hard to trust that He really does have a beautiful plan for each of us. When you find yourself in that situation, here are 6 quotes from church leaders that can help.
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By  LDS Living
January 18, 2017 04:06 PM MST
No matter how many times we are told to "be not afraid," it can be really hard not to let our fears get the best of us. In those challenging times, here are 10 comforting quotes for when you're feeling afraid.
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By  LDS Living
January 11, 2017 07:20 PM MST
Satan really likes to keep us from praying. He tries to make us feel inadequate or unworthy in order to stop us from communicating with Heavenly Father. He can also make us feel like our prayers will go unanswered and that there isn't any point to getting down on our knees. When Satan tries to convince you these lies are true, you can find motivation and strength to pray in the following quotes.
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By  LDS Living
January 11, 2017 07:18 PM MST
One unavoidable fact of mortality is that we're going to get hurt sometimes, usually because of the actions of others. If you're hurting, we hope these quotes from church leaders will bring you comfort.
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By  LDS Living
January 08, 2017 07:26 PM MST
When life gets you down, draw upon the words of church leaders to help you overcome whatever obstacles you are facing.
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By  LDS Living
January 05, 2017 07:24 PM MST
Sometimes life is really hard and you just want to give up. When life seems particularly hard, take comfort in these quotes from church leaders.
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By  LDS Living
January 03, 2017 07:20 PM MST
We all, at one time or another, feel like we are all alone. When feeling of loneliness strike, remind yourself of God's presence with these quotes from church leaders.We all, at one time or another, feel like we are all alone. When feeling of loneliness strike, remind yourself of God's presence with these quotes from church leaders.
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By  LDS Living
January 03, 2017 07:19 PM MST
If the stress of life is weighing heavy on your shoulders, take a look at these quotes from church leaders.
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By  LDS Living
January 03, 2017 06:44 PM MST
Life is hard and we all have those days when it feels a little harder. Whatever you're going through, we hope you'll find comfort in these quotes.
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October 13, 2016 02:12 PM MDT
It's election time, and with it generally comes the circulation of a quote that Mormons love to use: "If you vote for the lesser of two evils you are still voting for evil and you will be judged for it. You should always vote for the best possible candidate, whether they have a chance of winning or not, and then, even if the worst possible candidate wins, the Lord will bless our country more because more people were willing to stand up for what is right."
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By  LDS Living
October 03, 2016 12:00 PM MDT
We just finished another enlightening and wonderful weekend of general conference. In order to help us remember and take to heart the messages we heard, here is a quick summary of conference with one powerful quote from every talk given:
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September 30, 2016 07:00 PM MDT
Conference weekend starts tomorrow! To celebrate these two spiritually-enlightening days, here are some powerful quotes from President Thomas S. Monson's past opening and closing conference addresses.
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August 20, 2016 01:27 PM MDT
When you mix Elder Holland's eloquence with his honesty, his wisdom, and his experience, something truly profound takes place. Here are 10 quotes from Elder Holland that just might change the way you approach dating and marriage.
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August 05, 2016 03:24 PM MDT
The quotes below are all found in the new book, Our Heavenly Family, Our Earthly Families.
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August 03, 2016 06:08 PM MDT
Getting caught up in our own hectic lives can be a little too easy. We have responsibilities to our family, school, work, church, sports, and other things we are involved with. So how do we push past the stress of completing every single item on our infinite to-do list? It's as simple as service. Mosiah 2:17 says: "when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God." As we selflessly turn our hearts towards those around us, we will be blessed as a result of doing God's will. Here are 8 LDS quotes on service to help you find the joy in the act.
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July 28, 2016 12:19 PM MDT
Sometimes in our Mormon culture, we hear something so often we start taking it for granted—or worst, we accept it as gospel doctrine. But here are a few quotes that you might be surprised LDS prophets and leaders didn't actually say.
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By  LDS Living
July 27, 2016 08:04 PM MDT
Alma 32:21 reads: "Faith is not to have a perfect knowledge of things; therefore if ye have faith ye hope for things which are not seen, which are true." Faith is a word of action and grows stronger as we exercise it throughout our lives. Our faith is developed as we remain obedient and true to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Here are 8 LDS quotes on faith to help you through your trials.
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