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The 51 Best Harold B. Lee Quotes

Harold B. Lee quotes are still relevant decades after his passing. In addition to authoring books such as Stand Ye in Holy Places, President Lee also gave many general conference addresses and BYU devotionals (similar to Russell M. Nelson quotes). To this day, he’s known for saying that the most important work you will ever do will be “be within the walls of your own homes.” This page features quotes from Harold B. Lee on a variety of topics, including the role of the Church, missionary work, the plan of salvation, welfare, and more. Please leave a comment if there’s a quote you’d like considered for inclusion.

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Latter-day Saint Quotes on Gratitude

Latter-day Saints have been preaching the need for gratitude since the days of Joseph Smith. Whether it’s used as a measure of discipleship, a mark of holiness, or a fruit of forgiveness, the benefits of gratitude are legion. These inspiring Latter-day Saint quotes on gratitude from general conferences and BYU devotionals help make everyday a day of “thanksgiving.”

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Quotes From the Council of Fifty Minutes

Joseph Smith established the Council of Fifty in 1844 to address several issues, including the potential relocation of the Latter-day Saints outside the United States. This article includes a sample of interesting Council of Fifty quotes from Part One of the administrative records, including new teachings from the Prophet Joseph and an account of his martyrdom.

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21st Century Devotional

Elder Maxwell’s Journey of Discipleship: An Interview with Bruce C. Hafen

Elder Neal A. Maxwell’s name is synonymous with discipleship (similar to Latter-day Saints like Truman G. Madsen and Henry B. Eyring). But the term meant different things to him at different times. Initially, it was a designation for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But over time, it evolved to include a wholehearted devotion to the Savior—especially during times of adversity. In this interview, biographer Bruce C. Hafen explains why Elder Maxwell is so closely associated with discipleship.

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B. H. Roberts Quotes

B. H. Roberts was a prolific and influential writer and speaker in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the turn of the 20th century. He’s been called the Church’s most eminent intellectual,[1] its best officially accepted theologian,[2] one of our most important historians,[3] and possibly the most prolific and most effective defender of the Church.[4] He wrote at a furious pace throughout his adult life, publishing 35 books, over 300 articles, and scores of manuals, pamphlets, tracts, and sermons, becoming, in the words of biographer Truman G. Madsen, “the most prolific interpreter of Mormonism’s first century.”[5] This article provides Elder Roberts quotes about topics such as scriptures, salvation, and the Church’s history.

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Books and Talks by Neal A. Maxwell

It’s been nearly 20 years since Elder Neal A. Maxwell gave his final general conference talk, and yet his addresses still remain popular. You can find topics such as adversity, the last days, gratitude, suffering, and the character of Christ in Neal A. Maxwell talks given in general conference, BYU devotionals, and more.

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Bruce R. McConkie Quotes

Bruce R. McConkie quotes have greatly influenced Latter-day Saints. For example, sociologist Armaud Mauss said that McConkie’s teachings “took on almost a scriptural stature,” and Robert Millet suggested that “we as a people will never be the same” because of McConkie’s final testimony. This article provides Elder McConkie quotes about topics such as faith, marriage, priesthood, and scripture study.

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20th Century Come Follow Me Devotional

The Many Legacies of Bruce R. McConkie

Bruce R. McConkie served as an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1972 to 1985. The gospel scholar authored numerous books, including the controversial Mormon Doctrine and expansive Messiah series. He knew the standard works so well that Henry B. Eyring sometimes wondered if Bruce R. McConkie quotes originated with the apostle—or the scriptures. In this interview, Dennis B. Horne explains who we still feel his influence today.

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AI Temples: What Do They Look Like?

Artificial intelligence has introduced the world to all kinds of novelties—including artistic designs of AI temples. The fad will pass, but the covenants made within temples won’t. That’s partly why a new book filled with images of AI temples also includes devotional essays. In this interview, author Jeffrey Thayne explains how the endowment revealed through Joseph Smith has application even in the imagination.

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Latter-day Saint Quotes About Faith

Joseph Smith echoed the words of Paul to the Romans in an 1839 discourse: “Faith comes by hearing the word of God.” Similarly, it was New Testament teachings about faith that led him to the Sacred Grove. These Latter-day Saint quotes on faith in Jesus Christ include selections from BYU Devotionals, general conferences, and the standard works.