I just thank my father and mother, my lucky stars, that I had the advantage of an education in the humanities.
He who is conceived in a cage yearns for the cage.
First of all, you can make the argument that there’s no such thing as the past. Nobody lived in the past.
What we want with all our hearts will determine in large degree whether we can claim our right to the companionship of the Holy Ghost, without which there can be no spiritual nourishing.
Life eternal is to live in unity, in families, with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Eternal life is only possible through the keys of the priesthood of God, which were restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith. Holding that eternal goal before the youth you lead is as great a gift as you could give them.
The ideal God holds for us is to form families in the way most likely to lead to happiness and away from sorrow.
You know, in a way, I wish I could hate a little more. It would make me a more rounded personality.
The Lord knew I would someday be charged with the priesthood responsibility for hundreds and even thousands of Heavenly Father’s children who were in desperate temporal need.
I believe that for the small numbers of Jewish people in the United States, they exercise a tremendous amount of influence on the affairs of government.
But the idea that I should be a teacher and a researcher of some sort did not vary over the years.