The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build.
The Arab spring was not as radical as the French or Iranian revolutions. It did not pull out the deeply entrenched roots of the state. Instead, it was satisfied to replace the top of the pyramid with newly elected, but inexperienced, leaders.
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
I feel certain that if, in our homes, parents will read from the Book of Mormon prayerfully and regularly, both by themselves and with their children, the spirit of that great book will come to permeate our homes and all who dwell therein.
Peace is its own reward.
Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.
Becoming Christlike is a lifetime pursuit and very often involves growth and change that is slow, almost imperceptible.
It’s no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do? Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.
In times of peace, just as today in our fight against terror, the United States and Israel stand together.
The sense of being a separate, egoic self begins with the astral, not with the physical, body. The soul is individualized spirit.