10 Awesome Quotes by Dallin H. Oaks to Celebrate His 88th Birthday!

10 Awesome Quotes by Dallin H. Oaks to Celebrate His 88th Birthday!



#1 - “There is not a right and a wrong answer to every question.”


#2 - “Our priorities are most visible in how we use our time. Someone has said, “Three things never come back—the spent arrow, the spoken word, and the lost opportunity.” We cannot recycle or save the time allotted to us each day. With time, we have only one opportunity for choice, and then it is gone forever.”


#3 - “I am unpersuaded that relative poverty and hard work are greater adversities than relative affluence and free time.”


#4 - “We may have to struggle to achieve our goals, but our struggles may yield as much growth as our learning. The strengths we develop in overcoming challenges will be with us in the eternities to come.”


#5 - “Feeling the Lord magnify me professionally as I sought to serve him solidified my commitment to serve the Lord first. In doing so I learned that I could do more professionally in part of my time with His help than in all of my time without it.”


#6 - “Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.”


#7 - “Testimony is to know and to feel, Conversion is to do and to become.”


#8 - “Revelation comes most often when we are on the move.”


#9 - “As a General Authority, it is my responsibility to preach general principles. When I do, I don't try to define all the exceptions... I only teach the general rules. Whether an exception applies to you is your responsibility. You must work out individually between you and the Lord.”


#10 - “We must not only do what is right. We must act for the right reasons. The modern term is good motive. The scriptures often signify this appropriate mental attitude with the words full purpose of heart or real intent. The scriptures make clear that God understands our motives and will judge our actions accordingly.”


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