Welcome to Gordon B. Hinckley Quotes. Here you will find famous quotes & quotations by a 'man for all seasons', a Prophet of God.
The future has never looked brighter.
All the beauty in the earth bears the fingerprint of the Master Creator.
Try a little harder to be a little better.
Life is to be enjoyed, not endured.
Do your best, and be a little better than you are.
Work will cure your grief. Serve others.
You have not failed until you quit trying.
If life gets too hard to stand, kneel.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
You can't plow a field simply by turning it over in your mind.
Forget yourself and get to work.
Get on your knees and pray, then get on your feet and work.
Be believing, be happy, don't get discouraged. Things will work out.
Be grateful, be smart, be clean, be true, be humble, be prayerful.
All of us are the products of the lives that touched upon our own lives.
Good books are as friends, willing to give to us if we are willing to make a little effort.
Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great purpose in heart.
Can we expect peace and prosperity, harmony and goodwill, when we turn our backs on the Source of our strength?
Everything good that has happened to me, including my marriage, I can trace back to my activity in the church.
God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.
I can no longer remember the books I have read than the meals I have eaten, but they have made me.
It’s true, isn’t it? Then what else really matters?
The habit of saying thank you is the mark of a cultivated mind.
Stop looking for the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.
Our safety lies in repentance. Our strength comes of obedience to the commandments of God.
The cause of most of man's unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most for what he wants now...
Somehow forgiveness, with love and tolerance, accomplishes miracles that can happen in no other way.
Happy marriage is based on a foundation of equal yoking. Let virtue garnish your courtship, and absolute fidelity be the crown jewel of your marriage.
I am satisfied that a happy marriage is not so much a matter of romance as it is an anxious concern for the comfort and well-being of one’s companion.
Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others
Don't nag yourself with a sense of failure. Get on your knees and ask for the blessings of the Lord; then stand on your feet and do what you are asked to do.
Never lose faith in your opportunity to lift those who are in need, to give strength to those who are weak, to give encouragement to those who falter by the way.
Things work out; it isn't as bad as you sometimes think it is.
When I say do your best, I mean your very best. You are capable of so much more.
Work at our responsibility as parents as if everything in life counted on it.
Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.
True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.
The trick, my brethren and sisters is to enjoy the journey, traveling hand in hand, in sunshine and storm, as companions who love one another.
The trouble with most of our prayers is that we give them as if we were picking up the phone and ordering groceries - we place our order and hang up.
What a wonderful time it is for each of us to do his or her small part in moving the work of the Lord on to its magnificent destiny.
You are very precious, each of you, regardless of your circumstances. You occupy a high and sacred place in the eternal plan of God, our Father in Heaven.
Believe in yourselves. Believe in your capacity to do some good in this world. God sent us here for a purpose, and that was to improve the world in which we live. The wonderful thing is that we can do it.
A truly educated man never ceases to learn. He never ceases to grow. I hope you women, as you take upon yourselves the burden of rearing families, will never set aside the desire to acquire knowledge.
Do not trade your birthright as a mother for some bauble of passing value. Let your first interest be in your home. The baby you hold in your arms will grow quickly as the sunrise and the sunset of the rushing days.
I have been quoted as saying, ‘Do the best you can.’ But I want to emphasize that it be the very best. We are too prone to be satisfied with mediocre performance. We are capable of doing so much better.
I know of no other practise which will make one more attractive in conversation than to be well-read in a variety of subjects. There is a great potential within each of us to go on learning
I know your lives are busy. I know that you have much to do. But I make you a promise that if you will go to the house of the Lord, you will be blessed; life will be better for you.
There is something wonderful about a book. We can pick it up. We can heft it. We can read it. We can set it down. We can think of what we read. It does something for us. We can share minds, great actions and great undertakings in the pages of a book.
You are good. But is is not enough to be good. You must be good for something. The world must be a better place for your presence and the good that is in you must be spread to others.
Given what we have and what we know, we ought to be a better people than we are. We ought to be more Christlike, more forgiving, more helpful and considerate to all around us.
Let us be happy people. The Lord's plan is a plan of happiness. The way will be lighter, the worries will be fewer, the confrontations will be less difficult if we cultivate a spirit of happiness.
Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.