"What we want is eternal life in families. We don’t just want it if that is what works out, nor do we want something approaching eternal life. We want eternal life, whatever its cost in effort, pain, and sacrifice"
— Henry B Eyring
"This is not the time to relax or to coast in our callings."
— M. Russell Ballard, October 1998 General Conference (via irrelephantae)
"There will be times when you will face challenges which might jeopardize your testimony, or you may neglect it as you pursue other interests. I plead with you to keep it strong. It is your responsibility, and yours alone, to keep its flame burning brightly. Effort is required, but it is effort you will never, ever regret."
— Thomas S Monson
"Handing over everything to Christ does not, of course, mean that you stop trying."
— C.S. Lewis (via specialagentofthelamb)
"It seems that some [Latter-day Saints] among us have the same problem: They want bountiful harvests—both spiritual and temporal—without developing the root system that will yield them. There are far too few who are willing to pay the price, in discipline and work, to cultivate hardy roots."
— Spencer W Kimball