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Gordon Hinckley is a man of many talents. Born in 1910, he has had an interesting life that has helped him become one of the most influential leaders in Mormon history. His childhood was spent as a farm boy with his six siblings and parents on their family’s farm in Salt Lake City. He attended school at the University of Utah for two years before transferring to the University of Idaho where he graduated with a degree in English Literature from its College of Commerce and Business Administration. After graduating, he served as president of the LDS Church’s Canadian Mission for four years before being called into service by The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) to be second counselor to President David O.
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About Gordon Hinckley

birth of the author

June 23, 1910

death of the author

January 27, 2008

college of the author

Alma Mater:
University Of Utah

award of the author

Presidential Medal Of Freedom
Silver Buffalo Award


Forget yourself and get to work. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Don’t worry. I say that to myself every morning. It all works out in the end. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Be believing, be happy, don’t get discouraged. Things will work out. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Get on your knees and pray, then get on your feet and work. — Gordon B. Hinckley

We must work harder to build mutual respect, an attitude of tolerance, with forbearance one for another. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Work will cure your grief. Serve others. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Things will work out. Keep trying. Be believing. Don’t get discouraged. Things will work out. — Gordon B. Hinckley

If you go to bed at 10:00 and get up by 6:00 A.M., things will work out for you. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Missionary work has never been easy, and yet the joyful rewards cannot be equaled by any other experience. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Work at our responsibility as parents as if everything in life counted on it. — Gordon B. Hinckley

The best thing you can do is just keep busy, keep working hard, so you’re not dwelling on it all the time. Work is the best antidote for sorrow. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Love for the Lord, love for His servants the missionaries. Missionary work is a work of love and trust, and it has to be done on that basis. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I don’t know how to get anything done except getting on my knees and pleading for help and then getting on my feet and going to work. — Gordon B. Hinckley

As you work with your associates to help them with their faith, you will save them and also yourselves. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Work is the miracle by which talent is brought to the surface and dreams become reality. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Let there be cultivated an awareness in every member’s heart of his own potential for bringing others to a knowledge of the truth. Let him work at it. Let him pray with great earnestness about it — Gordon B. Hinckley

In missionary work, as in all else, preparation precedes power. Encouragement to prepare while still very young can make a tremendous difference. — Gordon B. Hinckley

The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner. — Gordon B. Hinckley

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. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Those who move forward ‘with a’ happy spirit will find that things alwas work out. — Gordon B. Hinckley

It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don’t worry. Put your trust in God, and move forward with faith and confidence in the future. — Gordon B. Hinckley

When there throbs in the heart of an individual Latter–day Saint a great and vital testimony of the truth of this work, he will be found doing is duty in the Church. — Gordon B. Hinckley


If Life Gets Too Hard To Stand, Kneel. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Life is precious. Life is sacred. And it ought so to be observed. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Life is to be enjoyed, not endured — Gordon B. Hinckley

The discipline that is needed in our lives is the discipline that comes from within. — Gordon B. Hinckley

The truest mark of your success in life will be the quality of your marriage — Gordon B. Hinckley

You can determine the kind of life you will have in your 30s and 40s by what you do in your teens. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Love is the very essence of life. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I spent one night in the hospital in my life. I was past 75 when that occurred. — Gordon B. Hinckley

By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Through all of living have much joy and laughter, life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. — Gordon B. Hinckley

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 — Gordon B. Hinckley

In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. — Gordon B. Hinckley

He who lives only unto himself withers and dies, while he who forgets himself in the service of others grows and blossoms. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Don’t be gloomy. Even if you are not happy, put a smile on your face. [Life is about] joy,… something to be happy and excited about. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great purpose in heart. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Our lives are the only meaningful expression of what we believe and in Whom we believe. And the only real wealth, for any of us, lies in our faith. — Gordon B. Hinckley

There are others whose lives are blessed when a missionary serves, such as the members of his family who support him, pray for him, and try to live worthy of him. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Christmas means giving. The Father gave his Son, and the Son gave his life. Without giving there is no true Christmas, and without sacrifice there is no true worship. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Tremendous happiness and peace of mind are the results of loving service to others. Nobody can live fully and happily who lives only unto himself or herself. — Gordon B. Hinckley

The small day–to–day decisions will determine the course of your lives. — Gordon B. Hinckley

This will be the most important decision of your life, the individual whom you marry. — Gordon B. Hinckley

As you walk the road of life, be careful of your friends. They can make you or break you. — Gordon B. Hinckley

The course of our lives is not determined by great, awesome decisions. Our direction is set by the little day–to–day choices which chart the track on which we run. — Gordon B. Hinckley

You don’t need coffee. Nobody needs coffee. You can get along without it. — Gordon B. Hinckley


Love is meant to be an adventure!! — Gordon B. Hinckley

Somehow forgiveness, with love and tolerance, accomplishes miracles that can happen in no other way. — Gordon B. Hinckley

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Quiet talk is the language of love. It is the language of peace. It is the language of God. — Gordon B. Hinckley

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. — Gordon B. Hinckley

For me, the reading of the scriptures is not the pursuit of scholarship. Rather, it is a love affair with the word of the Lord and that of His prophets. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Keep your families close together, and love and honor your children. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Love is the only force that can erase the differences between people or bridge the chasms of bitterness. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Children don’t need beating. They need love and encouragement. They need fathers to whom they can look with respect rather than fear. Above all, they need example. — Gordon B. Hinckley

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. — Gordon B. Hinckley

How thankful I am, how thankful we all must be, for the women in our lives. God bless them. May His great love distill upon them and crown them with luster and beauty, grace and faith. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Love can make the difference–love generously given in childhood and reaching through the awkward years of youth . . . and encouragement that is quick to compliment and slow to criticize. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Do you feel gloomy? Lift your eyes. Stand on your feet. Say a few words of appreciation and love to the Lord. Be positive. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I know of no better answer to the foul practices that confront our young people than the teachings of a mother, given in love with an unmistakable warning. — Gordon B. Hinckley


I believe without any doubt that you are the finest generation this Church has ever had. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Polygamists have no connection with us whatsoever. They don’t belong to the church. There are actually no Mormon fundamentalists. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Church–come here to learn, go forth to serve. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Of course we’re Christian. The very name of the church declares that. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I think that the churches do a better job in many respects than the government does in various kinds of things. Extending aid, the helpfulness, and so on, yes. — Gordon B. Hinckley

We feel the need to emphasize with greater clarity the obligation for members of the Church to become more independent and self reliant. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I condemn polygamy, yes, as a practice, because I think it is not doctrinal. It is not legal. And this church takes the position that we will abide by the law. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Each of us has to face the matter–either the Church is true, or it is a fraud. There is no middle ground. It is the Church and kingdom of God, or it is nothing. — Gordon B. Hinckley

If you are too busy in your church activities to take care of your family, then perhaps we had better find something else for you to do. — Gordon B. Hinckley

When an individual is motivated by great and powerful convictions of truth, then he disciplines himself, not because of the demands of the church, but because of the knowledge within his heart — Gordon B. Hinckley


All of us have far too much to do to waste our time and energies in criticism, faultfinding, or the abuse of others. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I hope that each one of us will be a better husband or wife, kinder to one another, more thoughtful, more restrained in criticism, and more generous with compliments. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Criticism is the seed of divorce, and it develops rebellion in our young. — Gordon B. Hinckley

There is too much of criticism and faultfinding with anger and raised voices. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Criticism is the forerunner of divorce, the cultivator of rebellion, sometimes an agent that leads to failure. — Gordon B. Hinckley

We live in a society that feeds on criticism. It is so easy to find fault, and to resist doing so requires much discipline. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Coming closer to home, there is so much of jealousy, pride, arrogance, and carping criticism; fathers who rise in anger over small, inconsequential things and make wives weep and children fear. — Gordon B. Hinckley

There is rampant among us a spirit of criticism. Men and women who carry heavy responsibility do not need criticism, they need encouragement. — Gordon B. Hinckley


There is nothing the Lord has asked of us that in faith we cannot accomplish. — Gordon B. Hinckley

There is no obstacle too great, no challenge too difficult, if we have faith. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Walk by faith. God will open the way. When there is no way, He will open the way. — Gordon B. Hinckley

It is my faith and conviction that the Constitution came not alone of the brain and purpose of man, but of the inspiration of God. — Gordon B. Hinckley

No man’s faith, no man’s religion, no religion in all the world can ever rise above the truth. — Gordon B. Hinckley

In all we do we must cultivate faith. Increased faith is the touchstone to improved church performance. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Our hope concerning the future is great, and our faith is strong. We know we’ve scarcely scratched the surface of that which will come to pass in the years that lie ahead. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I am satisfied that every man or woman who goes to the temple in a spirit of sincerity and faith leaves the house of the Lord a better man or woman. — Gordon B. Hinckley


We need to have a little humor in our lives. .If the time ever comes when we can’t smile at ourselves, it will be a sad time. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Let us take a little time to meditate, to think of what we can do to improve our lives and to become better examples of what a Latter–day Saint should be. — Gordon B. Hinckley

As we give presents at Christmas, we need to recognize that sharing our time and ourselves is such an important part of giving. — Gordon B. Hinckley

At this time of Christmas, this season when gifts are given, let us not forget that God gave His Son, and His Son gave His life, that each of us might have the gift of eternal life. — Gordon B. Hinckley

As people serve, they grow in capacity. The time and effort is not a sacrifice because there is returned more than is given. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Don’t waste your time searching and wishing. Grow and be ready…and you’ll see God will give you a love story far better than you could ever dreamed of. — Gordon B. Hinckley

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