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Taft Benson is an inspiring business owner and entrepreneur who started his first company, T3 Marketing, in college. He now owns a production agency that helps businesses create videos to promote their products. The challenges he has faced on his journey from college student to successful entrepreneur are what make him so compelling. This blog post will detail the story of how Taft built himself into the person he is today and provides practical advice for others who want to follow in his footsteps.
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Summary

About Taft Benson

political of the author

Political Party:
Republican

birth of the author

Born:
August 4, 1899

death of the author

Died:
May 30, 1994

education of the author

Education:
Utah State University, Logan Brigham Young University University Of California, Berkeley

TAFT BENSON QUOTES REGARDING WORK

The secret to missionary work is work. Work, work, work! — Ezra Taft Benson

Retirement from work has depressed many a man and hastened his death. — Ezra Taft Benson

Satan works through human agents. — Ezra Taft Benson

The earth was cursed for Adam’s sake. Work is our blessing, not our doom. God has a work to do, and so should we. — Ezra Taft Benson

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Successful families try to work together toward solutions instead of resorting to criticism and contention. — Ezra Taft Benson

We cannot do everything at once, but we can do a great deal if we choose our goals well and work diligently to attain them. — Ezra Taft Benson

Families must spend more time together in work and recreation. — Ezra Taft Benson

I grew up believing that the willingness and ability to work is the basic ingredient of successful farming. Hard, intelligent work is the key. Use it, and your chances for success are good. — Ezra Taft Benson

The proud make every man their adversary by pitting their intellects, opinions, works, wealth, talents, or any other worldly measuring device against others. — Ezra Taft Benson

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This latter day work is spiritual. It takes spirituality to comprehend it, to love it, to discern it. Therefore, seek the spirit in all you do. Keep it with you continually. That is our challenge. — Ezra Taft Benson

The greatest work in all the world is the building of men and women of character. Without character there is not much that is worthwhile. — Ezra Taft Benson

TAFT BENSON QUOTES ON LIFE

If you turn your life over to the Lord he can do so much more with it than we can. — Ezra Taft Benson

The greatest test of life is obedience to God. — Ezra Taft Benson

Freedom must be continually guarded as something more priceless than life itself. — Ezra Taft Benson

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Satan knows that youth is the springtime of life when all things are new and young people are most vulnerable. — Ezra Taft Benson

Young people, you need the wisdom of age, just as some of us older ones need your enthusiasm for life. — Ezra Taft Benson

Pride is characterized by ‘What do I want out of life?’ rather than by ‘What would God have me do with my life?’ It is self–will as opposed to God’s will. It is the fear of man over the fear of God. — Ezra Taft Benson

Essentially, pride is a ‘my will’ rather than ‘thy will’ approach to life. — Ezra Taft Benson

One of the trials of life is that we do not usually receive immediately the full blessing for righteousness or the full cursing for wickedness. — Ezra Taft Benson

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Acknowledging the Lord’s hand in our lives cultivates gratitude. . . . — Ezra Taft Benson

When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives. — Ezra Taft Benson

If we have any criticism of our leaders, we invite Satan into our lives and beliefs. — Ezra Taft Benson

It is not enough simply to try to resist evil or empty our lives of sin. We must also fill our lives with righteousness — Ezra Taft Benson

We can choose to humble ourselves by loving God, adjusting our will to His, and putting Him first in our lives. — Ezra Taft Benson

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God help us to be grateful for our blessings, never to be guilty of the sin of ingratitude, and to instill this same gratitude into the lives of our children. — Ezra Taft Benson

Besides the physical ordinance of baptism and the laying on of hands, one must be spiritually born again to gain exaltation and eternal life. — Ezra Taft Benson

Men and women who turn their lives over to God will discover that He can make a lot more out of their lives than they can. — Ezra Taft Benson

Encourage good music and art and literature in your homes. Homes that have a spirit of refinement and beauty will bless the lives of your children forever. — Ezra Taft Benson

A woman whose life is involved in the righteous rearing of her children has a better chance of keeping up her spirits than the woman whose total concern is centered in her own personal problems. — Ezra Taft Benson

TAFT BENSON QUOTES ON PRIDE

Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right. — Ezra Taft Benson

Pride is competition–competition between God and Man. — Ezra Taft Benson

Pride is essentially competitive in nature. We pit our will against God’s. — Ezra Taft Benson

With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings. — Ezra Taft Benson

Pride is ugly. It says ‘If you succeed I am a failure.’ — Ezra Taft Benson

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In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride. It is always considered as a sin. — Ezra Taft Benson

Pride is the great stumbling block of Zion. I repeat: Pride is the great stumbling block of Zion. — Ezra Taft Benson

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Pride is a sin that can readily be seen in others but is rarely admitted in ourselves. — Ezra Taft Benson

Was it not through pride that the devil became the devil? Christ wanted to serve. The devil wanted to rule. Christ wanted to bring men to where He was. The devil wanted to be above men. — Ezra Taft Benson

Pride adversely affects all our relationships–our relationship with God and His servants, between husband and wife, parent and child, employer and employee, teacher and student, and all mankind. — Ezra Taft Benson

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Pride is the great stumbling block of Zion…Pride is ugly; it says if you succeed I am a failure…Pride is basically competitive in nature. When competition ends, pride ends. — Ezra Taft Benson

Selfishness is one of the more common faces of pride. ‘How everything affects me’ is the center of all that matters–self–conceit, self–pity, worldly self–fulfillment, self–gratification, and self–seeking. — Ezra Taft Benson

Pride… limits or stops progression. The proud are not easily taught. They won’t change their minds to accept truths, because to do so implies they have been wrong. — Ezra Taft Benson

If we do not feel like praying, then we should pray until we do feel like praying. — Ezra Taft Benson

You cannot do wrong and feel right. It is impossible! — Ezra Taft Benson

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TAFT BENSON QUOTES ON HOME

Happy and successful homes cannot be built on immorality. — Ezra Taft Benson

In a home where there is an able–bodied husband, he is expected to be the breadwinner. — Ezra Taft Benson

A father’s duty is to make his home a place of happiness and joy. — Ezra Taft Benson

How vital are mother’s influence and teaching in the home–and how apparent when neglected! — Ezra Taft Benson

There can be no genuine happiness separate and apart from the home. — Ezra Taft Benson

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Our mothers put God first when they fill their highest mission within the walls of their own homes. — Ezra Taft Benson

We have many responsibilities, and one cannot expect the full blessings of a kind Providence if he neglects any major duty. A man has duties to his church, his home, his country, and his profession or job. — Ezra Taft Benson

Let us be in a position so we are able to not only feed ourselves through home production and storage, but others as well. — Ezra Taft Benson

An almost forgotten means of economic self–reliance is the home production of food. We are too accustomed to going to stores and purchasing what we need. — Ezra Taft Benson

Now, what of the entertainment that is available to our young people today? Are you being undermined right in your homes through your television, radio, slick magazines, and rock music records? — Ezra Taft Benson

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Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children. — Ezra Taft Benson

TAFT BENSON QUOTES ON BOOKS

Now we not only need to say more about the Book of Mormon, but we need to do more with it. — Ezra Taft Benson

We do not have to prove the Book of Mormon is true. The book is its own proof. — Ezra Taft Benson

I have a vision of the whole Church getting nearer to God by abiding by the precepts of the Book of Mormon. — Ezra Taft Benson

From the Book of Mormon we learn how disciples of Christ live in times of war. — Ezra Taft Benson

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The Book of Mormon is also the keystone of the doctrine of the Resurrection. As mentioned before, the Lord Himself has stated that the Book of Mormon contains the ‘fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ’. — Ezra Taft Benson

The Book of Mormon offers so much that broadens our understandings of the doctrines of salvation. Without it, much of what is taught in other scriptures would not be nearly so plain and precious. — Ezra Taft Benson

The Book of Mormon is the ‘keystone’ of our religion, and the Doctrine and Covenants is the capstone, with continuing latter–day revelation. — Ezra Taft Benson

I have a vision of artists putting into film, drama, literature, music, and paintings great themes and great characters from the Book of Mormon. — Ezra Taft Benson

Many a man in his hour of trial has turned to the Book of Mormon and been enlightened, enlivened, and comforted. The psalms in the Old Testament have a special food for the soul of one in distress. — Ezra Taft Benson