Inspirational Quotes from Brigham Young

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what’s right.

Brigham Young

Never let a day pass that you will have cause to say, I will do better tomorrow.

Brigham Young

Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.

Brigham Young

Don’t try to tear down other people’s religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy its glories.

Brigham Young

I don’t care about my character here on earth. I don’t care about what other people think or say about me, all I care about is my standing before the Lord.

Brigham Young

It is wise for us to forget our troubles, there are always new ones to replace them.

Brigham Young

I am a firm believer in slavery.

Brigham Young

Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.

Brigham Young

Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun, too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere.

Brigham Young

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

Infringe upon the rights of no one. Borrow no tool but what you will return according to promise. Take no wood, nor anything else but what belongs to you – and if you find anything that is not your own, do not hide it away, but report it, that the owner may be found.

Brigham Young

Produce what you consume; draw from the native element the necessaries of life. Permit no vitiated taste to lead you into the indulgence of expensive luxuries, which can only be obtained by involving yourselves in debt.

Brigham Young

In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that does not displease us.

Brigham Young

If the Devil can only make you think that you are abused or ill treated, and you begin to fret about it, and you give the Devil power over you – in the end, it is as bad as though you had done wrong yourself.

Brigham Young

Brethren, let us mind our own business – that is, the calling the Lord has called us to – to do everything we can to promote the good of the Cause of Truth, and never ask how big we are, or inquire who we are; but let it be, ‘What can I do to build up the Kingdom of God upon the Earth?’

Brigham Young

A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.

Brigham Young

Honest hearts produce honest actions.

Brigham Young

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

The biggest labor problem is tomorrow.

Brigham Young

I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.

Brigham Young

Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?

Brigham Young

There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.

Brigham Young

If I had a choice of educating my daughters or my sons because of opportunity constraints, I would choose to educate my daughters.

Brigham Young

I don’t care whether the people believe me to be a prophet, seer, or revelator or not – I have been very profitable to this people, and I have seen a good many things, and I have revealed many things.

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