Brigham Young

1801 - 1877

A Quote by Brigham Young on direction, labor, and wealth

This is the greatest wealth we possess: to know how to direct our labors rightly.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Brigham Young on duty, humility, and worship

Daily toil, however humble it may be, is our daily duty, and by doing it well, we make it a part of our daily worship.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

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A Quote by Brigham Young on appreciation, day, education, life, power, and work

Education is the power to think clearly, to act well in a day's work and . . . to appreciate life.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

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A Quote by Brigham Young on ability and faith

My faith does not lead me to think the Lord will provide us with roast pig, bread already buttered, etc. He will provide us with the ability to raise the grain.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Brigham Young on enemies, fatherhood, and god

All we have to do is to go onward and upward, and keep the commandments of our Father and God; and he will confound our enemies.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

Source: Journal of Discourses 19:50.

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A Quote by Brigham Young on day and judgment

Every day is judgment day-use it.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

Source: extracts from letters from governor to city council, Salt Lake City, compiled by Newell Knight

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A Quote by Brigham Young on evil, good, heart, and silence

Let not the tongue give utterance to the evil that is in thine heart, but command thy tongue to be silent until good shall prevail over evil.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Brigham Young on life, salvation, and women

The man or woman who lives worthily now is in a state of salvation.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Brigham Young on art, grace, mathematics, music, and saints

Every accomplishment, every polished grace, every useful attainment in mathematics, music, and in all sciences and art belong to the Saints.

Brigham Young (1801 - 1877)

Source: quoted by Spencer W. Kimball, Ensign, July 1977, p. 3.

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