Neal Maxwell

1926 -

A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on facts, good, joy, kindness, life, men, men and women, people, pessimism, reflection, and women

It is understandable how some people could give way to this kind of pervasive pessimism, but we speak of a gospel which brings good tidings of great joy and this must be reflected in our lives, if we are to be believable especially as we suggest to others that there is, in fact, not only a better way, but also the way. Scriptures that speak of man as a being who "might have joy" have more impact when falling from the lips or pens of men and women whose lives give fresh evidence of the validity of that scripture.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: A More Excellent Way, , © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on enemies, justice, mind, nobility, pride, and reason

Just as meekness is in all our virtues, so is pride in all our sins. Whatever its momentary and alluring guise, pride is the enemy, "the first of the sins." One reason to be particularly on guard against pride is that "the devilish strategy of Pride is that it attacks us, not in our weakest points, but in our strongest. It is preeminently the sin of the noble mind." Not only of the noble mind, but also of the semi-righteous.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Meek & Lowly quoting H. Fairlie’s The Seven Deadly Sins Today, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell

Blessed is he who will not be offended

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Notwithstanding, p. , © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on learning and patience

Patience helps us to view imperfections in others more generously to the end that we may learn to be more wise than they have been.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Notwithstanding . . ., p. 62, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on divinity, life, obedience, patience, and resignation

Patience is, therefore, clearly not fatalistic, shoulder-shrugging resignation; it is accepting a divine rhythm to life; it is obedience prolonged.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Notwithstanding . . ., p. 64, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on patience

Patience stoutly resists pulling up the daisies to see how the roots are doing!

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Notwithstanding . . ., p. 64, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell

The dues of discipleship are high indeed, and how much we can take so often determines how much we can then give.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Notwithstanding . . ., p. 63, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on intelligence

It is so easy to be confrontive without being informative; indignant without being intelligent; impulsive without being insightful.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Notwithstanding . . . , p. 62, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on debt, eternity, faith, gifts, immortality, life, and mortality

Comparatively, we are so much quicker to return favors and to pay our debts to mortals - and we should be responsive and grateful. But what of Him who gave us mortal life itself, who will ere long give us all immortality, and who proffers to the faithful the greatest gift of all, eternal life? We are poor bookkeepers, indeed!

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Ensign, Nov. 1988, p. 31, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on performance

Our little pebble of poor performance helps to start, or to sustain, an avalanche.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Sermons Not Spoken, p.25-26, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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