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You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

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Reach for the stars.

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Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

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To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

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Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

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We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

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Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

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Never complain about what you permit.

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Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

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Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

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We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

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