October 16, 2011

Thoughts of Spiritual Uplift

"Suppose no one is as handsome or as beautiful as he or she wishes, or as brilliant in school or as witty in speech or as wealthy as we would like, but in a world of varied talents and fortunes that we can't always command, I think that makes even more attractive the qualities we can command-such qualities as thoughtfulness, patience, a kind word, and true delight in the accomplishment of another. These cost us nothing, and they can mean everything to the one who receives them."
Jeffrey R. Holland


Emily and Owen Johnston said...

I absolutely love Elder Holland. Thanks so much for sharing this quote. Something I definitely needed to hear :)

M.C. Sommers said...

I love this quote. The older I get, the more I find myself being inspired by people who are kind and happy rather than just smart or attractive. :)