Top 80 Quotes From April 2017 General Conference

 80 Best Quotes From April 2017 General Conference

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         Bonnie H. Cordon- Trust in the Lord and Lean Not

  • “We must each ask: How do I keep centered and lean not unto my own understanding?” -Bonnie H. Cordon
  • “We can center our lives on the Savior by coming to know him and he will direct our paths.” -Bonnie H. Cordon

         Carol F. McConkie- The Beauty of Holiness

  • “We are daughters of Heavenly Father, and each of us has a divine heritage of holiness.” -Carol F. McConkie
  • “May our lives be a sacred offering, that we may stand before the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” -Carol F. McConkie

         Linda K. Burton- Certain Women

  • “Women who are certain are centered in the Savior Jesus Christ and have hope through the promise of his atoning sacrifice.” -Linda K. Burton
  • “Let us be found staying close to him in prayer and scripture study.” -Linda K. Burton

         Henry B. Eyring- “My Peace I Leave with You”

  • “Your power to do good as a group of God’s daughters will depend, to a great degree on the unity and love that exist among you.” -Henry B. Eyring
  • “Our father in heaven is concerned not just about our comfort but even more about our upward progress.” -Henry B. Eyring
  • “The spirit not only comforts you, but he is also the agent by which the atonement works a change in your very nature.” -Henry B. Eyring


    Henry B. Eyring- Gathering the Family of God

  • “The work of gathering heavenly father’s family is not just for young people, it’s not just for grandparents, it’s for everyone. We are all gatherers.” -Henry B. Eyring
  • “Families are the basic organizational unit of the eternal realms, and so He intends for them also to be the basic unit on earth.” -Henry B. Eyring

         Joseph Brough- His Daily Guiding Hand

  • “Righteousness is happiness.” -M. Joseph Brough
  • “Only Heavenly Father can be there to guide in all times and in all places.” -M. Joseph Brough
  • “Heavenly Father knows what you and I need better than anyone else.” -M. Joseph Brough

         Weatherford T. Clayton- Our Father’s Glorious Plan

  • “We will never be alone in infirmities if we choose to walk with Christ.” -Weatherford T. Clayton
  • “Even in our moments of deepest grief we find comfort in our savior because he suffered as well.” -Weatherford T. Clayton

         Dale G. Renlund- Our Good Shepherd

  • “Persecution comes in many forms. We must guard against bigotry towards those that hold different opinions.” -Dale G. Renlund
  • “As we become more like him, we learn to treat others as he does, regardless of any outward characteristic.” -Dale G. Renlund
  • “Show respect to all and hatred to none.” -Dale G. Renlund

         Ulisses Soares- Confide in God Unwaveringly

  • “If we are steadfast and not wavering in our faith, the Lord will increase our capacity to raise ourselves above the challenges of life.” -Ulisses Soares

         Mark A. Bragg- Brighter and Brighter until the Perfect Day

  • “Seeking the light is in our spiritual DNA.” -Mark A. Bragg
  • “Even in the most difficult and darkest of times, there is light and goodness all around us.” -Mark A. Bragg
  • “In a darkening world, the light of Christ will shine brighter and brighter until the perfect day.” -Mark A. Bragg

         Russell M. Nelson- Drawing the Power of Jesus Christ into Our Lives

  • “True disciples of Jesus Christ are willing to stand out, speak up, and be different from the people of the world. They are undaunted, devoted, and courageous.” -Russell M. Nelson
  • “Our Heavenly Father never intended that we would deal with the maze of personal problems and social issues on our own.” -Russell M. Nelson


    Robert D. Hales- Becoming a Disciple of Our Lord Jesus Christ

  • “Without works, without virtuous living, our faith is without power to activate discipleship. Indeed, faith is dead.” -Robert D. Hales
  • “We measure our faith by what it leads us to do by our obedience.” -Robert D. Hales

         Jeffrey R. Holland- Songs Sung and Unsung

  • “God is determined to make of us more than we thought we could be.” -Jeffrey R. Holland
  • “Come as you are but don’t plan to stay as you are.” -Jeffrey R. Holland
  • “There is room in the church for those who once had questions regarding their faith and room for those who still do.” -Jeffrey R. Holland

          Gary B. Sabin- Stand Up Inside and Be All In

  • “We may need to let go of the world so we can hang on to eternity.” -Gary B. Sabin
  • “It is far better to follow the creator than the crowd.” -Gary B. Sabin

          Valeri V. Cordon- The Language of the Gospel

  • “As children of God, we are imperfect people trying to learn a perfect language. Our Heavenly Father is patient with our imperfections.” -Valeri V. Cordon
  • “No Achievement in this life, important as it may be, will be relevant if we lose the language of the gospel in our families.” -Valeri V. Cordon

          Neil L. Andersen- Overcoming the World

  • “Overcoming the world brings humility, empathy, patience, and compassion for those different than yourself.” -Neil L. Andersen
  • “Determining the world is not one defining moment in a lifetime, but a lifetime of moments that define an eternity.” -Neil L. Andersen

         Russell Ballard- Return and Receive

  • “Knowing where you are going and how you expect to get there can bring meaning, purpose, and accomplishment to life.” -M. Russell Ballard
  • “Those who accomplish the most in this world, are those with a vision for their lives.” -M. Russell Ballard
  • “Our greatest and most overriding goals should fit into Heavenly Father’s eternal plan.” -M. Russell Ballard


    Thomas S. Monson- Kindness, Charity, and Love

  • “Brethren, we do not honor the priesthood of God if we are not kind to others.” -Thomas S. Monson
  • “Let us examine our lives and determine to follow the Savior’s example by being kind, loving and charitable.” -President Thomas S. Monson

          David A. Bednar- Called to the Work

  • “Be worthy, stay worthy.” -David A. Bednar
  • “Not a single member of this church should carry and unnecessary burden of misunderstanding, uncertainty, anguish or guilt.” -David A. Bednar

          Gerald Causse- Prepare the Way

  • “Not one of them should ever feel left out or useless.” -Gerald Causse
  • “Let us put the Aaronic Priesthood in a place of service, preparation, and accomplishment for all the young men of the Church.” -Gerald Causse

          Dieter F. Uchtdorf- The Greatest among You

  • “The savior loves all of God’s children regardless of their socioeconomic circumstance, their race, religion, language. And so should we!” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • “Let us follow the example of our Savior, who was meek and lowly, who sought not the praise of men, but to do the will of his father.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • “What is the most important calling in the church? It is the one you currently have.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf

         Henry B. Eyring- “Walk with Me”

  • “When we walk the path of priesthood service, the Savior Jesus Christ goes with us, for it is his path, his way.” -Henry B. Eyring
  • “Walking with the Savior in priesthood service will change the way you look at others. He will teach you to see them through His eyes, which means seeing past an outward appearance and into the heart.” -Henry B. Eyring


    Thomas S. Monson- The Power of the Book of Mormon

  • “A strong testimony of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and of his gospel will help us through to safety.” -Thomas S. Monson

          Joy D. Jones- A Sin-Resistant Generation

  • “Our children don spiritual armor as they establish patterns of personal daily discipleship.” -Joy D. Jones
  • “Children are great imitators, so give them something great to imitate.” -Joy D. Jones

          Yoon Hwan Choi- Don’t Look Around, Look Up!

  • “Hold onto your faith in those hard times. Look up to Christ for strength, balance, and healing.”- Yoon Hwan Choi
  • “Inviting others to come unto Christ is our purpose, and we can fulfill this purpose by looking up to Jesus Christ.” -Yoon Hwan Choi

          Ronald A. Rasband- Let the Holy Spirit Guide

  • “May we take seriously the Lord’s call to “be of good cheer, for I will lead you along.” He leads us by the Holy Ghost. -Ronald A. Rasband
  • “The Holy Ghost binds us to the Lord. By divine assignment , he inspires, testifies, teaches, and prompts us to walk in the light of the Lord.” -Ronald A. Rasband
  • “May we live close to the spirit acting upon our first prompting knowing they come from God.” -Ronald A. Rasband

           Whitney Clayton- Whatsoever He Saith unto You, Do It

  • “Over time simple habits of belief lead to miraculous results.” -L. Whitney Clayton
  • “The Lord promises to direct our paths, but for Him to do that, we have to walk, trusting that he knows the way.” -L. Whitney Clayton
  • “We shouldn’t expect easy answers or quick fixes from heaven. Things work out when we stand firm during the trial of our faith.” -L. Whitney Clayton

           Dallin H. Oaks- The Godhead and the Plan of Salvation

  • “It is not enough for us to be convinced of the gospel. We must act and think so that we are converted by it.” -Dallin H. Oaks
  • “The Savior’s supernal sacrifice is truly called the central act of all human history.” -Dallin H. Oaks

          Dieter F. Uchtdorf- Perfect Love Casteth Out Fear

  • “God knows you perfectly. He loves you perfectly. He knows what your future holds.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • “God is on our side. He loves us. And when we stumble, he wants us to rise up, try again, and be stronger.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • “The Lord has given us an abundance of reasons to rejoice. We just need to find them and recognize them.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • “Let us replace fear with Christ’s perfect love.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • “Christ’s perfect love overcomes temptations to harm, coerce, bully, or oppress.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf


    Todd Christofferson- The Voice of Warning

  • “To Warn is to care.” -D. Todd Christofferson

          Joaquin E. Costa- To the Friends and Investigators of the Church

  • “Experience repentance. Nothing draws you closer to the Lord Jesus Christ than a desire to change.” -Joaquin E. Costa
  • “If you are confused, don’t worry! Remember the feelings you have experienced. They come from God.” -Joaquin E. Costa

          Mark Palmer- Then Jesus Beholding Him Loved Him

  • “Those who are hardest to love need love the most.” -S. Mark Palmer
  • “Love should never be withdrawn when a child, friend, or family member fails to live up to our expectations.” -S. Mark PalmerGary E. Stevenson- How Does the Holy Ghost Help You?
  • “The Holy Ghost warns, the Holy Ghost comforts, and the Holy Ghost testifies.” -Gary E. Stevenson
  • “As you heed promptings from the Holy Ghost, you may be removed, without ever knowing, from spiritual and temporal danger.” -Gary E. Stevenson
  • “Stay close to the spirit and the spirit will stay close to you.” -Gary E. Stevenson

          Scott Crow- And This is Life Eternal

  • “The best way to know God is to become like him.”  -C. Scott Crow
  • “God can make more of us than we can ever make of ourselves.” -C. Scott Crow
  • “Scripture Study becomes a channel for the spirit to give each of us a customized tutorial.” -C. Scott Grow

          Benjamin De Hoyos- That Our Light May Be a Standard for the Nations

  • “We should not and must not hide our light. Our savior commanded us to let our light shine like a city on a hill.” -Benjamin De Hoyos
  • “As we all teach and learn in the savior’s way and become more like him our light becomes brighter and cannot be hid.” -Benjamin De Hoyos

         Quentin L. Cook- Foundations of Faith

  • “Opposition in all things is part of the refiner’s fire to prepare us for an eternal celestial destiny.” -Quentin L. Cook

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