Potential

LDS Quotes on Potential

“God cares a lot more about who we are and about who we are becoming, than about who we once were.”

Elder Dale G. Renlund  |  "Latter-day Saints Keep on Trying"

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Elder Jeffery R. Holland of the LDS church

God doesn’t care nearly as much about where you have been as He does about where you are and, with His help, where you are willing to go.

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland  |  Created for Greater Things

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Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Perhaps you don’t consider yourself all that useful; perhaps you don’t consider yourself a blessing in somebody’s life. Often, when we look at ourselves, we see only our limitations and deficiencies. We might think we have to be “more” of something for God to use us–more intelligent, more wealthy, more charismatic, more talented, more spiritual. Blessings will come not so much because of your abilities but because of your choices. And the God of the universe will work within and through you, magnifying your humble efforts for His purposes.

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf  |  A Yearning for Home

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“We humans have a lamentable tendency to spend more time theorizing reasons behind human suffering, than working to alleviate human suffering, and in imagining a heaven above, than creating a heaven in our homes and communities.”

Terryl and Fiona Givens  |  The God Who Weeps

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Now it is time for you to define your own goals and meet your own expectations. From now on, you decide! Instead of concentrating on what you are to do, now is the time to zero in on who you are to be

Russell M. Nelson  |  Disciples of Jesus Christ—Defenders of Marriage

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“He who lives only unto himself withers and dies, while he who forgets himself in the service of others grows and blossoms in this life and in eternity.”

Gordon B. Hinckley

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“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.”

Winston Churchill

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“The purpose of the gospel is to make bad men good and good men better.”

David O. McKay

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“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”

Bryan Stevenson  |  Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

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