Tomas Monson

United States
Born on 21 Aug 1927
Religious Leader / Author

Quotes



The future will present insurmountable problems - only when we consider them insurmountable.
When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be.
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
Essays
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
Essays