Unfortunately, if you've ever been in southern Georgia on the beaches in a lightning storm, if you're out there, you're in great, great danger, and you can be killed very, very quickly.
However, as our brave men and women continue to return from the battlefields of the War on Terror, Congress must respond by enacting policies that meet the evolving needs of the veterans community.
Well, I tried to get a record deal in 1966 or '67, and everyone thought I was too eclectic.
I just want to show off my scar proudly and not be afraid of it.
Do you know how many concerts I've done in my whole life, in more than 35 years of performing? Sixty-four.
We need role models who are going to break the mold.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones.
Receiving the authority of the priesthood by the laying on of hands is an important beginning, but it is not enough. Ordination confers authority, but righteousness is required to act with power as we strive to lift souls, to teach and testify, to bless and counsel, and to advance the work of salvation.
Testimony is the beginning of and a prerequisite to continuing conversion. Testimony is a point of departure; it is not an ultimate destination. Strong testimony is the foundation upon which conversion is established. Testimony alone is not and will not be enough to protect us in the latter-day storm of darkness and evil in which we are living.
Famous general quotes and phrases
What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?
We are not living in a world where all roads are radii of a circle and where all, if followed long enough, will therefore draw gradually nearer and finally meet at the centre: rather in a world where every road, after a few miles, forks into two, and each of those into two again, and at each fork, you must make a decision.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
For my part, I desire to see the time when education — and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry — shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.
Bulls do not win bull fights. People do.
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down'.
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.