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.
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou.
There is only one meaning of life: the act of living itself.
It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life.
Storytelling is ultimately a creative act of pattern recognition. Through characters, plot and setting, a writer creates places where previously invisible truths become visible. Or the storyteller posits a series of dots that the reader can connect.
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
I can't think of a greater privilege than to speak out with legislation for people that can't often speak for themselves. And I know the ABLE Act will bring justice and peace of mind to millions of American families who deal with disabilities every day.
If we do not act quickly, Jaxport will fall behind competitors on the East Coast — and the economic engine that has driven this community for the past decade will be put in danger.
Act — quotes and aphorisms
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
When so-called child's play turns hostile, and a child becomes a victim, it is time to act. Victims of cyberbullying do not choose to participate. Rather than build character, bullying can cause children to become anxious, fearful, unhappy, and even cause them to be physically sick.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
The manager is to be blamed who distributes parts to his players which they are unable to act.
The only sexual act that is sinful is the one that uses or abuses.
To fight fear, act. To increase fear — wait, put off postpone.
I might act like it's an accident but the opposite is true. I'm incredibly calculated when it comes to my career.
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.
The Secure Fence Act, which authorizes the construction of 700 miles of security barriers along the southwest border, has now been sent to President Bush for his signature. This piece of legislation is an important piece of the border security puzzle.
I don't think I'm a very good businessman. I act too much with my heart.