George A. Smith Quotes


The heart which finds life in material wealth is usually certain to go farther and seek for more in the satisfaction of base and sullen appetites.

Into every soul however purged and fenced evil appears to have as much freedom of entrance as God Himself.

Jesus Christ tells us that a man cannot be wrong if he argues towards God from what he finds best in himself.

We must seek the loving-kindness of God in all the breadth and open-air of common life.

Yet none use their words more recklessly than the strong who have not been sobered by the rebuffs and uncertainties of life.

If we have a heart for the magnitudes of life it will not seem vain to believe that God Himself should guard it.

Lives are changed by a moment's listening to conscience by a single and quiet inclination of the mind.

The seasons come up undisturbed by crime and war.

Man does find in Nature deliverance from himself oblivion of his past with peace and purity!

Part of the down-to-earthness that made the pioneers succeed was expressed in a sentence: It takes pretty good [people] to get along with water ditches in a dry time and not quarrel.

Let those who still in their youth have preserved their faith and fullness of hope keep looking up.

Happiness contentment the health and growth of the soul depend as men have proved over and over again upon some simple issue some single turning of the soul.

There is no truth which the prophets press more steadily upon Israel than that all their national life lies in the sight and on the care of God.

Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.