Mormon Quotes

Morality

Joseph Smith
I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.
Joseph Smith, History of the Church, vol. 4, p. 461
Heber J. Grant
My boy, you always keep your eye on the President of the Church, and if he tells you to do something wrong, and you do it, the Lord will bless you for it.
Heber J. Grant, Prophet Heber J. Grant, as quoted by Apostle Marion G. Romney in "The Covenant of the Priesthood," Ensign, July 1972, p. 98
First Presidency
Abortion must be considered one of the most revolting and sinful practices in this day, when we are witnessing the frightening evidence of permissiveness leading to sexual immorality.
First Presidency, Harold B. Lee, N. Eldon Tanner, & Marion G. Romney of the First Presidency, statement of 1973
Salt Lake Tribune
Some speakers were rejected because of their politics, in spite of university policies prohibiting politics as a criterion for selecting speakers, and others were rejected for their 'reputation' or statements on moral issues.
Salt Lake Tribune, 'BYU Rejected Speakers for Morals, Politics,' Salt Lake Tribune, April 10, 1980, p. B4
Daily Universe
We ought to legislate morality. My experience is that we legislate very little else, but it's a question of whose morality do we legislate ‑ the Lord's or somebody else's? ... If we could only convince ourselves that we are the agents of the Lord, we would surely make God's purposes our own. That is what we ought to be doing in the political process.
Daily Universe, Be Agents of Lord in Politics, Daily Universe, October 12, 1978, p. 13
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