Facing difficult things

George H. Brimhall

If you avoid difficult things, great things will avoid you.

George H. Brimhall (1852-1932), former president, Brigham Young University

One Sentence Sermons

The future is as bright as your faith.
Thomas S. Monson, “Be of Good Cheer,” April 2009 General Conference

You can’t be right by doing wrong; you can’t be wrong by doing right. “Pathways to Perfection,” April General Conference 2002

…the easy way materially usually is not the best way spiritually.
Dallin H. Oaks, Adversity, Ensign, July 1998

All progress in spiritual things is conditioned upon the prior attainment of humility.
Bruce R. McConkie, Mormon Doctrine, p. 370

The way through difficulties has always been prepared for you and you will find it if you exercise faith.
Henry B. Eyring, General Young Women’s Broadcast, March 29, 2008

Men cannot really long rest content with mediocrity once they see excellence is within their reach.
Thomas S. Monson, “Anxiously Engaged,” October Conference, 2004

I know the Lord lives. I know that He loves us. I know that apart from HIm no one can success, but as a partner with HIm, no one can fail. Ezra Taft Benson, “Think on Christ,” Ensign, March 1989