LDS Quotes on Loving + Serving Others

July 02, 2018

  • God is disappointed when we don’t realize that others are trying too. — Dale G. Renlund
  • As members of the church, we should not be critical of those who have sincere, heartfelt questions or concerns about their faith. Such questions can be a catalyst to real conversion if they prompt us to seek truth in the light of faith. — M. Russell Ballard
  • True happiness comes only by making others happy. — David O. McKay
  • Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others. — Gordon B. Hinckley
  • I don’t want to drive up to the pearly gates in a shiny sports car, wearing beautifully, tailored clothes, my hair expertly coiffed, and with long, perfectly manicured fingernails. I want to drive up in a station wagon that has mud on the wheels from taking kids to scout camp. I want to be there with a smudge of peanut butter on my shirt from making sandwiches for a sick neighbor's children. I want to be there with a little dirt under my fingernails from helping to weed someone’s garden. I want to be there with children’s sticky kisses on my cheeks and the tears of a friend on my shoulder. I want the Lord to know I was really here and that I really lived. — Marjorie Pay Hinckley
  • If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care. — Marvin J. Ashton
  • I remind you that no man who makes disparaging remarks concerning those of another race can consider himself a true disciple of Christ. — Gordon B. Hinckley
  • He loves you for reaching out and helping others bear their heavy burdens—even when you are struggling with your own. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • Let us all recognize that each of us is a son or daughter of our Father in Heaven, who loves all of His children. — Gordon B. Hinckley
  • Recognize the good in others, not their stains. — Richard G. Scott
  • Though we may disagree, we should not be disagreeable. — Dallin H. Oaks
  • Along your pathway of life you will observe that you are not the only traveler. There are others who need your help. There are feet to steady, hands to grasp, minds to encourage, hearts to inspire, and souls to save. — Thomas S. Monson
  • Everyone, regardless of his or her decisions, deserves our kindness! — Neil A. Andersen
  • We cannot truly love God if we do not love our fellow travelers on this mortal journey. —Thomas S. Monson
  • You are more alike as [children] of God than you are different. — Henry B. Eyring
  • All of us will be tested. And all of us need true friends to love us, to listen to us, to show us the way, and to testify of truth to us. — Henry B. Eyring
  • There are so many people in need whom we could be thinking about instead of ourselves. There are so many ways we could be serving. We have no time to become absorbed in ourselves. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • I admonish you to be good citizens of the nations in which you live and good neighbors in your communities, reaching out to those of other faiths as well as to our own. May we be tolerant of, as well as kind and loving to, those who do not share our beliefs and our standards. The Savior brought to this earth a message of love and goodwill to all men and women. May we ever follow His example. — Thomas S. Monson
  • No other work reaches so close to divinity as does the nurturing of the sons and daughters of God. — Gordon B. Hinckley
  • The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served. — Gordon B. Hinckley
  • I pray that we may be aware of the needs of those around us. There are some, particularly among the young, who are tragically involved in drugs, immorality, pornography, and so on. There are those who are lonely, including widows and widowers, who long for the company and concern of others. May we ever be ready to extend to them a helping hand and a loving heart. — Thomas S. Monson
  • As you love His children, Heavenly Father will guide you, and angels will assist you. You will be given power to bless lives and rescue souls. — David L. Beck
  • The best way to help those you love is by putting the Savior first. — D. Todd Christofferson
  • We lighten the loads of others best by helping the Lord strengthen them. That is why the Lord included in our charge to comfort others the command to be His witnesses at all times and in all places. — Henry B. Eyring
  • Reaching out to rescue one another, under any condition, is an eternal measure of love. — Ronald A. Rasband
Yours truly,

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