Quotes from General Authorities
We must make certain that we do not offend God by our failure to confess His hand in all things.
Harold B. Lee
Gratitude is expressed in prayer and thanksgiving; but more so in living lives of honor and integrity, of kindness and compassion, in awareness of others and their needs, and an honest expression of gratitude for all those who bless and affect our lives for good. Thanksgiving is best expressed in thanks-living—in lives of goodness and obedience and love and service.
A. Theodore Tuttle
He who has a thankful heart and cultivates the spirit of appreciation will find much to be grateful for each hour of every day.
Hugh B. Brown
Thanksgiving day gives each and everyone of us an invitation and a wonderful opportunity to pause and count our many blessings and to give thanks to God and praise Him from whom all blessings flow.
N. Eldon Tanner
Let us see to it that from henceforth no day shall pass in which we do not fervently, in family and in private prayers, express our gratitude to our Heavenly Father and seek His guidance and protecting care.
Marion G. Romney
It would be very difficult to be grateful without being good, or to be good without being grateful. As we feel and express our appreciation TO God and FOR God, we tend to become more like him.
Sterling W. Sill
Thou shalt thank the Lord thy God in all things. (D&C 59:7.)
And ye must give thanks unto God in the Spirit for whatsoever blessing ye are blessed with. (D&C 46:32.)
Verily I say unto you my friends, fear not, let your hearts be comforted; yea, rejoice ever more, and in everything give thanks. (D&C 136:28.)