Spencer W. Kimball Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old spencer w. kimball quotes, spencer w. kimball sayings, and spencer w. kimball proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Every divorce is the result of selfishness on the part of one or the other or both parties to a marriage contract. Someone is thinking of self comforts, conveniences, freedoms, luxuries, or ease. Sometimes the ceaseless pin pricking of an unhappy, discontented, and selfish spouse can finally add up to serious physical violence. Sometimes people are goaded to the point where they erringly feel justified in doing the things that are so wrong. Nothing of course justifies sin.     

Spencer W. Kimball

Humility is royalty without a crown.     

Spencer W. Kimball

God does notice us, and He watches over us. But it is usually through another person that he meets our needs.     

Spencer W. Kimball

I believe in goals, but I believe that the individual should set his own. Goal setting should cause us to stretch as we make our way.     

Spencer W. Kimball

Self-justification is the enemy of repentance.     

Spencer W. Kimball

We know so little. Our judgment is so limited. We judge the Lord's ways from our own narrow view.     

Spencer W. Kimball

Preparedness, when properly pursued, is a way of life, not a sudden, spectacular program.     

Spencer W. Kimball

One of the best ways to celebrate righteous history is to make more of it, make more righteous history!     

Spencer W. Kimball

Some of what you write may be humdrum dates and places, but there will also be rich passages that will be quoted by your posterity.     

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We are in a position, as musicians, to touch the souls of those who listen.     

Spencer W. Kimball

In the kingdom, the greater our responsibilities, the greater is our need to see ourselves as servants.     

Spencer W. Kimball

Being human, we would expel from our lives physical pain and mental anguish and assure ourselves of continual ease and comfort, but if we were to close the doors upon sorrow and distress, we might be excluding our greatest friends and benefactors. Suffering can make saints of people as they learn patience, long-suffering, and self-mastery.     

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Always keep good company. Never waste an hour with anyone who doesn't lift you up and encourage you.     

Spencer W. Kimball

To hold a testimony, one must bear it often and live worthy of it.     

Spencer W. Kimball

One of Satan's sharpest tools is alcohol, for it blinds and deafens, numbs and manacles, impoverishes and maims, and kills unfortunate victims.     

Spencer W. Kimball

Success is not measured in achievement of goals, but in the stress and strain of meeting those goals.     

Spencer W. Kimball