Moral Character Education Theme Quotes
It is so obvious that the great good and the terrible evil in the world today are the sweet and the bitter fruits of the rearing of yesterday’s children. As we train a new generation, so will the world be in a few years. If you are worried about the future, then look to the upbringing of your children. ~Gordon B. Hinckley
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all. ~Oliver Wendell Homes
The Lord wants us to be peacemakers, but he doesn’t want peace at the cost of truth. ~Sarah Sundin
We need [men and] women who can detect deception in all of its forms. ~Russell M. Nelson
If we continue to teach about tolerance and intolerance instead of good and evil, we will end up with tolerance of evil. ~Dennis Prager
“The face of sin today often wears the mask of tolerance. Do not be deceived; behind that facade is heartache, unhappiness, and pain. … If your so-called friends urge you to do anything you know to be wrong, you be the one to make a stand for right, even if you stand alone.” ~Thomas S. Monson
We may be bucking a strong tide, but we must teach our children that sin is sin. ~Spencer W. Kimball
Obedience to God is the habit of a free man. ~James Talmadge
Whether we recognize it or not, we are connected with our past . . . people who care nothing for the past usually have no thought for the future and are selfish in the way they use the present. (World Conference 1980)
Love people, not things; use things, not people. ~Spencer W. Kimball
Choose your friends with caution, plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith. ~Thomas S. Monson
Never grow a wishbone where a backbone ought to be.
The secret to having it all is knowing that you already do.
“Vice is a monster of so frightful mien
As to be hated needs but to be seen;
Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face,
We first endure, then pity, then embrace.” ― Alexander Pope
Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere, and the less of it there is within, the more there must be without. It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. ~Edmund Burke
It has been said that the door of history turns on small hinges, and so do people’s lives. The choices we make determine our destiny. ~Thomas S. Monson
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
The opposite of Courage: “Most of the world fears the raised fist while we in America fear the raised eyebrow.” ~Mack Stiles