Brigham Young, American Leader ( June 1, 1801 - August 29, 1877 )

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Love the giver more than the gift.~Brigham Young

Love Birthday Gift

A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.~Brigham Young

Good Man Good Man

Never let a day pass that you will have cause to say, I will do better tomorrow.~Brigham Young

Day Tomorrow Better

Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun, too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere.~Brigham Young

Nature Sea God

There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.~Brigham Young

Wisdom Knowledge Light

Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.~Brigham Young

Age Community Man

True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.~Brigham Young

Freedom Independence Doing

Honest hearts produce honest actions.~Brigham Young

Honest Hearts Actions

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.~Brigham Young

Children See Should

In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that does not displease us.~Brigham Young

Best Adversity Friends

Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.~Brigham Young

Truth Religion People

Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?~Brigham Young

Silence May Better

It is wise for us to forget our troubles, there are always new ones to replace them.~Brigham Young

Wise Forget New

If I had a choice of educating my daughters or my sons because of opportunity constraints, I would choose to educate my daughters.~Brigham Young

Opportunity Choice Choose

I don't care about my character here on earth. I don't care about what other people think or say about me, all I care about is my standing before the Lord.~Brigham Young

Character Earth People

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.~Brigham Young

Life Education Work

The biggest labor problem is tomorrow.~Brigham Young

Tomorrow Problem Labor

I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.~Brigham Young

Law Live Want

Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.~Brigham Young

Remember Wood Up