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A collection of thoughts and quotes by Brigham Young on adversity, death, fear, greatest, prayer, marriage, intended, polygamy, offense, education and freedom.

36 Insightful Quotes By Brigham Young That Will Motivate You To Bite The Bullet

Quick Facts

Famous As: Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Born On: June 1, 1801

Died On: August 29, 1877

Born In: Whitingham

Died At Age: 76

Brigham Young was an eminent American leader and politician. He became the second President of the ‘Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’. He was also a settler of the Western United States. Besides serving as the first governor of the Utah Territory, he was also the founder of the Salt Lake City. One of the most distinguished leaders of the 'Latter Day Saint Movement', Young was fondly known as ‘Modern Moses’, ‘Mormon Moses’ or ‘American Moses’. He tried his hands at many trades and worked as a blacksmith, carpenter, painter and joiner. We have compiled some popular thoughts, opinions and viewpoints by Brigham Young which are quoted quite often. Let us browse through the sayings and quotes by Brigham Young which are sure to motivate and inspire you.

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.

Brigham Young

Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?

Brigham Young

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

He who takes offense when no offense is intended is a fool, and he who takes offense when offense is intended is a greater fool.

Brigham Young

It's better to die doing good than to live doing evil.

Brigham Young

He who takes offense when offense was not intended is a fool, yet he who takes offense when offense is intended is an even greater fool for he has succumbed to the will of his adversary.

Brigham Young

If you don't feel like praying, pray until you do!

Brigham Young

There is no music in hell, for all good music belongs to heaven.

Brigham Young

Our religion will not clash with nor contradict the facts of science in any particular.

Brigham Young

Learn to be good for something.

Brigham Young

True Independence and Freedom can only exist in doing whats right.

Brigham Young

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do. We should set them an example that we wish them to imitate.

Brigham Young

The men and women, who desire to obtain seats in the celestial kingdom, will find that they must battle everyday.

Brigham Young

To mind your own business incorporates the whole duty of man.

Brigham Young

Pray as though everything depended on the Lord and work as though everything depended on you.

Brigham Young

We went west willingly--because we had to.

Brigham Young

Crying babies are like good intentions: Both should be carried out immediately!

Brigham Young

[Our] first and foremost duty [is] to seek the Lord until we open the path of communication from God to our own soul.

Brigham Young

If you wish to get rich, save what you get. A fool can earn money; but it takes a wise man to save and dispose of it to his own advantage.

Brigham Young

It is for us to do those things which the Lord requires at our hands, and leave the result with him.

Brigham Young

Mend it, fix it, make do, or do without.

Brigham Young

Miracles, or those extraordinary manifestations of the power of god, are not for the unbeliever; they are to console the Saints, and to strengthen and confirm the faith of those who love, fear, and serve God.

Brigham Young

If the Devil says you cannot pray when you are angry, tell him it is none of his business, and pray until that species of insanity is dispelled and serenity is restored to the mind. (p. 175)

Brigham Young

If you are ever called upon to chasten a person, never chasten beyond the balm you have within you to bind up.

Brigham Young

I do not know of any, excepting the unpardonable sin, that is greater than the sin of ingratitude.

Brigham Young

I shall not cease learning while I live, nor when I arrive in the spirit-world… and when I again receive my body, I shall …still continue my researches

Brigham Young

Every accomplishment, every refined talent, every useful attainment in mathematics, music, and in all sciences, and art belong to the Saints.

Brigham Young

It is our duty to improve upon every blessing the Lord gives to us.

Brigham Young

The signers of the Declaration of Independence and the framers of the Constitution were inspired from on high to do that work.

Brigham Young

It is the duty of a Saint of God to gain all the influence he can on this earth, and to use every particle of that influence to do good.

Brigham Young

Instead of preparing to die, prepare to live in the midst of all the exaltations of the Gods

Brigham Young

There is not a man who has been in this community a few years but knows I am telling the living truth. Do any of you hate me for it? Do any of you love me for it? It is all the same to me.

Brigham Young

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

Brigham Young

Honest hearts produce honest actions.

Brigham Young

If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.

Brigham Young

If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family

Brigham Young