Quotes

The Church needs you. The Lord needs you. The world needs you . . . . There are many out there who need exactly what you have to offer. They are not easy to find, but they will not be found unless there are those who are prepared and willing to seek them out.

—Gordon B. Hinckley, “The Question of a Mission,” Ensign, May 1986

There are feet to steady, hands to grasp, minds to encourage, hearts to inspire, and souls to save.

—Thomas S. Monson, “To the Rescue,” Ensign, May 2001

My mission had a great impact on my life. I learned to rely more on the Lord, to seek the guidance of the Spirit, and to feel an overwhelming love for God’s children. My knowledge of the scriptures and my understanding of the doctrines increased. So did my desire to be obedient and to keep the commandments with exactness. My testimony of the Savior and His infinite Atonement was strengthened. My missionary experiences became part of who and what I am. Missionary work became my passion. It has impacted my life and that of my family more than anything else.

—Silvia H. Allred, “Go Ye Therefore,” Ensign, November 2008

If you’re not a full-time missionary with a missionary badge pinned on your coat, now is the time to paint one on your heart.

—Neil L. Anderson, “It’s a Miracle,” Ensign, May 2013

To share truth in difficult circumstances is to treasure it more.

—Richard G. Scott, “Realize Your Full Potential,” Ensign, November 2003

The most effective way to share the gospel is to live it.

—Sheri L. Dew, “Stand Tall and Stand Together,” Ensign, November 2000

Search inward, reach outward, look heavenward.

—Thomas S. Monson, “Finding Peace,” Ensign, March 2004

Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great and strong purpose in your heart.

—Gordon B. Hinckley

Missionary work is the lifeblood of the Church. There is no greater work, no more important work. It blesses the lives of all those who participate in it. It will continue blessing future generations.

—Silvia H. Allred, “Go Ye Therefore,” Ensign, November 2008

Let us remember who we are and what God expects us to become.

—Thomas S. Monson, “Go for It!” Ensign, May 1989

Do we have the moral courage to stand firm for our beliefs, even if by so doing we must stand alone?

—Thomas S. Monson, “Dare to Stand Alone,” Ensign, November 2011

After all that has been said, the greatest and most important duty is to preach the Gospel.

—Joseph Smith

I invite you to rededicate your life to building the kingdom. To reach out to someone who has wandered . . . To look and pray for missionary moments. To make a difference in someone’s life spiritually, especially the members of your own family.

—Sheri L. Dew, “Stand Tall and Stand Together,” Ensign, November 200