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Missionary Work is a Work of Love and Trust

"No steam or gas drives anything until it is confined. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined."

Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Don't duck the most difficult problems. That just insures that the hardest part will be left when you're most tired. Get the big one done - it's downhill from then on."

Norman Vincent Peale

"Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without comment is a wonderful social grace."

Judith Martin

"The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions."

William F. Scolavino

"Missionary work is a work of love and trust, and it has to be done on that basis."

Gordon B. Hinckley, Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckley, 374

"No sacrifice is too great for families to send a son or daughter into the field."

Gordon B. Hinckley, "My Testimony," Ensign, Nov. 1993, 52

"My brothers and sisters, the day for carrying the gospel to ever more places and people is here and now. We must come to think of our obligation to share the message rather than of our own convenience. Calls from the Lord are seldom convenient. The time is here when sacrifice must become an even more important element in the Church."

President Spencer W. Kimball, "The Lord Expects Righteousness," Ensign, Nov. 1982, 4

"Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty. "

Albert Einstein

"Under the sacred and compelling trust we have as members of the Church of Jesus Christ, oursis a work of redemption, of lifting and saving those who need help. Ours is a task of raising the sights of those of our people who fail to realize the great potential that lies within them. Ours is the responsibility of building self-reliance, of encouraging and cultivating happy homes where fathers and mothers love and respect one another and children grow in an atmosphere of peace and affection and appreciation."

Gordon B. Hinckley, "What This Work Is All About," Ensign, Aug. 2002, 3

"Getting other people to like you is simply the other side of liking other people."

Norman Vincent Peale

"I believe some of you have a tendency to underestimate your profound capacity for blessing the lives of others. More often than not, it is not on the stage with some public pronouncement but in your example of righteousness and the countless gentle acts of love and kindness done so willingly, so often on a one-to-one basis."

James E. Faust, "You Are All Heaven Sent," Ensign, Nov. 2002, 111-12

"The decision to change one's life and come unto Christ is, perhaps, the most important decision of mortality. Such a dramatic change is taking place daily throughout the world."

Thomas S. Monson, "They Will Come," General Conference, April 1997

"All of us who are under the baptismal covenant have promised to offer the gospel to others (see D&C 88:81; Mosiah 18:9)."

Henry B. Eyring, "A Child and a Disciple," Ensign, May 2003, 29

"The most important work we can do is to help God's children come to a full understanding of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ."

Elder M. Russell Ballard - Ensign, Nov. 2000, 77

"All of us should constantly think about the Savior giving His life for us. We must never forget that He suffered rejection, humiliation, unspeakable agony, and eventually death in order to save you and me and the whole world from sin. Can any one of us go before Him in some future day and say that we didn't share the gospel with others and help others come to the missionaries because we were too busy or too shy, or for any other reason?"

M. Russell Ballard, "Now Is the Time," Ensign, Nov. 2000, 76