Ezra Taft Benson Quotes

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Go on daddy-daughter dates and father-and-sons' outings with your children. As a family, go on campouts and picnics, to ball games and recitals, to school programs, and so forth. Having Dad there makes all the difference.

Ezra Taft Benson in Family, Children, School

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Go on daddy-daughter dates and father-and-sons' outings with your children. As a family, go on campouts and picnics, to ball games and recitals, to school programs, and so forth. Having Dad there makes all the difference.

Ezra Taft Benson

The false prophets of Communism predict a utopian society.

Ezra Taft Benson

The proud do not change to improve, but defend their position by rationalizing. Repentance means change, and it takes a humble person to change.

Ezra Taft Benson

Young people, you need the wisdom of age, just as some of us older ones need your enthusiasm for life.

Ezra Taft Benson

In the beginning, Adam was instructed to earn the bread by the sweat of his brow - not Eve. Contrary to conventional wisdom, a mother's place is in the home!

Ezra Taft Benson

Blessed are they who seek to learn wisdom.

Ezra Taft Benson

With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.

Ezra Taft Benson

If a man does not control his temper, it is a sad admission that he is not in control of his thoughts.

Ezra Taft Benson

Encourage good music and art and literature in your homes. Homes that have a spirit of refinement and beauty will bless the lives of your children forever.

Ezra Taft Benson

The proud depend upon the world to tell them whether they have value or not. Their self-esteem is determined by where they are judged to be on the ladders of worldly success. They feel worthwhile as individuals if the numbers beneath them in achievement,

Ezra Taft Benson

Yes, one can repent of moral transgression. The miracle of forgiveness is real, and true repentance is accepted of the Lord.

Ezra Taft Benson

If someone wants to marry you outside the temple, whom will you strive to please - God or a mortal? If you insist on a temple marriage, you will be pleasing the Lord and blessing the other party.

Ezra Taft Benson

Beguiling voices in the world cry out for 'alternative lifestyles' for women. They maintain that some women are better suited for careers than for marriage and motherhood.

Ezra Taft Benson

When our children obey the Lord and go to the temple to receive their blessings and enter into the marriage covenant, they enter into the same order of the priesthood that God instituted in the very beginning with father Adam.

Ezra Taft Benson

The moral code of Heaven for both men and women is complete chastity before marriage and full fidelity after marriage.

Ezra Taft Benson