Motivational Gordon B Hinckley Quotes For Success In Life

Gordon Bitner Hinckley was an American religious leader and author who served as the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from March 12, 1995, until his death. These Gordon B Hinckley Quotes on education, death, mother will motivate you.

Best Gordon B Hinckley Quotes

  1. “In my ninety-plus years, I have learned a secret. I have learned that when good men and good women face challenges with optimism, things will always work out! Truly, things always work out! Despite how difficult circumstances may look at the moment, those who have faith and move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  2. “Don’t be gloomy. Do not dwell on unkind things. Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight. Even if you are not happy, put a smile on your face. ‘Accentuate the positive.’ Look a little deeper for the good. Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, with great and strong purpose in your heart. Love life.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  3. “Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  4. “Live today as if you were going to live forever, for you surely shall.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  5. “It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don’t worry. I say that to myself every morning. It all works out in the end. Put your trust in God, and move forward with faith and confidence in the future. The Lord will not forsake us. He will not forsake us. If we will put our trust in Him, if we will pray to Him, if we will live worthy of His blessings, He will hear our prayers.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  6. “What I am suggesting is that each of us turn from the negativism that permeates our society and look for the remarkable good among those with whom we associate, that we speak of one another’s virtues more than we speak of one another’s faults, that optimism replace pessimism, that our faith exceed our fears. When I was a young man and was prone to speak critically, my father would say: “Cynics do not contribute, skeptics do not create, doubters do not achieve.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  7. “You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good that is in you must be spread to others.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  8. “Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others…By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  9. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  10. “The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley, Gordon B Hinckley Quotes on life
  11. “All of us have problems. We face them every day. How grateful I am that we have difficult things to wrestle with. They keep us young, they keep us alive, they keep us going, they keep us humble. Be grateful for your problems, and know that somehow there will come a solution. Just do the best you can, but be sure it is the very best.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  12. “Though my work may be menial, though my contribution may be small, I can perform it with dignity and offer it with unselfishness. My talents may not be great, but I can use them to bless the lives of others… The goodness of the world in which we live is the accumulated goodness of many small and seemingly inconsequential acts.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  13. “There is no obstacle too great, no challenge too difficult if we have faith.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  14. “Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  15. “Please don’t nag yourself with thoughts of failure. Do not set goals far beyond your capacity to achieve. Simply do what you can do, in the best way you know, and the Lord will accept of your effort.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  16. “Life is to be enjoyed, not endured” ~ Gordon B Hinckley Quotes
  17. “Some of you may feel that you are not as attractive and beautiful and glamorous as you would like to be. Rise above any such feelings, cultivate the light you have within you, and it will shine through as a radiant expression that will be seen by others. You need never feel inferior. You need never feel that you were born without talents or without opportunities to give them expression. Cultivate whatever talents you have, and they will grow anв refine and become an expression of your true self appreciated by others.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  18. “Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great purpose in heart.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  19. “Whatever you do, do well. Be good at it. Stand a little taller. Be a little stronger. Be a little better.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  20. “Somehow forgiveness, with love and tolerance, accomplishes miracles that can happen in no other way.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  21. “The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  22. “We seldom get into trouble when we speak softly. It is only when we raise our voices that the sparks fly and tiny molehills become great mountains of contention.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  23. “Choose your friends carefully. It is they who will lead you in one direction or the other. Everybody wants friends. Everybody needs friends. No one wishes to be without them. But never lose sight of the fact that it is your friends who will lead you along the paths that you will follow.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  24. “Imagine how our own families, let alone the world, would change if we vowed to keep faith with one another, strengthen one another, look for and accentuate the virtues in one another, and speak graciously concerning one another. Imagine the cumulative effect if we treated each other with respect and acceptance, if we willingly provided support. Such interactions practiced on a small scale would surely have a rippling effect throughout our homes and communities and, eventually, society at large.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  25. “You can be smart and happy or stupid and miserable. . . it’s your choice” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  26. “Divorce too often is the bitter fruit of anger. A man and a woman fall in love, as they say; each is wonderful in the sight of the other; they feel romantic affection for no one else; they stretch their finances to buy a diamond ring; they marry. All is bliss-that is, for a season. Then little inconsequential activities lead to criticism. Little flaws are magnified into great torrents of faultfinding; they fall apart, they separate, and then with rancor and bitterness they divorce.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  27. “In all this world there is no substitute for personal integrity. It includes honor. It includes performance. It includes keeping one’s word. It includes doing what is right regardless of the circumstances” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  28. “The course of our lives is not determined by great, awesome decisions. Our direction is set by the little day-to-day choices which chart the track on which we run.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  29. “He who lives only unto himself withers and dies, while he who forgets himself in the service of others grows and blossoms.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  30. “You have not failed until you quit trying.” ~ Gordon B Hinckley Quotes
  31. “It is not wise, or even possible, to divorce private behavior from public leadership… By its very nature, true leadership carries with it the burden of being an example.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  32. “Remember that whatever you do or wherever you are, you are never alone.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  33. “We’ve got to have a little humor in our lives. You had better take seriously that which should be taken seriously but, at the same time, we can bring in a touch of humor now and again. If the time ever comes when we can’t smile at ourselves, it will be a sad time.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  34. “Of all the creations of the Almighty, there is none more beautiful, none more inspiring than a lovely daughter of God who walks in virtue with an understanding of why she should do so, who honors and respects her body as a thing sacred and divine, who cultivates her mind and constantly enlarges the horizon of her understanding, who nurtures her spirit with everlasting truth. God will hold us accountable if we neglect His daughters. He has given us a great and compelling trust. May we be faithful to that trust.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  35. “We are creatures of our thinking. We can talk ourselves into defeat or we can talk ourselves into victory.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  36. “Mediocrity will never do. You are capable of something better.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  37. “You are doing the best you can, and that best results in good to yourself and to others. Do not nag yourself with a sense of failure. Get on your knees and ask for the blessings of the Lord; then stand on your feet and do what you are asked to do.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  38. “Notwithstanding the trouble, notwithstanding the argument, notwithstanding the increasingly heavy hand of government, notwithstanding the spirit of arrogance we so often display, notwithstanding the growing tide of pornography and permissiveness, notwithstanding occasional corruption in public office and betrayal of sacred trust-I marvel at the miracle of America.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  39. “Never assume that you can make it alone. You need the help of the Lord. Never hesitate to get on your knees in some private place and speak with Him.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  40. “The cause of most of man’s unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most for what he wants now.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  41. “Try a little harder to be a little better.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

  42. “You can’t plow a field simply by turning it over in your mind.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  43. “You can be excellent in every way. You can be first class. There is no need for you to be a scrub. Respect yourself. Do not feel sorry for yourself. Do not dwell on unkind things others may say about you. Polish and refine whatever talents the Lord has given you. 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. Love life and look for its opportunities.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  44. “You can be excellent in every way. You can be first class. There is no need for you to be a scrub. Respect yourself. Do not feel sorry for yourself. Do not dwell on unkind things others may say about you. Polish and refine whatever talents the Lord has given you. 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. Love life and look for its opportunities.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  45. “Be believing, be happy, don’t get discouraged. Things will work out.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

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