In that seemingly endless tug-of-war between the need for liberty and the need for order…our whole system depends upon what might be called “obedience to the unenforceable,” in which citizens willingly constrain themselves because of shared respect. Once selfishness reigns supreme, there cannot be a sense of community, and when shared respect dissolves, so does shared power.

—Neal A. Maxwell

Those least sensitive to guilt are most sensitive to embarrassment.

—Ralph Sheffield

Men have no special right because they belong to one race or another: the word man[kind] defines all rights.

—Jose Marti

The chains of race are broken, the fountains of knowledge are open. The means of advancement are accessible.

—Frederick Douglass

No race has a monopoly on vice or virtue.

—Whitney M. Young

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.

—Martin Luther King Jr.

There can be hope only for a society which acts as one big family, and not as many separate ones.

—Anwar Sadat

Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so unto them.

—Matthew 7:12

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.

—Dwight D. Eisenhower

Those who make peaceful revolution [consummation of justice] impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

—John F. Kennedy

Our defense is in the spirit which prizes liberty as the heritage of all men in all lands everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you will have planted the seeds of despotism at our own doors.

—Abraham Lincoln

Nature attaches her curse on all inaction.

—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active.

—John Philpot Curran

When the wicked rule the people mourn. Wherefore, honest and wise men should be sought for diligently, and good men and wise men ye should observe to uphold; otherwise whatsoever is less than these cometh of evil.

—Doctrine & Covenants 98:9-10

If we seek slothful ease and ignoble peace, if we shrink from hard contests where men must win at the hazard of their lives and all they hold dear, then bolder, stronger peoples will pass us by.

—Theodore Roosevelt

We must seek honorable peace earnestly, unwearied, worthily before God, who knows all hearts, while maintaining the capacity, if war be forced upon us, to fight—promptly, mightily, victoriously until the peace, denied to good will, be rendered to power.

—Ralph Sheffield

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.

—Winston Churchill

More than an end to war we want an end to the beginning of all wars.

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

—George Washington

The cobra will bite you whether you call it cobra or Mr. Cobra.

—Indian Proverb

I believe the moral losses of expediency [appeasement] always far outweigh the temporary gains. And I believe that every drop of blood saved through expediency will be paid for by twenty drawn by the sword.

—Wendell Wilkie

We would rather see London laid in ruins and ashes than that it should be tamely and abjectly enslaved.

—Winston Churchill

Freedom is based on courage.

—Charles Peguy

To be right with God has often meant to be in trouble with men.

—A. W. Tozer

The republic was not established by cowards, and cowards will not preserve it.

—Elmer Davis

The laws and constitution of this people…I have suffered to be established, and should be maintained for the rights and protection of all flesh according to just and holy principles; that every man may act…according to the moral agency which I have given unto him, that every man may be accountable for his own sins in the day of judgment. Therefore it is not right that any man should be in bondage one to another. And for this purpose have I established the Constitution of this land, by the hands of wise men whom I raised up unto this very purpose, and redeemed the land by the shedding of blood.

—Doctrine & Covenants 101:76-80

The Constitution, on this hypothesis [judicial review], is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the Judiciary, which they may twist and shape into any form they please.

—Thomas Jefferson

Politics is as important to your health as nutrition and exercise. If you’re not doing politics, it’s being done to you.

—George B. Ripley

It may be that some root of the sacred tree still lives. Nourish it then, that it may leaf and bloom.

—Black Elk (Oglala Sioux)

Be diligent in keeping all my commandments, lest judgments come upon you, and your faith fail you, and your enemies triumph over you.

—Doctrine & Covenants 136:42

If my people…shall humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

—2 Chronicles 7:14

Christianity is the immortal seed of freedom in the world.

—Alexander Vinet

Jesus is the very Christ! Son of God, Promised Messiah, Savior of the Righteous, Judge of all Mankind—Buddha, Brigham, Basie, Sappho, Sitting Bull, Sartre, Mohammed, Marx, Madalyn O’Hair.

—Ralph Sheffield

Where there is no morality there is no true Christianity.

—Mark E. Petersen

Then said Jesus to those who believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

—John 8:31-32

No one grows old by living—only by losing interest in living.

—Marie Benyon Ray

To love life is to love God.

—Leo Tolstoy

To him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

—James 4:17

It becometh every man who hath been warned to warn his neighbor.

—Doctrine & Covenants 88:81

Those who wait until circumstances completely favor their undertaking will never accomplish anything.

—Martin Luther

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

—Luke 1:37

Every one of us shall give account to God.

—Romans 14:12

Be of good cheer, for I will lead you along.

—Doctrine & Covenants 78:18

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(Each person determines numbers 2 & 3.)

1. Address:

“Father in Heaven”


2. Thank:

“I (we) thank thee for…”


3. Ask:

“I (we) ask thee for…”

[Matt. 7:7]

4. Close:

“In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.”

[John 14:6]

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