To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.
We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.
Instead, I have an abundance mentality: When people are genuinely happy at the successes of others, the pie gets larger.
Accountability breeds response-ability.
Life is not accumulation, it is about contribution.
Stop setting goals. Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them.
The proactive approach to a mistake is to acknowledge it instantly, correct and learn from it.
The deepest desire of the human spirit is to be acknowledged.
Family home evening is more for the purpose of teaching values and gospel principles, displaying talents and enjoying different kinds of family fun and activities.
One of the things that I have admired about India is the spiritualism of the people.
Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.
When the external factors over which one has no control in a way start to become negative, it starts to affect our creative juices.
You're not a product of your nature. That is your genetic makeup or your nurture, the things that have happened to you. Of course those things affect you powerfully, but they do not determine you.
Reactive people... are often affected by their physical environment. They find external sources to blame for their behavior.
I affirm to you the tremendous potential you have, not beyond anything you could ever imagine.
My parents were just constantly affirming me in everything that I did. Late at night, I'd wake up and hear my mother talking over my bed, saying, 'You're going to do great on this test. You can do anything you want.'
Both times I was in India, I could not get people to listen to each other. I had to literally tell people to listen to each other and tell them that they can't get creative and find alternate solutions if they don't listen to each other. There's a lot of arguing and justifying.
For me, the essence of the great American Dream is spiritual. I believe that our Constitution is inspired and that it is based on principles that are timeless and universal. This is the reason why 95% of all written constitutions throughout the world are modeled after our Constitution.
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.