Doing Good

hinckley_medium“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



Harold B. Lee“In order to gain entrance into the kingdom of Heaven we must not only be good, but we are required to do good and be good for something.”
– Harold B. Lee




ArtBook__134_134__EzraTaftBenson____[1]“It is not enough that we wring our hands and moan about conditions in America.  We must become . . . “anxiously engaged” in good causes and leave the world a better place for having lived in it.”
– Ezra Taft Benson




NPG 655,Edmund Burke,studio of Sir Joshua Reynolds“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
– Edmund Burke*




m-russell-ballard-large“Do things that make a difference.”
– M. Russell Ballard




470px-Henry_ford_1919“If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got.”
– Henry Ford*




456px-Einstein_1921_by_F_Schmutzer“Strive not to be of success, but rather to be of value.”
– Albert Einstein*





david-a-bednar-large“The process of effectively doing and living what we know to be true is one of the great challenges of mortality. Unfortunately for all of us, what we learn and know is not always reflected in what we do. As disciples of the Savior, we are not merely striving to know more; rather, we need to consistently do more of what we know is right and become better.”
– David A. Bendar


david-a-bednar-large“If it invites and entices to do good, it comes from Christ, and we outght to do it.”
– David A. Bednar




Lorenzo Snow“Go where you can do good, and be lively in it.”
– Lorenzo Snow





757px-Jrobinson“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”
– Jackie Robinson*



david-a-bednar-large“Ordinary people who faithfully, diligently, and consistently do simple things that are right before God will bring forth extraordinary results.”
– David A. Bednar




577px-MotherTeresa_094“People may accuse you of selfish motives.  Do good anyway.  If you are successful, you may win false friends and true enemies.  Succeed anyway.  The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.  Do good anyway.  Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable.  Be honest and transparent anyway.  What you spend years building may be destroyed over night.  Build anyway.  People who really want help may attack you if you help them.  Help them anyway.  Five the world the best you have and you may get hurt.  Give the world your best anyway.”
– Mother Teresa*


Lorenzo Snow“We have been sent into the world to do good to others; and in doing good to others we do good to ourselves.  We should always keep this in view, the husband in reference to his wife, the wife in reference to her husband, the children in reference to their parents, and the parents in reference to their children.  There is always opportunity to do good to one another.”
– Lorenzo Snow



spencerwkimball“There is no doubt that the life one leads, and the thoughts one thinks are registered plainly in his face.”
– Spencer W. Kimball




Abraham_Lincoln_November_1863“When I do good, I feel good, when I do bad, I feel bad. Therefore, I will choose to do good.”
– Abraham Lincoln*




david-a-bednar-large“As disciples of the Savior, we are not merely striving to know more; rather, we need to consistently do more of what we know is right and become better.”
– David A. Bednar