470px-Karl_G_Maeser“I have been asked what I mean by ‘word of honor’.  I will tell you.  Place me behind prison walls – walls of stone ever so high, ever so thick, reaching ever so far into the ground – there is a possibility that in some way or another I might be able to escape; but stand me on the floor and draw a chalk line around me and have me give my word of honor never to cross it.  Can I get out of that circle?  No, never!  I’d die first.”
– Karl G. Maeser



375px-Ralph_Waldo_Emerson_ca1857_retouched“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson*





524px-Thomas_Jefferson_by_Rembrandt_Peale_1805_cropped“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.”
– Thomas Jefferson*




456px-John_Wooden“Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.  Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”
– John Wooden*




david-a-bednar-large“I believe the best test of our integrity and honor is when we personally enforce in our own lives that which ultimately cannot be enforced.”
– David A. Bednar




heber-j-grant“Preaching and talking mean but very little unless our lives are lived in perfect harmony with our teachings.”
– Heber J. Grant




Abraham_Lincoln_November_1863“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.  I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
– Abraham Lincoln*




375px-Ralph_Waldo_Emerson_ca1857_retouched“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson*





32493_000_01_Title.qxd“The true measure of a man is how he spends his time when he doesn’t have to do anything.”
– Robert L. Simpson




david-a-bednar-large“People of integrity and honesty not only practice what they preach, they are what they preach. And the Savior stands as the finest example.”
– David A. Bednar