"Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Thomas S. Monson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Thomas S. Monson on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Thomas S. Monson on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Thomas S. Monson on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Thomas S. Monson on Abraham Lincoln
"The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility."
"Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval."
"We must not let our passions destroy our dreams."
"I forbid you, agnostic, doubting thoughts, to destroy the house of my faith."
"Choose your friends with caution plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith."