Friday, April 6, 2012

Beautiful Quotes on Womanhood

From Daughters in My Kingdom: The History and Work of Relief Society:
 
"Women of the Church are [to be] seen as distinct and different — in happy ways — from the women of the world."    — President Spencer W. Kimball, p. 95

"The world's greatest champion of woman and womanhood is Jesus the Christ." — Elder James E. Talmage of the Quorum of the Twelve, p. 3

"To be a righteous woman is a glorious thing. To be a righteous woman during the winding up scenes on this earth ... is an especially noble calling." — President Spencer W. Kimball, p. 165
 
"Every sister who has made covenants ... has a divine mandate to help save souls ... and to lead the women of the world." — Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve, p. 25

"It is for you to lead the world and to lead especially the women of the world. You are the head, not the tail." — President Joseph F. Smith, p. 66


"We are the Lord's hands here upon the earth, with the mandate to serve and to lift His children." — President Thomas S. Monson, p. 103
 
 "[Relief Society] should be a select society, separate from all the evils of the world, choice, virtuous, and holy." — President Joseph Smith, p. 15

 "If all the sisters will rally to the support of [Relief Society], it will accomplish a mighty work." — President Lorenzo Snow, p. 19

"Be useful in [your] sphere and [do] not be discouraged because of difficulties in the way, but trust in God and look to Him, and His marvelous blessings." — President Lorenzo Snow, p. 43

"Let [us] seek for wisdom instead of power and [we] will have all the power [we] have wisdom to exercise." — Sister Eliza R. Snow, second Relief Society general president, p. 45

"It is for you to lead the world and to lead especially the women of the world. You are the head, not the tail." — President Joseph F. Smith, p. 66

"Our eternal happiness will be in proportion to the way that we devote ourselves to helping others." — President George Albert Smith, p. 77

"We are part of a grand whole. We need each other to make our sisterhood complete." — Sister Elaine L. Jack, twelfth Relief Society general president, p. 94

"There is power in this organization [Relief Society] that has not yet been fully exercised ... nor will it until both the sisters and the priesthood catch the vision of Relief Society." — President Spencer W. Kimball, p. 142

"Let me say to you sisters that you do not hold a second place in our Father's plan. You are an absolutely essential part of that plan." — President Gordon B. Hinckley, p. 143

"There is nothing in this world as personal, as nurturing, or as life changing as the influence of a righteous woman." — Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve, p. 156

"There are those who would define the family in such a nontraditional way that they would define it out of existence." — President Spencer W. Kimball, p. 160

"To be a righteous woman is a glorious thing. To be a righteous woman during the winding up scenes on this earth ... is an especially noble calling." — President Spencer W. Kimball, p. 165