Here are some of my favorite prophet quotes from my research. I love these great men of God, and I'm grateful for their testimonies. Reading them inspires me and helps keep my faith strong.

Brigham Young

We are … only what the Lord makes us.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, 179.

Jesus is our captain and leader.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, 1.

Do you read the Scriptures … as though you were writing them a thousand … years ago? Do you read them as though you stood in the place of the men who wrote them? Be as familiar with the … written word of God as you are with your daily walk.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, 119.

I do not know any other way for the Latter-day Saints than for every breath to be … a prayer for God to guide and direct his people.

Discourses of Brigham Young, Selected by John A. Widtsoe. 1925, 43.

I wanted to thunder and roar out the Gospel to the nations. It burned in my bones like fire pent up, so I [began] to preach … Nothing would satisfy me but to cry abroad in the world, what the Lord was doing in the latter days.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, viii.

What I have received from the Lord, I have received by Joseph Smith.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, 345.

I feel like shouting Hallelujah, all the time, when I think that I ever knew Joseph Smith, the Prophet whom the Lord raised up and ordained, and to whom he gave keys and power to build up the Kingdom of God on earth.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, 343.

He is now King of kings and Lord of lords, and the time will come when every knee will bow and every tongue confess, to the glory of God the Father, that Jesus is the Christ.

Discourses of Brigham Young, Selected by John A. Widtsoe. 1925, 27.

Let parents treat their children as they themselves would wish to be treated, and set an example before them that is worthy of you as Saints of God.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, 338.

There will be hundreds of them [temples] built and dedicated to the Lord.

Discourses of Brigham Young, Selected by John A. Widtsoe. 1925, 43.

Life is for us, and it is for us to receive it today … strive to live the whole day to God and nobody else.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Brigham Young, 25.

John Taylor

If I can only fight the good fight of faith, and lay hold of eternal life, then all is right.

Journal of Discourses, 18:206.

We live in God, we move in God, and from him we derive our being.

The Gospel Kingdom from the Writings and Discourses of John Taylor, 36.

I … believe in a religion … that I can live for or die for.… I would rather have God for my friend than all other influences and powers.

The Life of John Taylor, 432.

Go, ye messengers of glory;

Run, ye legates of the skies;

Go, and tell the pleasing story,

That a glorious angel flies,

Great and mighty.

With a message from the skies.

The Gospel Kingdom from the Writings and Discourses of John Taylor, 387.

The priesthood … is living power.

Teachings of the President of the Church, John Taylor, 117.

Some people suppose that persecutions and trails are afflictions; but … if we are doing the will of the Lord … they may be truly said to blessings in disguise.

The Life of John Taylor, 391-392.

To seal the testimony of this book and the Book of Mormon, we announce the martyrdom of Joseph Smith the Prophet, and Hyrum Smith the Patriarch.… Joseph … has done more, save Jesus only, for the salvation of men in this world, than any other man that ever lived in it.… In life they [Joseph and Hyrum] were not divided, and in death they were not separated.… They lived for glory; they died for glory; and glory is their eternal reward.

The Doctrine and Covenants, 135.

Revelation … is the very foundation of our religion.

Teachings of the President of the Church, John Taylor, 153.

Are we not the framers of our own destiny?

Teachings of the President of the Church, John Taylor, 141.

All the holy priesthood — the ancient patriarchs, prophets and apostles … are looking upon us and expecting us to fulfill the great … requirements of Jehovah in regard to the … salvation of the living and the dead.

Teachings of the President of the Church, John Taylor, 189.

I would rather have God for my friend than all other influences and powers outside.

Teachings of the President of the Church, John Taylor, 145.

I used to think, if I were the Lord, I would not suffer people to be tried as they are. But I have changed my mind on that subject. Now I think I would … because it purges [us].

Journal of Discourses, 5:114-115.

Wilford Woodruff

I am entirely dependent upon the Lord. I always have been during my life.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 102.

Let us … fulfill our destiny to the satisfaction of our Heavenly Father, his angels, and all good men.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 148.

There is no calling a man can be called to any greater than to have this right and privilege to go forth and save the souls of men.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 95.

No matter what trials or tribulations we may be called to go through, the hand of God will be with us and sustain us.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 217.

If we go to work and build up the kingdom of God instead of ourselves … whether it is … in building a temple [or] … cultivating the earth, or anything else … We will find the Lord will help us and sustain us.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 225.

Should we not have respect enough to God to make a record of those blessings which He pours out upon us?

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 129.

I say to you children … honor Him [God] and you will have a mission upon your heads that the world know[s] not of. May God bless you.

Wilford Woodruff, History of His Life and Labors, 603.

Wilt thou [O Lord] … permit holy messengers to visit us within these sacred walls [of the temple].

Presidents of the Church, Student Manual (Rel. 345), 186.

The Spirit of God has told me what to do, and I have had to follow that.

Presidents of the Church, Student Manual (Rel. 345), 123.

[When] I was a little boy ten years of age … I prayed to the God of heaven that I might see a prophet … I have lived to see [a prophet] … [and] I rejoice in this.

Wilford Woodruff, History of His Life and Labors, 602.

[I want] to attend my funeral myself; but I shall be governed by the counsel I receive in the spirit world.

Things in Heaven and Earth, 330.

I have been inspired to keep a journal and write the affairs of this Church as far as I can. I did not understand why my feelings were exercised so much in the early age of this Church, but I understand it now. I seldom ever heard Brother Joseph or the Twelve preach or teach any principle but what I felt as uneasy as a fish out of water until I had written it. Then I felt right. I could write a sermon of Joseph’s a week after it was delivered almost word for word, and after it was written, it was taken from me or from my mind. This was a gift from God unto me.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 125.

Should we not have respect enough to God to make a record of those blessings which He pours out upon us and our official acts which we do in His name upon the face of the earth? I think we should.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 129.

If my young friends will begin to do this and continue it, it will be of far more worth than gold to them in a future day.

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Wilford Woodruff, 132.