"There is a divine purpose in the adversities we encounter every day. They prepare, they purge, they purify, and thus they bless." --James E. Faust, "The Refiner's Fire," Ensign, May 1979, 53
"Our task is to become our best selves. One of God's greatest gifts to us is the joy of trying again, for no failure ever need be final." --Thomas S. Monson, "The Will Within," Ensign, May 1987, 67
"...the strait and narrow path, though clearly marked, is a path, not a freeway nor an escalator. Indeed, there are times when the only way the strait and narrow path can be followed is on one's knees!"
--Neal A. Maxwell, "A Brother Offended," Ensign, May 1982, 37