- Name: Thomas S. Monson
- Born: 08/21/1927
- Died: 01/02/2018 (90 years old)
- Website: http://www.thomassmonson.org/
Thomas Spencer Monson (August 21, 1927 – January 2, 2018) was an American religious leader, author, and the 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). As president, he was considered by adherents of the religion to be a prophet, seer, and revelator. Monson’s early career was as a manager at the Deseret News, a Utah newspaper owned by the LDS Church. He spent most of his life engaged in various church leadership positions and public service.
Awards: Silver Buffalo, Bronze Wolf, Honor Medal
School: University of Utah small|(BS), Brigham Young University small|(MBA)
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Death Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Thomas S. Monson quotes :
Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.Thomas S. Monson
As I approached my 18th birthday and prepared to enter military service in World War II, I was recommended to receive the Melchizedek Priesthood.Thomas S. Monson
When you see people your own age afflicted and experiencing life-threatening illnesses, I think it prompts you to apply to yourself the philosophy, 'I want to do the best I know how to do every day.'Thomas S. Monson
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.Thomas S. Monson
Choose your friends with caution plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.Thomas S. Monson
Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.Thomas S. Monson
Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other.Thomas S. Monson
I wasn't with Joseph, but I believe him. My faith did not come to me through science, and I will not permit so-called science to destroy it.Thomas S. Monson
Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical, disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith, with the faith of my people.Thomas S. Monson
We may not only find faith in God in our sorrow. We may also become faithful to Him in times of calm.Thomas S. Monson
The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.Thomas S. Monson
I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.Thomas S. Monson