"Those faithful Mormon pioneers … were willing to put everything on the altar to sacrifice for and defend their God and their faith."
"We can choose to be like the Mormon pioneers, who maintained a spirit of gratitude during their slow and painful trek toward the Great Salt Lake, even singing and dancing and glorying in the goodness of God."
"[The pioneers] woke up each morning with clearly defined purposes and goals that everyone understood: to serve God."
"Happiness doesn't come from external circumstances. It comes from the inside—regardless of what is happening around us."