"Pride is a switch that turns off priesthood power. Humility is a switch that turns it on."
"Priesthood power can calm the seas and heal fractures in the earth. Priesthood power can also calm the minds and heal fractures in the hearts of those we love."
"In the eternal perspective, both the procreative power and the priesthood power are shared by husband and wife."
"We do not find the Savior using force or coercion to accomplish His purposes."
—Ezra Taft Benson, "Chapter 15: The Sacred Callings of Fathers and Mothers"
"Let us take most seriously the callings, the responsibilities, and the duties which come with the priesthood we hold."
"The priesthood of God … is as indispensable to the true Church of God as it is unique to it."
"General conference provides a great opportunity to let the Lord strengthen your power to serve in the priesthood of God."
"All of the ordinances invite us to increase our faith in Jesus Christ and to make and keep covenants with God. As we keep these sacred covenants, we receive priesthood power and blessings."
"We are beloved spirit sons and daughters of heavenly parents, with a divine nature and destiny. Our Savior, Jesus Christ, loved us enough to give His life for us. His Atonement provides the way for us to progress on the path to our heavenly home, through sacred priesthood ordinances and covenants."
"The blessings of the priesthood are available to everyone. Indeed, the Father “inviteth … all to come unto him and partake of his goodness; and he denieth none that come unto him, black and white, bond and free, male and female; … all are alike unto God” (2 Ne. 26:33) (Robert D. Hales, "Blessings of the Priesthood," October 1995 general conference)."