A blessng always carries with it a responsibility.
J. Reuben Clark, Jr., CR 10/54:38

There is no blessing that the Latter-day Saints need that they may not enjoy.
George Albert Smith, CR 10/08:83

If others’ blessings are not your blessings, others’ curses are not your curses.
Joseph Smith, HC 1:283

Blessing offered, but rejected, are no longer blessings.
Joseph Smith, HC 5:135


The Spirits of men are being born into the world by divine appointment, and not by accident.
Joseph W. McMurrin, CR 4/04:67