Sharing with Youth: Messages on Education


No man is truly educated unless he knows where he came from, why he is here, and where he can expect to go in the next life.” President Ezra Taft Benson.

“Each person [should be] able to read, write, and do basic mathematics. He [or she] regularly studies the scriptures and other good books.” Welfare Services Resource Handbook.

“Now is the season to train your minds and your hands for the work you wish to do. Education can prove to be the wisest and most profitable investment you will ever make.” President Gordon B. Hinckley.

“… seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith” (D&C 88:118.)

“Let us first seek the truths of God, and then let us live them. Then let us seek after the truths of his earth.” President Spencer W. Kimball.

“… study and learn, and become acquainted with all good books, and with languages, tongues, and people” (D&C 90:15.)

“There is spiritual learning just as there is material learning, and the one without the other is not complete.” President J. Reuben Clark, Jr.

“Whatever principle of intelligence we attain unto in this life, it will rise with us in the resurrection. And if a person gains more knowledge and intelligence in this life through his diligence and obedience than another, he will have so much the advantage in the world to come” (D&C 130:18–19.)

[illustration] Illustrated by Brooke Anderson