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Keeping Commandments Quotes


"Keeping divine commandments brings blessings, every time! Breaking divine commandments brings a loss of blessings, every time!" - Russell M Nelson

"Keeping the commandments is not a burden, but a joyous rehearsal for the eternity." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Keeping the commandments . . . is at once a demonstration of our intelligence, our knowledge, our character, and our wisdom." - Stephen L. Richards

"I'm no more a lawbreaker than they are , and if they were lawbreakers for keeping God's commandments, they're my example." - Tom Green

"The great difficulty about keeping the Ten Commandments is that no man can keep them and be a gentleman." - H L Mencken

"God hears and fulfills the prayer of a man who fulfills His commandments. "Hear God in His commandments," says St. John Chrysostom, "So that He might hear you in your prayers." A man who keeps the commandments of God is always wise, patient, and sincere in his prayers. Mystery of prayer consists in the keeping of God's commandments." - Justin Popovic

"Keeping the commandments of God is not a difficult burden when we do it out of love of him who has so graciously blessed us." - Delbert L. Stapley

"To hope and trust in the Lord requires faith, patience, humility, meekness, long-suffering, keeping the commandments and enduring to the end." - Robert D. Hales

"Purify your life by keeping the commandments. This will help you qualify for the Spirit, who will assist you in your quest." - Ann M. Dibb

"The most important of all the commandments of God is that one that you are having the most difficulty keeping today." - Harold B Lee

"If then, Moses so distinctly announces that there is in us not only a faculty, but also a facility for keeping all commandments, why are we sweating so much? ... What need is there now of Christ or of Spirit? We have found a passage that asserts freedom of choice, but also distinctly teaches that the keeping of the commandments is easy." - Martin Luther

"The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving." - Dick Van Dyke

"Some promises are' worth keeping." - Holly Black

"I'm good at keeping secrets." - Sam Taylorwood

"Keeping grounded and keeping focused and keeping calm and thankful, that comes from God." - Lenny Kravitz

"The work of man is to respond to the Covenant by obeying the commandments of the Torah, those commandments that can be obeyed here and now." - David Novak

"By keeping the Commandments the soul is purified and the mind too is enlightened, and starts to function as nature intended it to. 'The command of the Lord gives light and enlightens the eyes' (Ps. 19:8)." - Dorotheus of Gaza

"Happiness is the object and design of our existence; and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God." - Joseph Smith Jr

"One thing is certain, wherever we go there is a proof that the people are keeping the commandments of the Lord, especially the first one - to multiply and replenish the earth." - Brigham Young

"It is by giving our whole hearts to the Master and keeping His commandments that we come to know Him. In time, through the power of the Atonement, our hearts are changed, and we can become like Him." - Henry B Eyring

"The Holy Ghost will testify to our hearts, and the hearts of those gathered around with us, what He would have us do. And it is by keeping His commandments that we can have our hearts knit together as one." - Henry B Eyring

"... reason accepts no commandments." - Ayn Rand

"What the ten commandments set forth is a strategy. This strategy is a strategy for dominion." - Gary North

"Have faith to keep all the commandments of God, knowing that they are given to bless His children and bring them joy. [You] will encounter people who pick which commandments they will keep and ignore others that they choose to break. I call this the cafeteria approach to obedience. This practice of picking and choosing will not work. It will lead to misery. To prepare to meet God, one keeps all of His commandments. It takes faith to obey them, and keeping His commandments will strengthen that faith." - Russell M Nelson

"Love is keeping the promise anyway." - John Green

"Life's too short for anxious score-keeping" - Teju Cole

"Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits." - William Shakespeare

"He was ever precise in promise-keeping." - William Shakespeare

"Prayer is - keeping company with God." - Philip Yancey

"Keeping secrets was the beginning of freedom." - Orson Scott Card

"I'm keeping my acerbic wit completely fueled." - Janice Dickinson

"I've been keeping diaries for 27 years." - David Sedaris

"Sometimes when we think we are keeping a secret, the secret is actually keeping us." - Frank Warren

"God is good. He is eager to forgive. He wants us to perfect ourselves and maintain control of ourselves. He does not want Satan and others to control our lives. We must learn that keeping our Heavenly Father's commandments represents the only path to total control of ourselves, the only way to find joy, truth, and fulfillment in this life and in eternity." - Spencer W. Kimball

"We are all welcome to come into the waters of baptism. He was baptized to witness to His Father that He would be obedient in keeping His commandments. He was baptized to show us that we should receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." - Robert D. Hales

"If we are faithful in keeping the commandments of God His promises will be fulfilled to the very letter. . . . The trouble is, the adversary of men's souls blinds their minds. He throws dust, so to speak, in their eyes, and they are blinded with the things of this world." - Heber J Grant

"Procrastination, as it may be applied to Gospel principles, is the thief of eternal life - which is life in the presence of the Father and the Son. There are many among us, even members of the Church, who feel that there is no need for haste in the observance of Gospel principles and the keeping of the commandments." - Joseph Fielding Smith

"Especially among Christians in positions of wealth and power, the idea of reading the Gospels and keeping Jesus' commandments as stated therein has been replaced by a curious process of logic. According to this process, people first declare themselves to be followers of Christ, and then they assume that whatever they say or do merits the adjective "Christian"." - Wendell Berry

"We need to commit to serve the Lord and our communities with the same diligence and faith that the pioneers had. We must ever be on our guard that we do not become casual in keeping God's commandments, in abiding by His laws, and in being honest and trustworthy in all that we do." - M Russell Ballard

"Those who are faithful to God are protected and prospered. That comes as the result of serving God and keeping His commandments. But with those blessings comes the temptation to forget their source. It is easy to begin to feel the blessings were granted not by a loving God on whom we depend but by our own powers." - Henry B Eyring

"What is discipleship? It is primarily obedience to the Savior. Discipleship includes many things. It is chastity. It is tithing. It is family home evening. It is keeping all the commandments. It is forsaking anything that is not good for us." - James E Faust

"Promises are empty words if you're not keeping them." - Mike Ditka

"Your heart is a drum keeping time with everyone." - Beck

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday" - Don Marquis

"Everyone around me is so strict about keeping me grounded." - Chloe Moretz

"Music is the only thing keeping the planet together" - Jaco Pastorius

"The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper." - Thomas Powers

"A theme of digital success is keeping it simple." - Walter Isaacson

"The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams." - Henry David Thoreau

"Anticipation is making me late, it's keeping me waiting." - Carly Simon

"Death is the only thing keeping us in line." - Drew Magary

"not keeping a promise is the same as lying!" - Eric Jerome Dickey

"It isn't a secret, unless keeping it hurts." - Gregory David Roberts

"Individual liberty depends upon keeping government under control." - Ronald Reagan

"Keeping ridiculous hours doesn't mean you'll be successful." - Tony Dungy

"Pathetic attitudes are not in keeping with greatness." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"With a heart that is truthful, keeping you youthful." - Smokey Robinson

"Six senses keeping Five around a sense of self" - Dave Matthews

"Sometimes tradition is a way of keeping going." - Maxine Kumin

"It's hard / Keeping up with the avant-garde." - Phyllis Mcginley

"I am invested in keeping present the forgotten bodies." - Claudia Rankine

"It's what runners do. We keep on keeping on" - Amby Burfoot

"I've been good about keeping my nose to the grindstone." - Andy Roddick

"Light has a way of keeping people honest." - Michelle Singletary

"My biggest concern is security and keeping Londoners safe." - Sadiq Khan

"Keeping Crooked Hillary Clinton out of the White House!" - Donald Trump

"Meditation has really helped with keeping my center." - Nikki Deloach

"I never have trouble keeping fact and invention straight." - Kathleen Rooney

"The secret is keeping busy, and loving what you do." - Lionel Hampton

"Keeping it simple for the consumer is incredibly dire." - Bob Iger

"It's a matter of keeping people on a spontaneous edge." - John Zorn

"I was a master at keeping my feelings in." - Mark David Chapman

"I maintain my sanity by keeping my distance." - Luis Miguel

"Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away." - Eric Berne

"Keeping in touch with the people that matter is important." - Geazy

"The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing." - Ralph Richardson

"Isn't privacy about keeping taboos in their place?" - Kate Millett

"You all had something to do with keeping me employed." - Karl Rove

"Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep." - Walter Scott

"The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing." - Benjamin Franklin

"Money is just a way of keeping score." - H L Hunt

"Keeping it all normal and keeping us together is my first priority. Then I fit films into my life." - Kelly Preston

"Patience means accepting that which cannot be changed and facing it with courage, grace, and faith. It means being "willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon [us], even as a child doth submit to his father." Ultimately, patience means being "firm and steadfast, and immovable in keeping the commandments of the Lord" every hour of every day, even when it is hard to do so. In the words of John the Revelator, "Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and ... faith [in] Jesus." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"His face was filled with broken commandments." - John Masefield

"[I'm] as broke as the ten commandments." - P G Wodehouse

"Ten commandments yet seven deadly sins: conflict?" - Doug Coupland

"The Ten Commandments are not multiple choice" - Anonymous

"If ye love me keep my commandments" - Robert D. Hales

"Ten commandments yet seven deadly sins: conflict?" - Douglas Coupland

"The most important message that I can give to you and to all the world is to keep the commandments of God." - Harold B Lee

"The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion." - Pat Riley

"When you hear people demanding that the Ten Commandments be displayed in courtrooms and schoolrooms, always be sure to ask which set. It works every time." - Christopher Hitchens

"Let us remember that the Savior is the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and there can be no greater promise than to know that if we are faithful and true, we will one day be safely encircled in the arms of His love (see D&C 6:20). He is always there to give encouragement, to forgive, and to rescue. Therefore, as we exercise faith and are diligent in keeping the commandments, we have nothing to fear from the journey." - M Russell Ballard

"If you wonder what getting and keeping the right employees has to do with getting and keeping the right customers, the answer is everything." - Fred Reichheld

"My work throughout my life is always representative of the time we live in. It's all about keeping it in order and keeping it in gear." - Chuck D

"You could carve out the inside of a brick and hide your money in it for safe keeping. It's certainly safer than keeping it in the bank!" - Nicole McKay

"I like the feeling of keeping people off-balance and having the audience not knowing where I'm coming from or keeping that mysterious." - Hiro Murai

"The Democrats really are not interested in keeping guns out of the hands of terrorists. They're interested in keeping you from being able to get guns." - Rush Limbaugh

"I have this view that losing weight is easy, keeping it off is hard because keeping it off is the discipline." - Barry Ofarrell

"The ground of mercy is love, and the working of mercy is our keeping in love." - Julian of Norwich

"No one has ever succeeded in keeping nations at war except by lies." - Salvador de Madariaga

"Inspiration is just one requirement for being a writer. Another is keeping regular working hours." - Zelda Popkin

"Theres nothing better than keeping fit. It gives me energy and helps me think more clearly." - Trevor Donovan

"Keeping house is as unpleasant and filthy as coal mining, and the pay's a lot worse." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Keeping fit is really important as playing football is all I've ever wanted to do." - David Beckham

"And some days I wonder why I insist on keeping myself alive." - Tahereh Mafi

"Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you'd never imagine." - Oprah Winfrey

"Style ain't nothing but keeping the same idea from beginning to end. Everybody got it." - August Wilson

"Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward." - Nelson Mandela

"You're insane, you know that?" he says. "It's the only thing keeping me afloat," I say." - Lauren Destefano

"For every time we regret keeping still, there are about ten times we regret speaking up." - James Alexander Thom

"A mark of blessing is what you're giving, not what you're keeping." - John Wimber

"I'm fine I said for the 2,467th time this semester. (I know. I was keeping count)" - Ally Carter

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Edward Everett Hale

"O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, By keeping men off, you keep them on." - John Gay

"Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand." - Seth Godin

"Their happiness was in each others keeping, and both were unafraid." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"The burden of keeping three people in toilet paper seemed to me rather a heavy one." - Barbara Pym

"She asked me what type of contraceptive I use. Underwear. Keeping it on prevents pregnancy." - Melina Marchetta

"The minute our correspondence becomes obligatory, there's no point in keeping touch at all." - Megan Mccafferty

"I will be fond of keeping still, and the people will of themselves become correct." - Laozi

"The essence of the question is the opening up, and keeping open, of possibilities." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

"Thank you for keeping it a secret. There aren't many of those in this tribe." - Kristen Ashley

"Anyone whose mission is keeping people apart is swimming against a very strong tide." - Russell Simmons

"The value of a promise is the cost to you of keeping your word." - Brian Tracy

"In keeping people straight, principle is not as powerful as a policeman." - Abel Hermant

"It's understandable that people are keeping one eye on the pot and another up the chimney." - Kevin Keegan

"Keep on keeping on!!!" - Joel Osteen

"Thank you," she whispered, "for keeping yourself alive, soldier." "You're welcome," he whispered back." - Paullina Simons

"There is a better thing than the observance of Christmas day, and that is, keeping Christmas." - Henry Van Dyke

"Our eyes when gazing on sinful objects are out of their calling and God's keeping." - Thomas Fuller

"We shall keep the people on our side by keeping ourselves in the right." - Thomas Jefferson

"And the Baron's retainers were blithe and gay, And keeping their Christmas holiday." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"You're insane, you know that?" he says. "It's the only thing keeping me afloat," I say." - Lauren Destefano

"When a lady condescends to apologise, there is no keeping one's anger." - Anne Bronte

"They started something here, and the kids are keeping the ball rolling." - Babe Ruth

"I have been keeping track of the boy with the bread." - Suzanne Collins

"You are keeping the possibility [of peace] open. No wise leader would do anything less" - Patrick Ness

"I killed so many women I have a hard time keeping them straight." - Gary Ridgway

"So keeping the box closed just keeps you in the dark, not the universe." - John Green

"When you most feel like giving up is when you most need to be keeping on." - Robin S

"No man ever threw away life while it was worth keeping." - David Hume

"Humor is an excellent method of keeping a tight rein on unproductive displays of emotion." - Barbara Mertz

"Maintaining peace with God is more important than keeping pace with someone else." - Andy Stanley

"Keeping up with Urban Meyer is more of an Olympic event than handball." - Wright Thompson

"The person who loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping." - Izaak Walton

"There may be luck in getting a good job-but there's no luck in keeping it." - J. Ogden Armour

"Most redoubted lord and right sovereign cousin, may the Almighty Lord have you in his keeping." - Owain Glyndwr

"I don't know why we aren't scoring as we're keeping clean sheets." - Edwin van der Sar

"Heroes put to the test, keeping a promise, doing their best." - Waylon Jennings



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