Happy Birthday Elder Quentin L. Cook

Today, we celebrate the birthday of Elder Quentin L. Cook. On Wednesday, Sept. 8, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles celebrates his 81st birthday. He was born on that date in 1940 in Logan, Utah.

He also shares the same Sept. 8 birth date with another Church leader hailing from northern Utah — the late President David O. McKay, who was born Sept. 8, 1873, in Huntsville, Utah.

It came to pass that the disciples were gathered together and were united in mighty prayer and fasting.—3 Nephi 27:1

Some of his Quote

Righteousness and unity are profoundly significant. When people love God with all their hearts and righteously strive to become like Him, there is less strife and contention in society. There is more unity.Quentin L. Cook

“God is not the author of confusion but is the author of peace.” ~ Quentin L. Cook

“Some build their sense of personal worth by comparing themselves to others. That approach can lead to feelings of inadequacy or superiority. It is preferable to look directly to our Father for our sense of self-worth.” ~ Quentin L. Cook

  • “Comparing [our] blessings [with others] is almost certain to drive out joy.
  • “Temporary setbacks are overshadowed by persistence.” 
  • “The need for civility in society has never been more important.

Elder Quentin L. Cook, later a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, is born in Logan, Utah.

 

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