Heber J. Grant — American Clergyman born on November 22, 1856, died on May 14, 1945

Heber Jeddy Grant was the seventh president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was ordained an apostle on October 16, 1882, the same day as George Teasdale. Grant served as church president from November 23, 1918 until his death in 1945, which makes him the longest-serving church president during the twentieth century... (wikipedia)

If you and I desire the blessings of life, of health, of vigor of body and mind; if we desire the destroying angel to pass us by, as he did in the days of the children of Israel, we must obey the Word of Wisdom; then God is bound, and the blessing shall come to us.
Let every man feel that he is the architect and builder of his own life, and that he proposes to make a success of it by working.
When we set our hearts upon the things of this world and fail to be strictly honest with the Lord, we do not grow in the light and power and strength of the gospel as we otherwise would do.
My most earnest prayer is that every man and every woman will get it into his or her heart that they are in very deed the architects of their lives.
When one is giving service for the advancement of humanity, when one is working without money and without price, with no hope of earthly reward, there comes a real, genuine joy into the human heart.