George Albert Smith (Church President: May 21, 1945 - April 4, 1951)

Many have belittled Joseph Smith, but those who have will be forgotten in the remains of mother earth, and the odor of their infamy will ever be with them, but honor, majesty, and fidelity to God, exemplified by Joseph Smith and attached to his name, will never die.
Quoted in: Harold B. Lee, “Closing Remarks,” Ensign, Jan. 1974, 125

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The Prophet Amos said: “Surely the Lord God will do nothing but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.” (Amos 3:7.) I know of nothing of great importance that has happened in the world that the Lord through his prophets has not advised the people of beforehand so that they have not been left in ignorance of what was to develop but could plan their lives, if they would, to their advantage.
Reprinted: George Albert Smith, “Origin of Man and Prophecy Fulfilled,” Tambuli, Jan. 1980, 39