Advice & More

During the great depression, a prominent banker approached J. Golden Kimball, who was known to swear on occasion. “Brother Kimball,” he said, “You shouldn’t swear in our Church meetings.”

Elder Kimball had a ready response: “I don’t think this is a time for bankers to be giving advice to anybody” (Best-Loved Humor of the LDS People, p. 7).

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After recovering from surgery on his vocal cords, Spencer W. Kimball attended a conference in his home territory of Arizona, where he explained his long absence: “I went to the East and while there I fell among thieves and cutthroats.  They cut my throat and stole my voice” (Best-Loved Humor of the LDS people, p. 6).

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One High Priest asked his fellow High Priest how he was doing, The one answered, “I am in good shape---for the shape I’m in.”  (Stories and Jokes of the Mormon Folks, p. 15).