Below are the best sources to find doctrinal statements from General Authorities and other leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Index to Periodicals of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. [1897-present]. Rel/Fam REF BX 8605.103 B76i (See index tables)
BYU Speeches of the Year index. (Includes BYU devotionals and firesides by General Authorities; includes 1955 through 1995. Index table. Rel/Fam REF BX 8647 B76.)
Scripture Citation Index. Rel/Fam REF BX 8620 .H832s (See index tables. Find conference talks given on certain scriptures in all of the standard works.)
Internet web site for statements by General Authorities contained in temple dedicatory prayers:
Other Sources for LDS Quotes
These sources for LDS quotes are located at
Religion/Family History Reference, with additional copies for some titles
in the Mormon Collection, Special Collections, Level 1.
Benson, Ezra Taft. The Teachings of Ezra Taft Benson. (SLC: Bookcraft, 1988.) BX 8630 .B443t 1988
Brough, R. Clayton. His Servants Speak: Statements by Latter-day Saint Leaders on Contemporary Topics. (Bountiful: Horizon Publishers, 1975.) BX 8643 .H62
Burton, Alma P., comp. Doctrines from the Prophets: Choice Selections from Latter-day Leaders. (SLC: Bookcraft, 1970.) BX 8630 .B953d
Burton, Rulon T. We Believe: Doctrines and Principles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Salt Lake City: Tabernacle Books, 1994.) BX 8603 .B956w
Clark, James R., ed. Messages of the First Presidency. (SLC: Bookcraft, 1965-1975.) [6 vols.] BX 8646.5 .C47m
Evans, Richard L. Richard Evans' Quote Book. (SLC: Publishers Press, 1971.) BX 8648 .Ev16r
Hinckley, Gordon B. Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckley. (SLC: Deseret, 1997.) BX 8630 .H582t
Howard, Donald H., comp. LDS Quote File. (Harold B. Lee Library, 1989.) [Ask at the desk.]
Kimball, Edward L., ed. The Teachings of Spencer W. Kimball. (SLC: 1982.) BX 8535.2 .K55
The LDS Speaker's Sourcebook. (Salt Lake City: Aspen Books, 1991.) BX 8648 .L459
Ludlow, Daniel H., ed. Latter-day Prophets Speak: Selections from the Sermons and Writings of the Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints. (SLC: Bookcraft, 1951.) BX 8630.3 .L96
Maxwell, Neal A. The Neal A. Maxwell Quote Book. (SLC: Bookcraft, 1997.) BX 8630 .M451a
McConkie, Bruce R., comp. Doctrines of Salvation: Sermons and Writings of Joseph Fielding Smith. (SLC: Bookcraft, 1956.) [3 vols.] BX 8630 .Sm613d
McConkie, Bruce R. Mormon Doctrine. (SLC: Bookcraft, 1966.) BX 8630.3 .M13m
Shute, R. Wayne, arr. His Servants Speak: Excerpts from Devotional Addresses given at Brigham Young University by General Authorities. . . (SLC: Bookcraft, 1967.) BX 8648 .Sh94h
Smith, Joseph Fielding, comp. Answers to Gospel Questions. (SLC: Deseret Book, 1958.) [5 vols.] BX 8630 .Sm613a
Smith, Joseph Fielding, comp. Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith. (SLC: Deseret Book, 1938.) [This source is also found on the computer.Ask for help at the desk.] BX 8630 .Sm61t
A Sure Foundation: Answers to Difficult Gospel Questions. (SLC:Deseret Book, 1988.) BX 8630 .Su77
Widtsoe, John A., comp. Discourses of Brigham Young. (SLC: Deseret Book, 1954.) BX 8630 .Y841d
Zimmerman, Dean R., comp. Sentence Sermons.
(SLC: Deseret Book, 1978.) BX 8648 .Se59
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