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Joseph F. Smith on Wealth

In an 1889 meeting with young men and young women from Cache Valley, Joseph F. Smith shared his perspective on wealth: “I have always prayed and pray now that the Lord shall not give me sufficient riches to control me, but give me enough so that I may control them.”

Cache Stake YMMIA minutes and records, Aug. 6, 1899, Church History Library, Salt Lake City