39) INDEPENDENCE: Should the end of your educational endeavors be to work for yourself or to work for someone else?

Prophetic Statements

Joseph F. Smith

Salaried positions, in which little responsibility is required, are well enough for young men who are making a beginning, but it should be the ambition of all to get out and take upon themselves responsibility, and to become independent, by themselves becoming producers, and skilful workers.   1


  1. Joseph F. Smith, Gospel Doctrine, p. 343; Improvement Era, Vol. 6, January, 1903, p. 229

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