"The revelation to produce and store food may be as essential to our temporal welfare today as boarding the ark was to the people of Noah." - Ezra Taft Benson
"For the moment we live in a day of peace and prosperity, but it shall not ever be thus. Great trials lie ahead...and we must prepare ourselves temporally and spiritually..."
- Bruce R. McConkie
"We will see the day when we live on what we produce." - Marion G. Romney
"The time will come that gold will hold no comparison in value to a bushel of wheat."
- President Brigham Young
"The great blessing of being prepared gives us freedom from fear, as guaranteed to us by the Lord in the Doctrine & Covenants: "If ye are prepared ye shall not fear." (D&C 38:30)
-L. Tom Perry
"We can begin ever so modestly. We can begin with a week's food supply and gradually build it to a month, and then to three months. I am speaking now of food to cover basic needs. As all of you recognize, this counsel is not new. But I fear that so many feel that a long term food supply is so far beyond their reach that they make no effort at all."
-Gordon B. Hinckley