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Top Resources (each leads to many more resources)

Church of Jesus Christ - Topic Page on Profanity

Church of Jesus Christ - All General Conference Talks on Profanity

Church of Jesus Christ - Scriptures on Profanity

Church of Jesus Christ - Vulgarity in the Topical Guide

Church of Jesus Christ - Profanity in the Guide to the Scriptures

Church of Jesus Christ - Magazine Articles on Profanity

Church of Jesus Christ - Videos on Profanity

Church of Jesus Christ - Images on Profanity

Church of Jesus Christ - Profanity in the Church News

Church of Jesus Christ - Lessons in Church Manuals about Profanity

Church of Jesus Christ - Speech in the Church Handbook

Church of Jesus Christ - All Search Results on Profanity

See also: Commandments


General Resources

A Short Course in Human Relations

"BYU Study: Hearing profanity may lead to more aggressive acts" - Salt Lake Tribune

"Cruel Words" - Deseret News

"Kind words mean more than printed Christmas card" - Deseret News

Lesson on taking the Lord's name in vain

"Our sensitivity about 'curse' words has changed with the times" - Deseret News

President Hinckley's Childhood Experience  (mouth washed out with soap!)

President Kimball's experience in the hospital

See also: Gossip

Wranglers and Stranglers


Quotes

President Hinckley - Quotes

Profanity Quotes   (LDS Daily WOOL)

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Poems

"Criticism"

"Drop a Pebble in the Water"

Poem that President Spencer W. Kimball heard as a child:


General Conference

Be an Example and a Light - Thomas S. Monson - October 2015

Christlike Communications -  L. Lionel Kendrick

Living Worthy of the Girl You Will Someday Marry - Gordon B. Hinckly - April 1998 

Profanity and Swearing - Ted E. Brewerton

Reverent and Clean  -  Dallin H. Oaks

Standing Tall - H. David Burton - October 2001

Take Not the Name of God in Vain -  President Hinckley

Them That Honour Me I Will Honour - James E. Faust - April 2001

The Tongue of Angels - Robert S. Wood

Your Eternal Home - Thomas S. Monson - April 2000

Your Name is Safe in Our Home -  Cree-L Kofford


BYU Speeches

A Sense of the Sacred - D. Todd Christofferson - November 7, 2004

The Dignity and Demeanor of Discipleship - Rebecca L. Craven - Octover 19, 2021

The Power of Your Words - Jan. 31, 2017

Truth, Lies, and the Power of the Word - Melvin Luthy

Words of Hate, Words of Love - Constance K. Lundberg


Additional Articles

"Cutting Out Cutting Remarks" - Ensign

“Nay, Speak No Ill” - N. Eldon Tanner  -  Ensign

Oh, ______! - New Era Article

"President Kimball Speaks Out on Profanity" - Ensign

"Standing Up to Profanity" - Ensign

“Thy Speech Reveals Thee” - L Tom Perry - New Era

“Words of Darkness, Words of Light” - Ensign


Mormonads / New Era Posters

"Cutting Remarks"

"Eat Your Words"

"Foul Language"

"Gossip"

"Smart Mouth"

"Trash Talk"


Lessons in Church Manuals

"Clean and Appropriate Speech"


Family Home Evening Lessons

"Profanity" - LDS.org: FHE Resource Book

"Would Jesus Talk Like That?" (ldsfamilyfun.com)


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