1. “There, in a Grand Council, our Heavenly Father would continue the gift of agency to prove us here in mortality, “to see if [we] will do all things whatsoever the Lord [our] God shall command.” 

2. “Now we are here on earth, where opportunities to use our agency abound; for here “there is an opposition in all things.”  This opposition is essential to the purpose of our lives.”

3. “For example, if we make choices that put us deeply in debt, we will lose our agency to meet our wants and needs or to save for that inevitable rainy day.”

Robert D. Hales, To Act for Ourselves, April 2006 General Conference

4. “Repentance is the key with which we can unlock the prison from inside. We hold that key within our hands, and agency is ours to use it.”

5. “But he cannot, in all eternity he cannot, with all his power he cannot completely destroy us; not without our own consent. Had agency come to man without the Atonement, it would have been a fatal gift.”

6. “How well I know that among learned men are those who look down at animals and stones to find the origin of man. They do not look inside themselves to find the spirit there. They train themselves to measure things by time, by thousands and by millions, and say these animals called men all came by chance. And this they are free to do, for agency is theirs.”

Boyd K. Packer, Atonement, Agency, Accountability, April 1988 General Conference

7. ” The secret to solve problems in your life will be found in understanding and using the eternally beneficial interaction of your agency and His truth.” 

8. “He defended our right to choose our path in life so that we would grow, develop, and be happy, butwe do not have the right to choose the consequences of our acts.”

9. “Our agency does allow us to choose among alternate paths, but then we are bound to the consequence God has decreed. Later, if we don’t like where the path takes us, the only out is through repentance.”

Richard G. Scott, Healing Your Damaged Life, October 1992 General Conference

10. “But we know from both ancient and modern revelation that Satan wished to deny us our independence and agency in that now-forgotten moment long ago, even as he wishes to deny them this very hour.”

Howard W. Hunter, The Golden Thread of Choice, October 1989 General Conference