We Are but Gardeners

Alumni who attended Brigham Young University between 1904 and 1921 were often heard to say, "I attended the Y in the good old Brimhall days." This was intended as a compliment to the spirit and personality of George H. Brimhall, for he breathed into the school a special charisma which people never forgot. He was particularly known for his short, pithy talks at devotionals. Ezra Taft Benson has written "No man has so inspired me with so few spoken words as has President Brimhall in his famous four-minute assembly talks."



Read more at BYU’s Office of the President.

Full Name: 
George H. Brimhall
Grad Year: 
1904 - 1921
BYU Office of the Presidents
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