The actual quote is this: “Indolent and unworthy the beggar may be—but that is not your concern: It is better, said Joseph Smith, to feed ten impostors than to run the risk of turning away one honest petition.
The Winter 1979 Issue includes Hugh Nibley's "How Firm a Foundation! What Makes It So" and Lester Bush's "On Mormonism, Moral Epidemics, Homeopathy and Death from Natural Causes" and other great articles.
Hugh Nibley, "Preexistence" (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 4) - YouTube
Hugh Nibley was a man of great intellect and spiritual strength. As one of the most gifted scholars of the Church, Nibley enlightened many through his extensive study of the gospel. Here are 7 quotes from him every Church member should know.