“Let Not Thy Left Hand Know What Thy Right Hand Doeth”

Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet
This is a call to avoid ulterior motivation, a warning against doing a deed ostensibly for one reason-in the name of appropriate and selfless service-when in reality, in our heart of hearts, we do the deed to impress others with our goodness.

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 4