Richard Paul Evans Quotes

Richard Paul Evans Quotes

Often times, the greatest peace comes of surrender.

Chocolate is God's apology for brocolli

I've come to know that what we want in life is the greatest indication of who we really are.

Life has taught me that to fly, you must first accept the possibility of falling.

Feelings can be like wild animals-we underrate how fierce they are until we've opened their cage

There's a problem with marrying up. You always worry that someday they'll see through you and leave. Or, worse yet, someone better will come along and take her. In my case, it wasn't someone. And it wasn't something better.

In the end, we all lose it. Remember that. In the end, we own nothing.

Mr. Vey, you cannot be stuffed into a locker without your consent." Dallstrom said, which may be the dumbest thing ever said in a school. "You should have resisted. That's like blaming someone who was struck by lightning for getting in the way.

I love when I can reboot people when they are being mean to others...

Everyone who got to where they are had to begin where they were.

Books are the most tolerant of friends.

fear doesn't listen to reason it takes it own counsel

Before you judge me too harshly, consider your own deepest fears - real or imagined. Actually, all fear is born of the imagination, which means that the danger we fear doesn't need to be rational or even real to be potent.

Consider your own deepest fears-real or imagined. Actually all fear is born of the imagination, which means that the danger we fear doesn't need to be rational or even real to be potent.

I would say that I was without faith, but no one is truly faithless; they just have faith in the wrong things: fear and defeat.

I once read that love is like a rose: we fixate on the blossom, but it's the thorny stem that keeps it alive and aloft. I think marriage is like that. Like my father said, the things of greatest value are the things we fight for. And in the end, if we do it right, we value the stem far more than the blossom

You know how before you buy a house you hire someone to come check it out and write a homebuyer's report? Someone should do that for husbands. Before you get married, you should have a complete inspection to find out what's broken, if it's fixable, and how much it will cost to repair.

There is one day that has brought me unspeakable pain, & the effects of that day continue to cover & erode my world like rust. I suspect that someday the rust will eat through the joists & posts of my life & I will topple, literally as well as figuratively.

When we hate someone we make them more powerfull than they are.

There's no hurt so great that love can't heal it.

I have wondered why it is that our greatest triumphs spring from our greatest extremity and adversity. Perhaps it is because we are so resistant to change, we only move when our seat becomes too hot to occupy.

There are people who come into our lives as welcome as a cool breeze in summer- and last about as long.

Sometimes its not the strength but gentleness that cracks the hardest shells.

It is in the dark times that the light of friendship shines brightest.
(The Walk - Chapter 19, Page 122

It's been said that parents should give their children roots and wings. That was a perfect description of my parents. Even in a wheelchair, my father was a dreamer with his head in the clouds and my mother was the roots with both feet planted firmly on terra quaking firma.

The sweetness of reunion is the joy of heaven.

I am lonely, I am lonely, I am lonely, I am lonely, I am lonely. How appropriate that I write this to myself.

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