Quotes from Walking on Water

Richard Paul Evans ·  320 pages

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“It's our memories that make us who we are. Without them, we're nothing. If that means we have to hurt sometimes, it's worth it.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“Sometimes life is like that...Things that seem bad at the time are really blessings.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“Soon I will sleep. What shall I dream of, my love? I will dream of you, of course. And I will dream for a place for us to be, a sanctuary where hearts will never break again. This is my dream, my heart. Never forget that there is no end to us, as there can be no end to love. Love must last forever, or why else would there be love? Until then, I will dream.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“It's good to take counsel from the past but not to be ruled by it. Otherwise we end up using today to fight yesterday's battles and miss tomorrow's promis.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“The past makes a good bishop but a poor king....it's good to take counsel from the past but not to be ruled by it. Otherwise we end up using today to fight yesterday's battles and miss tomorrow's promise.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water



“Some people spend so much time hunting treasure that they fail to see it all around them. It's like sifting through gold to find the silt.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“In the end, it is not by knowledge that we make our journeys but by hope and faith: hope that our walk will be worthy of our steps and faith that we are going somewhere. And only when we come to the end of our journeys do we truly understand that every step of the way we were walking on water.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“...when faced with overwhelming loss and stress, a man must choose to live and find his own way through his broken heart.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“if you take away everything a man lives for, then what does he live for?”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“I see people getting so caught up in celebrating diversity that they are neglecting their commonality.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water



“The past makes a good bishop but a poor king.” “What does that mean?” I said. “It means that it’s good to take counsel from the past but not to be ruled by it. Otherwise we end up using today to fight yesterday’s battles and miss tomorrow’s promise.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“Sometimes our arms are so full with the burdens we carry that it hinders our view of the load those around us are staggering beneath. Alan Christoffersen’s diary”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“suppose we as children are selfish by nature, judging our parents in the context not of their worlds and challenges but of our worlds and how they meet our needs. Even as we mature we rarely think of them as having been young like us.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“To deny our pasts is to burn the bridge we must cross to self-understanding. Alan Christoffersen’s diary”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water


“I may be wrong, but it seems that there may be some unraveling of the American tapestry. I see people getting so caught up in celebrating diversity that they are neglecting their commonality. I don’t see this as a good thing”.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from Walking on Water



About the author

Richard Paul Evans
Born place: in Salt Lake City, Utah, The United States
Born date October 11, 1962
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