Richard L. Evans

1906 - 1971

A Quote by Richard L. Evans on acceptance, bitterness, blessings, change, children, death, facts, faith, fatherhood, fighting, god, good, grief, heaven, kindness, life, love, memory, peace, planning, promises, purpose, quiet, rest, trust, and world

Indeed, the greatest blessing that can follow the death of those we love is reconciliation. Without it there is no peace. But with it come quiet thoughts and quickened memories. And what else shall a man do except become reconciled? What purpose does he serve by fighting what he cannot touch or by brooding upon what he cannot change? We have to trust the Lord God for so many things, and it is but one thing more to trust him in the issues of life and death, and to accept the fact that his plans and promises and purposes transcend the bounds of this world and of this life. With such faith the years are kind, and peace and reconciliation do come to those who have laid to rest their loved ones - who, even in death, are not far removed from us, and of whom our Father in heaven will be mindful until we meet again even as we are mindful of our own children. Bitter grief without reconciliation serves no good purpose. Death comes to all of us, but so does life everlasting.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

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A Quote by Richard L. Evans on conversation

We must carry things beyond conversation to conclusion.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Richard L. Evans on destruction, faith, and understanding

Things I don't understand don't destroy my faith in the things I do understand.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

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A Quote by Richard L. Evans on fatherhood, life, and sons

It is a great moment in life when a father sees a son grow taller than he or reach farther.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Richard L. Evans

A boy is the only known substance from which a man can be made.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Richard L. Evans on change and direction

If we don't change direction, we will arrive at where we are going.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

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