Previously called "Walk with the Wise"

Solomon Says

Solomon Says is a place for quotes that make us think. I will add thought provoking quotes as I find them. Please add any great quotes you find in the comments below so we can all be challenged together.


“God is putting us into situations where we will have to be much braver, or more patient or more loving that we have ever dreamed of being before…it seems to us all unnecessary: but that is because we have not yet had the slightest notion of the tremendous thing He means to make of us.” CS Lewis


 “Discover what you don’t like doing and stop doing it.” Marcus Buckingham

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” CBM

 “Design a life, not a plan.” Unknown

“When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.” Edgar Watson Howe

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy.

“The grass is not greener on the other side. The grass is greener where you water it.” Unknown

   ”Forgiveness is agreeing to live with the consequence of another person’s sin. You’re going to live with those consquences whether you want to or not; your only choice is whether you will do so in the bitterness of unforgiveness or the freedom of forgiveness.” Neil Anderson

 “The gap between where you are and where you want to be is only determined by the price you are willing to pay.” Unknown

 “There is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.” Unknown

 “A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.”
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

 “Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century.”
- Dame Edna Everage

 “Holding a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” Unknown

 “When opportunity comes it’s too late to prepare.” Unknown

 “A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.”
- Jean Paul Richter

 “When you bang your head against a brick wall too long blood will blur your vision.”     GJ Taylor

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
Abraham Cowley

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” Unknown 

“Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.” French Proverb

“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” John C Maxwell


Comments on: "Solomon Says" (6)

  1. “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  2. “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” – Monty Python

  3. If you can’t find the brighter side of life, then polish the darker side. Attitude of adjustment is the only instrument to live a fruitful life. – unknown

  4. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
    – Leo Tolstoy

  5. “God does not give faith in answer to prayer:
    He reveals Himself in answer to prayer,
    And faith is exercised spontaneously.”

    O. Chambers

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