Richard Bach Quotes

Richard Bach Quotes

I’m here not because I am supposed to be here, or because I’m trapped here, but because I’d rather be with you than anywhere else in the world.

Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness.
Listen to it carefully.

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.

Tell him I said that he will know when he's my age that books aren't written on whims or old promises. Books are written on years turned inside out by ideas that never let go until you get them in print, and even then writing's a last resort, a desperate ransom you pay to get your life back.

The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.

No matter how qualified or deserving we are, we will never reach a better life until we can imagine it for ourselves and allow ourselves to have it.

Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

You're never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true.

Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they're yours.

A tiny change today brings a dramatically different tomorrow.

Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.

The world is your exercise book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, though you may express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write lies, or nonsense, or to tear the pages.

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.

We choose our next world through what we learn in this one. Learn nothing, and the next world is the same as this one, all the same limitations and lead weights to overcome.

don't you think between here and now we will see each other once or twice?

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

If you really want to remove a cloud from your life, you do not make a big production of it, you just relax and remove it from your thinking. That's all there is to it.

In the path of our happiness shall we find the learning for which we have chosen this lifetime.

Having made the decision to love, had I chosen life instead of death?

Like everything else, Fletcher. Practice.

If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.

There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts.

But one creature said at last, "I am tired of clinging. Though I cannot see it with my eyes, I trust that the current knows where it is going. I shall let go, and let it take me where it will. Clinging, I shall die of boredom.

He's changing. Every day more remote, protected, distant. He builds fests now for the soulmate he hasn't found, bricking wall and maze and mountain fortress, dares her to find him at the hidden center of them all Here's an A in self-protection from the one in the world he might love and who might someday love him.

How can a deer tell when a leaf falls silent in the forest? She hears it breathing differently.

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.

Tikrąją tavo šeimą sieja ne kraujo ryšys, o pagarba ir džiaugsmas, kuriuos randate vienas kito gyvenime. Vienos šeimos nariai retai išauga po tuo pačiu stogu.

Get this in mind early: We never grow up.

No aprendas nada, y el próximo mundo será igual que éste, con las mismas limitaciones y pesos de plomo que superar

There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go....

Rompe las cadenas de tu pensamiento, y romperás también las cadenas de tu cuerpo

My airplane is quiet, and for a moment still an alien, still a stranger to the ground, I am home.

Why is it,” Jonathan puzzled, “that the hardest thing in the world is to convince a bird that he is free, and that he can prove it for himself if he’d just spend a little time practicing? Why should that be so hard?

The only law is one which leads to freedom

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?

Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.

Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.

Can miles truly separate us from friends? If you want to be with Rae, aren't you already there?

Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers.

Os livros são escritos devido a anos virados do avesso por ideias que não nos libertam até serem escritas e, até mesmo então, a escrita é o último recurso, um resgate desesperado que pagamos para que a vida nos seja devolvida.

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