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Richard Bach Quotes


An American writer whose books espouse his philosophy that our apparent physical limits and mortality are merely appearance.
(1936 - )

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

Allow the world to live as it chooses, and allow yourself to live as you choose.
 

An idea is never given to you without you being given the power to make it reality. You must, nevertheless, suffer for it.
[Being]
 

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

Ask yourself the secret of your success. Listen to your answer, and practice it.
[Success]
 

Avoid problems, and you'll never be the one who overcame them.
 

Bad things are not the worst things that can happen to us. Nothing is the worst thing that can happen to us!
 

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

Civilization... wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere.
 

Don't be dismayed by 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.
 

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly.
 

Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them.
 

Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.
 

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.
 

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.
 

Get this in mind early: We never grow up.
 

Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.
 

Here is a test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't.
[Life]
 

I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service.
 

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?
 


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