Best quotes by the American Novelist Richard Bach

Real love stories never have endings.
  • Love

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
  • Time

You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
  • inspirational

To bring anything into your life, imagine that it's already there.
  • imagine



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

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.
  • Choice

Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?
  • Friends

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

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
  • blood

True love stories never have endings.
  • endings

Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
  • Desires

Some choices we live not only once but a thousand times over, remembering them for the rest of our lives.
  • Regret

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.Being true to anyone else or anything else is...impossible.
  • Self

You teach best what you most need to learn.
  • Teaching

Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true.
  • Truth

In order to win, you must expect to win.
  • Expectation

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

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
  • Belief

In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
  • Boredom

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.
  • Difficulty

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
  • Family

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
  • Life

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.
  • family

Everything in this book may be wrong. The Savior's Manual
  • Reading

To fly as fast as thought, to anywhere that is. He said, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived.
  • Imagination

Argue for your limitations and sure enough they're yours
  • Potential

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
  • being

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

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

How do you know if your mission in life is finished? If you're still alive, it isn't.
  • Duty


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To bring anything into your life, imagine that it's already there.
  • imagine

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
  • blood

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
  • Life

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

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

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
  • life

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The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
  • blood

True love stories never have endings.
  • endings

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
  • being

Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do is published around the world, even if what is said is not true.
  • anything

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.
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Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?
  • Friends

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

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.
  • again

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

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
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You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
  • inspirational

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

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

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.
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Real love stories never have endings.
  • Love

True love stories never have endings.
  • endings

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
  • come

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
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An idea is never given to you without you being given the power to make it reality. You must, nevertheless, suffer for it.
  • Ideas

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.
  • nature

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.
  • being

All we see of someone at any moment is a snapshot of their life, there in riches or poverty, in joy or despair. Snapshots don't show the million decisions that led to tht moment.
  • Decisions



The way to avoid responsibility is to say, I've got responsibilities.
  • Responsibility

Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do is published around the world, even if what is said is not true.
  • anything

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
  • come

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.
  • again

Learning is finding out what you already know.
  • already

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
  • Effort

Nothing happens by chance, my friend... No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing, and such a meaning behind this. Part for you, part for me, may not see it all real clear right now, but we will, before long.
  • Fate

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

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.
  • Last

That's what learning is, after all; not whether we lose the game, but how we lose and how we've changed because of it and what we take away from it that we never had before, to apply to other games. Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
  • Learning

A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed, it feels an impulsion... .this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reason and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons.
  • Potential

The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born?Where is your home?Where are you going?What are you doing?Think about these once in awhile, and watch your answers change.
  • Questions

You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colours from the same jewel. The same questions, asked again, bring you just the answers you need just the minute you need them.
  • Questions

Learning is finding out what we 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 and teachers.
  • Teaching

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
  • life

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

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

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

The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born? Where is your home? Where are you going? What are you doing? Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change.
  • answers

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 the butterfly.
  • belief

You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel.
  • answers

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

If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.
  • happiness

Ask yourself the secret of your success. Listen to your answer, and practice it.
  • answer

Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
  • brilliant

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.
  • anyone

In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea.
  • become

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

A moment later Jonathan’s body wavered in the air, shimmering, and began to go transparent. “Don’t let them spread silly rumors about me, or make me a god. O.K., Fletch? I’m a seagull. I like to fly, maybe…
  • spiritual

You will begin to touch heaven, Jonathan, in the moment that you touch perfect speed. And that isn’t flying a thousand miles an hour, or a million, or flying at the speed of light. Because any number is a limit, and perfection doesn’t have limits. Perfect speed, my son, is being there.
  • spiritual

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

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.
  • inspirational

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding.
  • look


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