Quotes by Richard Bach

In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea.
– Richard Bach
Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
– Richard Bach
Learning is finding out what you already know.
– Richard Bach
Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do is published around the world, even if what is said is not true.
– Richard Bach
Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true.
– Richard Bach
Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
– Richard Bach
Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
– Richard Bach
The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
– Richard Bach
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
– Richard Bach
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.
– Richard Bach
The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.
– Richard Bach
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
– Richard Bach
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.
– Richard Bach
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
– Richard Bach
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.
– Richard Bach
You teach best what you most need to learn.
– Richard Bach
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.
– Richard Bach
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.
– Richard Bach
True love stories never have endings.
– Richard Bach
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.
– Richard Bach