Richard Bach Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Richard Bach quotes, Richard Bach sayings, and Richard Bach proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we'll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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.      

Richard Bach

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.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

Nothing happens by chance, my friend... No such thing as luck.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

You have the freedom to be yourself, your true self, here and now, and nothing can stand in your way.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again after moments or a lifetime is certain for those who are friends.     

Richard Bach

A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks.     

Richard Bach

Our soulmate is the one who makes life come to life.     

Richard Bach

Our soulmate is someone who shares our deepest longings, our sense of direction. When we're two balloons, and together our direction is up, chances are we've found the right person.     

Richard Bach

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 that moment.     

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

You're always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or different past.     

Richard Bach

Why fly' Simple. I'm not happy unless there's some room between me and the ground.     

Richard Bach

Flying prevails whenever a man and his airplane are put to a test of maximum performance.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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.     

Richard Bach

I relax my body completely, relax my mind completely, and then imagine myself at a level where anything can happen.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach