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.


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

Richard Bach

Real love stories never have endings.     

Richard Bach

Boredom between two people doesn't come from being together physically. It comes from being apart mentally and spiritually.     

Richard Bach

Look in a mirror and one thing's sure; what we see is not who we are.     

Richard Bach

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed—there's so little competition.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

Real love stories never have endings.     

Richard Bach

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed—there's so little competition.     

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

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

Richard Bach

The highest art form of all is a human being in control of himself and his airplane in flight, urging the spirit of a machine to match his own.     

Richard Bach

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

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

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

Richard Bach

The first prerequisite of an advanced being is a sense of humor.     

Richard Bach

We thought humble and proud at the same time, all at once in love again with this painful bittersweet lovely thing called flight.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.     

Richard Bach

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 reasons and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.     

Richard Bach

An easy life doesn't teach us anything. In the end it's the learning that matters: what we've learned and how we've grown     

Richard Bach

A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are; we can be loved for who we are and not for who we're pretending to be. Each unveils the best part of the other. No matter what else goes wrong around us, with that one person, we're safe in our own paradise.     

Richard Bach

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

Richard Bach

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.     

Richard Bach

To fly as fast as thought, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived.     

Richard Bach

We design our lives through the power of our choices. We feel most helpless when we've made choices by default, when we haven't designed our lives on our own.     

Richard Bach

The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what we do, even what we think. We do this because we're afraid.     

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