Richard Bach Quotes…

Learning is finding out what you already know.
Doing is demonstrating that you know it.
Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. ― Illusions

You teach best what you most need to learn. ― Illusions

Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years. ― Illusions

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

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. ― Illusions

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

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. ― Illusions

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished : If you’re alive, it isn’t.  ― Illusions

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy.  ― Illusions

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.”  ― Illusions

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. ― One

We are each given a block of marble when we begin a lifetime, and the tools to shape it into sculpture… We can drag it behind us untouched, we can pound it into gravel, we can shape it into glory. ― One

Any powerful idea is absolutely fascinating and absolutely useless until we choose to use it. ― One

“The opposite of loneliness, it’s not togetherness. It is intimacy.” ― The Bridge Across Forever

“Next to God, love is the word most mangled in every language. The highest form of regard between two people is friendship, and when love enters, friendship dies.” ― The Bridge Across Forever

“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.” ― The Bridge Across Forever

“The only thing that shatters dreams is compromise.” ― The Bridge Across Forever

“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” ― The Bridge Across Forever

“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.” ― The Bridge Across Forever

“You either plan for what’s ahead or you fight with what you’ve got: worry is a waste of time.” ― Running From Safety

“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.” ― Running From Safety

“Life does not require us to be consistent, cruel, patient, helpful, angry, rational, thoughtless, loving, rash, open-minded, neurotic, careful, rigid, tolerant, wasteful, rich, downtrodden, gentle, sick, considerate, funny, stupid, healthy, greedy, beautiful, lazy, responsive, foolish, sharing, pressured, intimate, hedonistic, industrious, manipulative, insightful, capricious, wise, selfish, kind or sacrificed. Life does, however, require us to live with the consequences of our choices.” ― Running From Safety

“Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.” ― Running From Safety

“Good and evil are not what our parents told us, not what our church tells us, or our country, not what anybody tells us! All of us decide good and evil for ourselves, automatically, by choosing what we want to do!” ― Running From Safety

“With every choice you risk the life you would have had; with every decision, you lose it.” ― Running From Safety

“Whatever We Hold in Thought Comes True in Our Experience; Like Attracts Like; we experiment with the Law of Changing Appearances, to make our outer world reflect our inner.” ― Running From Safety

“Avoid problems and you’ll never be the one who overcame them.” ― Running From Safety

“…not being known doesn’t stop truth from being true.” ― There’s No Such Place As Far Away

~ by revolutionwithin on April 26, 2009.

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