Ричард Бах - цитаты / Richard Bach's Quotes
From "Illusions, The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah" :
You are led through your
lifetime by the inner learning creature, the playful spiritual being that
is your real self.
Don't turn away from possible futures before
you're certain you don't have anything to learn from
You're always free to change your mind and choose a
different future, or a different past.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they're
The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Think about these once in awhile, and watch your answers change.
Where is your home?
Where are you
What are you doing?
You are never given a wish without being given the
power to make it true. You may have to work for it,
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.
Your friends will know you better in the first minute
you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand
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
From "Jonathan Livingston Seagull":
The gulls who scorn perfection for the sake of travel
go nowhere, slowly. Those who put aside travel for the sake of
perfection go anywhere, instantly.
For most gulls, it is not flying that matters, but
For this gull, though, it was not eating that mattered, but
If our friendship depends on things like space and
time, then when we finally overcome space and time, we've destroyed our
own brotherhood! But overcome space, and all we have left is Here.
Overcome time, and all we have left is Now. And in the middle of Here and
Now, don't you think that we might see each other once or
From "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.
We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring
for our pleasure, living mysteries for the fun of it, choosing disasters
triumphs challenges impossible odds, testing ourselves over and again,
learning love and love and LOVE!
From "Running From Safety":
If it's never our fault, we can't take responsibility for it.
If we can't take responsibility for it, we'll always be its
From "Nothing By Chance":
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.
From "There' No Such Place As Far Away":
Can miles truly separate us from friends?
If you want to be
with Rae, aren't you already there?
You have no birthday because you have always lived; you were never
born, and never will die. You are not the child of the people you call
mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to
understand the things that are.
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.
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