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“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, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness.
Listen to it carefully.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“You're never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“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, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“I do not exist to impress the world. I exist to live my life in a way that will make me happy. ”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.”
Richard Bach, Illusions
“Remember where you came from, where you're going, and why you created this mess you got yourself into in the first place.”
Richard Bach, Illusions
“We teach best what we most need to learn.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“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. You are all learners, doers, teachers.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Listen,' he said. 'It's important. We are all. Free. To do. Whatever. We want. To do.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Believe you know all the answers, and you know all the answers. Believe you're a master, and you are.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“The best way to avoid responsibility is to say, 'I've got
responsibilities.”
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“The world is your exercise book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, though you may express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write lies, or nonsense, or to tear the pages.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“This is a test to see if your mission in this life is complete, if you are alive, it isn't.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“You seek problems because you need their gifts.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“if you argue for your limitations they are yours”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Live never to be ashamed if anything you do or say is published around the world -- even if what is published is not true.”
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“The world is a dream, you say, and it’s lovely, sometimes. Sunset. Clouds. Sky.”

“No. The image is a dream. The beauty is real. Can you see the difference?”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Amazing. You were so attached to it, and it still disappeared for you."
“Attached! I was whocking that cloud with everything I had! Fireballs, laser beams, vacuum cleaner a block high...”
“Negative attachments, Richard. If you really want to remove a cloud from your life, you do not make a big production out of it, you just relax and remove it from your thinking. That’s all there is to it.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“How easy it is to be compassionate when it's yourself you see in trouble.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“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, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them.”
Richard Bach, 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 them.
You're always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“The original sin is to limit the Is. Don't.”
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“Remember where you came from, where you’re going, and why you created the mess you got yourself into in the first place. You're going to die a horrible death, remember. It's all good training, and you'll enjoy it more if you keep the facts in mind. Take your dying with some seriousness, however. Laughing on the way to your execution is not generally understood by less-advanced life-forms, and they'll call you crazy.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it however.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Nothing good is a miracle, nothing lovely is a dream.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
“Like attracts like. Just be who you are, calm and clear and bright. Automatically, as we shine who we are, asking ourselves every minute is this what I really want to do, doing it only when we answer yes, automatically that turns away those who have nothing to learn from who we are,and attracts those who do, and from whom we have to learn, as well.”
Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

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