You will begin to touch heaven, Jonathan, in the moment that you touch perfect speed. And that isn't flying a thousand miles an hour, or a million, or flying at the speed of light. Because any number is a limit, and perfection doesn't have limits. Perfect speed, my son, is being there.
("Jonathan Livingston Seagull")
More Quotes from Richard Bach:Jonathan sighed. The price of being misunderstood, he thought. They call you devil or they call you god.
When you have come to the edge of all the light you have And step into the darkness of the unknown Believe that one of the two will happen to you Either you'll find something solid to stand on Or you'll be taught how to fly
The ideas behind the words are simple ones that work in everyday life find what we most want to do do it, no matter what and in the doing be guaranteed a very difficult and a very happy lifetime.
Children are not our property, and they are not ours to control any more that we were our parents' property or theirs to control.
Le paradis, c'est simplement d'être soi-même parfait.
You have the freedom to be yourself, your true self, here and now, and nothing can stand in your way.
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