Monday, August 30, 2010

If Wishes Were Horses



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

31 comments:

Bish Denham said...

Ah yes...One of my favorite quotes, and so true for those of us who are creative types.

Jaydee Morgan said...

Great quote! And how true it is.

Christine Danek said...

Very true! Great way to start my week. :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

So true!

Zoe C. Courtman said...

Sigh. All true. All true :D

Summer Ross said...

Great Monday post!

Tess said...

My mom was such a huge Richard Bach fan. Illusions was my favorite book growing up. It's all about our perception, isn't it?

Julie Dao said...

I love this quote. What a brilliant reminder to all writers!

E. Elle said...

I have to remind myself of this on a regular basis. Thank you for taking care of it for me today. :)

Falen (Sarah) said...

oooh very nice

Elana Johnson said...

Oh, you'll definitely have to work for it. Great quote!

Crimey said...

Amen to that. Work at it, we must.

Crystal Cook said...

Really great quote, so, so true :)

Wendy Ramer said...

Wow.

ggray said...

I love the disclaimer in this quote - - it says it all. This book had so many memorable quotes. It changed my life art a very difficult time. And made so much sense!

notesfromnadir said...

Love the picture.

& about the quote--you usually have to work harder than you wish in order to get your wish! :)

Lola Sharp said...

I love him. Awesome quote. (Jonathon Livingston Seagull is another favorite)

Donna Hole said...

Profound!

......dhole

Michele Emrath said...

New quote to me, and I'm so glad you shared it. Thanks!

Michele
SouthernCityMysteries

Jen said...

This is fantastic!!! Like Michele I've found a new quote!!!

Sorry I didn't have time to stop by yesterday!!! I've missed you!

Damyanti said...

This line has always inspired me. Thank you for reminding me of it again.

Stephen Tremp said...

Awesome. Its a great line. I'll add it to my list of quotes.

Stephen Tremp

The Words Crafter said...

That. Is TRUTH.....

Meghan Ward said...

Ah yes, I'm a very big Richard Bach fan and that has always been one of my favorite quotes!

Shalet Jimmy said...

Thanks very much for this quote. I am going through a tough time and your blog is always a relief and comes with a new hope. Thanks very much.

Elliot Grace said...

...it's quotes like that which keep me trudging onward, scaling the summit.
Thanks for posting, Anne. You've made my day:)

Hannah Kincade said...

Very very true.

Kathi Oram Peterson said...

Sooo true. And might I add, you'll have to work your fingers off typing, go through several pairs of glasses and many cushioned seats. BUT it's all worth it. :)

Alison Stevens said...

What a fabulous quote! Thanks for posting it, Anne.

~Nicole Ducleroir~ said...

I love this!! Hope you've been doing well, Anne. Thinking of you!

Ann Best said...

The power IS within us - all of us.

Hope you're having a wonderful week!
Ann