If you love someone, set them free.
If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.
Richard David Bach (born June 23, 1936) is an American writer. Bach is widely known as the author of some of the 1970s biggest-sellers, including Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1970) and Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977). Bach has written numerous works of fiction, and also non-fiction flight-related titles.