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Robert M. Pirsig Quotes
Brief author info: Robert M. Pirsig (1928- ) American writer and philosopher.
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Technology presumes there's just one right way to do things and there never is.
The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.
When people are fanatically dedicated to political or religious faiths or any other kinds of dogmas or goals, it's always because these dogmas or goals are in doubt.
When you've got a Chautauqua in your head, it's extremely hard not to inflict it on innocent people.
One thing about pioneers that you don't hear mentioned is that they are invariably, by their nature, mess-makers. They go forging ahead, seeing only their noble, distant goal, and never notice any of the crud and debris they leave behind them.
When you want to hurry something, that means you no longer care about it and want to get on to other things.
Were in such a hurry most of the time we never get a chance to talk. The result is a kind of endless day-to-day shallowness, a monotony that leaves a person wondering years later where all the time went and sorry that it's all gone.
Laws of nature are human inventions, like ghosts. Laws of logic, or mathematics are also human inventions, like ghosts. The whole blessed thing is a human invention, including the idea that it isn't a human invention.
"What's new?" is an interesting and broadening eternal question, but one which, if pursued exclusively, results only in an endless parade of trivia and fashion, the silt of tomorrow.
You want to know how to paint a perfect painting? It's easy. Make yourself perfect and then just paint naturally.
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