Robert M. Pirsig

1928 -

A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on force, habits, and life

I go on living, more from force of habit than anything else.

Robert M. Pirsig (1928 -)

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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on future, goals, life, and mountains

To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.

Robert M. Pirsig (1928 -)

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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on heart, improvement, and world

The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.

Robert M. Pirsig (1928 -)

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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on appearance, insanity, and mind

When you live in the shadow of insanity, the appearance of another mind that thinks and talks as yours does is something close to a blessed event.

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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on quality

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Even though quality cannot be defined, you know what quality is.

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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on jobs, quality, reality, separation, and world

What the Metaphysics of Quality would do is take this separate category, Quality, and show how it contains within itself both subjects and objects. The Metaphysics of Quality would show how things become enormously more coherent--fabulously more coherent--when you start with an assumption that Quality is the primary empirical reality of the world. . . . . . . but showing that, of course, was a very big job. . . . --from Lila

Robert M. Pirsig (1928 -)

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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on disaster and effort

Any effort that has self-glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.

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