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Robert M. Pirsig – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Robert M. Pirsig

 

Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.

– Robert M. Pirsig


Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.

– Robert M. Pirsig


Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.

– Robert M. Pirsig


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

– Robert M. Pirsig


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


It is a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, ‘Go away, I’m looking for the truth,’ and so it goes away. Puzzling.

– Robert M. Pirsig


The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I’m looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling.

– Robert M. Pirsig