Robert M. Pirsig Quotes

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Born: September 6, 1928, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

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Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.
- Robert M. Pirsig

2.
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

3.
Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.
- Robert M. Pirsig

4.
Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.
- Robert M. Pirsig

5.
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

6.
To live for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.
- Robert M. Pirsig

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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

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