Quotation Explorer - 'Tom Robbins'

If the world got any smaller, we'd all have to go on a diet. - Tom Robbins
Death is impatient and thoughtless. It barges into your room when you are right in the middle of something, and it doesn't bother to wipe its boots. - Tom Robbins
It is more important to be free than to be happy. - Tom Robbins
Rap music... sounds like somebody feeding a rhyming dictionary to a popcorn popper. - Tom Robbins
Meditation... disolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass. - Tom Robbins
Logic only gives man what he needs, he stammered. Magic gives him what he wants. - Tom Robbins
Science gives man what he needs.But magic gives him what he wants. - Tom Robbins
If little else, the brain is an educational toy. - Tom Robbins
If the world gets any smaller I'll end up living next door to myself. - Tom Robbins
Its never too late to have a happy childhood. - Tom Robbins
There is no such thing as a weird human being, It's just that some people require more understanding than others. - Tom Robbins
Actually, there are countless ways to live upon this tremorous sphere in mirth and good health, and probably only one way - the industrial, urbanized, herding way - to live here stupidly, and man has hit upon that one way. - Tom Robbins
Rules such as "Write what you know," and "Show, don't tell," while doubtlessly grounded in good sense, can be ignored with impunity by any novelist nimble enough to get away with it. There is, in fact, only one rule in writing fiction: Whatever works, works. - Tom Robbins
If you take any activity, any art, any discipline, any skill, take it andpush it as far as it will go, push it beyond where it has ever been before,push it to the wildest edge of edges, then you force it into the realm ofmagic. - Tom Robbins
The bottom line is that (a) people are never perfect, but love can be, (b) that is the one and only way that the mediocre and vile can be transformed, and (c) doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. - Tom Robbins
Maybe most people were fundamentally contradictory. The real people at any rate. - Tom Robbins
There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue. - Tom Robbins
If by the last quarter of the twentiesth century godliness wasn't next to something a little more interesting than cleanliness, it might be time to reevaluate our notions of godliness. - Tom Robbins
Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence. - Tom Robbins
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. - Tom Robbins
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature. - Tom Robbins
Success can eliminate as many options as failure - Tom Robbins
Well, history isn't ever going to end, happily or unhappily. And history is ending every second - happily for some of us, unhappily for others, happily one second, unhappily the next. History is always ending and always not ending, and both ways there is nothing to wait for - Tom Robbins
Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. - Tom Robbins
There are many things worth living for, there are a few things worth dying for, but there is nothing worth killing for. - Tom Robbins
Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef. - Tom Robbins
Those who shun the whimsy of things will experience rigor mortis before death. - Tom Robbins
In the end, perhaps we should simply imagine a joke; a long joke that's continually retold in an accent too thick and strange to ever be completely understood. Life is that joke my friends. The soul is the punch line. - Tom Robbins
It is questionable, for that matter, whether success is an adequate response to life. Success can eliminate as many options as failure. - Tom Robbins
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. - Tom Robbins
In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't creak. - Tom Robbins
Some marriages are made in heaven,Mine was made in Hong Kong, by the same people who make those little rubber pork chops they sell in the pet department at Kmart. - Tom Robbins
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