Quotes by Robert M. Pirsig

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It is always good policy to tell the truth unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar. 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.

The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I'm looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling.
The solutions all are simple -- after you have arrived at them. But they're simple only when you know already what they are.
Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.
Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 -- 20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been. It's good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go.
The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.

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