Quotations by Tom Robbins

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Born: Wednesday, July 22, 1936
Profession: Author
Nationality: American


Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Business, Government, Soul, Force, Magic, Poor)

Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Equality)

Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Folly, Stars)

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
(Keywords: Humanity)

I believe in nothing, everything is sacred. I believe in everything, nothing is sacred.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Nothing)

If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: God, Country, Crime, Name, Public, Will)

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
- Tom Robbins

In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Authority, Order)

People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Imagination, People)

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Religion, Opium)

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplacable being.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Love, Being)

The sky was the color of Edgar Allan Poe's pajamas.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Sky)

There are many things worth living for, a few things worth dying for, and nothing worth killing for.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Dying, Killing, Living, Nothing, Worth)

To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Thought)

To be or not to be isn't the question. The question is how to prolong being.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Being, Question)

True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Disorder, Results, Stability)

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Love, Time, Waste)

We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.
- Tom Robbins
(Keywords: Heroes)

When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.
- Tom Robbins







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