All a person can do in this life is gather about him his integrity, his imagination, and his individuality - and with these ever with him, out front and in sharp focus, leap into the dance of experience.
("Even Cowgirls Get the Blues")
More Quotes from Tom Robbins:Under an orchard tree, dropping with cherries, cowgirls lay in the shade. They fed each other fruit. Dark juice dribbled into dimples. Cherry meat stained smiles and nostrils.
The party in Alobar's head, which agitation and anxiety were throwing, now was crashed by a notion: existence can be rearranged.
Life is too small a container for certain individuals. Some of them, such as Alobar, huff and puff and try to expand the container. Others, such as Kudra, seek to pry the lid off and hop out.
Time brought along its secretary, memory, and space brought its brat, loneliness.
When we accept small wonders, we qualify ourselves to imagine great wonders.
Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.
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Never interrupt me when I'm eating a banana.
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
Louisa May Alcott
The regard one shows economy, is like that we show an old aunt who is to leave us something at last.