Anarchy is like custard cooking over a flame; it has to be constantly stirred or it sticks and gets heavy, like government.
("Even Cowgirls Get the Blues")
More Quotes from Tom Robbins:People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up.
It's not men who limit women, it's not straights who limit gays, it's not whites who limit blacks. What limits people is lack of character. What limits people is that they don't have the fucking nerve or imagination to star in their own movie, let alone direct it.
I believe in everything; nothing is sacred. I believe in nothing; everything is sacred. Ha Ha Ho Ho Hee Hee.
If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it.
When life demands more of people than they demand of life - as is ordinarily the case - what results is a resentment of life almost as deep-seated as the fear of death
Plans are one thing and fate another. When they coincide, success results. Yet success mustn't be considered the absolute. It is questionable, for that matter, whether success is an adequate resposne to life. Success can eliminate as many options as failure.
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When I die, my epitaph should read: She Paid the Bills. That's the story of my private life.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
Mary Tyler Moore
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.