The enemy is the tyranny of the dull mind.
("Even Cowgirls Get the Blues")
More Quotes from Tom Robbins:Should you fail to pilot your own ship, don't be surprised at what inappropriate port you find yourself docked.
If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it.
There are essential and inessential insanities. The later are solar in character, the former are linked to the moon.
A sneeze travels at a peak velocity of two hundred miles per hour. A burp, more slowly; a fart, slower yet. But a kiss thrown by fingers- its departure is sudden, its arrival ambiguous, and there is no source that can state with authority what speeds are reached in its flight.
In times of widespread chaos and confusion, it has been the duty of more advanced human beings--artists, scientists, clowns and philosophers--to create order. In times such as ours, however, when there is too much order, too much management, too much programming and control, it becomes the duty of superior men and women to fling their favorite monkey wrenches into the machinery. To relive the repression of the human spirit, they must sow doubt and disruption.
The full moon - the mandala of the sky.
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