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All Quotes by author - Tom Robbins
" A child's mind is its living room; it's going to be residing there for the rest of its earthly existence. "
" A child's mind is its living room; it's is going to be residing there for the rest of its earthly existence. "
" A lot of aspiring writers are all ready to write a novel, but they don't know how to write sentences. "
" A lot of my work comes from what in Asia is called the 'mind of wonder.' There is not a lot of 'mind of wonder' writing in contemporary Western literature. I think that's what appeals to the readers who are my fans. "
" At the typewriter you find out who you are. "
" A writer needs a life of introspection. "
" Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. "
" Education is for growth and fulfillment. "
" Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently. "
" Human folly does not impede the turning of the 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. "
" I am cheerful. I don't know if I'm happy. There is a difference, you know. "
" I believe in nothing, everything is sacred. I believe in everything, nothing is sacred. "
" I eat so much mayonnaise they were going to send me to the Mayo Clinic. "
" If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it. "
" If little else, the brain is an educational toy. "
" If the novelist isn't surprised by where his book ends up, he or she probably hasn't written anything worth remembering. "
" I have always been a romantic, one of those people who believes that a woman in pink circus tights contains all the secrets of the universe. "
" I have never ever Googled myself; in fact I think the Christian right prohibits such things. "
" I'm not infatuated with frivolousness. We're just good friends. "
" In fiction, when you paint yourself into a corner, you can write a pair of suction cups onto the bottoms of your shoes and walk up the wall and out the skylight and see the sun breaking through the clouds. In nonfiction, you don't have that luxury. "
" In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable. "
" In Seattle, I soon found that my radical ideas and aesthetic explorations - ideas and explorations that in Richmond, Virginia, might have gotten me stoned to death with hush puppies - were not only accepted but occasionally applauded. "
" I show up in my writing room at approximately 10 A.M. every morning without fail. Sometimes my muse sees fit to join me there and sometimes she doesn't, but she always knows where I'll be. She doesn't need to go hunting in the taverns or on the beach or drag the boulevard looking for me. "
" I think science has begun to demonstrate that aging is a disease. If it is, it can be cured. "
" I've decided to take advantage of outsourcing. My next novel will be written by a couple of guys in Bangalore, India. "
" I went to a large consolidated school in Appalachia. And I wrote the story when I was in the second grade and I took it up to the third floor to the school newspaper office that was written and edited by juniors and seniors. "
" I would only read the novels that people classify as 'beach books' if I were being held prisoner and the only alternative was the 'Book of Mormon.' "
" John Irving once told me he doesn't start a novel until he knows the last sentence. I said, 'My God, Irving, isn't that like working in a factory?' "
" Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice. "
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