- Name: Robert M. Pirsig
- Born: 09/06/1928
- Died: 04/24/2017 (88 years old)
- Occupation: Writer, philosopher
Robert Maynard Pirsig (//; September 6, 1928– April 24, 2017) was an American writer and philosopher. He was the author of the philosophical novels Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (1974) and Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991).
Birth Name: Robert Maynard Pirsig
Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship (1974)
School: University of Minnesota, Banaras Hindu University, University of Chicago
Genre: Philosophical fiction
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Death Place: South Berwick, Maine, U.S.
Robert M. Pirsig quotes :
The funny thing about insane people is that it is kind of the opposite of being a celebrity. Nobody envies you.Robert M. Pirsig
Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.Robert M. Pirsig
Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.Robert M. Pirsig
To live for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.Robert M. Pirsig
To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.Robert M. Pirsig