3 Quotes – Tom Robbins

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Tom Robbins, American novelist, short story writer, essayist
(born: Thomas Eugene Robbins)

born:
July 22, 1932 in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA

known for (among others):
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

 

http://www.amazon.com/Tom-Robbins/e/B000APVAHM

 

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.
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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 non-fiction, you don’t have that luxury.
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When I go to the shore, I take along the poems of Pablo Neruda. I suppose it’s because the poems are simultaneously lush and ripe and kind of lazy, yet throbbing with life – like summer itself.

 

Which is your favourite quote by Tom Robbins?  🙂


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