"Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Tom Robbins on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Tom Robbins on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Tom Robbins on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Tom Robbins on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Tom Robbins on Albert Camus
"Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business."
"To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen."
"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."
"Education is for growth and fulfillment."
"Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently."