"We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Tom Robbins on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Tom Robbins on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Tom Robbins on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Tom Robbins on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Tom Robbins on Bruce Lee
"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."