Robert M Pirsig (1928-2017)

by Vertebrata

“The real cycle you’re working on is a cycle called ‘yourself’.

“The study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself. Working on a motorcycle, working well, caring, is to become part of a process, to achieve an inner peace of mind. The motorcycle is primarily a mental phenomenon.”

— Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Robert Maynard Pirsig (September 6, 1928 – April 24, 2017)