Robert M. Pirsig Quote

They had made the mistake of thinking of a personality as some sort of possession, like a suit of clothes, which a person wears. But apart from a personality what is there? Some bones and flesh. A collection of legal statistics, perhaps, but surely no person. The bones and flesh and legal statistics are the garments worn by the personality, not the other way around.


Ch. 7 - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (1974)

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