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Robert M. Pirsig
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What is in mind is a sort of Chautauqua—that's the only name I can think of for it—like the traveling ten-show Chautauquas that used to move across America, this America, the one that we are now in, an old time series of popular talks intended to edify and entertain, improve the mind and bring culture and enlightenment to the ears and thoughts of the hearer. The Narrator, p. 7

Each machine has its own, unique, personality which probably could be defined as the intuitive sum total of everything you know and feel about it. This personality constantly changes, usually for the worse, but sometimes surprisingly for the better, and it is this personality that is the real object of motorcycle maintenance. The Narrator, p. 42

I told Chris the other night that Phaedrus spent his entire life pursuing a ghost. That was true. The ghost he pursued...

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