Best Quotes by Ken Kesey (Top 10)

  1. Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.
  2. It isn't by getting out of the world that we become enlightened, but by getting into the world…by getting so tuned in that we can ride the waves of our existence and never get tossed because we become the waves.
  3. All I know is this: nobody's very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down.
  4. You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things.
  5. The answer is never the answer. What's really interesting is the mystery. If you seek the mystery instead of the answer, you'll always be seeking. I've never seen anybody really find the answer. They think they have, so they stop thinking. But the job is to seek mystery, evoke mystery, plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom. The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer.
  6. To hell with facts! We need stories.
  7. He Who Marches Out Of Step Hears Another Drum
  8. No, my friend. We are lunatics from the hospital up the highway, psycho-ceramics, the cracked pots of mankind. Would you like me to decipher a Rorschach for you?
  9. People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
  10. You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.

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