Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Zen and the Art of...

An Inquiry Into Values
by Robert Pirsig

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.