You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things.
You've got to get out and pray to the sky to appreciate the sunshine; otherwise you're just a lizard standing there with the sun shining on you.
You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
It's time to move on to the next step in the psychedelic revolution. We've reached a certain point, but we're not moving any more.
People don't want other people to get high, because if you get high, you might see the falsity of the fabric of the society we live in.
There's something about taking a plow and breaking new ground. It gives you energy.
The Grateful Dead are our religion. This is a religion that doesn't pay homage to the God that all the other religions pay homage to.
Loved. You can't use it in the past tense. Death does not stop that love at all.
The trouble with super heroes is what to do between phone booths.
Tricker the Squirrel is the best piece I ever wrote. It's intricate.
When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension, we knew we had discovered something as surprising and powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph.
When Shakespeare was writing, he wasn't writing for stuff to lie on the page; it was supposed to get up and move around.
If grass were legalized, it would help our drug problem enormously.
The '60s aren't over; they won't be over until the Fat Lady gets high.
Take what you can use and let the rest go by.
Fascism wants Baptism coast to coast.
Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
The truth doesn't have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy.
The fundamentalists have taken the fun out of the mental.
Allen Ginsberg is a tremendous warrior as time goes by. He's a warrior first and a poet second.
To hell with facts! We need stories!
Leary can get a part of my mind that's kind of rusted shut grinding again, just by being around him and talking.