Edward Abbey Quotes

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Born: January 29, 1927, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Tucson, Arizona, USA, March 14, 1989
Occupation: Author

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
- Edward Abbey

Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
- Edward Abbey

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.
- Edward Abbey

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
- Edward Abbey

One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.
- Edward Abbey

Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Edward Abbey

Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.
- Edward Abbey

Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.
- Edward Abbey

That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.
- Edward Abbey

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
- Edward Abbey

There is science, logic, reason there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
- Edward Abbey

When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.
- Edward Abbey

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