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Edward Abbey Quotes

Edward Abbey
High technology has done us one great service: It has retaught us the delight of performing simple and primordial tasks - chopping wood, building a fire, drawing water from a spring
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#Service

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

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One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.
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#American Author

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Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination
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#Belief

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A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
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#American Author #Country

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Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
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#American Author #Cancer

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

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Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State.
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#American Author #Abortion

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God still sits on the throne, the devil is a liar. You may be goingthrough a tough time right now but God is getting ready to bless youin a way that only He can. Keep the faith. My instructions were topick four people that I wanted God to bless, and I picked you. Pleasepass this to at least four people you care about
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#Devil

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There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
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#American Author #Experience

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The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages - as if the savages weren't dangerous enough already
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#Missionaries

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Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit
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#Luxury

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One thing more dangerous than getting between a grizzly sow and her cub is getting between a businessman and a dollar bill.
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#Businessman

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May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
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#American Author

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Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
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#American Author #Men

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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.
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#American Author #Society

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Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.
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#American Author #Anger

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If the end does not justify the means - what can?
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#American Author

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You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
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#American Author #Darkness

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Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Babylon and evil as Hell
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#Conservative