Abbey Quotes

"Growth for the sake of g...

"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell." β€” Edward Abbey
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"No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: th...

"No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets." β€” Edward Abbey
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"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dan...

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds." β€” Edward Abbey
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β€œAlmost everyone in this room has a higher IQ than Darwin did. Yet Darwin’s body now lies next...

β€œAlmost everyone in this room has a higher IQ than Darwin did. Yet Darwin’s body now lies next to Newton’s in Westminster Abbey. What a diligent, objective curiosity will do for you in life is elevate you above your intellectually betters who have minds that work faster.” β€” Charles Munger
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"A patriot must always be re...

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government." -Edward Abbey
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β€œSociety is like a stew. If you don't s...

β€œSociety 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
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"Wilderness is not a lux...

"Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit." - Edward Abbey
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"A patriot must always be rea...

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.” - Edward Abbey
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"An increasingly pagan and hedonistic people - we are learning fi...

"An increasingly pagan and hedonistic people - we are learning finally that the forests and mountains and desert canyons are holier than our churches - therefore let us behave accordingly." Edward Abbey
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"Emotion without ac...

"Emotion without action is the ruin of the soul" - Edward Abbey
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"There is nothing I would not do for those who are re...

"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature." -Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
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"A patriot must always be rea...

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.” - Edward Abbey
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β€œMay your trails be crooked, windi...

β€œMay your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.” – Edward Abbey
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A patriot must always be rea...

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. - Edward Abbey
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"Growth for the sake of g...

"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the Cancer cell." ~Edward Abbey
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"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, l...

"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 (1927-1989) American Writer
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"Society is like a stew. If you don't st...

"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
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Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five...

Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners. β€” Edward Abbey
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"Friendship is certainly the fines...

"Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love" - Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen.
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"When the situation is h...

"When the situation is hopeless, there is nothing to worry about."-Edward Abbey
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"Society is like a stew. If you don't s...

"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
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"A patriot must always be re...

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government."- Edward Abbey
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"Society is like a stew. If you don't st...

"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
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"Geological t...

"Geological time includes now." - Edward Abbey
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The Edward Abbey was a writer, a ...

The Edward Abbey was a writer, a philosopher, and pretty much insane. Here's a searchable quote database.
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"Better a cruel trut...

"Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion" - Edward Abbey
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