Quotes by Edward Abbey
- A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
- Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
- 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!
- Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.
- May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
- One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.
- Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.
- 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.
- That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.
- The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
- There is science, logic, reason there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
- When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.