"Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Edward Abbey on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Edward Abbey on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Edward Abbey on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Edward Abbey on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Edward Abbey on Thomas Paine
"One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork."
"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds."
"Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing."
"Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best."
"When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem."