Edward Abbey Quotes

Edward Abbey Quotes: 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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Edward Abbey Quote: Baseball serves as a good model for democracy in action: Every player is equally important and each has a chance to be a hero.
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Quotes about Edward Abbey: Defiance is beautiful. The defiance of power, especially great or overwhelming power, exalts and glorifies the rebel.
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Quote about Edward Abbey: In art as in life, form and subject, body and soul, are one.
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Edward Abbey Sayings: The sneakiest form of literary subtlety, in a corrupt society, is to speak the plain truth. The critics will not understand you; the public will not believe you; your fellow writers will shake their heads. Laughter, praise, honors, money, and the love of beautiful girls will be your only reward.
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Edward Abbey Saying: The real work of men was hunting meat. The invention of agriculture was a giant step in the wrong direction, leading to serfdom, cities, and empire. From a race of hunters, artists, warriors, and tamers of horses, we degraded ourselves to what we are now: clerks, functionaries, laborers, entertainers, processors of information.
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Sayings about Edward Abbey: Page, Arizona, Shithead Capital of Coconino County: any town with thirteen churches and only four bars has got an incipient social problem. That town is looking for trouble.
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Saying about Edward Abbey: If America could be, once again, a nation of self-reliant farmers, craftsmen, hunters, ranchers, and artists, then the rich would have little power to dominate others. Neither to serve nor to rule: That was the American dream.
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Edward Abbey Quotes: I have been called a curmudgeon, which my obsolescent dictionary defines as a 'surly, ill-mannered, bad-tempered fellow'. Nowadays, curmudgeon is likely to refer to anyone who hates hypocrisy, cant, sham, dogmatic ideologies, and has the nerve to point out unpleasant facts and takes the trouble to impale these sins on the skewer of humor and roast them over the fires of fact, common sense, and native intelligence. In this nation of bleating sheep and braying jackasses, it then becomes an honor to be labeled curmudgeon.
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Edward Abbey Quote: Longevity, like intelligence and good looks and health and strength of character, is largely a matter of genetic heritage. Choose your parents with care.
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Quotes about 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.
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Quote about Edward Abbey: Men come and go, cities rise and fall, whole civilizations appear and disappear-the earth remains, slightly modified. The earth remains, and the heartbreaking beauty where there are no hearts to break....I sometimes choose to think, no doubt perversely, that man is a dream, thought an illusion, and only rock is real. Rock and sun.
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Edward Abbey Sayings: I do not believe in personal immortality; it seems so unnecessary. Show me one man who deserves to live forever.
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Edward Abbey Saying: God bless America. Let's try to save some of it.
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Sayings about Edward Abbey: The writer concerned more with technique than truth becomes a technician, not an artist.
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Saying about Edward Abbey: Proverbs save us the trouble of thinking. What we call folk wisdom is often no more than a kind of expedient stupidity.
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Edward Abbey Quotes: Salome had but seven veils; the artist has a thousand.
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Edward Abbey Quote: There are some places so beautiful they can make a grown man break down and weep.
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