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Quotes by Edward Abbey

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
– Edward Abbey

Great art is never perfect; perfect art is never great.
– Edward Abbey

Guns don’t kill people; people kill people. Of course, people with guns kill more people. But that’s only natural. It’s hard. But it’s fair.
– Edward Abbey

I would never betray a friend to serve a cause. Never reject a friend to help an institution. Great nations may fall in ruin before I would sell a friend to save them.
– Edward Abbey

If it’s knowledge and wisdom you want, then seek out the company of those who do real work for an honest purpose.

In the land of bleating sheep and braying jackasses, one brave and honest man is bound to create a scandal.
– Edward Abbey

Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing.
– Edward Abbey

A great thirst is a great joy when quenched in time.
– Edward Abbey

Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.
– Edward Abbey

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

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
– Edward Abbey

If the end does not justify the means – what can?
– Edward Abbey

Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
– Edward Abbey

We need the possibility of escape as surely as we need hope.
– Edward Abbey

There is a way of being wrong which is also sometimes necessarily right.
– Edward Abbey

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