Quotes by Edward Abbey

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There is this to be said for walking: It's the one mode of human locomotion by which a man proceeds on his own two feet, upright, erect, as a man should be, not squatting on his rear haunches like a frog.
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Nobody seems more obsessed by diet than our anti-materialistic, otherworldly, New Age spiritual types. But if the material world is merely illusion, an honest guru should be as content with Budweiser and bratwurst as with raw carrot juice, tofu and seaweed slime.
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No man-made structure in all of American history has been hated so much, by so many, for so long, with such good reason, as that Glen Canyon Dam at Page, Arizona, Shithead Capital of Coconino County.
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The one thing worse than a knee-pad Tory is a chickenshit liberal. The type that can not say "shit" even when his mouth is full of it.
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The longest journey begins with a single step, not with a turn of the ignition key.
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Every analysis leaves a residue of the unknown; this we call God or Karma or - depending on time and place - the UFO. (Unidentified Fucking Object).
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When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.
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Belief in God? An afterlife? I believe in rock: this apodictic rock beneath my feet.
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Homosexuality, like androgyny, might be an instinctive racial response to overpopulation, crowding, and stress. Both flourish when empire reaches its apogee.
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Life is too short for grief. Or regret. Or bullshit.
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