- Name: Edward Abbey
- Born: 01/29/1927
- Died: 03/14/1989 (62 years old)
- Occupation: Essayist, novelist
Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism ofpublic land policies. His best-known works include the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, which has been cited as an inspiration by environmental and eco-terrorist groups, and the non-fiction work Desert Solitaire.
Birth Place: Indiana, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Death Place: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Edward Abbey quotes :
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
One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.Edward Abbey
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.Edward Abbey
There is science, logic, reason there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.Edward Abbey
Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.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.Edward Abbey