Edward Abbey

American author and essayist

Lived from: 1927-1989

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
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    Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
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    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.
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About Edward Abbey

Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues, criticism of public land policies, and anarchist political views. His best-known works include the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, which has been cited as an inspiration by environmental groups, and the non-fiction work Desert Solitaire.

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