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Edward Abbey
(1927-1989) born on
Jan 29
US author. The "Thoreau of the American West" championed environmental concerns: "Desert Solitaire," 1968.
         
   
F
In social institutions, the whole is always less than the sum of its parts. There will never be a state as good as its people, or a church worthy of its congregation, or a university equal to its faculty and students.

R
The distrust of wit is the beginning of tyranny.
A
Men love their ideas more than their lives. And the more preposterous the idea, the more eager they are to die for it. And to kill for it.
N
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
K
Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: From "Food for Thought by Jack Tourette." acollection of quotations from the Internet.
R: From "Rand Lindsly's HUGE Quotations File," an collection of quotations from the Internet.
A: From "Food for Thought by Jack Tourette." acollection of quotations from the Internet.
N: In "Look Magazine" quoted by Daniel Chapman
K: From "Charades," an internet collection of quotations
   


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