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 Edward Abbey - “Concrete is heavy iron is hard--but the grass will prevail.”
 Edward Abbey - “For there is a cloud on my horizon. A small dark cloud no bigger than my hand. Its name is Progress.”
 Doug Abbey - “Mergers are a nightmare. I'm sure everybody has thought about it but half of the reason that airlines like US Airways find themselves in this position is that previous mergers have not gone entirely well.”
 Dear Abbey - “Many husbands today pitch in to help with household chores it's called partnership.”
 Dear Abbey - “Many husbands today pitch in to help with household chores it's called partnership.”
 Edward Abbey - “When the biggest, richest, glassiest buildings in town are the banks, you know that town's in trouble.”
 Edward Abbey - “We are kindred all of us, ... killer and victim, predator and prey, me and the sly coyote, the soaring buzzard, the elegant gopher snake, the trembling cottontail, the foul worms that feed on our entrails, all of them, all of us.”
 Edward Abbey - “High technology has done us one great service It has retaught us the delight of performing simple and primordial tasks - chopping wood, building a fire, drawing water from a spring”
 Edward Abbey - “Only a fool is astonished by the foolishness of mankind.”
 Edward Abbey - “Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners.”
 Edward Abbey - “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit”
 Edward Abbey - “In the modern techno-industrial culture, it is possible to proceed from infancy into senility without ever knowing manhood”
 Edward Abbey - “Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country”
 Edward Abbey - “Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Babylon and evil as Hell”
 Doug Abbey - “They want other branches and roots to flourish. I actually take this as a sign of Delta's commitment to Cincinnati over the long term. Cincinnati as a hub is not going away, and this is just tweaking it to make it more effective.”
 Edward Abbey - “Money confers the power to command the labor of others. Love of money is love of power. And love of power is the root of evil.”
 Edward Abbey - “Abbey lives Sierra Club Books recently reissued The Best of Edward Abbey, ... The Monkey Wrench Gang.”
 Edward Abbey - “It seems clear at last that our love for the natural worldNatureis the only means by which we can requite Gods obvious love for it.”
 Edward Abbey - “God still sits on the throne, the devil is a liar. You may be goingthrough a tough time right now but God is getting ready to bless youin a way that only He can. Keep the faith. My instructions were topick four people that I wanted God to bless, and I picked you. Pleasepass this to at least four people you care about”
 Dear Abbey - “Love is what enables us to bridge the gap of disappointment when others don't live up to the expectations we have of them.”
 Joshua Abbey - “The film created a huge buzz at Cannes. Few people realize that Natalie Portman is Jewish and that she was born in Jerusalem.”
 Edward Abbey - “Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination”
 Edward Abbey - “Baseball is a slow, sluggish game, with frequent and trivial interruptions, offering the spectator many opportunities to reflect at leisure upon the situation on the field This is what a fan loves most about the game”
 Lynn Abbey - “When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery.”
 Lynn Abbey - “When I have an idea, it goes from vague, cloudy notion to 100,000 words in a heartbeat.”

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