Edward Abbey Quotes

Eduard Abbey was an American author, well known for writing the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang. He was a park ranger and loved the outdoors. He was born January 29th, 1927 and passed away February 14th, 1989.

Life is hard? True - but let's love it anyhow, though it breaks every bone in our bodies.

There has never been a day in my life when I was not in love.

Love flowers best in openness and freedom.

Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.

A man without passion would be like a body without a soul. Or even more grotesque, like a soul without a body.

All we have, it seems to me, is the beauty of art and nature and life, and the love which that beauty inspires.

Be loyal to what you love, be true to the earth, fight your enemies with passion and laughter.

Loving our mysterious blue planet, we resolve riddles and dissolve all enigmas in contingent bliss.