Edward Abbey (January 29, 1927 - March 14, 1989)
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Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit
A drink a day keeps the shrink away
The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages - as if the savages weren't dangerous enough already
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
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
I looked at the guys that are on this team, the chances of winning, the makeup of the guys. Part of it is the city of Chicago, itself. I'm not only coming back to a city I'm comfortable with, but a team that looks like it has a good chance to win.
This is probably the worst it's been in the last four or five years in Ontario.
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.