Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets.
Edit this quote...

Edward Abbey

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

All Edward Abbey quotes | Edward Abbey Books

★ FAVORITE (0 votes)


Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Edward Abbey quote with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


"Edward Abbey Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Dec. 2015. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/9753>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.