quote by Edward Abbey

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.

— Edward Abbey

Most Powerful Lonesomeness quotations

A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.

A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.

A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.

City life is millions of people being lonesome together.

Only the rich are lonesome.

His mother saw that he was not lonesome, and because she was an understanding mother, even though she was a cow, she let him just sit there and be happy.

I was warned to stop smoking, which I did, for two or three days, but it was too lonesome, and I have resumed - in a modified way - 4 smokes a day instead of 40. This will have a good effect. On the bank balance.

We do not belong to those who only get their thought from books, or at the prompting of books, -- it is our custom to think in the open air, walking, leaping, climbing, or dancing on lonesome mountains by preference, or close to the sea, where even the paths become thoughtful.

Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.

The Christian life was never meant to be lived alone.

Together we're a body. A family. The people of God.

According to Biblical history and all of the history of the world, the blues was built in man from the beginning. The first thing that came out of man is the blues because, according to the Scriptures, when God made man, man was lonesome and blue.

I was fortunate in the last century to be in the two biggest hits film-wise, "Godfather I" and "Godfather II," and "Lonesome Dove".

The wolf pack will die when scattered by man, lonesome coyote survives.

Never's just the echo of forever, lonesome as a love that might have been.

Let me go on lovin' and believin' 'til it's over. Please don't tell me how the story ends.

If you want one thing too much it’s likely to be a disappointment.

The healthy way is to learn to like the everyday things, like soft beds and buttermilk—and feisty gentlemen.

Wouldn't it be nice if all the people who are lonesome could live in one big dormitory, sleep in beds next to each other, talk, laugh, and keep the lights on as long as they want to?

The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.

When the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby, it helps to think we're sleeping underneath the same big sky.

I want to put my hand out and touch you.

I want to do for you and care for you. I want to be there when you're sick and when you're lonesome.

A man who wouldn't cheat for a poke don't want one bad enough. --Augustus "Gus" McCrae

Are the dead as lonesome as the living?

The memory of Cumshewa is of a great lonesomeness smothered in a blur of rain.

She wished there was some place where she could go to hum it out loud.

Some kind of music was too private to sing in a house cram fall of people. It was funny, too, how lonesome a person could be in a crowded house.

We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say — and to feel — "Yes, that’s the way it is, or at least that’s the way I feel it. You’re not as alone as you thought."

To this day, I still think Lonesome Dove is my best part.

Be good and you'll be lonesome

I practice a faith that's been long abandoned Ain't no altars on this long and lonesome road

I say, Lord, do right be me, I'm tired of being lonesome, on'ry, and mean.

Who hath seen the Phantom Ship, Her lordly rise and lowly dip, Careering o'er the lonesome main, No port shall know her keel again... Ah, woe is in the awful sight, The sailor finds there eternal night, 'Neath the waters he shall ever sleep, And Ocean will the secret keep

Better be quarrelling than lonesome.

Be good, and you will be lonesome, be lonesome and you will be free.

Live a lie and you will live to regret it, that's what living is to me.

The world he saw was sadder than the one he hoped to find.

But it wasn't near as lonesome as the one he left behind.

The trouble with me is that for a long time I have just been an I person.

All people belong to a We except me. Not to belong to a We makes you too lonesome.

Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.