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Famous Hunter S Thompson Quotations

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Quote Left It started when I left Vegas that first time, skipping the hotel bill, driving off in that red convertible all alone, drunk and crazy, back to L.A. That's exactly what I felt. Fear and loathing. Quote Right
Quote Left We live in cheap an twisted times. Our leaders are low-rent Fascists and our laws are a tangle of mockeries. Recent polls indicate that the only people who feel optimistic about the future are first-year law students who expect to get rich by haggling over the ruins... and they are probably right. Quote Right
Quote Left The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side Quote Right
Quote Left The brakes were useless, the car was wandering. The rear end was coming around. I jammed it down into Low, but it made no difference so I straightened it out and braced for a serious impact, a crash that would probably kill me. 'My heart was full of joy as I took the first hit, which was oddly soft and painless. No real shock at all... Yes. These huge white lumps were not boulders. They were sheep. Quote Right
Quote Left Old elephants limp off to the hills to die; old Americans go out to the highway and drive themselves to death with huge cars. Quote Right
Quote Left A cap of good acid costs five dollars and for that you can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and the Holy Ghost on drums. Quote Right
Quote Left In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile. Quote Right
Quote Left Nixon appears to be an entirely humorless man, the only thing i can imagine him laughing at is a paraplegic democrat who can't reach the voting lever Quote Right
Quote Left I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. Quote Right
Quote Left I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. Quote Right
Quote Left I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me. Quote Right
Quote Left Being shot out of a cannon is always better than being squeezed through a tube. Quote Right
Quote Left As your attorney i advise you to take a hit out of the small brown bottle in my shaving kit. Quote Right
Quote Left The polls...indicate that Nixon will get a comfortable majority of the youth vote. And that he might carry all fifty states....This may be the year when we finally come face to face with ourselves -- that we really are just a nation of...used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns, and no qualms at all about killing anyone else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable. Quote Right
Quote Left But then just days after it came out, I began to get calls and letters from all over the country saying what a fantastic breakthrough format in journalism. I thought, Jesus Christ . . . I guess I shouldn't say anything. In a way it was an almost accidental breakthrough --- a whole new style of journalism which now passes for whatever Gonzo is . . . accidental and desperation. Quote Right
Quote Left Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent. Quote Right
Quote Left A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. Quote Right
Quote Left Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect. Quote Right
Quote Left It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. Quote Right
Quote Left If there is, in fact, a Heaven and a Hell, all we know for sure is that Hell will be a viciously overcrowded version of Phoenix... Quote Right
Quote Left I have thought this way several times in my life but only when circumstances have led me to a bad pass. No man who has chosen well and wisely will ever credit it to fate; the only real fatalist is a man on his way down the pipe. There is no solace in fatalism. Quote Right
Quote Left Call on God, but row away from the rocks Quote Right
Quote Left I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours. Quote Right
Quote Left He who makes a beast of himself relieves himself the pain of being a man. Quote Right
Quote Left I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours Quote Right
Quote Left I have a theory that the truth is never told during the 9 to 5 hours. Quote Right
Quote Left A word to the wise is infuriating Quote Right
Quote Left I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me Quote Right
Quote Left I wouldn't reccommend sex, drugs, and insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me. Quote Right
Quote Left Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long. Quote Right
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