Hunter S. Thompson Quotes
Brief author info: Hunter S. Thompson (1939- ) American writer.
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Freedom is something that dies unless it's used.
Good people drink good beer.
If you work in either journalism or politics... you will be flogged for being right and flogged for being wrong, and it hurts both ways-but it doesn't hurt as much when you're right.
America is just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.
If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people -including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
I have a theory that the truth is never told between the nine-to-five hours.
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.
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
Some may never live, but the crazy never die.
It never got weird enough for me.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.