Hunter S Thompson Quotes (32 quotations)

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1. 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. - Hunter S Thompson

2. A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. - Hunter S Thompson

3. A word to the wise is infuriating. - Hunter S Thompson

4. America... 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. - Hunter S Thompson

5. As your attorney i advise you to take a hit out of the small brown bottle in my shaving kit. - Hunter S Thompson

6. Being shot out of a cannon is always better than being squeezed through a tube. - Hunter S Thompson

7. Call on God, but row away from the rocks. - Hunter S Thompson

8. Cover a war in a place where you can't drink beer or talk to a woman? Hell no! - Hunter S Thompson

9. Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas ... with the music at top volume and at least a pint of ether. - Hunter S Thompson

10. Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect. - Hunter S Thompson

11. He who makes a beast of himself relieves himself the pain of being a man. - Hunter S Thompson

12. I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. - Hunter S Thompson

13. I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours. - Hunter S Thompson

14. I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me. - Hunter S Thompson

15. 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. - Hunter S Thompson

16. 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... - Hunter S Thompson

17. In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity. - Hunter S Thompson

18. In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile. - Hunter S Thompson

19. 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. - Hunter S Thompson

20. Its okay to get jacked up and head out onto the highway, but I've been there and I can tell you that the fast lane is littered with countless smoldering wrecks. - Hunter S Thompson

21. Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent. - Hunter S Thompson

22. No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master. - Hunter S Thompson

23. Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long. - Hunter S Thompson

24. Publishers are notoriously slothful about numbers, unless they're attached to dollar signs - unlike journalists, quarterbacks, and felony criminal defendants who tend to be keenly aware of numbers at all times. - Hunter S Thompson

25. That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation. - Hunter S Thompson

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