57 Total Quotes

Hunter+S. Thompson Quotes

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

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Those of us who have been up all night were in no mood for coffee and donuts. We wanted strong drink.
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#Alcohol And Alcoholism

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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.
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#Publishing And Publishers

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If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up.
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#American Journalist

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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.
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#American Journalist #Business

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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.
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#American Journalist #America

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When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
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#Sports

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Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
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#Law And Lawyers

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The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
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#American Journalist

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Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness ... Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
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#Doctrine

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Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men's reality. Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of ''the rat race'' is not yet final.
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#America #Myth

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Buy the ticket, take the ride.
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#American Journalist

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I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.
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#Truth #Employment

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I feel the same way about disco as I do about herpes.
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#American Journalist #Disco

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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.
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#American Journalist

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You can turn your back on a person, but never turn your back on a drug, especially when its waving a razor sharp hunting knife in your eye.
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#Addiction

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I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
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#American Journalist #Alcohol And Alcoholism

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So this is how the world works, all energy flows according to the whims of the great magnet.
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#Energy

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Politics is the art of controlling your environment.
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#American Journalist #Art

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You better take care of me Lord, if you don't you're gonna have me on your hands.
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#American Journalist

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Fear is just another word for ignorance
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#Fear

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Freedom is something that dies unless it's used
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#Freedom