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Hunter S. Thompson
July 18, 1937 - February 20, 2005
Nationality: American
Category: Journalist
Subcategory: American Journalist

Buy the ticket, take the ride.


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.


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.


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.


Politics is the art of controlling your environment.


A word to the wise is infuriating.


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.


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.


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.


I feel the same way about disco as I do about herpes.


The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.


Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century, only George McGovern truly understood what a monument America could be to the human race.


Call on God, but row away from the rocks.


The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs.


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


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.


There is nothing more helpless and irresponsible than a man in the depths of an ether binge.


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


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


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.


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