Facts about Hunter S. Thompson

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Hunter S. Thompson was a famous Journalist from USA, who lived between July 18, 1937 and February 20, 2005. He/she became 67 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Hunter, under the main topic Sports.

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Famous quotes by Hunter S. Thompson (26)


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"The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs"
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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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"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"
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"Politics is the art of controlling your environment"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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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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"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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"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"
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"I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me"
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"I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours"
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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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"I feel the same way about disco as I do about herpes"
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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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"For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled"
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"Call on God, but row away from the rocks"
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"Buy the ticket, take the ride"
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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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"A word to the wise is infuriating"
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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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"You better take care of me Lord, if you don't you're gonna have me on your hands"
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"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro"
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"There is nothing more helpless and irresponsible than a man in the depths of an ether binge"
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"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"
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"The trouble with Nixon is that he's a serious politics junkie. He's totally hooked and like any other junkie, he's a bummer to have around, especially as President"


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