Hunter s. thompson Quotes

'Pray to God, but ro...

'Pray to God, but row away from the rocks.' - Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 17
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β€œThe leaves change, they say, but th...

β€œThe leaves change, they say, but the roots stay the same. So just lie back and live with it” - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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β€œYou won’t find reasonabl...

β€œYou won’t find reasonable men on the tops of tall mountains.” - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 27
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β€œIn a closed society where everybody's guilty, the...

β€œIn 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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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"I learned a long time ago that r...

"I learned a long time ago that reality was much weirder than anyone's imagination." --Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 19
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β€œI hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, vio...

β€œI hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.” -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 07
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β€œYou won’t find reasonab...

β€œYou won’t find reasonable men on the tops of tall mountains” Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 04
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β€œHuge brains, small necks, weak muscles, and fat ...

β€œHuge brains, small necks, weak muscles, and fat walletsβ€”these are the dominant characteristics of the ’80sβ€”the generation of swine.” β€”Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 26
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"We are living in dangerously weird times now. Smart people just shrug and admit they're daz...

"We are living in dangerously weird times now. Smart people just shrug and admit they're dazed and confused. The only ones left with any confidence at all are the New Dumb. It is the beginning of the end of our world as we knew it. Doom is the operative ethic." --Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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β€œIn a closed society where everybody's guilty, the...

β€œIn 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
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 05
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"Hope rises and dreams flicker and die. Love plans ...

"Hope rises and dreams flicker and die. Love plans for tomorrow and loneliness thinks of yesterday. Life is beautiful and living is pain." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 19
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"I would feel real trapped in this l...

"I would feel real trapped in this life if I didn't know I could commit suicide at any time." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"Never turn your back on fear. It should a...

"Never turn your back on fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing that might have to be killed." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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"Life has become immeasurably bette...

"Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously." --Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 19
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"I will fight for your right to ...

"I will fight for your right to be weird- just as I know you will fight for mine." --Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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"Buy the ticket...

"Buy the ticket, take the ride."--Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 07
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"Never fire a warning sh...

"Never fire a warning shot. It is a waste of ammunition." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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"He had that rare weird electricity about him - that extremely...

"He had that rare weird electricity about him - that extremely wild and heavy presence that you only see in a person who has abandoned all hope of ever behaving normally." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 15
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Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pre...

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!β€œ - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 01
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"Those who fail to learn from the brutal stompin...

"Those who fail to learn from the brutal stompings visited on them in the past are doomed to be brutally stomped in the future." -- Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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β€œThere he goes. One of God's own prototypes. Some kind of high powere...

β€œThere he goes. One of God's own prototypes. Some kind of high powered mutant never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.” - Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 10
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"I have a theory that the trut...

"I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours." β€” Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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"Sex without love is as hol...

"Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot - and it's o...

"The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot - and it's only a question of time before all that the mind controls will run amuck in a frenzy of stupid, impotent fear." --Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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"Some may never live...

"Some may never live, but the crazy never die." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 16
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β€œLife should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and ...

β€œLife should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga o
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 24
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β€œSex without love is as hol...

β€œSex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.” ― Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 19
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β€œSome people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- wh...

β€œSome people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- which is true, but they miss the point. It was the built-in blind spots of the Objective rules and dogma that allowed Nixon to slither into the White House in the first place.” - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"I would feel real trapped in this ...

"I would feel real trapped in this life if I didn't know I could commit suicide at any time." -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 22
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"In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the...

"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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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β€œNot a wasted word. This has bee...

β€œNot a wasted word. This has been a main point to my literary thinking all my life.” β€”Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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Faster, faster, until the th...

Faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death. -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 06
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β€œWith the truth so dull and depressing, t...

β€œWith the truth so dull and depressing, the only working alternative is wild bursts of madness and filigree.” -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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"I would feel real trapped in this l...

"I would feel real trapped in this life if I didn't know I could commit suicide at any time.” - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 29
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"We cannot expect people to have respect for law ...

"We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 31
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"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pre...

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!"" - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 07
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There is no such thing as paran...

There is no such thing as paranoia. Your worst fears can come true at any moment.- Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 08
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"In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the...

"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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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"Freedom is something...

"Freedom is something that dies unless it's used" -Hunter S. Thompson-
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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"A man who procrastinates his choosing...

"A man who procrastinates his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance" - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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β€œWe cannot expect people to have respect for law...

β€œWe cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.”Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 23
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"The Edge ... there is no honest way to explain it beca...

"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." - Hell's Angels, Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 16
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β€œSex without love is as hol...

β€œSex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.” - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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"There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powere...

"There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die." Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 05
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"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, vio...

"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 07
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β€œThere he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered...

β€œThere he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.” β€” Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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β€œA man who procrastinates in his choosi...

β€œA man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” ~Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 15
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"A man who procrastinates in his CHOOSI...

"A man who procrastinates in his CHOOSING will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 18
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"As long as I am learning som...

"As long as I am learning something, I figure I'm OK - it's a decent day." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 25
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The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it...

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. Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 22
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"A man who procrastinates in his choosi...

"A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance." Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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A man who procrastinates in his choosin...

A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. β€” Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 16
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There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered...

There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die. -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 15
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You can't miss w...

You can't miss what you never had. - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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Anything that gets your b...

Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pre...

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 02
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β€œA man who procrastinates in his choosi...

β€œA man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” ― Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 24
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"We cannot expect people to have respect for law...

"We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws." ~Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 17
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"The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a lon...

"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." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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"I drink much less than most people ...

"I drink much less than most people think and I think much more than most people would believe." -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 14
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"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, vio...

"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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"The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot - and it's o...

"The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot - and it's only a question of time before all that the mind controls will run amuck in a frenzy of stupid, impotent fear." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 22
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β€œThe highways are crowded with people who drive as if their sole purpose in getting b...

β€œThe highways are crowded with people who drive as if their sole purpose in getting behind the wheel is to avenge every wrong done them by man, beast or fate. The only thing that keeps them in line is their fear of death, jail and lawsuits.” ― Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 05
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"It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization end...

"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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 11
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β€œLife should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pr...

β€œLife should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 28
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"Words are such a poor medium ...

"Words are such a poor medium when you really want someone to feel something." -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 03
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"Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey and dri...

"Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested." - Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 06
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β€œNo sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride...and if...

β€œNo sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride...and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well...maybe chalk it up to forced consciousness expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten.” -Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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