Hunter S Thompson Quotes & Wallpapers

Hunter S Thompson
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It was wonderful, a stunning happy ending to what began as another tragic rock & roll story, as if Bob Dylan had been arrested in Miami for jacking off in a seedy little XXX theater while stroking the spine of a fat young boy. Hunter S Thompson

Who said anything about slicing you up? ... I just wanted to carve a little Z on your forehead- nothing serious. Hunter S Thompson

Beware of looking for goals: look for a way of life. Hunter S Thompson

Don't judge your taco by its price Hunter S Thompson

Timothy Leary and I kept the same hours. He believed, as I do, that "After midnight, all things are possible. Hunter S Thompson

With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all of his favorite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he"ll never know. Hunter S Thompson

I am a writer, a professional journalist with serious credentials in Crime, Craziness, and Politics. I have mingled with dangerous criminals and attended many trials . . . from Hell's Angels, Black Panthers and Chicano street fighters to Roxanne Pulitzer and even Richard Nixon, back in the good old days before he was run out of the White House for fraud, perjury, graft, and criminal negligence. Hunter S Thompson

There is no story unless you've written it. Hunter S Thompson

Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music and never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, lovers and warriors. Hunter S Thompson

Las Vegas is the savage heart of the American Dream. Hunter S Thompson

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. Hunter S Thompson

We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear Hunter S Thompson

A man has to BE something; he has to matter. Hunter S Thompson

Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex. Hunter S Thompson

I wouldn't be at all surprised, as hideous and dumb as it sounds, at an invasion of Iraq. Hunter S Thompson

We have bigger things to brood on and enormous reasons for wallowing in terminal craziness until we finally hit bottom. Hunter S Thompson

No one HAS to do something he does' want to do for the rest of his life. But then again, if that's what you wind up doing, by all means convince yourself that you HAD to do it. You"ll have lots of company. Hunter S Thompson

I am a writer, a professional journalist with serious credentials in Crime, Craziness, and Politics. I have mingled with dangerous criminals and attended many trials... from Hell's Angels, Black Panthers and Chicano street fighters to Roxanne Pulitzer and even Richard Nixon, back in the good old days before he was run out of the White House for fraud, perjury, graft, and criminal negligence. Hunter S Thompson

No cop was ever born who wasn't a sucker for a finely-executed high-speed Controlled Drift all the way around one of those clover-leaf freeway interchanges. Hunter S Thompson

The scene I had just witnessed brought back a lot of memories - not of things I have done but of things I have failed to do, wasted hours and frustrated moments and opportunities forever lost because time had eaten so much of my life and I would never get it back. Hunter S Thompson

Richard Nixon could tell us a lot about peaking too early. He was a master of it, because it beat him every time. He never learned and neither did Bush the Elder. Hunter S Thompson

But wow! This goofy child president we have on our hands now. He is demonstrably a fool and a failure, and this is only the summer of '03. By the summer of 2004, he might not even be living in the White House. Gone, gone, like the snows of yesteryear. Hunter S Thompson

I knew a Buddhist once, and I've hated myself ever since. The whole thing was a failure. Hunter S Thompson

There's a lot of things wrong with this country, but one of the few things still right with it is that a man can steer clear of the organized bullshit if he really wants to. It's a goddamned luxury, and if I were you, I"d take advantage of it while you can. Hunter S Thompson

It gave me a strange feeling, and the rest of that night I did' say much, but merely sat there and drank, trying to decide if I was getting older and wiser, or just plain old. Hunter S Thompson

There is a progression of understanding vis-a-vis pro football that varies drastically with the factor of distance -physical, emotional, intellectual and every other way... Which is exactly the way it should be... Hunter S Thompson

It never got weird enough for me. Hunter S Thompson

It gave me a strange feeling, and the rest of that night I didn't say much, but merely sat there and drank, trying to decide if I was getting older and wiser, or just plain old. Hunter S Thompson

One of them is knowing the difference between Morality and Wisdom. Morality is temporary, Wisdom is permanent... Ho ho. Take that one to bed with you tonight. Hunter S Thompson

Some people will tell you that slow is good - but I'm here to tell you that fast is better. I've always believed this, in spite of the trouble it's caused me. Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba... Hunter S Thompson

We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multi-colored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers... and also a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of Budweiser, a pint of raw ether and two dozen amyls. Not that we needed all that for the trip, but once you get locked into a serious drug collection, the tendency is to push it as far as you can. Hunter S Thompson

So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed? Hunter S Thompson

The greatest mania of all is passion: and I am a natural slave to passion: the balance between my brain and my soul and my body is as wild and delicate as the skin of a Ming vase. Hunter S Thompson

Journalism is "a low trade and a habit worse than heroin, a strange seedy world of misfits and drunkards and failures. Hunter S Thompson

We have become a Nazi monster in the eyes of the whole world - bullies and bastards who would rather kill than live peacefully. We are whores for power and oil with hate and fear in our hearts Hunter S Thompson

Any combination of a 250-pound Mexican and LSD-25 is a potentially terminal menace for anything it can reach Hunter S Thompson

Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners. That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world's best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL. Hunter S Thompson

If Sunday is the Lord's day, then Saturday belongs to the Devil. It is the only night of the week when he gives out Free passes to the Late show at the Too Much Fun Club. Hunter S Thompson

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

Rude people will now & then ask me why I think I know so much about Politics. I tell them it's because I'm Smart... But that is a lie: The real reason is because I'm an incurable Gambling addict. Hunter S Thompson

Nixon was a crook, of course, but he was also a rabid football fan - and he knew the game, which still astounds me, but I have always had a soft spot for him because of it. Hunter S Thompson

By any accepted standard, I have had more than nine lives. I counted them up once, and there were 13 times I almost and maybe should have died. Hunter S Thompson

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

The only thing wrong with the NBA - or any other professional sport, for that matter - is a wild epidemic of Dumbness and overweening Greed. There is no Mystery about it, and no need to change any rules. Hunter S Thompson

Nixon was a bad loser. He hated losing worse than death, and that is why I enjoyed him. We were both football fans, both addicts; and on some days, nothing else mattered. Hunter S Thompson

By disgracing and degrading the presidency of the United States, by fleeing the White House like a diseased cur, Richard Nixon broke the heart of the American Dream. Hunter S Thompson

I had a soft-spot in my heart for Ronald Reagan, if only because he was a sportswriter in his youth. Hunter S Thompson

There is a progression of understanding vis-a-vis pro football that varies drastically with the factor of distance - physical, emotional, intellectual and every other way. Which is exactly the way it should be, in the eyes of the amazingly small number of people who own and control the game, because it is this finely managed distance factor that accounts for the high-profit mystique that blew the sacred institution of baseball off its 'national pastime' pedestal in less than fifteen years. Hunter S Thompson

There's a terrible danger in voting for the lesser of two evils because the parties can set it up that way. Hunter S Thompson

Ah, fortune and fame shall follow me ... and I shall dwell in the world of the chosen for a few moments of fleeting ecstasy; ere the seven burly lads turn into creditors and hustle me off to debtors' prison at last. Hunter S Thompson

I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright... Or maybe "stupid" is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. Hunter S Thompson

The slow-rising central horror of "Watergate" is not that it might grind down to the reluctant impeachment of a vengeful thug of a president whose entire political career has been a monument to the same kind of cheap shots and treachery he finally got nailed for, but that we might somehow fail to learn something from it. Hunter S Thompson

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

Just the other day the AP wire had a story about a man from Arkansas who entered some kind of contest and won a two-week vacation-all expenses paid-wherever he wanted to go. Any place in the world: Mongolia, Easter Island, the Turkish Riviera . . . but his choice was Salt Lake City, and that's where he went. Is this man a registered voter? Has he come to grips with the issues? Has he bathed in the blood of the lamb? Hunter S Thompson

Most of my friends are into strange things I don't really understand - and with a few shameful exceptions I wish them all well. Who am I, after all, to tell some friend he shouldn't change his name to Oliver High, get rid of his family, and join a Satanism cult in Seattle? Or to argue with another friend who wants to buy a single-shot Remington Fireball so he can go out and shoot cops from a safe distance? Hunter S Thompson

Love plans for tomorrow and loneliness thinks of yesterday. Hunter S Thompson

Ed: Rip up the streets? HST: With jackhammers. Ed: With jackhammers? Hunter S Thompson

An outlaw can be defined as somebody who lives outside the law, beyond the law and not necessarily against it. Hunter S Thompson

But after a while you learn to cope with things like seeing your dead grandmother crawling up your leg with a knife in her teeth. Most acid fanciers can handle this sort of thing. Hunter S Thompson

Insanity is a legal term. Crazy is an art form. Hunter S Thompson

Kill the body and the head will die. Hunter S Thompson

National Observer became my road gig out of San Francisco. I was too much for them. I would wander in on off hours drunk and obviously on drugs, asking for my messages. Essentially, they were working for me. They liked me, but I was the Bull in the China Shop - The more I wrote about politics the more they realized who they had on their hands. they knew I wouldn't change and neither would they. Hunter S Thompson

You can't miss what you never had. Hunter S Thompson

Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death. Hunter S Thompson

It's a strange world. Some people get rich and others eat sh** and die. Hunter S Thompson

The association of motorcycles with LSD is no accident of publicity. They are both a means to an end, to the place of definitions. Hunter S Thompson

If we get chased out of Iraq with our tail between our legs, that will be the fifth consecutive Third-world country with no hint of a Navy or an Air Force to have whipped us in the past 40 years. Hunter S Thompson

It is all well and good for children and acid freaks to still believe in Santa Claus - but it is still a profoundly morbid day for us working professionals. It is unsettling to know that one out of every twenty people you meet on Xmas will be dead this time next year Some people can accept this, and some can't. That is why God made whiskey, and also why Wild Turkey comes in $300 shaped canisters during most of the Christmas season. Hunter S Thompson

Journalism, to me, is just another drug - a free ride to scenes I'd probably miss if I stayed straight. Hunter S Thompson

You'd be surprised at the things people will do in order to get their names or pictures in the paper. Hunter S Thompson



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