Kill?' I realized I could never properly explain that word to this creature toiling here in its garden. Had it ever eaten meat? Could it conjugate the verb 'hunt?

Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson

Profession: Journalist
Nationality: American

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I suspect we could have done the whole thing on acid … except for some of the people; there were faces and bodies in that group who would have been absolutely unendurable on acid.

Hungry people have the cunning of wild beasts.

As you were, I was. As I am, you will be.

There is not much mental distance between a feeling of having been screwed and the ethic of total retaliation, or at least the kind of random revenge that comes with outraging the public decency.

Truth is weirder than any fiction I've seen.

Objective journalism is one of the main reasons that American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long.

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.

I got a lady who liked George because she said he knew how to tie his tie right, said the black girl. Gloria Steinem showed him how to tie it. You should have seen how he tied it before that.

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.

I have no taste for either poverty or honest labor, so writing is the only recourse left for me.

Listening to him, I realized how long it had been since I'd felt like I had the world by the balls, how many quick birthdays had gone by since that first year in Europe when I was so ignorant and so confident that every splinter of luck made me feel like a roaring champion.

The point is valid: the difference between survival and wipe-out in a physical crisis is nearly always a matter of conditioned reflexes.

Living on pills, phone calls unmade, people unseen, pages unwritten, money unmade, pressure piling up all around to make some kind of breakthrough and get moving again. Get the gum off the rails, finish something, croak this awful habit of not ever getting to the end- of anything.

To crank up a noisy bad stance out in a place like San Francisco and start yelling about getting things done in Washington is like sitting far back in the end zone seats at the Super Bowl and screaming at the Miami linebackers Stop Duane Thomas!