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Hunter S. Thompson quotes

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.

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 hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.

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.

If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up.

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

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.

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.

I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me.

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

Buy the ticket, take the ride.

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

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

For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled.

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.

Politics is the art of controlling your environment.

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

A word to the wise is infuriating.

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