50 Best Hunter Thompson Quotes

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1. “A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” -Hunter S. Thompson


2.“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” -Hunter S. Thompson


3.“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


4.“Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.” -Hunter S. Thompson


5.“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


6.“Some may never live, but the crazy never die.” -Hunter S. Thompson


7.“If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up.” -Hunter S. Thompson


8.“Too weird to live, too rare to die!” -Hunter S. Thompson


9.“When the going gets weird, the weird turn professional.” -Hunter S. Thompson


10.“It never got weird enough for me.” -Hunter S. Thompson


11.“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


12.“I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.” -Hunter S. Thompson


13.“I was not proud of what I had learned but I never doubted that it was worth knowing.” -Hunter S. Thompson


14.“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


15.“Good people drink good beer.” -Hunter S. Thompson


16.“We can’t stop here, this is bat country!” -Hunter S. Thompson


17.“All my life, my heart has sought a thing I cannot name. Remembered line from a long- forgotten poem.” -Hunter S. Thompson


18.“Freedom is something that dies unless it’s used.” -Hunter S. Thompson


19.“Yesterday’s weirdness is tomorrow’s reason why.” -Hunter S. Thompson


20.“It was obvious that he was a man who marched through life to the rhythms of some drum I would never hear.” -Hunter S. Thompson


21.“Weird behavior is natural in smart children, like curiosity is to a kitten.” -Hunter S. Thompson


22.“You better take care of me Lord, if you don’t you’re gonna have me on your hands.” -Hunter S. Thompson


23.“For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled.” -Hunter S. Thompson


24.“I feel the same way about disco as I do about herpes.” -Hunter S. Thompson


25.“It was one of those fine little love stories that can make you smile in your sleep at night.” -Hunter S. Thompson


26.“Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.” -Hunter S. Thompson


27.“With the truth so dull and depressing, the only working alternative is wild bursts of madness and filigree.” -Hunter S. Thompson


28.“Buy the ticket, take the ride.” -Hunter S. Thompson


29.“I have no taste for either poverty or honest labor, so writing is the only recourse left for me.” -Hunter S. Thompson


30.“A word to the wise is infuriating.” -Hunter S. Thompson


31.“On my tombstone they will carve, “IT NEVER GOT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME.” -Hunter S. Thompson


32.“It was like falling down an elevator shaft and landing in a pool full of mermaids.” -Hunter S. Thompson


33.“Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.” -Hunter S. Thompson


34.“You can’t miss what you never had.” -Hunter S. Thompson


35.“Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.” -Hunter S. Thompson


36.“No, this is not a good town for psychedelic drugs. Reality itself is too twisted.” -Hunter S. Thompson


37.“Pray to God, but row away from the rocks.” -Hunter S. Thompson


38.“We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold.” -Hunter S. Thompson


39.“Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.” -Hunter S. Thompson


40.“I would feel real trapped in this life if I didn’t know I could commit suicide at any time.” -Hunter S. Thompson


41.“I’m a relatively respectable citizen. Multiple felon perhaps, but certainly not dangerous.” -Hunter S. Thompson


42.“If you can’t make yourself understood by your friends, you’ll be in trouble when your enemies come for you.” -Hunter S. Thompson


43.“On some days you get what you want, and on others, you get what you need.” -Hunter S. Thompson


44.“Poor bastard. Wait ’till he sees the bats.” -Hunter S. Thompson


45.“Turn the goddam music up! My heart feels like an alligator!” -Hunter S. Thompson


46.“I felt a tremendous distance between myself and everything real.” -Hunter S. Thompson


47.“This is the fast lane, folks and some of us like it here.” -Hunter S. Thompson


48.“You took too much man, too much, too much.” -Hunter S. Thompson


49.“I will fight for your right to be weird- just as I know you will fight for mine.” -Hunter S. Thompson


50.“He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.” -Hunter S. Thompson

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