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Motivational Hunter S. Thompson Quotes and Sayings

Hunter S. Thompson Quotes:- Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement.

He first rose to prominence with the publication of Hell’s Angels (1967), a book for which he spent a year living and riding with the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in order to write a first-hand account of the lives and experiences of its members.

Inspirational Hunter S. Thompson Quotes

“In my heart, I am always a Raider.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“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

Hunter Stockton Thompson Quotes

“I’ve already become a mastodon in print – I don’t see a consciousness for my kind of journalism.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Jack Kerouac influenced me quite a bit as a writer… in the Arab sense that the enemy of my enemy was my friend.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Nixon represents that dark, venal and incurably violent side of the American character almost every other country in the world has learned to fear and despise.”-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


“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


The 35 greatest Hunter S. Thompson quotes


“Nixon was no more a saint than he was a great president.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Nixon was so crooked that he needed servants to help him screw his pants on every morning.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Not everybody is comfortable with the idea that politics is a guilty addiction. But it is.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Objective journalism is one of the main reasons that American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century, only George McGovern truly understood what a monument America could be to the human race.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Paranoia is just another word for ignorance.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Remember this, folks – I am a Hillbilly, and I don’t always Bet the same way I talk. Good advice is one thing, but smart gambling is quite another.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Richard Nixon was a criminally insane Monster – Bill Clinton is a black-hearted Swine of a friend.”-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 that I’m an incurable Gambling addict.”-Hunter S. Thompson


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


Hunter S. Thompson Quotes and Sayings


“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


“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


“The next MVP of the Super Bowl is just as likely to have been a full-time grocery store bagger last year as a Heisman Trophy winner.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“The only difference between the sane and the insane is that the sane have the power to lock up the insane.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“The person who doesn’t scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“The Raiders of old were vicious and crazy and cruel. Hanging around their locker room was like hanging around the weight room at Folsom Prison.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“The trouble with Nixon is that he’s a serious politics junkie. He’s totally hooked and like any other junkie, he’s a bummer to have around, especially as President.”-Hunter S. Thompson


 Best Hunter S. Thompson Quotes


“The world is still a weird place, despite my efforts to make clear and perfect sense of it.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“There is no fool like a careless gambler who starts taking victory for granted.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“There is no such thing as paranoia. Your worst fears can come true at any moment.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“There is nothing more helpless and irresponsible than a man in the depths of an ether binge.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“There might be some serious fun in politics.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Victory is a fleeting thing in the gambling business. Today’s winners are tomorrow’s blinking toads, dumb beasts with no hope.”-Hunter S. Thompson


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


“Yes sir, I am a tortured man for all seasons, as they say, and I have powerful friends in high places. Birds sing where I walk, and children smile when they see me coming.”-Hunter S. Thompson


“Yesterday’s weirdness is tomorrow’s reason why.”-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


“You can turn your back on a person, but never turn your back on a drug, especially when it’s waving a razor-sharp hunting knife in your eye.”-Hunter S. Thompson