Hunter S. Thompson Quotes
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.
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.
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.
Live steady. Don't fuck around. Give anything weird a wide berth - including people. It's not worth it. I learned this the hard way, through brutal overindulgence.
Paranoia is just another mask for ignorance. The truth, when you finally chase it down is almost always far worse than your darkest visions and fears.
He wandered into the Newsroom and asked for a job the same way he’d walk into a barbershop and ask for a haircut, and with no more idea of being turned down.
Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
All political power comes from the barrel of either guns, pussy, or opium pipes, and people seem to like it that way.
All we have to do is get out and vote, while it's still legal, and we will wash those crooked warmongers out of the White House.
If the right people had been in charge of Nixon's funeral, his casket would have been launched into one of those open-sewage canals that empty into the ocean just south of Los Angeles. He was a swine of a man and a jabbering dupe of a president. Nixon was so crooked that he needed servants to help him screw his pants on every morning. Even his funeral was illegal. He was queer in the deepest way. His body should have been burned in a trash bin.
The Angels don’t like to be called losers, but they have learned to live with it. “Yeah, I guess I am,” said one. “But you’re looking at one loser who’s going to make a hell of a scene on the way out.