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Hunter S. Thompson (1939 - 2005)
US journalist [more author details]
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Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
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Hunter S. Thompson
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
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Hunter S. Thompson
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.
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If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
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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.
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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.
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When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
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Buy the ticket take the Ride
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Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
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.
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Hunter S. Thompson, San Francisco Examiner, 1985

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