quote by Hunter S. Thompson: 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. with background image: red and white led lighted heart decor
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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.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: We came down here to see this teddible scene: people all pissed out of their minds and vomiting on themselves and all that and now, you know what? It's us. with background image: brown and white humming bird
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We came down here to see this teddible scene: people all pissed out of their minds and vomiting on themselves and all that and now, you know what? It's us.

--Hunter S. Thompson

quote by Hunter S. Thompson: 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. with background image: white stone woman sculpture
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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.

--Hunter S. Thompson







quote by Hunter S. Thompson: She was wearing the same clothes, but now she looked haggard and dirty. The delicate illusions that get us through life can only stand so much strain. with background image: red flower in white background
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She was wearing the same clothes, but now she looked haggard and dirty. The delicate illusions that get us through life can only stand so much strain.

--Hunter S. Thompson


quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It's in my interest, in ours perhaps, or maybe the interests of the greater good, for me to smoke a joint, and calm down. with background image: purple-petaled flower on selective focus photography
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It's in my interest, in ours perhaps, or maybe the interests of the greater good, for me to smoke a joint, and calm down.

--Hunter S. Thompson

quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Like most of the others, I was a seeker, a mover, a malcontent, and at times a stupid hell-raiser. with background image: shallow focus photography of bee on flower
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Like most of the others, I was a seeker, a mover, a malcontent, and at times a stupid hell-raiser.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: My blood is too thick for California: I have never been able to properly explain myself in this climate. with background image: yellow flower field near bare trees during daytime
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My blood is too thick for California: I have never been able to properly explain myself in this climate.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: I was never idle long enough to do much thinking, but I felt somehow that my instincts were right. with background image: yellow flower field under clear sky
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I was never idle long enough to do much thinking, but I felt somehow that my instincts were right.

--Hunter S. Thompson

quote by Hunter S. Thompson: All energy flows according to the whims of the great Magnet. What a fool I was to defy him. with background image: telescope
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All energy flows according to the whims of the great Magnet. What a fool I was to defy him.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge. with background image: black and white bird on seashore
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There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge.

--Hunter S. Thompson

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There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge. It makes you behave like the village drunkard in some early Irish novel. Total loss of all basic motor skills, blurred vision, no balance, numb tongue -- the mind recoils in horror, unable to communicate with the spinal column. Which is interesting, because you can actually watch yourself behaving in this terrible way, but you can't control it.


quote by Hunter S. Thompson: I'm a relatively respectable citizen. Multiple felon perhaps, but certainly not dangerous. with background image: woman looking up to the sky while standing on white sand
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I'm a relatively respectable citizen. Multiple felon perhaps, but certainly not dangerous.

--Hunter S. Thompson










quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of 'the rat race' is not yet final. with background image: gray building
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Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of 'the rat race' is not yet final.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It's much more fun to run a political campaign than it is to be the candidate. with background image: round black clock on linen
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It's much more fun to run a political campaign than it is to be the candidate.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Any kind of political campaign that taps the kind of energy that nothing else can reach would generate a tremendous high for everybody involved in it. with background image: silhouette of woman during sunset
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Any kind of political campaign that taps the kind of energy that nothing else can reach would generate a tremendous high for everybody involved in it.

--Hunter S. Thompson



quote by Hunter S. Thompson: All political power comes from the barrel of either guns, pussy, or opium pipes, and people seem to like it that way. with background image: adobe wall
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All political power comes from the barrel of either guns, pussy, or opium pipes, and people seem to like it that way.

--Hunter S. Thompson


quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It's a strange world. Some people get rich and others eat sh** and die. with background image: woman singing on stage
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It's a strange world. Some people get rich and others eat sh** and die.

--Hunter S. Thompson


quote by Hunter S. Thompson: We have bigger things to brood on and enormous reasons for wallowing in terminal craziness until we finally hit bottom. with background image: couple standing on grass field mountain
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We have bigger things to brood on and enormous reasons for wallowing in terminal craziness until we finally hit bottom.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It's hard to say what I meant by as we know it. I'm not about to go up on a mountain on new year's eve and wait for the lightening to strike. with background image: brown desert under sunny sky
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It's hard to say what I meant by as we know it. I'm not about to go up on a mountain on new year's eve and wait for the lightening to strike.

--Hunter S. Thompson






quote by Hunter S. Thompson: I am an Addictive Personality, they say, a natural slave to passion -- and many Doctors have warned me against it. I am a High-risk Patient. with background image: closeup photo of lounger chairs and beach umbrellas
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I am an Addictive Personality, they say, a natural slave to passion -- and many Doctors have warned me against it. I am a High-risk Patient.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Never fire a warning shot. It is a waste of ammunition. with background image: adult black and tan dachshund
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Never fire a warning shot. It is a waste of ammunition.

--Hunter S. Thompson



quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba. with background image: coconut tree near body of water
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Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba.

--Hunter S. Thompson





quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It was a maddening image and the only way to whip it was to hang on until dusk and banish the ghosts with rum. with background image: pink flowers in vase
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It was a maddening image and the only way to whip it was to hang on until dusk and banish the ghosts with rum.

--Hunter S. Thompson


quote by Hunter S. Thompson: And the sad notes floated out to the patio and hung in the trees like birds too tired to fly. with background image: boy standing on grass and facing fence during daytime
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And the sad notes floated out to the patio and hung in the trees like birds too tired to fly.

--Hunter S. Thompson

quote by Hunter S. Thompson: You can't play city rules when you live in a jungle. with background image: person holding dried beans
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You can't play city rules when you live in a jungle.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: 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. with background image: bunch of tulips flower on wooden surface
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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

quote by Hunter S. Thompson: All my life, my heart has sought a thing I cannot name. Remembered line from a long- forgotten poem. with background image: closeup photo of bird beside purple petal flowers
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All my life, my heart has sought a thing I cannot name. Remembered line from a long- forgotten poem.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: We must ride this strange torpedo out until the end. with background image: snowflake
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We must ride this strange torpedo out until the end.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it. with background image: white rose enclosed photograph
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It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Kill the body and the head will die. with background image: rainbow
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Kill the body and the head will die.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: There is no story unless you've written it. with background image: snow mountains under nightsky
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There is no story unless you've written it.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It never got weird enough for me. with background image: tall green flowering grasses under blue and white cloudy sky
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It never got weird enough for me.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: I will fight for your right to be weird- just as I know you will fight for mine. with background image: silhouette of man standing on rock while looking in sky
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I will fight for your right to be weird- just as I know you will fight for mine.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex. with background image: aerial view of gray building on brown sand
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Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: 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. with background image: purple flowers under cloudy sky
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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
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Beware of looking for goals: look for a way of life. Decide how you want to live and then see what you can do to make a living WITHIN that way of life. with background image: backdrop solid
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Beware of looking for goals: look for a way of life. Decide how you want to live and then see what you can do to make a living WITHIN that way of life.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously. with background image: Arizona landscape
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Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Too weird to live, too rare to die! with background image: white petaled flower bloom during daytime
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Too weird to live, too rare to die!

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing. with background image: blue sky with stars during night time
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Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. with background image: red rose with droplets
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A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: A totally befuddled voter may look at a Vote for McGovern sign and do just that. with background image: blooming yellow sunflower field
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A totally befuddled voter may look at a Vote for McGovern sign and do just that.

--Hunter S. Thompson






quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It was necessary, we felt, to thoroughly terrify our opponents, so that even in hollow victory, they would learn to fear every sunrise . with background image: person holding white book
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It was necessary, we felt, to thoroughly terrify our opponents, so that even in hollow victory, they would learn to fear every sunrise .

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Don't judge your taco by its price. with background image: aerial photography of pine trees
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Don't judge your taco by its price.

--Hunter S. Thompson

quote by Hunter S. Thompson: Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent. with background image: bare tree on mountain during sunset
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Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.

--Hunter S. Thompson
quote by Hunter S. Thompson: We must have football. What would this country be without football in October? with background image: pink umbrella
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We must have football. What would this country be without football in October?

--Hunter S. Thompson

quote by Hunter S. Thompson: It was like falling down an elevator shaft and landing in a pool full of mermaids. with background image: fine trees waving
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It was like falling down an elevator shaft and landing in a pool full of mermaids.

--Hunter S. Thompson

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