"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."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Hunter S. Thompson on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Hunter S. Thompson on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Hunter S. Thompson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Hunter S. Thompson on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Hunter S. Thompson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Politics is the art of controlling your environment."
"For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled."
"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."
"America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable."
"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."