"Politics is the art of controlling your environment."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Hunter S. Thompson on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Hunter S. Thompson on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Hunter S. Thompson on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Hunter S. Thompson on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Hunter S. Thompson on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."