"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Hunter S. Thompson on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Hunter S. Thompson on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Hunter S. Thompson on Mark Twain
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Hunter S. Thompson on Henry David Thoreau
"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up."Hunter S. Thompson on Muhammad Ali
"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."